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Could Paris's Seine River become a major shipping route?
27/04/2015 - Spotlight on France

Could Paris's Seine River become a major shipping route?

As the French capital looks for ways to reduce traffic congestion and air pollution, some companies are looking to the Seine River as a passageway for their goods and services.
The site of the Germanwings A320 crash in the French Alps
21/04/2015 - FRANCE - Germany - Spain

Debris cleared from Germanwings crash site

The collection of debris from the site of the Germanwings A320 that crashed in the French Alps last month has finished. Decontamination of the site can now start.

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.
Outside Cologne Cathedral on the day of the Germanwings homage ceremony
17/04/2015 - Germany - FRANCE - Spain

Germany pays homage to Germanwings crash victims

Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Joachim Gauck led a homage to the victims of last month's Germanwings A320 crash in the French Alps on Friday.
Transport in Nairobi series part 3/3 - Armoured car sales boom
17/04/2015 - International report

Transport in Nairobi series part 3/3 - Armoured car sales boom

Nairobi streets are dangerous and not just because of chaotic traffic.
Six out of 10 women report fear of violence in Paris area metros or buses.
16/04/2015 - France

On French public transit, '100 per cent' of women have been sexually harassed

Every woman who has taken a train, metro or public bus in France has been the target of sexual harassment or assault at least once, according to a report presented Thursday to France’s deputy ...
Transport in Nairobi series part 2/3 - Can cards replace cash on Nairobi's matatus?
16/04/2015 - International report

Transport in Nairobi series part 2/3 - Can cards replace cash on Nairobi's matatus?

The most noticeable vehicles on Nairobi streets are, without a doubt, the colourful matatu buses.
Transport in Nairobi series part 1/3 - Meet Nairobi's tough lady bikers
15/04/2015 - International report

Transport in Nairobi series part 1/3 - Meet Nairobi's tough lady bikers

Kenya’s capital Nairobi is the world's fourth-most congested city, according to a 2011 survey. The streets of Nairobi are lawless where every driver has to fend for him or herself.
Paris submerged in smog in March
10/04/2015 - FRANCE

Speed limits tightened in Paris, Lille on third day of high pollution

Speed limits were reduced 20kmph in the Paris region and north-west France on Friday and limits imposed on lorries passing through the capital on the third day of high pollution Friday.

An Air France plane at Charles-de-Gaulle airport on 8 April
08/04/2015 - FRANCE

French air traffic hit by controllers' strike, 50% flights cancelled Thursday

About 50 per cent of flights in and out of French airports were to be cancelled on Thursday,after 40 per cent on Wednesday, due to a two-day strike by air-traffic controllers.
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