• Paris is locking down the Eiffel Tower in anticipation of more violent clashes between protesters and police

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    French authorities are bracing for further anti-government protests over the weekend by deploying thousands of security personnel across Paris and closing down the Eiffel Tower.
    The iconic tower, as well as the Louvre museum and shop fronts along the Champs-Elysees, will close as a precautionary measure.
    The riots of the past week are regarded as the worst in Paris since 1968 , and have seen violent confrontations, national monuments damaged, and cars set on fire.
    Authorities in Paris are bracing for further anti-government protests over the weekend by deploying thousands of security...
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