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From TheJournal.ie Irish in Paris urged to take caution and avoid certain areas as city braced for further protests DFA

Irish in Paris urged to take caution and avoid certain areas as city braced for further protests

The Department of Foreign Affairs has issued an advisory to citizens in France.

From TheJournal.ie Eiffel Tower among landmarks to close as Paris braced for fresh violence this weekend Gilets Jaunes

Eiffel Tower among landmarks to close as Paris braced for fresh violence this weekend

The protests have escalated into the biggest crisis of Emmanuel Macron’s presidency.

From TheJournal.ie 'He was so kind, we can't believe it': Tributes paid to Irish lecturer stabbed to death in Paris John Dowling

'He was so kind, we can't believe it': Tributes paid to Irish lecturer stabbed to death in Paris

The 66 year-old was killed at around 12:00pm yesterday outside the Pôle Universitaire Léonard de Vinci.

From TheJournal.ie Irish lecturer stabbed to death in Paris France

Irish lecturer stabbed to death in Paris

The French Minister for Higher Education confirmed that the man had been killed.

From TheJournal.ie French Prime Minister suspends fuel hikes in bid to end 'yellow vest' protests Paris Riots

French Prime Minister suspends fuel hikes in bid to end 'yellow vest' protests

Hundreds were arrested last weekend when protests turned into street clashes in Paris.

From The42 Norwegian striker Hegerberg makes history by winning first women's Ballon d'Or Winner Alright

Norwegian striker Hegerberg makes history by winning first women's Ballon d'Or

The 23-year-old saw off competition from players like Danish star Pernille Harder, of German club VfL Wolfsburg, and Brazil’s Marta to win the award.

From TheJournal.ie The yellow vests: Dozens block fuel depot as PM to meet with protesters France

The yellow vests: Dozens block fuel depot as PM to meet with protesters

Around 1,000 students shouting “Macron resign!” demonstrated in the city of Nice today – some wearing high-vis jackets.

From TheJournal.ie 'Wish for dialogue': France considers state of emergency over anti-government protests Yellow Jackets

'Wish for dialogue': France considers state of emergency over anti-government protests

263 people were injured nationwide and a trail of destruction was left around the French capital yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie At least 224 people arrested and 80 injured in 'yellow vest' protests in Paris Champs Elysees

At least 224 people arrested and 80 injured in 'yellow vest' protests in Paris

Clashes between police and demonstrators broke out after crowds began gathering near the Arc de Triomphe.

From The42 'I was only trying to add an extra zero onto Conor's contract!' Zebo

'I was only trying to add an extra zero onto Conor's contract!'

Simon Zebo is settling happily into life in Paris but still harbours hopes of playing for Ireland.

From The42 PSG striker's apartment robbed while he was playing against Liverpool Paris

PSG striker's apartment robbed while he was playing against Liverpool

The thiefs took around €600,000 worth of jewels and handbags from Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting’s apartment.

From TheJournal.ie Paris police use tear gas and water cannon on anti-Macron tax protesters En Marche

Paris police use tear gas and water cannon on anti-Macron tax protesters

Tens of thousands are expected on the streets of Paris today to protest against rising fuel prices and tax measures.

From TheJournal.ie Trump didn't attend event honouring war dead as he 'didn't want to disrupt traffic in Paris' Armistice

Trump didn't attend event honouring war dead as he 'didn't want to disrupt traffic in Paris'

The US President was criticised for not attending the event on Saturday.

From TheJournal.ie French teen charged over threatening teacher with fake gun Paris

French teen charged over threatening teacher with fake gun

The teenager has been charged after brandishing the fake weapon at his teacher in class.

From The42 Cooney-less Ulster face daunting task in Paris against Zebo and Racing 92 Suftum

Cooney-less Ulster face daunting task in Paris against Zebo and Racing 92

The scrum-half is missing due to a shoulder injury.

From The42 A new Löw: Germany set record for defeats in a calendar year following France loss in Paris Poor Form

A new Löw: Germany set record for defeats in a calendar year following France loss in Paris

After a disastrous World Cup, Die Mannschaft have continued their poor run of form.

From TheJournal.ie Ex-bodyguard sued over Kim Kardashian Paris robbery Diamond Robbery

Ex-bodyguard sued over Kim Kardashian Paris robbery

She was robbed in October 2016.

From The42 Ryder Cup winners left egos at door, says vice-captain McDowell A United Group

Ryder Cup winners left egos at door, says vice-captain McDowell

Europe overcame USA by seven-point margin in Paris at the weekend.

From The42 'Pretty pissed off' - Tiger Woods frustrated with Ryder Cup display following three defeats Team USA

'Pretty pissed off' - Tiger Woods frustrated with Ryder Cup display following three defeats

Woods was the star attraction this week in France after capping an incredible comeback season after injury with his first title since 2013 last weekend.

From The42 Bring on Sunday! Team Europe lead US 10-6 going into final day of Ryder Cup Ryder Cup

Bring on Sunday! Team Europe lead US 10-6 going into final day of Ryder Cup

Tommy Fleetwood and Francesco Molinari again starred for the hosts at Le Golf National.

From TheJournal.ie Father of boy saved by 'Spiderman' from French balcony convicted for negligence Spiderman

Father of boy saved by 'Spiderman' from French balcony convicted for negligence

Mamoudou Gassama was propelled to global stardom after footage showing him rescue the boy went viral.

From The42 Fleetwood gets Guardiola support before Ryder Cup - 'He's somebody that's great to know' Pep Talk

Fleetwood gets Guardiola support before Ryder Cup - 'He's somebody that's great to know'

Tommy Fleetwood will play in the Ryder Cup for the first time this week.

From TheJournal.ie Marine Le Pen ordered to undergo psychiatric tests for posting Islamic State atrocity photos on Twitter National Rally

Marine Le Pen ordered to undergo psychiatric tests for posting Islamic State atrocity photos on Twitter

Le Pen shared the gruesome images in 2015. Today, she tweeted copies of a court order telling her to undergo psychiatric evaluation.

From TheJournal.ie Five people charged with murder of transgender prostitute in Paris Outrage

Five people charged with murder of transgender prostitute in Paris

Hundreds of sex workers and activists marched in Paris in memory of Vanesa Campos last week

From TheJournal.ie Islamic State claims responsibility after knifeman kills mother and sister near Paris Trappes

Islamic State claims responsibility after knifeman kills mother and sister near Paris

The man was was “neutralised” by police.

From TheJournal.ie A French chef with 21 Michelin stars is battling his eviction from the Eiffel Tower Lofty Perch

A French chef with 21 Michelin stars is battling his eviction from the Eiffel Tower

Alain Ducasse has run the restaurant in the tower for a decade.

From TheJournal.ie Brawl between French rappers delays flights at Paris airport Rap Battle

Brawl between French rappers delays flights at Paris airport

Booba and Kaaris were held for questioning after the fight, which forced officials at Orly airport to shut down a departures hall.

From TheJournal.ie Eiffel Tower shuts down as employees strike over ticket plan Quel Dommage

Eiffel Tower shuts down as employees strike over ticket plan

Some 300 employees have complained that the new ticket plan is responsible for inordinately long queues.

From TheJournal.ie Cleaner charged after allegations she tried to poison two babies at French creche Paris

Cleaner charged after allegations she tried to poison two babies at French creche

The 53-year-old has been accused of putting tranquilisers in their bottles.

From TheJournal.ie Flight from Paris to Beijing turns back after terror false alarm Air China

Flight from Paris to Beijing turns back after terror false alarm

A man has been taken into custody in connection with the incident.

From The42 Pogba serenades Kanté after 500,000 welcome victorious French team on Champs-Elysees Deux Etoiles

Pogba serenades Kanté after 500,000 welcome victorious French team on Champs-Elysees

Flyovers, presidential welcomes and raucous fans amounted to a hero’s welcome for Les Bleus.

From TheJournal.ie Nearly 3,000 officers mobilised for manhunt after notorious criminal escapes Paris prison Jailbreak

Nearly 3,000 officers mobilised for manhunt after notorious criminal escapes Paris prison

With the help of accomplices, Redoine Faid made a daring escape from jail yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Notorious career thief escapes from Paris prison by helicopter Great Escape

Notorious career thief escapes from Paris prison by helicopter

It was the second time Faid has pulled off a spectacular jailbreak – in 2013, he blasted his way out of a prison using dynamite.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of nudists to descend on Paris for a spot of trampolining today Jump Around

Hundreds of nudists to descend on Paris for a spot of trampolining today

“It’s great. We no longer have to do this secretly or be clandestine anymore,” one of the nudists said.

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair calls for drink limit at airports after Dublin-Ibiza flight diverted due to 3 'disruptive' passengers Paris

Ryanair calls for drink limit at airports after Dublin-Ibiza flight diverted due to 3 'disruptive' passengers

A Ryanair spokesperson said that three passengers became “disruptive” during the flight.

From TheJournal.ie Paris set to unveil bulletproof glass walls around Eiffel Tower Terrorism

Paris set to unveil bulletproof glass walls around Eiffel Tower

Metal barriers are also being installed as part of €35 million worth of security measures.

From TheJournal.ie Paris has an interactive map where you can report rat sightings Rats Out

Paris has an interactive map where you can report rat sightings

The website was set up after a daycare centre’s playground was found to be infested with rats.

From TheJournal.ie Family of Paris balcony boy thank 'Spiderman' as he signs up for fire service internship Viral Hero This post contains videos

Family of Paris balcony boy thank 'Spiderman' as he signs up for fire service internship

Mamoudou Gassama has become a worldwide name after his feat of bravery.

From TheJournal.ie 'Hero' Malian immigrant who saved child dangling from balcony is to get French citizenship Spiderman This post contains videos

'Hero' Malian immigrant who saved child dangling from balcony is to get French citizenship

Mamoudou Gassama (22) met with President Macron at the Presidential Palace where he was given a medal for bravery.

From TheJournal.ie Paris knife attacker was on terror watchlist Rampage

Paris knife attacker was on terror watchlist

The man’s parents have been taken into custody following last night’s attack.