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“Paris is a scarred city”: 75 years on from the liberation of Paris from the Nazis

In the city's Latin Quarter, now home to students and tourists visiting its beauty spots, University of Kent lecturer Perrin explained that residents built barricades and entered into fire-fights with Nazi troops as the liberation got underway on August...

Paris records all-time highest temperature as France continues to roast in heat wave

This is the second heat wave in France since the beginning of the summer. Since Tuesday afternoon, the French national weather service has issued orange alerts for high temperatures in 80 provinces across the country. By Wednesday afternoon, red alerts...

“Yellow vests” burn bank building, as Paris protests turn violent

Saturday's demonstration quickly turned violent, with protesters hurling projectiles at police, ransacking stores and burning structures, including Bank Tarneaud and two newspaper kiosks. The Bank Tarneaud branch was located near Champs Elysees, the central axe of the weekly protests. Police had...

Water cannon, tear gas and fire – Highlights of ‘yellow vest’ protest in Paris

Police fired tear gas, stun grenades and water cannon in battles with protesters around the Arc de Triomphe near the Champs Elysees avenue, and clashes were reported in various parts of Paris as well as in towns and cities...

Seven wounded in Paris knife attack

A judicial source said early on Monday (September 10), adding there was no initial indication the attack was linked to terrorism. Four of the victims suffered severe wounds, the source said. Local media reported two of the victims were British.

Chanel takes Paris for a walk in the woods

The Chanel display, on the last day of Paris Fashion Week, featured some wholly unsuitable attire for a winter's hike, from golden over-the-knee boots to little black slip dresses. Among the guests crouched on benches cut from logs were Keira...
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HARRIS COUNTY - The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has tossed out the death sentence of...
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Renew your DL or ID now! Wavier deadline expired

AUSTIN, TX – The countdown is over! The temporary waiver of the certain vehicle title and registration requirements, announced by Governor Greg Abbott...

Governor Abbott Announces 35 Participating Counties For Seventh Week Of Save Our Seniors Initiative

AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Division of Emergency (TDEM), the Texas Department of State Health Services...

Dow breaks 34k, S&P hits fresh record high on tech rally

The Dow industrials closed above 34,000 for the first time on Thursday (April 15) as the blue-chip benchmark and S&P 500 posted...

Rewards Offered for Two Fugitives Added to 10 Most Wanted List

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Tieon Lashad Legan, 25, (pictured left) and Jaime Alanis, 37,...