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French highline walker 70m up crosses Seine from Eiffel Tower

Nathan Paulin, 27, thrilled crowds as he successfully crossed the River Seine from the Eiffel Tower, balancing himself on a 600-metre-long slackline at a height of 70 metres, saying afterwards that the feat 'wasn't easy' but that it 'was still beautiful'.

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Eiffel Tower evacuated after man spotted climbing facade

The Eiffel Tower was evacuated on Monday afternoon after a man in jeans and a jacket was seen trying to scale with bare hands the last stage of the 324-metre-tall Paris landmark which last week celebrated its 130th anniversary.  

Snow forces Eiffel Tower closure as bad weather hits France

Twenty-eight départements or counties, including eight in the Paris region, were placed on orange alert over the snow and ice.

Eiffel Tower attacker returned to psychiatric hospital

A 19-year-old who was arrested when he attempted a knife attack on soldiers guarding the Eiffel Tower on Saturday, which he claimed was in support of the Islamic State group, has been returned to a psychiatric hospital from where he was on short-term release after he was deemed unfit to face prosecution.

Eiffel Tower attacker 'wanted to kill a soldier'

The man, aged around 19, was arrested at the Paris landmark after brandishing a knife in front of tourists and security forces.

Eiffel Tower joins world landmarks in tribute to Manchester victims

The illumination of the Eiffel Tower in Paris was switched off on Tuesday evening in a tribute, alongside landmarks around the globe, to the victims of the terrorist attack in Manchester late Monday which killed 22 people and wounded 59 others.

French terror suspects' detention prolonged

Man of 20, 33-year-old and a 16-year-old girl detained for further 48 hours amid claims they may have been planning attack on Eiffel Tower.

Eiffel Tower to be shielded by 2.5m glass security walls

The barriers costing some 20 million euros will be erected this autumn at the northern and southern ends of the monument area.

Eiffel Tower reopens after staff protest over pickpockets

Paris landmark had been closed after staff protested over increase in number of pickpockets and of 'threats and assaults' they face.

Unidentified drones fly over Paris at night

Special investigation team set up after the unmanned aircraft flew over the US Embassy, the Eiffel Tower and other landmarks in French capital.

Paris' Eiffel Tower goes dark, unity rallies held after magazine massacre

For the second night running, in towns and cities across France people honored those who paid with their lives for press freedom.

Farmers far from sheepish in Eiffel Tower wolf protest

Farmers calling for a cull of wolves reintroduced to the French countryside staged a lively protest with flocks of sheep in central Paris.

New look for Eiffel Tower officially unveiled

The €30 million two-year refit of the first floor of the famous Paris landmark includes solar panels and glass floors.

Foiled French jihadist ‘targeted Louvre and Eiffel Tower’

Targets revealed in online messages between a 29-year-old French citizen and a 'senior member' of al-Qaeda offshoot group.

France publicly destroys seized ivory worth $6m

The three tonnes of ivory was crushed in front of the Eiffel Tower in bid to increase international pressure against elephant poaching in Africa.