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Paris: Capital and largest city of France
Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an estimated population of 2,165,423 residents in 2019 in an area of more than 105 km², making it the 34th most densely populated city in the world in 2020. Since the 17th century, Paris has been one of the world's major centres of finance, diplomacy, commerce, fashion, gastronomy, science, and arts, and has sometimes been referred to as the capital of the world. The City of Paris is the centre and seat of government of the region and province of Île-de-France, or Paris Region, with an estimated population of 12,997,058 in 2020, or about 18% 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 2021 Paris was the city with the second-highest cost of living in the world, tied with Singapore, and after Tel Aviv.

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Paris attacks trial: 'We watched a huge process of democracy take place over the last 10 months' [Video]

Paris attacks trial: 'We watched a huge process of democracy take place over the last 10 months'

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'You can't turn the clock back': Paris attacks survivors react to guilty verdicts [Video]

'You can't turn the clock back': Paris attacks survivors react to guilty verdicts

Survivors and relatives of the victims of the November 2015 terror attacks responded to Wednesday's guilty verdicts with a mixture of emotions, mostly relief.

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French court rejects extradition requests for 10 former Italian Red Brigades [Video]

French court rejects extradition requests for 10 former Italian Red Brigades

The case. which saw President Emmanuel Macron go against the so-called Mitterand doctrine, has poisoned relations between Rome and Paris for 40 years.

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Main challenge of the Paris terror trial 'is to show the world that, in the end, justice has won' [Video]

Main challenge of the Paris terror trial 'is to show the world that, in the end, justice has won'

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Salah Abdeslam: Historic trial into 2015 Paris terror attacks set to deliver verdict [Video]

Salah Abdeslam: Historic trial into 2015 Paris terror attacks set to deliver verdict

Salah Abdeslam and 19 other men are in the dock, accused of playing critical roles in France's worst peacetime attacks.

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Paris attacks trial: Who are the defendants? [Video]

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Tens of thousands of people take part in Pride March in Warsaw, Oslo and Paris [Video]

Tens of thousands of people take part in Pride March in Warsaw, Oslo and Paris

Tens of thousands of people take part in Pride March in Warsaw, Oslo and Paris.

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Paris terror attacks trial: Defence lawyers for key suspect make closing arguments [Video]

Paris terror attacks trial: Defence lawyers for key suspect make closing arguments

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2015 Paris terror attacks: Defence presents closing arguments at trial [Video]

2015 Paris terror attacks: Defence presents closing arguments at trial

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Paris terror attacks trial: Key suspect's lawyer makes closing arguments [Video]

Paris terror attacks trial: Key suspect's lawyer makes closing arguments

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Parts of Europe sizzle in heat wave [Video]

Parts of Europe sizzle in heat wave

A blanket of hot air stretching from the Mediterranean to the North Sea was bringing much of Western Europe its first heat wave of the summer, with temperatures exceeding 30 degrees Celsius on Friday..

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Heatwave to envelope France in coming days, temperatures above 40° Celsius in Paris [Video]

Heatwave to envelope France in coming days, temperatures above 40° Celsius in Paris

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VivaTech 2022: Green tech and Web3 are this year's key themes with a recession on everyone’s minds [Video]

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Euronews Next will be at the annual tech event in Paris finding out the latest innovations shaking up the tech ecosystem.

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Abrini's lawyer says he 'renounced' his mission in the Paris terror attacks & shouldn't be sentenced [Video]

Abrini's lawyer says he 'renounced' his mission in the Paris terror attacks & shouldn't be sentenced

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Kyiv City Ballet rehearses Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake" in central Paris [Video]

Kyiv City Ballet rehearses Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake" in central Paris

As the dancers of the Kyiv City Ballet rehearse Tchaikovsky's 'Swan Lake' in Paris, the Russian invasion of their homeland enters its fifth month.

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2015 Paris terror attacks trial: Prosecutors to recommend sentencing later Friday [Video]

2015 Paris terror attacks trial: Prosecutors to recommend sentencing later Friday

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The Most Expensive Cities in the World for 2022 [Video]

The Most Expensive Cities in the World for 2022

The Most Expensive Cities , in the World for 2022. CNN reports that Hong Kong has once again been named the world's most expensive city. According to global mobility company ECA International,..

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Paris 2015 attacks trial hears closing arguments [Video]

Paris 2015 attacks trial hears closing arguments

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Thieves who stole Banksy's Bataclan mural go on trial in Paris [Video]

Thieves who stole Banksy's Bataclan mural go on trial in Paris

As Paris tunes in to watch the trial of the surviving member of the terrorist cell responsible for the Bataclan attack, the thieves who stole Banksy's commemorative mural are also in the docks.

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Roland Garros: Nadal wins record 14th French Open, 22nd Grand Slam [Video]

Roland Garros: Nadal wins record 14th French Open, 22nd Grand Slam

No man or woman ever has won the singles trophy at any major event more than his 14 in Paris, and no man has won more Grand Slam titles than Nadal.

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Mona Lisa attacked: Man disguised as elderly woman smears the painting with cake | OneIndia News [Video]

Mona Lisa attacked: Man disguised as elderly woman smears the painting with cake | OneIndia News

In a shocking incident at the Lourve Museum in Paris, the art enthusiasts were left stunned when a man, disguised as an elderly woman, smeared the historic Mona Lisa portrait with cake. The videos and..

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Watch: Man disguised as old woman attacks Mona Lisa with cake [Video]

Watch: Man disguised as old woman attacks Mona Lisa with cake

Cake was smeared over the protective glass covering the Mona Lisa at the Louvre in Paris on May 29, with the person described as being responsible indicating he was an environmental protester.

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Minister: As a football fan I fully sympathise with Liverpool supporters [Video]

Minister: As a football fan I fully sympathise with Liverpool supporters

Chris Philp says he is "deeply concerned" by pictures of Liverpool supporters being tear gassed by French police ahead of Saturday's Champions League Final in Paris. The technology minister says "as a..

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'Food for the soul': Pyrizhky, or pirozhki, help heal cultural divides [Video]

'Food for the soul': Pyrizhky, or pirozhki, help heal cultural divides

There is a bar in Paris, where the Ukranian and Russian food is united, just like the people who work and eat there. Our correspondent Galina Polonskaya went to visit this unique place.

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