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24/04/2014 - France

France test drives plan to stop taxi wars

France's road war between highly regulated taxis and private hire cars could wind down soon as Prime Minister Manuel Valls is given a report today on how to reinvent the business.

Anti-ecotax demonstration in Brittany, October 26 2013
21/04/2014 - France

11 Anti-ecotax demonstrators to appear in court for vandalism

Eleven protesters against France's ecotax will appear in a court in Brittany on Tuesday.

Don't even think about it ... the two men were tagging trains across Europe
16/04/2014 - France

Australian tourists arrested on graffiti tour of Europe's rail network

French police have arrested two Australian tourists alleged to be on a tagging tour of Europe's rail network.

Passengers check flight information board at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport
17/03/2014 - France

French flight disruption likely as air traffic controllers join strike

Flights to and from major French cities are likely to be disrupted on Tuesday as trade unions have called a strike against President Francois Hollande's proposal to cut payroll taxes for ...

Airbus A320
17/03/2014 - France - Saudi Arabia

SaudiGulf to buy four Airbus A320s

The European aviation consortium Airbus has announced that the new Saudi Arabian company, SaudiGulf, has ordered four A320s.

French drivers will have to drive on alternate days from Monday 17 March to ease traffic congestion
16/03/2014 - France

France to launch alternating traffic system to reduce pollution

After experiencing days of dangerously high pollution levels, France will introduce a new alternating traffic system from Monday 17 March.

On the Paris motorway, the speed limit has been lowered to 60 km/hour, whilst public transport has been made free
15/03/2014 - France

France announces anti-pollution plan to fight smog

France is stepping up measures to curb red-alert pollution levels with a new prevention plan, that will be launched next Summer.

13/03/2014 - France - UK

Channel tunnel operator Eurotunnel triples profits

Eurotunnel, which operates the undersea tunnel between France and England, reported on Thursday that it tripled its net profit last year.

The two men whom police said were travelling on stolen passports onboard the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 plane
11/03/2014 - Malaysia - Vietnam - France - China

Malaysia Airlines plane disappearance probably not terrorism, Interpol

The disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines plane with 239 people on board was probably not a "terrorist incident", the head of Interpol said on Tuesday.

An upset relative of a passenger of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 approaches an official at a hotel in Putrajaya, Malaysia
09/03/2014 - Malaysia - Vietnam - France - China

Malaysia launches terror probe into missing plane, four French on board

Malaysia has launched a terror probe into the disappearance of the airliner that vanished with 239 people on board on Saturday.