Keyword: Eiffel Tower
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.
The man, aged around 19, was arrested at the Paris landmark after brandishing a knife in front of tourists and security forces.
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.
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.
The barriers costing some 20 million euros will be erected this autumn at the northern and southern ends of the monument area.
Paris landmark had been closed after staff protested over increase in number of pickpockets and of 'threats and assaults' they face.
Special investigation team set up after the unmanned aircraft flew over the US Embassy, the Eiffel Tower and other landmarks in French capital.
For the second night running, in towns and cities across France people honored those who paid with their lives for press freedom.
Farmers calling for a cull of wolves reintroduced to the French countryside staged a lively protest with flocks of sheep in central Paris.
The €30 million two-year refit of the first floor of the famous Paris landmark includes solar panels and glass floors.
Targets revealed in online messages between a 29-year-old French citizen and a 'senior member' of al-Qaeda offshoot group.
The three tonnes of ivory was crushed in front of the Eiffel Tower in bid to increase international pressure against elephant poaching in Africa.