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a major avenue in Paris famous for elegant shops and cafes

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The Champs-Elysees, with the famous arch as its backdrop, is already used annually for the final stage of the Tour de France.
In an honour usually reserved for heads of state or cultural greats such as 19th-century writer Victor Hugo, Hallyday's funeral cortege rode past the Arc de Triomphe monument and down the Champs-Elysees Avenue to the Place de la Concorde plaza on the River Seine.
REV-ERED: 700 bikers were in procession on Champs-Elysees, right
But while the first half of the final stage to the capital is a time for celebration, the sprint on the Champs-Elysees is arguably the most prestigious setting for any sprinter to win.
To win on the Champs-Elysees makes it a perfect day.
London [United Kingdom], June 20 ( ANI ): The driver who rammed his car into a police van on the iconic Champs-Elysees in central Paris yesterday has died.
Mathias Vicherat, the Paris mayor's chief of staff, said some 1,900 police and other security officers would patrol the fan zone, while the city's police chief Michel Cadot said 3,400 officers would patrol the Champs-Elysees, some of them redeployed from the stadium after the finals kick off, the (http://bigstory.
Named by French aid workers, this Champs-Elysees is the main high street in the Za'atari refugee camp, a three year old Syrian city in Jordan where 130,000 refugees are trying to make a living somewhere they do not wish to live.
Andre Greipel of Germany won the 21st and final stage on the Champs-Elysees - his fourth stage success of the race - as Mark Cavendish was squeezed out of contention.
Sitt's Thor Equities announced the company has signed a contract to acquire a retail and office property at 102 Avenue des Champs-Elysees in Paris.
A subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund has completed the sale of the Paris Marriott Hotel Champs-Elysees for E433.
MARCEL KITTEL compared winning on The Mall with triumphing on the Champs-Elysees as his Tour de France T sprint supremacy continued in London yesterday.
MARCEL Kittel compared winning on The Mall to triumphing on the Champs-Elysees as the German's Tour de France sprint supremacy continued in London yesterday.
Founded three years ago, the Champs-Elysees Film Festival takes place in Paris in the middle of June, a period that would seem a less than ideal time to try and entice international film execs to France: just a few weeks after many of them have returned from Cannes.
Police were hunting a lone gunman on the loose in central Paris on Monday after he opened fire at the offices of a left-wing newspaper and a major bank before hijacking a car to take him to the Champs-Elysees avenue.