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  • Pro-Palestinian Mob Blocks Classes and Exams at Paris’ Prestigious Sorbonne University

    04/29/2024 9:05:55 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 6 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/29/2024 | KURT ZINDULKA
    Far-left pro-Palestinian student activists blockaded the entrances of the Sorbonne University in Paris on Monday following similar attempts last week to shut down the elite Sciences Po research university. Following the example of activists in the United States at top universities such as Colombia in New York City and Harvard University, pro-Palestinian leftists set up a makeshift blockade of the entrance to the prestigious Sorbonne University in Paris, preventing other students from attending class and forcing the cancellation of exams. Around 150 activists gathered and erected tents outside of the entrance with a large Palestinian flag placed in the centre...
  • Populist Political Activist Assaulted in Apparent Leftist Attack in Paris

    04/20/2024 10:40:00 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 3 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/20/2024 | Kurt Zindulka
    A populist political activist has reported being assaulted in Paris on Friday, in the latest example of right-wing political figures facing violence in Europe. The president of the youth movement of Éric Zemmour’s Reconquête! (Reconquest) anti-mass migration party, Stanislas Rigault, 24, said that he filed a police report after he was attacked by a group of six or seven people while waiting for a taxi in the 14th arrondissement of the French capital on Friday evening.
  • Man arrested in Paris after Iran consulate incident

    04/19/2024 7:52:23 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen
    Reuters ^ | 04 19 2024 | Staff
    French police on Friday arrested a man who had threatened to blow himself up at Iran's consulate in Paris, but on being searched was found not to be carrying any explosives. A police source told Reuters the man was seen at about 11 a.m. (0900 GMT) entering the consulate, carrying what appeared to be a grenade and explosive vest. Police cordoned off the area. The man later left the consulate and was then arrested, a police source said. The TV channel BFM said he had been carrying replica grenades. A police source said it was the same man who had...
  • ‘Social Cleansing’ of Paris Alleged as Migrants Sent to Regional France Ahead of Olympics

    03/26/2024 6:07:27 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 16 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/26/2024 | Simon Kent
    Allegations of “social cleansing” have been made against organisers of the Paris Summer Olympic Games as homeless people, sex workers, and illegal migrants are being taken off the city’s streets and sent to regional France ahead of the event. Serge Grouard, the mayor of Orleans in central France, went public Monday with his complaints over the unannounced arrival of up to 500 homeless migrants in his town of 100,000 people, AFP reports. “It has been proved that every three weeks, a coach arrives in Orleans from Paris, with between 35-50 people on board,” he told reporters, adding it was to...
  • 2024 Paris Summer Olympics Cancel Air Conditioning Due to Climate Concerns

    03/20/2024 11:49:24 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 55 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/20/2024 | DYLAN GWINN
    The athletes competing at the Paris Summer Games will have plenty of condoms, but they will not have air conditioning. “We designed these buildings so that they would be comfortable places to live in in the summer, in 2024 and later on, and we don’t need air conditioning in these buildings because we oriented the facades so that they wouldn’t get too much sun during the summer, and the facades, the insulation is really efficient,” said Yann Krysinski, who is directing the service of infrastructure for the Games. The buildings housing the athletes will apparently have some sort of cooling...
  • Riot Breaks Out at Paris Suburb Police Station Following Killing of Youth During Police Chase

    03/18/2024 7:25:58 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 17 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/18/2024 | KURT ZINDULKA
    A riot broke out on Sunday evening at a police station in a multicultural suburb of Paris following the killing of an 18-year-old man during a police chase. Molotov cocktails, fireworks, and other makeshift projectiles were thrown at the La Courneuve police station, in Seine-Saint-Denis, the home to one of the largest foreign-born communities in France. Trash fires were also set ablaze by the agitants. Paris Police Chief Laurent Nuñez announced on Monday morning that nine people have been arrested in connection to the riot, Le Figaro reports. Nuñez added that two police officers were injured by projectiles during the...
  • This Isn't Going to Go Well: No A/C for Olympic Athletes in Paris

    03/14/2024 5:25:50 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 50 replies
    Hotair ^ | 03/14/2024 | David Strom
    Olympic athletes are going to be on the hot seat this summer in Paris. Not just metaphorically; the Paris Olympic Committee wants this Olympics to be the greenest ever (take that, Classical Greeks!), and one of the measures they have taken is to build the Olympic village without any air conditioning. There will be no air conditioning in athletes' rooms at #Paris2024, which pledged to host the ‘greenest ever’ Olympic Games. Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo spoke to @Reuters about the city's plans to keep athletes cool https://t.co/Js9skXtWoF pic.twitter.com/uVBMusztdi— Reuters (@Reuters) March 14, 2024I think this is one virtue signal that...
  • [The] History of Daylight Saving Time (DST)

    03/09/2024 8:15:49 PM PST · by SunkenCiv · 39 replies
    Time and Date ^ | Anne Buckle
    While Germany and Austria were the first countries to use DST in 1916, it is a little-known fact that a few hundred Canadians beat the German Empire by eight years. On July 1, 1908, the residents of Port Arthur, Ontario—today's Thunder Bay—turned their clocks forward by one hour to start the world's first DST period......Germany introduced DST in 1916. Clocks in the German Empire, and its ally Austria, were turned ahead by one hour on April 30, 1916—two years into World War I. The rationale was to minimize the use of artificial lighting to save fuel for the war effort.Within...
  • Republican AGs demand Wells Fargo answer for abruptly closing gun dealer's account, other woke policies

    03/06/2024 2:01:15 PM PST · by george76 · 29 replies
    FOX Business ^ | March 6, 2024 | Joe Schoffstall
    16 Republican AGs seek answers from Wells Fargo CEO Charles Scharf... ... debanking ... Wells Fargo is pushing the Biden administration's anti-gun and anti-traditional energy policies and discriminating against customers who don't fall in line with their political beliefs," Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen... As attorney general, it's my job to protect Montanans from discriminatory business practices. I will continue to investigate and fight against any illegal actions that could impact Montana businesses and consumers." ... Wells Fargo unexpectedly closed the business and personal accounts of Bradon Wexler, the owner of Florida-based firearms dealer Wex Gunworks, with a vague explanation...
  • Hillary Clinton's longtime aide Huma Abedin, 47, reveals she is dating George Soros' billionaire playboy son Alex, 38 - as pair take their romance public during Valentine's Day date in Paris

    02/14/2024 5:05:20 PM PST · by Libloather · 72 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 2/14/24 | Charlie Lankston
    Disgraced politician Anthony Weiner's ex-wife Huma Abedin has seemingly revealed she is dating billionaire George Soros' son Alex - who is almost ten years her junior. The longtime aide to Hillary Clinton appeared to take her romance public on Wednesday when she shared a photo of herself and Alex enjoying a Valentine's Day date at a restaurant in Paris. In the image - which was posted on Instagram Stories by both Huma, 47, and Alex, 38 - shows the pair cuddling up in a corner booth behind a table strewn with red roses and gifts, with the billionaire playboy adding...
  • Emmanuel Macron Flies to Sweden as Farmer Protests Rage Around Paris

    01/30/2024 6:14:38 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 7 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/30/2024 | BREITBART LONDON
    STOCKHOLM (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron was welcomed Tuesday with pomp and ceremony at the start of a two-day state visit to Sweden during which he will meet Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson and the Scandinavian country’s monarch, King Carl XVI Gustaf. Macron and his wife, Brigitte, were greeted by the king in the inner courtyard of the downtown Stockholm royal castle that is the official residence of the Swedish royals. There, Macron and Carl Gustaf reviewed members of the Grenadier Guards that had lined up. Macron noted that it had been too long since a French president visited Sweden...
  • Video: Climate activists throw soup at Mona Lisa painting in Paris

    01/28/2024 4:39:11 AM PST · by janetjanet998 · 48 replies
    Climate activists hurled soup on the Mona Lisa on Sunday morning at the Louvre museum in Paris
  • Climate Activists Throw Soup at Glass Protecting Mona Lisa in Paris as Farmers' Protests Continue

    01/28/2024 10:49:04 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 28 replies
    French farmers are using their tractors to set up road blockades and slow traffic across France to seek better remuneration for their produce, less red tape and protection against cheap importsTwo climate activists hurled soup Sunday at the glass protecting the Mona Lisa at the Louvre Museum in Paris and shouted slogans advocating for a sustainable food system. This came amid protests by French farmers against several issues, including low wages. In a video posted on social media, two women with the words “FOOD RIPOSTE” written on their t-shirts could be seen passing under a security barrier to get closer...
  • Protesters hurl soup at Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa in Paris

    01/28/2024 3:04:27 PM PST · by Rummyfan · 44 replies
    NY Post ^ | 28 Jan 2024 | Jorge Ditz-Gibbon
    It’s enough to wipe the smile off her face. A pair of climate-change activists hurled pumpkin soup at the Mona Lisa on Sunday at the Louvre Museum in Paris as onlookers gasped, shocking new video shows. “What is more important?” the crazed activists shouted in French. “Art or the right to have a healthy and sustainable food system?” The two nuts are members of the activist group called “Riposte Alimetaire,” or Food Response, which issued a statement saying the stunt was meant to highlight the need to protect the environment.
  • Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris to Reopen Next Christmas

    12/22/2023 8:45:55 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    Hotair ^ | 12/22/2023 | John Sexton
    France races to reopen Notre-Dame cathedral by December 2024It has been almost five years since a fire started at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.#notredame pic.twitter.com/FgU3uAr3PJ— cristina mendez casacuberta (@ccasacub) April 15, 2019There were screams from onlookers when the spire fell over and crashed through the burning roof of the cathedral.La flèche de #NotreDame, en flammes, s'effondre https://t.co/1zqzJ3gzCu pic.twitter.com/Tw7dD8U6Y3— Paris Match (@ParisMatch) April 15, 2019Since then hundreds of millions of dollars have been donated to repair the damage and crews have been at work rebuilding the roof using some of the same techniques used by the original builders, i.e. they are...
  • FOIA email - Hunter Biden sneaking into State Department for Meeting with Deputy Undersecretary Tony Blinken

    10/17/2020 8:32:12 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 105 replies
    Twitter ^ | Oct 17, 2020 | Katicia on Twitter
    @RudyGiuliani : A meeting is coming out in 1-2 days in State Dept. in which Hunter snuck in the back door ... That meeting took place with Tony Blinken."
  • Paris Terror Attack: One Killed, Two Injured by ‘Allahu Akbar’ Knifeman

    12/03/2023 6:38:20 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 14 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/02/2023 | Kurt Zindulka
    Paris police arrested a man on Saturday evening after he allegedly killed one man and injured another two while shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’. UPDATE 2350: The alleged attacker, referred to only Armand R, reportedly carried out the stabbing spree in Paris on Saturday evening near the Eiffel Tower in response to the conflict in the Middle East, Le Parisien reports. According to Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin, the attacker accused France of being “complicit” in Israel’s conflict with Hamas. He also reportedly said that he could no longer stand “that Muslims die both in Afghanistan and in Palestine” and therefore wanted to...
  • French prosecutors open probe into ‘terrorist plot’ after deadly Paris knife attack

    12/03/2023 6:11:18 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 7 replies
    France24 ^ | December 3, 2023
    The attack close to the Eiffel Tower around 9:00pm (2000 GMT) during a busy weekend came with the country on its highest alert, as tensions rise against the background of the war between Israel and Hamas. Prosecutors specialising in terrorist incidents told AFP they had opened a probe into the attacker, who was identified as a French national born in 1997 to Iranian parents. The man was arrested soon after the attack. The attacker, known to authorities and in treatment for mental illness, shouted "Allahu Akbar" – Arabic for "God is greatest" – at the moment of the attack, Interior...
  • Paris Clears Thousands from Migrant Camps in Olympics Clean Up Effort

    11/17/2023 9:37:54 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 12 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/17/2023 | Kurt Zindulka
    Hundreds of migrants living in camps along the Seine River in Paris were removed this week as the city embarks upon a cleanup effort in preparation for hosting next year’s Summer Olympics. Paris police cleared 221 migrants living on the streets near the Austerlitz train station on Tuesday morning, with around 100 being transferred to accommodations outside of the city.
  • Masterpiece found hanging in French woman's kitchen headed to the Louvre

    11/16/2023 11:31:10 AM PST · by Red Badger · 24 replies
    UPI ^ | NOV. 16, 2023 / 1:38 PM | By Ben Hooper
    A painting found hanging in an elderly French woman's kitchen was found to be a long-lost panel from a polyptych by 13th-century Italian artist Cimabue. The painting, titled "Mocking of Christ," is scheduled to be auctioned Oct. 27. Photo courtesy of Acteon ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ VIDEO AT LINK................. Nov. 16 (UPI) -- A long-lost masterpiece dating back to 1280 is headed to the Louvre after it was found hanging in a French grandmother's kitchen. "Christ Mocked," a 10-inch-by-8-inch painting by Florentine artist Cimabue, aka Cenni di Pepo, was rediscovered in 2019, when an elderly woman from the town of Compiegne decided to...