A protester holds a French flag in front of the Hotel des Invalides
during the demonstration
The French <Bflag flew from many windows during the tribute at Les Invalides
on a grey late autumn day in Paris
Hollande, who in January locked arms with world leaders in a show of global unity against terrorism, sat alone in a hard-backed chair in the cavernous Invalides
courtyard, the assembled mourners behind him as victims' names were recited.
French President Francois Hollande (C-L) gives a speech during the "national and republican" tribute, a solemn ceremony in honour of the 130 people killed in the November 13 Paris attacks, on November 27, 2015 at the "Hotel des Invalides
"A la faveur de ces explorations, une therapeutique adequate a ete instauree avant son transfert a l'hopital d'instruction des armees du Val-de-Grace (Paris) pour un complement d'exploration, a l'issue desquelles ses medecins lui ont recommande d'observer, a l'institution nationale des Invalides
, une periode de soins et de readaptation fonctionnelle en vue de consolider l'evolution favorable de son etat de sante", ajoute la meme source.
Jacob was expected to be commemorated at a military ceremony on Wednesday at Paris's Les Invalides
Mortal red and gold scarred our black republican sky crumping the Latin Quarter and most of the hospitals with their healing-huddled beds, most screaming infant schools, while at the Invalides
hysteric Prussian shells shrill as harpies in Wagner never woke the slumberer in the huge sunken vault fit for an emperor of porphyry and basalt.
Once in Paris my wife and I dined at Cafe Bordelais across from Les Invalides
. On the wall was a portrait of Oscar Wilde with an inscription "Je peux resister tout, sauf la tentation"--"I can resist everything but temptation."
The Government urged Britons to steer clear of the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame cathedral, Les Invalides
and the Sorbonne University in Paris after clashes between police and protesters.
A stand-off heated up on Paris' verdant Esplanade des Invalides
, with riot police using tear gas on rowdy protesters.
The building's dominant feature is its gilded dome, which is patterned after the 17th century dome of the Hotel des Invalides
After 15 minutes we were off again, and now--past the point of exhaustion but buoyed by the communal fervor--I saw everything with a dream's magnified lucidity: the Champ de Mars park, the Ecole Militaire, Les Invalides
. Coming to the ski slope-steep decline into the tunnel beneath the Tuileries, I crouched into my best Jean-Claude Killy tuck and schussed at personality altering speed.