Paris Fire Department said rescuers have found a woman’s body under the rubble of a bakery in Paris that was blown apart by a powerful explosion, bringing the overall death toll to four.
Pictures from the scene showed smashed windows and scattered debris across the street, as fire crews evacuated people from apartments above the bakery.
Looks like no one wants to dine naked in public. O’Naturel, the first nudist restaurant in Paris is set to close after just over year of serving classic French dishes to diners in the buff.
Police boats patrolled the river while beyond the Seine, motorcycles and a car were set on fire on the Boulevard Saint Germain, a main Left Bank thoroughfare.
It was unclear if the market — a popular gathering place and the nucleus of an al-Qaida-linked plot in 2000 — was the intended target. The assailant got inside a security zone around the venue and opened fire from there.
It began as a movement among a few people in lower middle-class rural France protesting a new eco-tax on fuel they felt would push their budgets over the edge.
On what turned out to be yet another angry Saturday, Paris’ most famous boulevard simply reeked of tear gas. Clouds of the stuff hung in the air, burning throats but not silencing the sullen, rebellious crowds.
The Eiffel Tower and the Louvre museum in Paris will be closed on Saturday as French authorities tighten security to prevent another outbreak of violence following three weeks of anti-government protests.
Ten European countries mandate that employees should receive at least 35 days of paid leave, including France, Spain and Austria.
Paris police said Sunday that 133 people had been injured and 412 had been arrested as protesters trashed the streets of the capital during France’s worst urban riot in years.
The French government is considering “all options” to control protests against rising fuel prices that have turned violent in Paris over the last three weeks, a spokesman said Sunday.
French police fired tear gas and water cannons to disperse demonstrators in Paris Saturday, as thousands gathered in the capital to vent anger against rising fuel taxes and Emmanuel Macron’s presidency.
Voters in New Caledonia are deciding whether the French territory in the South Pacific should break free from the European country that claimed it in the mid-19th century.
It was America’s deadliest battle ever, with 26,000 U.S. soldiers killed, tens of thousands wounded and more ammunition fired than in the whole of the Civil War. The Meuse-Argonne offensive of 1918 was also a great American victory that helped bringing an end to World War 1.
Behind-the-scenes quirks of the Elysee Palace had a rare public airing Saturday, when the home of French presidents since 1848 opened its heavy and typically closed doors to a small, but lucky group of ordinary citizens. See photos.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.