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National holiday in France

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Bastille Day: National holiday in France
Bastille Day is the common name given in English-speaking countries to the national day of France, which is celebrated on 14 July each year. In French, it is formally called la Fête nationale and commonly and legally le 14 juillet.

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France celebrates Bastille Day with parade

French President Emmanuel Macron has overseen the annual Bastille Day celebrations which this year showcased European defense cooperation. (July 14)  
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AP Top Stories July 14 P

Here are the top stories for Sunday, July 14th: New Orleans avoids worst of storm; Dozens dead in Nepal flooding; France celebrates Bastille Day; New York interrupted by power outage.  
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Videos for Bastille Day

Watch: Onboard footage from jet-powered flyboard during Bastille Day celebrations [Video]Watch: Onboard footage from jet-powered flyboard during Bastille Day celebrations

Onboard footage has emerged from a jet-powered flyboard as it stole the show at Paris' Bastille Day celebrations on Sunday.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:51Published

Watch back: Bastille Day fireworks in Paris [Video]Watch back: Bastille Day fireworks in Paris

The traditional fireworks display is organised to celebrate Bastille Day.

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Bastille Day Fireworks light up the skies of the French capital [Video]Bastille Day Fireworks light up the skies of the French capital

France rounded off Bastille Day with its traditional firework display at the Eiffel Tower on Sunday (July 14).

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French police fire tear gas as protests follow Bastille Day parade [Video]French police fire tear gas as protests follow Bastille Day parade

During Sunday's Bastille Day parade in Paris, dozens of yellow vests activists, with yellow balloons and a lot of noise, tried to mix with the audience. Police intervened to keep them away from the..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

'Yellow Vests' clash with police in Paris after Bastille Day parade [Video]'Yellow Vests' clash with police in Paris after Bastille Day parade

French police fired tear gas to disperse protesters from the Champs Elysees avenue on Sunday (July 14), a few hours after President Emmanuel Macron had presided over the Bastille Day military parade.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:30Published

Police officer punched to ground on Champs Elysees after Bastille Day parade [Video]Police officer punched to ground on Champs Elysees after Bastille Day parade

A police officer was punched to the ground during clashes that broke out on Paris' Champs Elysees on Sunday (July 14), hours after the Bastille Day military parade. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:45Published

Jet-powered flyboard steals show at Bastille Day military parade [Video]Jet-powered flyboard steals show at Bastille Day military parade

President Emmanuel Macron said he was “proud" or the "innovative” French army after seeing the flyboard designed by Franky Zapata.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:38Published

France: Macron presides over Bastille Day military parade [Video]France: Macron presides over Bastille Day military parade

French President Emmanuel Macron sat with European leaders for this year's Bastille Day military parade in Paris on Sunday, July 14.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Nice turns page with first Bastille Day fireworks since 2016 attack [Video]Nice turns page with first Bastille Day fireworks since 2016 attack

The city of Nice turned a new page on Saturday night (July 13) by holding its first fireworks ceremony since the 2016 deadly attack which killed 86 people watching a fireworks display on the beach.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:54Published

Bastille Day: What are the July 14 celebrations all about? [Video]Bastille Day: What are the July 14 celebrations all about?

14 July is full of fireworks and celebrations across France, but what is Bastille Day all about?

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Taste of the Tour: Stunning prizes, tasty steaks in Auvergne

Prizes at the Tour de France can vary greatly for stage winners but few come bigger than the 700-kilogram Salers cow given to Frenchman Richard Virenque for his stage win on Bastille Day 15 years ago
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French police fire tear gas as protests follow Bastille Day parade

French police fired tear gas to disperse protesters from Paris's Champs Elysees avenue on Sunday, a few hours after President Emmanuel Macron had reviewed the traditional Bastille Day military parade..
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European leaders join Macron for Bastille Day parade

European leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel joined French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday for the traditional Bastille Day military parade in Paris which this year honored European..
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French President Macron announces creation of French space force

On the eve of Bastille Day celebrations, Emmanuel Macron announced the creation of a French space force command within the French air force.
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Trump gets tanks, flyover for July 4th celebration

President Trump has wanted a big military parade since attending France's Bastille Day in 2017. Now he will see a show of military power in Washington for the Fourth of July. Major Garrett has the..
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