Keyword: Les Invalides

France pays tribute to 13 soldiers killed in Mali

Members of the public joined with military personnel to pay homage in Paris on Monday to 13 French soldiers killed in Mali when their helicopters collided while on a night-time mission to track down Islamist fighters early last week. 

France pays tribute to terrorist attack victims

The ceremony, at the Invalides military complex in Paris, was attended by hundreds of relatives of the victims of a series of terrorist attacks in France since January 2015, and also by President François Hollande and political leaders.

France remembers Paris attack victims

Presisent Hollande told Paris memorial service that while terrrorists who killed 130 on November 13th had 'the cult of death, we have the love of life'.

France holds memorial service two weeks after massacre

Friday's service in central Paris will bring together 1,000 people, including President François Hollande as well as survivors and victims' families.

Nelson's blood-soaked Trafalgar coat on show in Paris

Coat the admiral wore when shot dead by a French sniper is to leave UK for the first time for show at Les Invalides, where lies Napoléon's body.