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  • ‘People have seen Eiffel Tower but not Lea Market’

    These days some new professions had entered city life, such as scavengers, armed guards and courier service providers...

    She said among them an 80-year-old woman, a potter in Ranchhor Line, was her favourite because there was respect for her independence among her friends and acquaintances with whom she mingled on a daily basis...

  • 'Virtual trees' turn the Eiffel Tower green for COP21

    PARIS: The Eiffel Tower turned green Sunday for the opening of the Paris climate conference, marking the launch of an art project that will see "virtual trees" grow on the landmark to support reforestation...

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Oscar-winning French actress Marion Cotillard attended the launch of the week-long "1 Heart 1 Tree" project, which allows smartphone users to "plant a tree" on the tower...

  • ‘Full French experience’ at strike-hit Eiffel Tower

    PARIS: Tourists discovering Paris for the first time this week have had an unwelcome introduction to France’s strike culture: a four-day stoppage at the Eiffel Tower has left thousands disappointed...

    It’s the full French experience!” said 46-year-old computer programmer Paul Freeman sarcastically after reading the sign announcing a fourth day of protests by workers...

  • Two-metre glass security wall to shield Eiffel Tower

    PARIS: The Eiffel Tower, the symbol of Paris, will soon be surrounded by a bullet-proof glass wall eight feet high, part of a plan to prevent attacks at the iconic monument, the city said on Thursday...

    4 million wall to be erected this autumn will replace the metal fences thrown up around the 1,063-foot tower during the Euro football tournament in France last year...

  • Eiffel Tower to go dark after Kabul bombing

    PARIS: The Eiffel Tower was to cut its lights on Saturday night to commemorate those killed and wounded in a devastating ambulance bombing in Kabul, Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo said on Twitter...

    “Tonight at midnight the Eiffel Tower will go out in hommage to the victims of the horrific attack that struck Kabul,” Hidalgo tweeted on Saturday...

  • Eiffel Tower staircase piece sells for 169,000 euros in auction

    PARIS: A piece of the original spiral staircase from the Eiffel Tower, Paris’s most famous attraction, was sold for 169,000 euros on Tuesday, a spokesman for auction house Artcurial said, three times the initial estimate...

    The successful bidder, an unidentified collector from the Middle East, acquired a section of the 129-year-old iron landmark that measures 14 feet in height, weighs about 900kgs and includes about 25 steps...

  • Four dead in shooting outside Mexico night club: police

    At least four people were shot dead outside a night club in the Mexican resort of Playa del Carmen in Cancun during the closing night of the BPM electronic music festival, the festival's management said Monday...

    It was the festival's 10th anniversary this year and it featured more than 375 musicians, DJs and artists...

  • Britain’s new i360 tower a ‘pier in the sky’

    BRIGHTON: The world’s tallest moving observation tower, the i360, opens to the public on Thursday (today), a futuristic landmark that has transformed the historic seafront in the English tourist resort of Brighton...

    A 162-metre (530-foot) high steel tower is ringed by a doughnut-shaped glass observation pod that gently glides up and down...

  • Neighbourhood Club, Bounce Club win on opening day

    KARACHI: Hosts Neighbourhood Club and Bounce Club conjured up magnificent victories over their respective opponents on the opening day of Nasir Jamali memorial basketball tournament at the former floodlit court Clifton on Saturday...

    The pair of Shahmir and Muzammil guided Bounce Club get past Clifton Crossovers 42-17 in another one-sided fixture...

  • Bounce Club, Nishtar Club win basketball contests

    KARACHI: Bounce Club and Nishtar Club struggled to overcome Arambagh Club and Karsaz Club respectively on the opening day of the Sindh Sports Board (SSB) Ramazan Cup basketball tournament at Arambagh floodlit court on Monday night...

    After some ups and downs, Bounce Club carved out 43-39 point victory over Arambagh Club in extra time after both teams were locked 38-all in the regulation time...

  • Garden Club, Friends Club and City Sports win

    KARACHI: Garden Club, City Sports and Friends Club beat their respective rivals on Friday at the Abdul Razzak Arain Ramzan Night Rocball Tournament 2015 which is being played at the Mini Sports Complex, Nazimabad...

    The first semifinal will see City School facing Drigh Road Club while the second semifinal will feature Friends Club against Ghazi Club...

  • Video helps Japan’s Antlers reach Club World Club final

    OSAKA: Japan’s Kashima Antlers shocked South American champions Atletico Nacional 3-0 on Wednesday to reach the Club World Cup final, helped by a controversial first-ever penalty awarded by video referee...

    Nacional’s players reacted furiously after Hungarian referee Viktor Kassai referred to the new technology in Osaka following complaints from the Kashima bench protesting that Daigo Nishi had been tripped on the half hour mark... ...

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