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Paris: Capital of France
Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an estimated population of 2,148,271 residents as of 2020, in an area of 105 square kilometres. Since the 17th century, Paris has been one of Europe's major centres of finance, diplomacy, commerce, fashion, science and arts. The City of Paris is the centre and seat of government of the Île-de-France, or Paris Region, which has an estimated official 2020 population of 12,278,210, or about 18 percent of the population of France. The Paris Region had a GDP of €709 billion in 2017. According to the Economist Intelligence Unit Worldwide Cost of Living Survey in 2018, Paris was the second most expensive city in the world, after Singapore, and ahead of Zürich, Hong Kong, Oslo and Geneva. Another source ranked Paris as most expensive, on a par with Singapore and Hong Kong, in 2018.

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France Charlie Hebdo Trial: 14 suspected accomplices go on trial in Paris [Video]

France Charlie Hebdo Trial: 14 suspected accomplices go on trial in Paris

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Deer bucks the odds to escape French hunters [Video]

Deer bucks the odds to escape French hunters

A large, exhausted stag escaped French hunters with the help of environmental activists after it sought refuge near a building site north of Paris, video footage showed.

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Naomi Osaka Announces Withdrawal From French Open [Video]

Naomi Osaka Announces Withdrawal From French Open

The prestigious tournament is scheduled to begin on September 27th in Paris, France.

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Perpetual Music: Rolando Villazón and Renaud Capuçon mesmerise in Paris [Video]

Perpetual Music: Rolando Villazón and Renaud Capuçon mesmerise in Paris

Perpetual Music: Rolando Villazón and Renaud Capuçon mesmerise in Paris

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Art Paris spring fair finally goes ahead at Grand Palais des Champs-Élysées [Video]

Art Paris spring fair finally goes ahead at Grand Palais des Champs-Élysées

Art Paris spring fair finally goes ahead at Grand Palais des Champs-Élysées

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Paris swelters under unseasonal September sunshine [Video]

Paris swelters under unseasonal September sunshine

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Paris museum puts on 'mask-and-shoes-only' event for naturists [Video]

Paris museum puts on 'mask-and-shoes-only' event for naturists

Paris museum puts on 'mask-and-shoes-only' event for naturists

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British Design Icon Terence Conran Has Died At 88 [Video]

British Design Icon Terence Conran Has Died At 88

Famed British designer Terence Conran died peacefully at home on Saturday. He was 88. After studying textile design in London, Conran founded Habitat in 1964, which went on to become a national and..

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Yellow Vests stage comeback with protests across France [Video]

Yellow Vests stage comeback with protests across France

In Paris, where police used tear gas after some protesters left an authorised route, a car and rubbish bins were also set on fire.

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Paris attacks in 2015: Fourteen suspects to be tried on trial. [Video]

Paris attacks in 2015: Fourteen suspects to be tried on trial.

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Suspected accomplices of Charlie Hebdo attackers go on trial [Video]

Suspected accomplices of Charlie Hebdo attackers go on trial

Trial opens in Paris for 14 suspects accused of helping gunmen attack French magazine and Jewish supermarket in 2015.

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'The virus is real...it moves fast and it kills' -WHO [Video]

'The virus is real...it moves fast and it kills' -WHO

Addressing demonstrators who took to the streets across Europe, including in Berlin, Paris and London, on Saturday (August 29) in protest against coronavirus restrictions, WHO Director General Tedros..

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Tour De France finally underway despite treacherous conditions [Video]

Tour De France finally underway despite treacherous conditions

Tough health rules mean that the event may have to be halted long before it arrives on the Champs Elysee in Paris at the end of the Grand Finale, currently due in three weeks' time.

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The Tour de France starts in Nice but will the race reach Paris? [Video]

The Tour de France starts in Nice but will the race reach Paris?

Only last century's two world wars have ever interrupted the Tour de France, but this year COVID-19 might bring the riders to a shuddering halt.

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Parisians widely accept citywide mask requirement [Video]

Parisians widely accept citywide mask requirement

Face masks must be worn everywhere in the French capital Paris from Friday morning in order to curb a surge in coronavirus infections, police said on Thursday.

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J-K to soon have world's highest railway bridge [Video]

J-K to soon have world's highest railway bridge

Jammu and Kashmir to soon have the highest railway bridge in the world. The 1.3 km-long bridge is being built across Chenab river in Reasi district. The railway bridge, once completed, will be 35..

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PSG fans disappointed at Champions League loss, scuffles erupt in Paris [Video]

PSG fans disappointed at Champions League loss, scuffles erupt in Paris

Fans in Paris lament Champions League loss to Bayern Munich as scuffles with police erupt along the Champs Elysees.

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PSG fans light up Paris streets after Champions League heartbreak [Video]

PSG fans light up Paris streets after Champions League heartbreak

Paris St Germain fans light flares and fireworks down the Champs-Elysees despite a crushing 1-0 loss to Bayern Munich in the Champions League.

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Scuffles with police in Paris as fans gather for soccer final [Video]

Scuffles with police in Paris as fans gather for soccer final

VIDEO SHOWS: UGC VIDEO POSTED TO SOCIAL MEDIA SHOWING LARGE CROWDS GATHERED OUTSIDE PARIS' PARC DES PRINCES WHERE PARIS ST GERMAIN FANS ARE WATCHING THEIR CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL AGAINST BAYERN MUNICH,

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