Posts Tagged ‘Paris’

French tightrope walker completes 600-meter walk on slackline in Paris

A French daredevil wowed crowds in the centre of Paris by walking 600 meters on a tightrope between the Eiffel Tower and Trocadero Square. Nathan Paulin, a famous tightrope artist, relied on a narrow strip of rope just 2.5cm (one inch) wide to keep him safe. Thousands of people watched him start the walk from […]

Paris’ Arc De Triomphe Wrapped In Fabric Per Christo And Jeanne-Claude’s 1961 Vision

PARIS (AP) — The city of Paris is unveiling a monumental artwork built around an actual monument: the Arc de Triomphe completely wrapped in silver and blue fabric. The installation by late artist couple Christo and Jeanne-Claude, who conceived the project in 1961, will open on Saturday. Visits will take place for almost three weeks. […]

Paris: Notre-Dame now stable enough for rebuilding

France’s Notre Dame Cathedral is finally stable and secure enough for artisans to start rebuilding it, more than two years after the shocking fire that tore through its roof, knocked down its spire and threatened to bring the rest of the medieval monument down, too. The government agency overseeing the reconstruction announced in a statement […]

Paris recalls ambassadors to US, Australia over anti-Chinese AUKUS alliance

Jean-Yves Le Drian, French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs. [Source: Wikimedia Commons] Last night, Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian recalled France’s ambassadors to the United States and Australia after the announcement Wednesday of the AUKUS (Australia-UK-US) alliance. Australia had repudiated a massive €56 billion arms deal with France for attack submarines, to instead obtain […]

Trial Of 20 Men Accused In 2015 Paris Attacks Begins

PARIS (AP) — In a custom-built secure complex embedded within a 13th-century courthouse, France on Wednesday began the trial of 20 men accused in the Islamic State group’s 2015 attacks in Paris that left 130 people dead and hundreds injured. The defendants were taken one by one into a glass-enclosed box at the side of […]

PARIS TERRORISTS WORKED FOR THE SPOOKS

  One of the people above is Abdelhamid Abaaoud, suspected of being the ‘mastermind’ of the Friday 13th attack in Paris. Abdelhamid Abaaoud is on the left. One of the people above (the one on the left) is an innocent gentleman living in Tel Aviv, in Israel. Salah Abdeslam The Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam has […]

Passport Protests – Paris & Berlin 8/28/21

Ruptly is live from Paris on Saturday, August 28, as several groups of protesters, including Yellow Vests, gather for a new round of demonstrations against the COVID health pass. The measure was imposed by the government in July amid a surge in infections. In order to visit cultural venues and sports matches, people are required […]

Josephine Baker Is 1st Black Woman Given Paris Burial Honor

PARIS (AP) — The remains of American-born singer and dancer Josephine Baker will be reinterred at the Pantheon monument in Paris, making the entertainer who is a World War II hero in France the first Black woman to get the country’s highest honor. Le Parisien newspaper reported Sunday that French President Emmanuel Macron decided to […]

Video – Live Protest Coverage – Paris Protest Of Covid Lockdowns

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Reuters: HALF of Paris Cafes And Bars Refusing to Comply With Vaccine Passport Scheme

Though you wouldn’t know it from watching the media’s highlight reels of compliant sheep going along with France’s vaccine passport rollout, half of Paris cafes and bars are reportedly refusing to comply with the control scheme despite the government’s terroristic threats. From Reuters, “Coffee and croissant in a French cafe? You’ll need a COVID pass […]

Vaccine Police Begin Patrolling The Streets Of Paris Slapping Fine As High As 9000 Euros

French Vaccine Police have started patrolling the streets of Paris enforcing a Virus Pass and slapping fines as high as 9,000 Euros. France took a big step on Monday requiring people to show a QR code proving they have a special virus pass before they can enjoy restaurants and cafés or travel by plane, train, or bus […]

‘Dystopian Nightmare’: Paris Cops Demand Outdoor Diners Show Their Vaccine Passports

By Chris Menahan Reuters on Monday shared video of police in Paris going from diner to diner at outdoor cafes and restaurants demanding to see everyone’s vaccine passports. The “Health Pass is mandatory as of today,” Reuters reported. Scofflaws face fines anywhere from 135 euros “up to 9,000 euros in the event of a repeat […]

Summer Olympics say Sayonara Tokyo and Bonjour Paris

After 17 days of sporting action held a year late and with the spectre of COVID-19 hanging over them, the Tokyo Summer Olympics came to an end on Sunday. They will mostly be remembered for the empty stadiums but there were plenty of other noteworthy events including athletes taking a stand on mental health and […]

Mass protests kick off in Paris after France’s constitutional court approves controversial Covid legislation

Home » Breaking News, Europe, Protests » Mass protests kick off in Paris after France’s constitutional court approves controversial Covid legislation     Reinvigorated mass protests kicked off in the French capital shortly after the country’s top court upheld controversial legislation which makes a coronavirus ‘health pass’ mandatory for the general public. Hundreds of protesters […]

Armed robbers steal jewellery and €400k from Paris boutique

Two men have stolen a haul of jewellery and €400,000 in cash from a boutique in central Paris. The robbery took place shortly before 12:30 CEST on Friday, at the Dinh Van jewellery store on rue Vieille-du-Temple in the 4th arrondissement of the French capital. A source close to the case said that two men, […]

Cuba says its Paris embassy targeted by gasoline bombs

French authorities say they are investigating a gasoline bomb attack that caused minor damage to the Cuban Embassy in Paris. Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez reported the attack on Monday night on Twitter before the country’s Foreign Ministry International Press Centre later said the incident occurred around midnight. Officials said three Molotov cocktails were thrown, […]

Protesters rally in Paris against health passports, mandatory vaccination

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Paris Clinics Offering Fake COVID Passes For £250 as Black Market Surges

A local family restaurant has been forced to close its doors after 20 years due to the COVID lockdown, highlighting again how while the pandemic helped make the rich far richer, ordinary people continue to suffer. Julios, a Mexican/Italian restaurant in the village of Oughtibridge, Sheffield, announced the closure on its Facebook page. “Julio’s Restaurant […]

Antifa Terrorists Attack Catholics Commemorating Martyrs in Paris

    Far-left Antifa militants physically attacked a group of Roman Catholic believers commemorating the martyrdom of Catholics by leftist extremists during the Paris commune in 1871, leaving one man hospitalised. On Saturday a group of around three hundred Catholics gathered to honour those shot and killed by the revolutionary socialists who murdered 49 “hostages” […]

Thousands of concertgoes attend Paris arena to test COVID-19 transmission

Thousands of people have packed into a Paris concert venue today as part of a public health experiment to prepare France to host big events again. The gig at AccorHotels Arena in the east of the capital eastern Paris featured 1980s French rock band Indochina and DJ Etienne de Crecy, playing to an audience of […]

Who is Redefining the Memory of the Normandie-Niemen Squadron in Paris?

In the Soviet Union and the Russian Federation for the past 80 years, it has been widely assumed that France, a nation that was occupied and fought in World War II on the side of the anti-Hitler coalition, was an ally of Russia. And it was supported by plenty of evidence: a large proportion of […]

Tear gas used as pro Palestinian march defies Paris ban

Riot police fired tear gas on defiant protesters in Paris who were supporting Palestinians in the Gaza Strip despite a ban on Saturday’s demonstration in the French capital. Marches in support of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip were being held Saturday in a dozen French cities, but the focus was on Paris, where riot police […]

Organizers vow to push ahead after court upholds ban on Paris anti-Israel rally

PARIS (AFP) — A French court on Friday upheld a police ban on a pro-Palestinian demonstration planned for Saturday in Paris, lawyers for the organizers said, adding that they would appeal the decision. However, the protest organizers said they had no plans to call off Saturday’s action. “We refuse to silence our solidarity with the […]

Migrant Rival Groups Clash in Broad Daylight in Paris Suburbs

    A wild altercation between rival factions unfolded in broad daylight on Saturday in the suburbs of Paris, France, according to reports. Around twenty combatants attacked each other with projectiles and sticks in the commune of Noisy-le-Sec. One suspect was reportedly armed with a tear gas canister. Men can be seen throwing objects, including […]

Paris to name a street for Sarah Halimi

Paris will soon inaugurate in its historic Jewish quarter a street named for Sarah Halimi, Mayor Anne Hidalgo said amid protests over authorities’ handling of the killing. Hidalgo made the announcement on Sunday following a rally by about 20,000 people, mostly Jews, who demonstrated against the April 14 ruling by France’s highest court on the […]

Deprived of an audience, Paris orchestra plays to the statues of the Musée d’Orsay

At the Musée d’Orsay, empty of spectators because of Covid-19, the Orchestre de Paris has recorded a concert that will be broadcast on 1 May. This is an opportunity for conductor Pablo Heras-Casado to fulfil his “mission” by bringing “the museum and music into the home”. Sandra Bernhard, music programmer at Musée d’Orsay: “The idea […]

Pakistan delays debate on expelling Paris envoy for second time after suppressing anti-France protests

Pakistan’s parliament has again postponed a resolution calling for the expulsion of France’s ambassador on Friday, as violent protests over the failure of President Emmanuel Macron to condemn blasphemous cartoons subsided. The assembly’s speaker made the decision to adjourn the session indefinitely after chaos broke out in the chamber when MPs, supportive of kicking the […]

3 sentenced to life in prison in absentia by Paris court over 2004 bombing that killed 9 French peacekeepers

A Paris court has sentenced two Ivorian men and a Belarusian mercenary to life in prison over a bombing in the Ivory Coast almost a decade ago that killed nine French peacekeepers and a US aid worker. The trio were convicted of being behind a bomb attack which struck near the Ivory Coast city of […]

Once Upon a Time in Paris

From Faces of Ancient Europe Paris (France) – Hubert Sattler, 1866. Oil on canvas. (Salzburg Museum). Hubert Sattler (1817 – 1904) was an Austrian landscape painter. Hubert Sattler, Kosmorama: Paris (Frankreich), 1866. https://www.salzburgmuseum.at/en/exhi…​ Johann Michael Sattler and his son Hubert produced paintings showing views of cities and wonders of nature from all over the world. […]

Shocking Images Show World Famous City Paris Has Become a Garbage Dump

Shocking images show streets of the once world famous city of Paris filled with garbage. The hashtag ‘Saccage Paris’ meaning ‘Trash Paris’ trended online over the weekend as angry residents slammed the mayor for allowing Paris to become a garbage dump and hit out at the regime. The movement expressed their frustration with Ms Hidalgo’s […]

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