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France pays emotional tribute to New Wave actor Belmondo

The nation paid tribute on Thursday to screen legend Jean-Paul Belmondo, whom President Emmanuel Macron portrayed as the nation’s Everyman.

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Macron joins tributes to Kofi Annan

Following the death of former UN secretary general and and Nobel peace laureate Kofi Annan, French President Emmanuel Macron joined a flood of tributes to the Ghanaian, saying, 'We will never forget his calm and strong-willed look, nor the passion he gave for his fights'.

Johnny Hallyday to get 'people's tribute' send-off in Paris

Thousands of fans are expected to line Champs Elysées this Saturday to witness cortege accompanied by sound of late rocker’s hits.

France remembers terror victims with muted ceremony

Around 2,000 people submitted to security checks to get into Place de la République event, which paid tribute to terror victims in 2015.