Keyword: Champs-Elysées avenue

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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Driver dead after car rams police van on Champs-Elysées

The driver  of a car which this afternoon rammed a police van on the avenue Champs-Elysées in central Paris before bursting into flames has been pronounced dead in what interior minister Gérard Collomb said was a 'terrorist attack'.

Man placed under investigation for helping Champs-Elysée attack

Judicial sources said a 23-year-old man has been placed under investigation for aiding the gunman who murdered a police officer and wounded two others on the Champs-Elysées avenue last month, after his DNA was found on the weapon used by Karim Cheurfi, who was shot dead by police.