Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Tag Archives: Paris

Teenager facing jail over global computer hacking business

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MANCHESTER: A teenager is facing jail for setting up a global computer hacking business which caused chaos on the world wide web and cost millions of pounds. Adam Mudd was just 16 years old when he created his Titanium Stresser programme, which was used to carry out more than 1.7 ...

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Paris train station panic as man arrested with knife

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PARIS: A man holding a knife provoked panic at Gare du Nord station in Paris on Saturday afternoon before being quickly arrested by French police, who played down the seriousness of the incident, as false rumours spread online. According to reports the man was reportedly “walking with a knife” but ...

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Shooting in Paris leaves one police officer killed, two injured

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PARIS: One police officer was killed and two others wounded on Thursday in a shooting at Paris’ famed Champs Elysees, just days ahead of France’s presidential election, police said. France’s interior ministry said the gunman was killed after opening fire on the officers at around 9:00 pm (1900 GMT) on ...

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Rivals Paris and London announce joint business plan

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PARIS: Paris and London, traditional rivals when it comes to attracting tourists and industry, have signed a business agreement to cooperate in attracting visitors and companies. The two cities, which are linked by rail, have seen their rivalry intensify recently as Paris hopes to welcome finance jobs that are expected to ...

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Kendall Jenner robbed of 200k worth of jewellery

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LONDON: Kendall Jenner has become the latest victim of a Hollywood Hills heist, wherein she was robbed of 200,000 dollars worth jewellery. Law enforcement sources told TMZ that the 21-year-old model called 911 after hearing a noise, but when the police arrived, they thoroughly searched the house and found no ...

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Man shot dead at Paris Orly airport

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PARIS: Security forces shot dead a man who seized a soldier’s gun at Paris Orly airport in France on Saturday soon after the same man shot and wounded a police officer during a routine police check, the interior minister said. The man was known to police and intelligence services, Interior ...

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Bacsinszky beats wasp sting as Fed Cup hots up

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PARIS: Switzerland’s Timea Bacsinszky overcame being stung by a wasp to beat French rival Alize Cornet in the Fed Cup as three of the four World Group ties ended all-square on Saturday. The Swiss were 1-1 against France in Geneva while defending champions the Czech Republic also split the opening ...

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Dozens arrested in French clashes over alleged police baton rape

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BOBIGNY: Thirty-seven people were arrested in the Paris suburbs when clashes erupted after a protest over the assault of a young black man allegedly sodomised with a police truncheon, a police source said Sunday. Around 2,000 people demonstrated Saturday outside a courthouse to demand justice for Theo, a 22-year-old youth worker who ...

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Princess Diana statue to mark 20 years since car crash death

LONDON: The sons of the late Princess Diana plan to build a statue to mark the 20th anniversary of her death in a Paris car crash in 1997. Princes William and Harry have commissioned the statue, which will be paid for with private funds and erected in the public gardens ...

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