Paris police say they are responding near Notre Dame Cathedral, urge passersby to stay away. Continue reading “Gunshots at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris”
Updates 1547 20 April 2017
France 24 News – French police say they have foiled an imminent attack leading up to the presidential election, with the arrest of two men in Marseille on Tuesday. Explosives and multiple weapons were found at the suspects’ flat in the southern port city.
The two Frenchmen, one born in 1987 and the other in 1993, had met while sharing a prison cell and were known to police as having converted to radical Islam, Paris Prosecutor Francois Molins said at a press conference.
In addition to a machine gun and two handguns, Molins added that an Islamic State group flag was also found in the apartment where the two suspects were arrested, France 24 reported.
By ABE HAWKEN FOR MAILONLINE (Daily Mail
- Rue de Rivoli in central Paris has been closed by police officers this evening
- Reports indicate that ‘suspicious items’ are currently being assessed by police
- It is believed the Paris Metro service is not stopping on the busy street tonight
Two police officers have reportedly been ‘seriously injured’ after a shooting in central Paris this evening. Continue reading “One police officer and attacker killed, one injuries in Paris shootout, ISIS flag found “
Angelique Chrisafis | The Guardian in Paris Backstage at a rally in southern France in the early days of the presidential race, Marine Le Pen took a puff on the electronic cigarette that has replaced her two-packets-a-day tobacco habit. “I’m going to run a joyful campaign,” she smiled. Continue reading “Make France Great Again”