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'Flying soldier' enthrals crowd at Bastille Day celebrations in Paris

A video of his flight was shared by French President Emmanuel Macron, who led the National Day celebrations.

15 Jul 2019 8:53 AM

Iconic Paris skyline to change?

Changes to the Paris skyline? Non merci.

30 May 2019 1:29 PM

Security breach at Eiffel Tower after climber spotted; visitors evacuated

The esplanade underneath the monument was also evacuated, as was a large section of the adjacent Champ de Mars park.

21 May 2019 10:01 AM

‘Dark’ tourism is on the rise, cashing in on human misery

It is well known that in India, which markets itself as “exotic India” in its pro-tourism commercials, tourists can take guided tours of large slums.

15 Feb 2019 12:24 AM

7 dead in building fire in upmarket Paris neighbourhood

The blaze, which took hold in an eight-storey block, left 24 people, including 2 firefighters, with minor injuries.

05 Feb 2019 9:54 AM


Indian politics gets statuesque

A grandiloquent gesture like a giant statue is not to be pilloried only on what it cost.

10 Dec 2018 1:00 AM

Eiffel Tower reopens after workers’ strike

The SPP said that the records of her mobile tower locations suggests that she reached Sola area at around 10:00 am.

04 Aug 2018 2:26 AM

Eiffel Tower shuts due to strike

The Eiffel Tower was shut on Friday due to a strike by security personnel over the suspension of three of their colleagues.

13 Apr 2018 5:48 PM

Short shorts lead the way at Saint Laurent's Eiffel Tower display

The fashion house debuts its autumn and winter collection.

28 Feb 2018 1:02 PM

A European escapade

Visiting the Eiffel by midnight, gorging on Laduree’s macaroons, and hopping on a bus in Rome is what Euro trip dreams are made off.

10 Dec 2017 12:10 AM


A home away from home

Angkor Wat is both a national monument and a national symbol of Cambodia, as well as appears on the flag.

15 Oct 2017 3:28 AM

Dome of light to delight visitors to Louvre Abu Dhabi

With the Louvre name on the Abu Dhabi museum, the outcome had to be grand

27 Sep 2017 6:24 PM

Syrian Billy Elliot ballets his way to Paris to portray ‘real picture’ of his nation

Ahmad Joudeh is set on erasing the horrifying image of Syrian youth the Islamic state group portrays through his dance.

21 Jul 2017 11:45 AM

Melania Trump pays tribute to France with her outfits

Trump touched down in Paris sporting a traditional red Christian Dior.

14 Jul 2017 7:49 PM

In the Wilderness

Characterised by gigantic stone structures, arid landscapes and clear blue skies, America’s wild west is a postcardesque sojourn.

16 Apr 2017 3:34 AM


Eiffel Tower to be shielded by 2.5-metre glass security walls

The walls costing some 20 million euros will be erected this autumn at the northern and southern ends of the monument area.

10 Feb 2017 5:32 PM

Eiffel Tower closure ruins honeymoon plans

The marvellous structure has been closed for the fourth day in a row after workers went on strike

17 Dec 2016 12:08 PM

Eiffel Tower blacks out in support of Aleppo's people

Rebel forces announced a new deal to allow residents to be evacuated from the city.

15 Dec 2016 11:54 AM