Work has begun on a bulletproof wall of glass along the base of the Eiffel Tower. The measure is part of a multi-million euro effort to improve security at the Paris tourist attraction amid the country’s ongoing state of emergency. Continue reading ‘Paris builds bulletproof glass around Eiffel tower’
Lily Allen, musician and local resident, gives her view on the aftermath of the West London Grenfell Tower fire, saying “Once these people’s hope turns to anger, they’ve got a real problem on their hands.”The council has said they’re “helping those affected”. Continue reading Lily Allen: ‘Hope will turn to anger’ following London Tower fire
Monday’s deadly St. Petersburg metro attack was carried out by a suicide bomber originally from the central Asian Republic of Kyrgyzstan, authorities said.
The Russian Investigative Committee said the bomber was Akbarjon Djalilov, 22, identified earlier by Kyrgyz authorities as a Russian national born in Kyrgyzstan.
Investigators matched Djalilov’s DNA to a bomb left at a second metro station that was defused by authorities, the committee said. Continue reading ‘Eiffel Tower dims its lights for St. Petersburg attack victims’
The Eiffel Tower is 128-years-old and after terrorist attacks in France has made many nervous, officials decided it was time for a security upgrade. Continue reading ‘The Eiffel Tower is getting bulletproof protection’