Paris city-centre New Year celebrations to be held under tight security

By

Crowds of hundreds of thousands traditionally join the official festivities on the Champs-Elysées, which this year will be cut to ten minutes.

Reading articles is for subscribers only. Subscribe now.

The traditional New Year's Eve celebrations on the Champs-Elysées avenue will be the first large assembly to be sanctioned in Paris since France's state of emergency was introduced in November, reports FRANCE 24.