Speculation that the three day visit to France may be the Queen's last overseas trip, could prove to be just rumours, as Royal officials have stated that she will travel again next year.
ITV News Royal correspondent Tim Ewart reports from Paris:
Later this month the Queen, now 88, visits Northern Ireland suggesting she is not ready to hand over her overseas duties to her successor just yet.
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Detectives have charged 19-year-old Bilal Mumin with murder, grievous bodily harm and possession of an offensive weapon.
Members of the RMT on Arriva Rail North (Northern) walked out for 24 hours, with more stoppages due on Thursday and Saturday.
Police said a dozen shots were fired, but no arrests have been made and they are looking for a dark vehicle.