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Sonic boom from fighter jet rattles Paris

Paris - A thunderous noise that panicked residents of Paris on Wednesday was caused by the sonic boom of a fighter jet breaking the sound barrier, police in the French capital said.

Sonic boom from fighter jet rattles Paris

Paris - A thunderous noise that panicked residents of Paris Wednesday was caused by the sonic boom of a fighter jet breaking the sound barrier, police in the French capital said.

Paris city hall charged over deadly 2019 gas explosion

Paris - The Paris city hall has been charged with involuntary manslaughter over a massive gas explosion in the French capital last year that killed four people, including two firefighters, judicial sources said Tuesday.

Paris official who resigned over paedophile links also accused

Paris - A deputy mayor of Paris who resigned last month in the face of protests over his links to an author who made no secret of his paedophilia, has himself been accused of sexually abusing a minor in a New York Times report he has vehemently denied.

Anne Hidalgo: anti-car Socialist mayor of Paris

Paris - Anne Hidalgo, re-elected Paris mayor on Sunday, is a Spanish-born socialist who has waged a divisive but ambitious campaign to push cars out of the centre of the French capital.

French military to join virus fight in France as toll grows

Paris - The French military will support public services strained by the coronavirus epidemic, President Emmanuel Macron has said, as the country's death toll topped 1,300.

Virus lockdown makes big dent in Paris air pollution: report

Paris - France's stay-at-home orders to combat the coronavirus outbreak have produced a 20 to 30 percent decline in overall air pollution levels in Paris, according to a report from the region's air quality monitoring agency.

Coronavirus a 'catastrophe' for Paris tourist industry

Paris - Rachid Saidi puts on a brave face at the Paris hotel he manages, forcing a smile even though the coronavirus outbreak threatens his livelihood as tourists avoid the City of Light.

Improving 'brutal' Paris: key issue in French capital's vote

Paris - Despite its famed culture, food and romance, Paris can be rough going for residents contending with daily traffic congestion, smog, petty crime, sky-high rents and even rats.

The women vying to take charge of Paris

Paris - Three women have emerged as the top candidates in the race to become Paris mayor, all but ensuring that one of the world's most prestigious civic offices will remain in female hands.

Macron's candidate for Paris mayor quits race over sex tape

Paris - Emmanuel Macron's candidate for Paris mayor, Benjamin Griveaux, withdrew from the race over a leaked sex video Friday, in a blow to the French president's party ahead of March local elections.

Macron's candidate for Paris mayor says withdrawing over sex video

Paris - Emmanuel Macron's candidate for Paris mayor, Benjamin Griveaux, withdrew from the race over a leaked sex video Friday, in a blow for the French president's party ahead of March local elections.

Protest songs: Paris Opera musicians chime in with strike concert

Paris - Paris Opera musicians on Tuesday gave a symphonic show of support for the grinding transport strike over the French government's pension overhaul.

'The girl you were warned about': Paris 2024 logo mocked online

Paris - The new 2024 Olympics logo is supposed to evoke French history but has instead earned ridicule online for its apparent resemblance to a stereotypical Parisian woman.

Paris marks 75 years since Liberation with Freedom Parade

Paris - Flag-waving Parisians in period costume thronged the streets Sunday as armoured vehicles rumbled through the city in a re-enactment of the liberation of the capital from Nazi Germany 75 years ago.

Review: Sam Kendricks wins 2019 Diamond League pole vault event in Paris Special

American pole vaulter Sam Kendricks has a major reason to celebrate. He won the men's pole vault competition at the 2019 Diamond League in Paris.

The day Hemingway liberated the Ritz bar in Paris

Paris - Even for Ernest Hemingway, a man whose bravado was matched only by his thirst, his liberation of the Ritz Hotel's bar in Paris was the stuff of legend.

AFP established in tumult of 1944 Paris uprising

Paris - Agence France-Presse was created in the tumult of World War II by a band of journalists who stormed a pro-Nazi newsroom and took over as Paris was in revolt.

75 years ago, Paris freed from Nazi occupation

Paris - In August 1944 ordinary Parisians rose up, led by Resistance fighters supported by workers, women and even priests to throw off the Nazi yoke after four years.

Review: 'Chad and Abby in Paris' episode five recap in digital series Special

The fifth episode in the "Days of Our Lives" digital series, "Chad and Abby in Paris," was released on August 15 via the DOOL app. Digital Journal has the scoop.

AFP established in tumult of 1944 Paris uprising

Paris - Agence France-Presse was created in the tumult of World War II by a band of journalists who stormed a pro-Nazi newsroom and took over as Paris was in revolt.

75 years ago, Paris freed from Nazi occupation

Paris - In August 1944 ordinary Parisians rose up, led by resistance fighters supported by workers, women and even priests to throw off the Nazi yoke after four years.

In Paris, cars forced to make way for the two-wheel revolution

Paris - With the wind rushing through their hair, they zip past on bikes, electric scooters and mono-wheels, effortlessly passing lines of hot-and-bothered drivers stuck in the endless Paris traffic.

As families flee Paris, fingers point at Airbnb

Paris - The bells will ring for the last time this week at Vaugirard elementary school in central Paris, the latest school in the city to close as spiralling property prices drive families out of the capital.

'Paris is disfigured': Tears and shock as Notre-Dame burns

Paris - Crowds of stunned Parisians and tourists -- some crying, others offering prayers -- watched in horror in central Paris on Monday night as firefighters struggled for hours to extinguish the flames engulfing the Notre-Dame Cathedral.

Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris is on fire

Par - A fire has broken out at the famous Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris, Images on social media show flames and plumes of smoke billowing into the air above the 850-year-old Gothic building.

Macron battles to end controversy over use of army against 'yellow vests'

Paris - French President Emmanuel Macron attempted on Friday to defuse the controversy triggered by his decision to deploy the army as backup during this weekend's "yellow vest" protests following major riots in Paris a week ago.

Paris police ban 'yellow vest' protests on Champs-Elysees Saturday

Paris - Paris police said Friday that "yellow vest" protests would be banned on the Champs-Elysees on Saturday, a week after hundreds of anti-government demonstrators rioted and looted shops on the iconic Paris avenue.

French market serves up a world record for its 50th birthday

Paris - France's Rungis market near Paris celebrated its 50th anniversary by throwing a giant banquet of record-breaking proportions, reserving its spot in the Guinness Book of Records.

10 dead in Paris apartment block fire, police suspect arson

Paris - At least 10 people died and 30 were injured in an overnight blaze at an apartment block in Paris that police suspect was deliberately started by a female resident, officials and firefighters said Tuesday.
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Police in Paris detained nearly 380 protesters on Saturday
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