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Thief in a suitcase robs bus baggage in Paris

Thief in a suitcase robs bus baggage in Paris

An eagle-eyed driver has been credited with helping crack the case last week after he spotted a suspicious suitcase being loaded onto his bus as he prepared to drive from Paris to the airport.

Paris plans to banish all but electric cars by 2030

Paris plans to banish all but electric cars by 2030

Paris authorities plan to banish all petrol- and diesel-fuelled cars from the world's most visited city by 2030, Paris City Hall said on Thursday.

Paris exhibition charts Picasso's 'year of wonders'

Paris exhibition charts Picasso's 'year of wonders'

Some of Pablo Picasso's greatest works go on display in Paris this week, in an exhibition that charts a pivotal year in which he cemented his status as a titan of 20th-century art.

Unesco executive board elects new chief on Monday

Unesco executive board elects new chief on Monday

The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) headquarters in Paris will see on Monday the election for the organisation's 11th director-general ...

3 charged over makeshift gas canister bomb in Paris

3 charged over makeshift gas canister bomb in Paris

French prosecutors have charged three men in connection with a makeshift explosive device made of gas canisters placed inside an apartment block in western Paris, a judicial source told AFP on Saturday.

Police arrest 5 after homemade bomb found in Paris

Police arrest 5 after homemade bomb found in Paris

French police arrested five people, including one on a terror watchlist after discovering a suspected home-made bomb in one of Paris's most exclusive neighbourhoods at the weekend, officials said.

Marseille attacker arrested days before rampage

Marseille attacker arrested days before rampage

Authorities said the killer, who was shot dead by anti-terror troops after Sunday's attack outside the southern city's main train station, had used a Tunisian passport last week under the name of a 29-year-old.

Macron urges lifting of Qatar embargo

Macron urges lifting of Qatar embargo

French President Emmanuel Macron yesterday urged the lifting of a Saudi-led embargo on Qatar in effect since June.

Man arrested after attacking Paris patrol soldier

Man arrested after attacking Paris patrol soldier

The incident, in which the soldier in question was not injured, was the latest of several attacks on troops deployed in large numbers to patrol sensitive places in France.

Paris, Los Angeles confirmed as Olympic hosts

Paris, Los Angeles confirmed as Olympic hosts

The International Olympic Committee named Paris and Los Angeles as hosts for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics on Wednesday, crowning two cities at the same time in a historic first for the embattled sports body.

IOC chief Bach ready for 'successful' week

IOC chief Bach ready for 'successful' week

This week's meetings in the Peruvian capital will on Wednesday see Paris and Los Angeles formally approved as Olympic hosts in 2024 and 2028 in a historic double award engineered by Bach.

Prosecutor links suspect arrested last week near Paris to ISIS

Prosecutor links suspect arrested last week near Paris to ISIS

A French prosecutor said on Sunday that a man arrested last week after a police raid on a flat near Paris had a direct connection with Islamic State.