Keyword: parade

Bumpy ride and tricolour blunder at Bastille Day parade in Paris

The traditional July 14th military parade along the Champs-Elysées avenue in Paris, which involved more than 4,200 military personnel, was not all smooth going on Saturday, when two gendarmerie motorbike riders collided and the jet flypast spreading the tricolour smoke ribbon of the French national flag mixed up the colour coordination. 

France's Bastille Day parade pays tribute to anti-terrorism forces

Marching in the open was a security headache for secretive forces of the military and police who normally wear masks to hide their identity.