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Paris clashes follow Macron’s military parade

Angela Merkel alongside Mark Rutte are part of the Bastille Day parade which has turned into violent clashes between police and protestors.

Scaffolding or modern art? Jury out on new Paris fountains

Each fountain is comprised of a four-storey-high, bronze-alloy pole that supports three descending arms made of pieces of Swarovski cut crystal studded with LED lights.

Paris police chief sacked after Champs-Elysees riot

Since the demonstrations began on Nov 17, some 1,900 people have been hurt, including dozens who suffered serious injuries from stun grenades or rubber bullets fired by police.

Five of the world’s most iconic fountains ahead of new Champs-Elysées...

Five other must-see fountains around the world are the Trevi Fountain in Rome, the Magic Fountain of Montjuic in Barcelona, the Dubai Fountain in Dubai, the Banpo Bride Rainbow Fountain in Seoul, and Singapore's Fountain of Wealth.

Yellow vest ‘ultimatum’ rally turns violent in Paris

Police fired tear gas to disperse protesters who erected barricades near the Champs-Elysees in scenes reminiscent of some of the tensest 'yellow vest' rallies.

Car ploughs into police van in Paris Champs-Elysees ‘attack’

The attack was carried out by a man who had been on France's security watchlist since 2015 over ties to "the radical Islamist movement."

A catalogue of terror in France

Here is a recap of major attacks and foiled attempts since the Charlie Hebdo shootings in Paris in January 2015.

Terror strikes Champs Elysees in deadly attack

The attacker who opened fire with an automatic weapon killed one police officer and wounded two others