Posts Tagged Paris

Eiffel Tower closed as France braces for major strikes

UNTV News   •   January 9, 2020

Paris – The Eiffel Tower will remain closed Thursday as France braces for a fourth consecutive day of major cross-sector strikes against pension reforms. Teachers, health workers, lawyers and railway...

Filipinos warned of rampant pickpocketing when in France

Marje Pelayo   •   October 29, 2019

PARIS, France – The Philippine Embassy in Paris on Monday (October 28) issued safety guidelines for Filipinos traveling in France as incidents of petty street crimes occur throughout major cities...

Rare Tintin comic set to fetch over $400,000 at auction in Paris

UNTV News   •   September 19, 2019

An original Tintin comic strip by Herge from 1942 is expected to sell for up to 400,000 euros ($442,000) at auction in Paris on Wednesday (September 18). An artwork comprised...

Louvre Pyramid Architect dies at age 102

Robie de Guzman   •   May 17, 2019

I.M. Pei, whose modern designs and high-profile projects made him one of the best-known and most prolific architects of the 20th century, has died, the New York Times reported on...

Fire breaks out at Paris iconic Notre Dame Cathedral

Marje Pelayo   •   April 16, 2019

A massive fire consumed Notre-Dame Cathedral on Monday (April 15), gutting the roof of the Paris landmark stunning France and the world, but firefighters managed to save the shell of...

“Macron, resign!” — yellow vest protesters back in Paris

admin   •   January 9, 2019

Thousands of yellow vest protesters were back on the streets of Paris on Saturday (January 5), flooding the Champs Elysees and calling for the resignation of President Emmanuel Macron, though...

Giant ice rink opens under the dome of Paris’ Grand Palais

admin   •   December 18, 2018

  Paris’ Grand Palais hosts, the biggest “indoor” and skating rink of the world, according to its creators, with 3000 square meters of ice. For the fourth edition, a seven...

Seven wounded in Paris knife attack

admin   •   September 10, 2018

  French police detained a man who wounded seven people in a knife attack in downtown Paris late on Sunday (September 9), a judicial source said early on Monday (September...

Suspect ‘French citizen born in Russia’s Chechnya’

admin   •   May 14, 2018

The suspect in a deadly knife attack in Central Paris on Saturday evening is a French citizen born in 1997 in Russia’s Republic of Chechnya, judicial sources said. Named by...

One killed in Paris knife attack by man shouting ‘Allahu akbar’

Marje Pelayo   •   May 13, 2018

An assailant shouting “Allahu akbar” killed a passer-by in a knife attack that also wounded four others in the heart of Paris late on Saturday (May 12) before he was...


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