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French President Macron considers banning protests on Champs Elysees: official

French President Macron considers banning protests on Champs Elysees: officialFrench President Emmanuel Macron is considering banning all demonstrations on the Champs Elysees after “yellow vest” rioters wrecked the iconic Parisian avenue last weekend, an official from the president’s office said on Monday. On Saturday, protesters related with the “yellow vest” movement burned down the famous Fouquet’s restaurant on the Champs Elysees as well as several newspaper stands, a Longchamp luxury goods shop and vehicles. Following Saturday’s riots, that were reminiscent of violent clashes last December on the Champs Elysees between protesters and police, Macron summoned a meeting with the interior and justice ministers on Monday.



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French police clash violently with protesters on Champs Elysees over petrol costs

French police clash violently with protesters on Champs Elysees over petrol costsAs night fell, the famed Champs-Elysees avenue, where fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld switched on the red lights of Christmas just a few days ago, was still aglow with fires lit by protesters. President Emmanuel Macron thanked police forces for their” courage and professionalism” in dealing with demonstrators as calm progressively returned to the Champs Elysees. “Shame on those who attacked them … There is no room for this violence in the Republic,” Macron said on Twitter.



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Protest greets Apple's Champs Elysees launch

Protest greets Apple's Champs Elysees launchThe launch of an Apple store on the Champs Elysees in Paris was greeted Sunday by a protest against the US multinational’s controversial fiscal practices. The group had staged a sit-in at Apple’s flagship Paris store in December 2017, and in February a French court declined to approve a ban on such actions following a request by the US computer giant. “We have come to celebrate in our own way the inauguration of Apple’s Champs Elysees store, to remind people that Apple is one of the biggest tax evaders in the world,” Attac spokeswoman Aurelie Trouve told AFP at the protest, which featured a brass band.



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Terror strikes Champs Elysees in deadly attack

Terror strikes Champs Elysees in deadly attackIn the panic that followed the rattle of gunfire on Paris’s famed Champs Elysees on Thursday, tourists and locals dashed for their lives, took refuge where they could and hoped the bullets wouldn’t find them. In the end, the attacker who opened fire with an automatic weapon killed one police officer and wounded two others, one of them seriously. A foreign tourist was hit in her knee by shrapnel.



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Police officers shot at Champs Elysees in Paris and more: April 20 in photos

Police officers shot at Champs Elysees in Paris and more: April 20 in photosPolice secure the Champs Elysees Avenue after one policeman was killed and another wounded in a shooting incident in Paris, France; Photographers take pictures as the Soyuz MS-04 spacecraft carrying the crew of Jack Fischer of the U.S. and Fyodor Yurchikhin of Russia blasts off to the International Space Station (ISS) from the launchpad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan; and, AeroMobil display their latest prototype of a flying car, in Monaco.



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