Of all Europe’s boulevards, the Champs-Élysées in Paris is probably the most famous. City guide Adrien Stalter is here almost every day in his Citroën 2CV, so we asked him to show us around.
The 3-meter-high glass and metal barrier is both bulletproof and strong enough to stop a truck on a suicide mission. France remains on a state of high alert since a series of terror attacks in 2015 left hundreds dead.
France unveiled a spectacular overhaul of one of its beloved buildings Monday, driving a new pedestrian boulevard through the Grand Palais in Paris to link the Champs Elysees with the River Seine.
French authorities have reportedly seized weapons and detained four relatives of an extremist who drove a car into a gendarmerie van in Paris. Authorities have struggled to explain why he had a gun permit.
Investigations are ongoing into a suspected terror attack on Paris' Champs-Elysees, which killed one police officer and injured three others, including a German tourist. The French PM described it as an attack on Europe.
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