Keyword: Bastille Day Parade

Bastille Day parade ends with violent clashes on Champs-Elysées

Following the traditonal Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysées in Paris, the avenue briefly the scene of violent clashes between riot police and several dozen masked men who set fire to bins and tried to block nearby streets with metal security barriers.

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Trump revels in French military pomp far from White House turmoil

US President Donald Trump was guest of honour at the traditional Bastille Day military parade in Paris, where French and American military took part in a tribute to the centennial anniversary of the US entry into World War One, appearing happy and relaxed while news at home was increasingly dominated by the controversy over his son's meeting last year with Russian contacts.