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Paris suburb to use CCTV to crack down on dog poo

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PARIS (FRANCE) - A suburb of the French capital has decided to use CCTV to crack down on dog owners who don’t pick up their pet’s poo. Yves Jégo, deputy mayor of the suburb Montereau-Fault-Yvonne, has decided to fine those who don’t clean up after their dogs’ mess. As The Local reports, the dog-poo plague costs [...]

France: Burkha ban sparks mass revolt on the outskirts of Paris

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PARIS, France – A 21-year-old pregnant woman was admitted to hospital after a clash over her burqa spun out of control. The young Muslim woman was walking with a burqa around her face in the town of Arguenteil, north of Paris, when two men with shaved heads approached her. As soon as a the two [...]

France: Young Left wing activist Clément Meric killed by far-right skinheads

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PARIS, France – Clément Meric, a left-wing activist, died on Thursday after an attack by three skinheads left him brain dead.  The young student at Sciences Po was with his freinds looking at clothes in a shop in Paris’ 9th arrondissement when a small group of far-right activists entered the store. A confrontation began and [...]

France revokes 200-year-old law forbidding women to wear trousers

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On January 31, the French government abolished  a 200-year-old law that forbade women to wear trousers in Paris. The law allowed women to “dress as men” only with a special permission issued by police officers. The law was changed twice. The first time in 1892 and then in 1909. Under the revoked law, women were allowed [...]

French designer apologizes for not letting Chinese tourists in his luxury hotel

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French fashion designer Thierry Gillier sparked anger when in an interview with fashion magazine Women’s Wear Daily he said his Paris luxury hotel won’t accept reservations from Chinese. The Telegraph reports: In the original article, he was quoted as saying: “It will be a slightly private hotel, not open to everybody, with 40 rooms. We [...]

Man commited suicide jumping off Eiffel Tower

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PARIS – A suicide took place at Eiffel Tower in Paris. It has been reported that a 25-year-old man from Israel jumped to his death from the Eiffel Tower after thwarting security measures and climbing the Paris monument at twilight, authorities said Monday. The man, who was not publicly identified, mounted the tower’s western pillar [...]

Kim Kardashian shows off her trés beau cleavage in Paris

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Kim Kardashian is never too shy when it comes to showing off her assets in public, which is exactly what she did when she walked out of a hotel in central Paris. Kim, 31, took to the streeets of the French capital and its high-end shops wearing a daring peach dress that showed off her [...]

PHOTO: Cheryl Cole shows off her chic side in Paris

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Cheryl Cole was in Paris yesterday where she showed off her glamorous side in a leopard print panel frock. Cheryl, 28, who likes to experiment in fashion as much as in music, matched the daring dress with a pair of leopard high heel shoes. Mail Online

Nadal's $376,000 watch stolen in Paris hotel room found, barman arrested

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PARIS – It has been reported that police found the 300,000 euro ($376,000) watch stolen from the Paris hotel room of tennis star Rafael Nadal, and that a barman has been arrested in connection with the theft. Nadal was in Paris for the French Open, which he won Monday for a record seventh time, beating [...]

Moroccan sets himself on fire at consulate in Paris

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PARIS – It has been reported that French police say a Moroccan national has been hospitalized after setting fire to himself outside the Moroccan Consulate in Paris. A Paris district police source, who spoke on condition of anonymity citing office policy, said Thursday that the 31-year-old is being treated for second degree burns at the [...]

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