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May Day: Dozens hurt as anarchists, ‘yellow vests’ riot in Paris

Paris, France - Clouds of tear gas billowed near the Montparnasse Tower on Wednesday as police used force to suppress violence during annual May Day demonstrations marking workers' rights. The marches came less than a week after French President Emmanuel Macron announced he would lower taxes and raise pensions in response to the ongoing "yellow…

From above and within, see how fire torched the heart of...

By Nathan Hoad, Colin Gourlay, Tim Leslie and Paul Donoughue Posted April 18, 2019 03:27:56 See what was lost when this cultural cornerstone went up in flames, and what is now left to build upon as Paris takes stock after the Notre Dame fire. At 6:20pm on Monday, a fire alarm sounded in France's most…

Over $560m pledged to restore Notre Dame cathedral in Paris

Paris, France - Just 24 hours after a massive fire ravaged the Notre Dame cathedral, an outpouring of financial support has seen private donors pledging more than half a billion euros ($564m) towards the restoration of  the Parisian landmark. The full extent of the damage has yet to be assessed, but the world-famous icon of Gothic architecture potentially…

The Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris is on fire

Smoke billows from the Notre Dame Cathedral after a fire broke out, in Paris. REUTERS/Julie Carriat People have been sharing videos and photos of fire and smoke plumes above the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris. Firefighters told Huffington Post France that the fire started in the building's attic and was "potentially linked" to renovations. The cathedral…

Rashford’s penalty seals famous Man Utd comeback in Paris – reaction

Got a TV Licence?You need one to watch live TV on any channel or device, and BBC programmes on iPlayer. It’s the law.Find out moreSummaryMan Utd beat PSG in sensational Champions League comebackRashford's 94th-minute VAR-awarded penalty clinches last-eight spotBuild-up to Chelsea & Arsenal in Europa League action on ThursdayNine Premier League news conferences from 12:30…

Man Utd beat PSG: Reaction to an historic night for Man...

Rashford (second left) celebrated with fellow youth team products Tahith Chong (second right) and Mason Greenwood (right)Manchester United know all about injury-time winners in the Champions League. After all, their caretaker boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer scored the club's most famous goal in exactly such circumstances in the 1999 final.On Wednesday, Solskjaer's charges rolled back the…

Hadleigh Parkes column: Hoping for a special night in Paris

Six Nations: France v WalesVenue: Stade de France, Paris Date: Friday, 1 February Kick-off: 20:00 GMTCoverage: Live on BBC One, BBC One Wales & S4C, BBC Radio 5 live, BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio Cymru & BBC Sport website and BBC Sport app, plus live text commentary.If someone had asked me as a kid growing…

US singer Chris Brown detained in Paris on rape complaint

Posted January 22, 2019 23:44:15 Two French police officials say US singer Chris Brown and two other people are in custody in Paris after a woman filed a rape complaint. Key points: French police have two days to decide whether to let him go or press preliminary chargesOne of Brown's bodyguards is among the others…

Large explosion hits central Paris

Paris's ninth district was rocked by a large blast at a bakery, injuring several people [@croissandeau/Twitter] Paris police say several people have been injured in an explosion and fire at a bakery suspected to be caused by a gas leak. A Paris police spokeswoman said firefighters were at the scene of the explosion on Saturday…

Champions League draw: Liverpool v Bayern Munich, Man Utd v Paris...

Liverpool reached the last 16 thanks to Mohamed Salah's winner against Napoli in their final group matchLiverpool will take on German giants Bayern Munich in the Champions League last 16, while Manchester United have been drawn against Paris St-Germain.Premier League champions Manchester City and Tottenham also face Bundesliga sides, with City meeting Schalke and Spurs…
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