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Police station outside Paris targeted in fireworks attack

Police station outside Paris targeted in fireworks attack

Around 40 people armed with fireworks and steel bars besieged a police station outside Paris early Sunday, authorities said, prompting new calls for tougher government action after a string of attacks on France's security forces.

Sonic boom from fighter jet rattles Paris

Sonic boom from fighter jet rattles 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.

Four stabbed in Paris attack near old Charlie Hebdo office

Four stabbed in Paris attack near old Charlie Hebdo office

Four people were stabbed on Friday near the old offices of the Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine in Paris, Prime Minister Jean Castex said.

Paris to ban gatherings of more than 10 people — BFM TV

Paris to ban gatherings of more than 10 people — BFM TV

The French government is expected to unveil tighter coronavirus restrictions for Paris today following a cabinet meeting, BFM TV and Le Parisien newspaper said.

Europe's climate policies are getting an upgrade

Europe's climate policies are getting an upgrade

The European Union is set to kick start discussions next week on how quickly it will cut greenhouse gas emissions over the next decade. Already well on the way to meeting its current climate target for 2030, the EU now wants to make that goal even more ambitious, to get on track for its flagship pla

Paris orders mandatory wearing of masks outdoors in busy areas as virus flares up

Paris orders mandatory wearing of masks outdoors in busy areas as virus flares up

Paris authorities on Saturday imposed the mandatory wearing of face masks outdoors in busy areas of the French capital from Monday as the number of coronavirus infections there rose.

Clashes with police erupt in Paris suburb amid lockdown

Clashes with police erupt in Paris suburb amid lockdown

Police and youths clashed for a second night in a low-income Paris suburb on Sunday as strict lockdown rules to curb the spread of the coronavirus threaten a fragile social peace in deprived areas.

Anti-Congo regime protesters set fires in Paris

Anti-Congo regime protesters set fires in Paris

Paris police arrested dozens of protesters on Friday who burnt scooters and bins outside a concert venue hosting a Congolese singer they accuse of giving a voice to the Kinshasa regime.

Teacher confirmed as first French coronavirus death

Teacher confirmed as first French coronavirus death

A 60-year-old teacher who died in Paris after falling ill with the new coronavirus has become the first French casualty of the illness, health officials said Wednesday

French police shoot dead man near Paris after fatal stabbing

French police shoot dead man near Paris after fatal stabbing

French police shot dead a man near Paris on Friday after he went on the rampage with a knife in a park, killing one person and seriously wounding two more, a French broadcaster reported.

Protesters clash with police at key Paris rail terminal

Protesters clash with police at key Paris rail terminal

Protesters scuffled with police at the Gare de Lyon station in Paris on Monday and union leaders threatened to ramp up action at oil facilities as a nationwide strike against government pension reforms went into a 19th day.

French tractors roll into Paris to protest ‘agri-bashing’

French tractors roll into Paris to protest ‘agri-bashing’

Up to a thousand tractors will block roads in Paris on Wednesday as French farmers protest against government policies and international trade agreements which they say are hurting their businesses and living standards.