Thursday, January 20, 2022


Eiffel Tower visitor numbers climb to pre-Covid levels

It received an average of more than 20,000 visitors per day in October, up from 13,000 during the summer when curbs kept down numbers allowed into the tower's lifts.

Luxury jeweller hit by €10 million heist in Paris

Two suspects have been placed in custody after a high-speed chase.

Eiffel Tower to reopen after record 9-month closure

Daily capacity is set to be restricted to 13,000 people, about half of the normal level, in order to respect social distancing.

Protesters tear-gassed in riots over new French Covid ‘health pass’ rules

Some protesters claim the imposition of a health pass is tantamount to segregation.

Paris prosecutors in involuntary manslaughter probe into 3 deaths after AstraZeneca jab

The plaintiffs are questioning if there was a causal role of the AstraZeneca vaccine in the deaths of their loved ones.

Inquiry in France over ‘clandestine’ Covid-defying dinners

Guests had reportedly included ministers, in violation of pandemic restrictions.

New Paris lockdown as France fears ‘third wave’ with 35,000 new cases in 24 hours

The French government faces criticism for its slow vaccine rollout, due in part to questionable EU decisions and policies.

Paris streets deserted as curfew kicks in

Scientists are warning of a third wave of infections if people let down their guard during the Christmas and New Year holidays.

‘Gare Du Nord’

Ketika aku baring berlunjur aku teringat bait puisi Usman Awang “maka dewasalah hati seorang lelaki.”

Monsieur Tang

Janji dan berjanji. C’est la vie – inilah hidup.

Parisiennes ‘love to drink’ but bars and cafes must close for 2 weeks anyway

As the second wave ploughs on, other French cities are at risk of also being put on maximum alert.

Madrid under new local lockdown, Paris on the edge as 2nd wave sweeps Europe

Everyone is hoping local lockdowns will work and avoid the need for national restrictions.

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