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West Midlands police bail one of five terror suspects

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Man aged 59 released as questioning continues of four others suspected of plot linked to Paris and Brussels attacks

West Midlands police bail one of five terror suspectsDetectives have bailed one of five people arrested last week on suspicion of plotting terrorist acts linked to the atrocities in Paris and Brussels.

The 59-year-old man was released “with strict conditions” after being questioned by counter-terror officers.

He and three others – two men aged 26 and 40 and a 29-year-old woman – were arrested in Birmingham on Thursday night before a fourth man, 26, was held at Gatwick airport in the early hours of Friday.
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Champs-Elysees bans cars once a month to cut Paris smog

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Mayor’s office says iconic road to be off limits to vehicles on the first Sunday of the month

Champs-Elysees bans cars once a month to cut Paris smogThe most famous boulevard in Paris, the Champs-Elysees, will be off-limits to cars on the first Sunday of every month starting in May, Paris city hall has said.

The first pedestrian-only day will be 8 May instead of 1 May, a public holiday, when many of the council workers needed to run the scheme will be off work, mayor Anne Hidalgo’s office said on Monday.
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New Paris museum to house billionaire's modern art collection

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François Pinault achieves long-held ambition to display his ˆ1.2bn treasure trove in French capital

New Paris museum to house billionaire's modern art collectionOne of the world’s biggest private art collections is to be housed in a new Paris museum close to the Louvre.

François Pinault, the luxury goods billionaire who also owns Christie’s auction house, is taking over the Bourse de Commerce in the capital to show his ˆ1.2bn collection of modern masters.
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Belgium extradites Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam to France

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Man who investigators say has admitted arranging logistics for atrocity is to appear before French judges on Wednesday

Belgium extradites Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam to FranceSalah Abdeslam, a main suspect in the November terrorist attacks in Paris, will appear before a judge in Paris on Wednesday.

Abdeslam, suspected of being the logistics mastermind behind the attacks, was transferred from Belgium, where he was arrested last month, to France early on Wednesday morning.

He arrived in the French capital by helicopter accompanied by an elite squad of gendarmes at 9.05am and was questioned by anti-terrorist police before his court appearance at the Palais de Justice.
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