Keyword: terror attacks
Visitor figures in French capital hit a 10-year high after ‘catastrophic’ 2016, say tourism officials.
The last three months of 2016 saw tourism in France rebound by nearly 4 percent, after a dramatic downturn last year.
The app will alert geo-located users to a suspected terrorist attack and advise on how to stay safe but will not cause the phone to vibrate or emit any sound.
Abdeslam, thought to have played a key role in November 13th attacks, will be questioned for first time in France after transfer from Belgium.
On Friday February 5th, 2016, the National Assembly began debating plans to alter the French Constitution, including adding the power to strip convicted terrorists of their French nationality. It was supposed to be President François Hollande's grand response to the Paris terror attacks of 2015. Instead, amid general confusion, the government has become bogged down and endlessly changed its mind over the issue. To the point, argues Mediapart's Mathieu Magnaudeix, where the entire affair has become a national farce.
She says she heard that Abdelhamid Abaaoud entered France with 90 others and planned attacks on creche, police station and shopping mall.
Saturday marks centenary of French singer's birth, barely a month after Paris attacks targeting the very joie-de-vivre that she embodied.
The cartoon, similar to aircraft safety instruction cards, available online and to be posted in public places, advises people to flee, hide and raise the alarm.
French president said at Paris climate summit they are 'two big global challenges we have to face up to' and that: 'World peace is at stake in the talks'.
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'.
Friday's service in central Paris will bring together 1,000 people, including President François Hollande as well as survivors and victims' families.
France's head of state will lead a ceremony during a day of mourning on Friday for the 130 people killed by jihadists on 13 November 13th.
Following the recent terror attacks, public demonstrations have been banned in Paris. This includes the huge march for the climate planned for Sunday November 29th, on the eve of the opening of the COP 21 climate change conference in the French capital. Some groups have described the ban as an attack on civil liberties. Meanwhile the march organisers, the Coalition Climat 21, have vowed that some form of public demonstration – within the law – will still take place. Jade Lindgaard reports.
Front National's Marion Maréchal Le Pen ahead in polls in PACA region in southern France ahead of December's regional elections.