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Alpha Jet aircraft from the Patrouille de France (PAF) participate in a flying display at the 51st Paris Air Show at Le Bourget airport near Paris, June 19, 2015
20/06/2015 - France

Jets and helicopters galore at Paris Air-show

Aerospace companies from across the globe have been showing off their latest jets and cutting-edge technology at the Le Bourget, international Air show, north of Paris.
Prince Abdul Aziz Bin Fahd is reported to have been the owner of the hijacked vehicle
18/05/2015 - Saudi Arabia - FRANCE

French police arrest Paris Saudi carjacking suspects

French police have arrested nine people in connection with a spectacular carjacking on the convoy of a Saudi prince last year that netted 250,000 euros.

Smoke from the fire which started at a textile warehouse in La Courneuve, near Paris
18/04/2015 - FRANCE

Massive fire closes Paris motorway

The A86 motorway out of Paris was closed until 11.00am Saturday morning as thick smoke continued to billow out of a massive fire in a textile warehouse just outside the French capital.
A shipyard in the Philippines
27/10/2014 - France - World economy

World’s shipbuilders pitch for 450-billion-euro market at Paris salon

Naval contractors show their wares in Paris this week, pitching for a cut of the 45-billion-euro world market in a sector that is growing despite cuts in government spending.
Drones in the spotlight at Paris Air Show
20/06/2013 - On-the-spot France

Drones in the spotlight at Paris Air Show

The big two airplane manufacturers Airbus and Boeing are attempting to sign as many sales contracts as possible during this week's Paris Air Show at Le Bourget.
Visitors at the 50th Paris Air Show, Le Bourget near Paris
17/06/2013 - France

Airbus and Boeing wide-body planes dominate Paris Air Show

The US aircraft-leasing group ILFC has ordered 50 more Airbus A320neo airliners, the two companies announced on the first day of the Paris Air Show on Monday.

French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault at the Airbus factory in Toulouse
14/06/2013 - France - Europe

Airbus A350 takes off on first flight with high sales hopes

Airbus's new A350 airliner took off from Toulouse airport, near the factory where it was built, on Friday morning.
31/03/2013 - France

French Muslims meet as Hollande prepares wider hijab ban

France’s largest Islamic grouping meets this weekend at Le Bourget, north of Paris, as the government prepares to extend the ban on Islamic headscarves in educational establishments, a move ...
26/03/2012 - France

Sarkozy says influential muslim cleric Qaradawi not welcome in France

French President Nicolas Sarkozy has said the influential Qatar-based Sunni Muslim cleric Yusuf al-Qaradawi was not welcome in France.
24/06/2011 - France

Alstom to supply high-speed trains to Iraq

French engineering group Alstom has signed a preliminary deal to build a high-speed rail link between the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, and the city of Basra.