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French police fire tear gas at protesters on Champs Elysees

By midday around 5,000 protesters had converged on the Champs Elysees where some clashed with police sent to prevent them from reaching the president`s Elysee Palace nearby.

Nov 24, 2018, 19:43 PM IST

Topless woman protester runs at Donald Trump''s motorcade in Paris

The woman managed to come within a few metres of Trump's motorcade before she was apprehended by police.

Nov 11, 2018, 16:41 PM IST

Marine Le Pen demands closure of all Islamist mosques in France

It was unclear whether the Thursday night attack would tip the balance of the vote in favour of Marine Le Pen, who has vowed to take a tough line on "Islamic terrorism".

Apr 22, 2017, 09:10 AM IST

Fears shroud French election after Champs Elysees attack

The killing of a policeman on Paris's Champs Elysees claimed by the Islamic State group rocked France's presidential race today with just two days to go before voting in the closest election for decades.

Apr 21, 2017, 22:42 PM IST

Unlikely sporting star Chris Froome wins third Tour de France, seals place amongst greats

Froome, who was also champion in 2013 and last year, finished ahead of Frenchman Romain Bardet in second and Nairo Quintana of Colombia in third.

Jul 24, 2016, 23:40 PM IST

Chris Froome wins second Tour de France, Andre Greipel claims last stage

Chris Froome won his second Tour de France title following Sunday`s 21st and final stage to Paris.

Jul 27, 2015, 00:10 AM IST

Manhunt in Paris after car smashes Tour de France barrier

French police were searching Sunday for the driver of a car that smashed through a security barrier in central Paris near the finish line of cycling`s Tour de France.

Jul 26, 2015, 22:02 PM IST

Tour de France: Rain neutralises Champs Elysees

Rain has caused Tour de France organisers to neutralise the 10 laps around the Champs Elysees on the prestigious race`s finish in Paris on Sunday.

Jul 26, 2015, 20:20 PM IST

Paris police fire on car driven through Tour de France barrier

 French police opened fire Sunday at a car which smashed through a security barrier in central Paris close to the finishing line of cycling`s Tour de France, a police source said.

Jul 26, 2015, 16:00 PM IST

Tour de France: Vincenzo Nibali keeps cool head in hectic race

Vincenzo Nibali didn`t just have to beat his opposition at the Tour de France, he also had to overcome the elements and general chaos before being crowned in Paris.

Jul 28, 2014, 19:03 PM IST

Buckingham Palace finish close to Champs Elysees - Kittel

Sprint king Marcel Kittel said winning a Tour de France stage in front of Buckingham Palace was almost as good as winning one on the Champs Elysees.

Jul 07, 2014, 23:01 PM IST

Wiggins out of Sky`s Tour de France team

Former winner Bradley Wiggins was not included in the Sky team announced Friday for this year`s Tour de France.

Jun 27, 2014, 17:59 PM IST