Continuing riots in Paris in response to police brutality

Riots have been reported in Paris in the areas of Île-de-France and the Barbes Metro station which is around a corner from the Eurostar hub at Gare du Nord. Angry crowds have set fires, smashed windows and looted shops. Police have responded with tear gas.

Advice For Travellers

There have been ongoing protests and riots in and around Paris over police brutality. To minimize safety risk, avoid any area of protests, demonstrations or areas where it appears that tensions are high and rioting could occur. Even peaceful demonstrations can quickly and unexpectedly escalate into violent confrontations.