Champs Elysees News
Tour de France 2020: Rookie Tadej Pogacar rides to famous victory at coronavirus-defying edition of race
On Sunday, as riders rode into Paris' tree-lined Champs-Elysees boulevard, the Tour was celebrating a victory, too — over the coronavirus.
France’s yellow vest protests enter fourth month: Rioters set fire to stores at Champs Elysees, police fire tear gas
Rioters set fire to a bank and ransacked stores on Paris’s Champs Elysees avenue on Saturday, in a new flare-up of violence as France’s yellow vest protests against President Emmanuel Macron and his pro-business reforms entered their fourth month.
As France's 'yellow vest' protests lose momentum, govt calls for dialogue to 'unite those who want to transform' nation
Many protesters in France appeared to have switched their focus from the core issue of the protests so far — taxes and spending power — to other demands such as the greater use of referendums to decide government policy.
Yellow vest protests likely to continue despite concessions announced by Emmanuel Macron; French people divided in opinion over iconic movement
Thousands of France's "yellow vest" demonstrators were expected to take to the streets again on Saturday, a month after the start of their protest movement which has plunged President Emmanuel Macron's government into its biggest crisis.
'Yellow vest' protests in France: Police arrest over 1,700 people; clashes break out in several cities
More than 1,700 people were arrested across France during the latest round of "yellow vest" protests, in which demonstrators clashed with riot police.
France agitation: Tear gas, water cannons used to disperse mob protesting rising taxes; 63 arrested in Paris
Protesters angry about rising taxes clashed with French police for a third straight weekend and dozens were arrested after pockets of demonstrators built barricades in the middle of streets in central Paris, lit fires and threw rocks at officers Saturday.
Tour de France 2018: Team Sky's Geraint Thomas seals maiden victory to become first Welsh winner of yellow jersey
Geraint Thomas of Team Sky coasted to victory at the Tour de France 2018 as Norway's Alexander Kristoff won the 21st and final stage. Tom Dumoulin of Team Sunweb came second, with Chris Froome coming in third.
Tour de France 2018: Geraint Thomas virtually secures title after finishing third in penultimate stage time trial
"I don’t know what to say. It’s just overwhelming," said Geraint Thomas, who finished 14sec behind stage winner Tom Dumoulin of Sunweb on the last real test of the race before Sunday's final stage to Paris.
After France's World Cup win, about 30 people broke into a drugstore in Paris and stole alcohol, and around 100 youths clashed with the police in Lyon.
FIFA World Cup 2018: France banks on football to unite a nation fractured by anti-immigrant sentiments
The French football team's exploits at the World Cup has brought a temporary sense of unity to a country that has been fractured by rising anti-immigrant sentiment.
Tour de France 2018: Vincenzo Nibali, Tom Dumoulin lead challengers to Chris Froome’s throne at 105th edition
Froome is not coming to the Tour this year in ideal conditions.His legal troubles notwithstanding, defeating the Brit cyclist will not be easy as he demonstrated in the Giro recently.
A group of thieves targetted one of France's La Maison du Whisky store near the upscale Champs-Élysées in Paris and made their way through $800,000 worth whisky
A man arrested at the Eiffel Tower after brandishing a knife in front of tourists and security forces has told investigators he wanted to kill a soldier, sources close to the case said on Sunday.
Neymar was signed from Barcelona for a world record €222 million ($264m) but with shirts emblazoned with his name and No 10 on the back selling at an average of €100, PSG generated €1 million on his first day.
Tour de France 2017: Chris Froome wins his fourth title, Dylan Groenewegen claims maiden win in Stage 21
Chris Froome secured his fourth Tour de France title at the end of the 21st and final stage won by Dylan Groenewegen on Sunday and said it was a huge honour to be amongst cycling's greats.
Investigators have found a stash of weapons at the home of a man killed while ramming a car loaded with guns and a gas canister into a police van on Paris's Champs-Elysees.
French police have taken into custody four members of the family of a radicalised Islamist who was killed when he rammed a car loaded with guns and a gas bottle into a police van on the Champs-Elysees, a judicial source said on Tuesday.
A 31-year-old man on a jihadist watchlist rammed a car loaded with guns and a gas bottle into a police van on the Champs-Elysees Monday but inflicted no casualties, in the latest of a string of attacks in Paris, sources said.
A known terror suspect shot dead a French policeman and wounded two others Thursday on Paris's Champs Elysees in an attack claimed by the Islamic State.
The Islamic State group has repeatedly singled out France as a prime target for its military actions against the group in Iraq and Syria, and hundreds of jihadists have left France to go and fight in its ranks.