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Authorities close Eiffel Tower for 2 hours

CNN

The Eiffel Tower in Paris was evacuated and closed for two hours Friday afternoon over an apparent security concern.

 

60 tonnes of Eiffel Tower trinkets seized in Paris

China Dailey

Paris police have seized 60 tonnes of miniature Eiffel Towers that black-market vendors were hoping to sell to tourists.

 

Eiffel Tower illuminates for Mandela

SABC News

Paris had a slice of South African joy last night when the Eiffel Tower attracted attention to the celebration of International Mandela Day.

 

Eiffel Tower is “most valuable monument in Europe”

The Telegraph

The Eiffel Tower has been declared the most valuable monument in Europe – worth 435 billion euros (£343 billion) to the French economy, a new study claims.

The venerable Paris landmark was estimated to be worth six times its nearest rival, the Colloseum in Rome, valued at 91 billion euros (£72 billion).

 

Eiffel Tower goes green

The Telegraph

The Eiffel Tower will start making its own electricity and hot water by the end of 2013 in an attempt to reduce the “Iron Lady’s” carbon footprint.

A €25 million (£19.7m) renovation of the Paris landmark is expected to improve the tower’s energy performance by 30 per cent.

 

Man jumps to his death off Eiffel Tower

CBSNEWS

Paris police say that a 25-year-old man thwarted security measures and climbed the Eiffel Tower before jumping from the landmark to his death.

 

Tourists rejoice! Paris may dig under Eiffel Tower

Reuters

The hours-long wait endured by hordes of tourists visiting the Eiffel Tower each year could become less painful if Paris presses forward with plans to move ticket counters and queuing underground, beneath the monument’s giant feet.

 

Prince Denied Access To Host A Concert Under The Eiffel Tower

Huffington Post

Prince has had his Eiffel Tower proposal rejected by the city’s mayor.

The US pop star had hoped to perform a concert under the famous Parisian landmark on July 14, but the mayor turned down the offer because it would clash with Bastille Day celebrations.

 

Get an Eiffel of Jennifer and Justin

The Sun

Jennifer Aniston and boyfriend Justin Theroux fuel rumours they’re engaged after a romantic dinner date at the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

 

Cheryl Cole reaches new heights in a leopard-skin print jumpsuit as she heads up the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

DailyMail

For any celebrity, being in one of the fashion capitals of the world gives them a chance to splash their cash in many of the designer boutiques.

But it also allows them to showcase their own sense of style – and maybe set a new trend in the process.

 

Eiffel Tower gets all lit up

eParisTexas.com

Paris, Texas’ Eiffel Tower is up in lights. And they’re quite colorful. “It’s good it’s getting dark because I’m an ugly crier,” Chamber President Mindy Moree said at a ribbon cutting ceremony for the lights Wednesday night, her voice choking. “This is my farewell baby.”

 

Eiffel Tower Made of Drumsticks

India Journal

Those who like to have a glance of Eiffel Tower now need not to fly to Paris. It can be seen in India but with a difference.

 

Eiffel or eyesore? London’s Orbit tower completed

The Associated Press

Critics say it looks like a roller coaster gone badly awry. Fans say it’s a landmark to rival the Eiffel Tower. London got a towering new venue on Friday, as authorities announced completion of the Orbit, a 115-meter looped and twisting steel tower beside London’s new Olympic Stadium that will give visitors panoramic views over the city.

 

Historic Swim Revived – Traversée de Paris á La Nage

Daily News

History will be repeated in the center of Paris at the new Traversée de Paris á La Nage that will be held on September 2nd. The unique aquatic challenge is combined with a tour of Paris that will take swimmers from the Josephine Baker swimming pool to the Parc André Citroën, via the Louvre, the Place de la Concorde and the Eiffel Tower.