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Paris Vigil Notre Dame

Vigil at Notre Dame - image courtesy of the Associated Press

Pray for Paris

Earlier in the year we all proclaimed 'Je suis Charlie' following the attack on the Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine offices - after Friday, 13th November 2015 following multiple attacks on the population of Paris and all nationals visiting the French capital, we were exhorted to 'Pray for Paris'

London Vigil Trafalgar Square

Vigil in Trafalgar Square, London using phone lights - image courtesy of Getty

We didn't just pray we became Paris!

Rio de Janeiro Christ

My unashamed favourite - the Rio de Janeiro Christ - thanks to Getty for the image

Tower of London lit up in tricolor

thanks to Reuters/Suzanne Plunkett and MSN for the image of the tricolor Tower Bridge in London

Tower Bridge

There's something uniquely and hauntingly beautiful about the Tower Bridge in London as it displays the tricolour - image provenance unknown

View of San Miguel fountain of Puebla, in Mexico.

The San Miguel fountain of Puebla, in Mexico. Photo: EPA

Sydney Opera House

Sydney Opera House - this was my favourite to start with - image courtesy of ABC television

Palace of Culture Warsaw

The Palace of Culture (Palac Kultury) in Warszawa (Warsaw) Poland - image courtesy of EPA and Straits Times

Arctic Cathedral, Tromso, Norway

The Arctic Cathedral illuminated in the French national colours in Tromso, Norway. Photo: Reuters

Jet d'eau Geneva

Geneva's Jet d'Eau - image courtesy of AFP/Getty/Fabrice Coffrini and MSN

Skopje Museum

Museum of Archeology of Macedonia and Constitutional Court illuminated in the French national colours in Skopje, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. Photo: EPA

Empire State Building

The Empire State Building in New York never disappoints - origin of image unknown

San Francisco City Hall

San Franciso City Hall - image courtesy of UPI/eyevine via the Daily Mail

Tel Aviv

A magnificent visual image from Tel Aviv courtesy of Straits Times

Pyramid at Giza

Wonderful tribute at the Pyramid in Giza - image thanks to Reuters/Amr Abdallah Dalsh and MSN

Toronto CN Tower

The Toronto CN Tower - image courtesy of Reuters

The Washington Square Park arch lit with the French national colours in New York

The Washington Square Park arch in New York - image courtesy of AFP

O2 Arena London

The O2 Arena in London at the start of the ATP Finals on Sunday, 15th November 2015 - image courtesy of Sky Sports

Oriental Pearl Shanghai

The Oriental Pearl in Shanghai makes its own unique statement - image courtesy of EPA via the Daily Mail

Clifton Suspension Bridge

Clifton Suspension Brodge, Bristol from a private collection found on Instagram

Brandenbourg Gate

The Brandenbourg Gate - image courtesy of Getty Images

Wembley Stadium lit up in tricolour

Wembley Stadium lit up in the tricolour of France - image courtesy of Getty appearing in the International Business Times (IBT)

Message of Peace from New York

Peace Message - AFP/Getty/Jewel Samad

The Eiffel Tower went dark on 13th November 2015 and returned in full glory on Monday, 16th November 2015

Eiffel Tower in tricolour

The Eiffel Tower returning triumphantly after a 48 hour period of darkness - even the shaft of light directed at the skies looks fittingly triumphant! This magnificent moment was captured by Bruce Adams and published in the Daily Mail

More images of the Eiffel Tower here

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