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A Linea 2 Mexico City metro train near the General Anaya station on Calzada de Tlalpan
16/11/2014 - France - Mexico

Alstom wins 343-million-euro Mexico City metro contract

French energy and transport giant Alstom has won the contract to modernise Mexico City’s subway trains. The deal is worth 5.8 billion Mexican pesos (343 million euros).

Masks used by volunteers to work in Ebola-hit areas at a training session in Paris
15/11/2014 - France - Mali

France to screen Mali arrivals for Ebola

France has extended its Ebola airport screening procedures to cover passengers flying into Paris from Mali after the west African country confirmed its second case of the deadly virus.

The Gorges du Tarn in the Cévennes
15/11/2014 - France

Five die in floods as heavy rain hits south of France

Five people have died in floods in the south of France as heavy rain hit much of the country on Friday night and Saturday morning.
Eurostar unveils faster fleet to mark 20th birthday
14/11/2014 - On-the-spot France

Eurostar unveils faster fleet to mark 20th birthday

 Eurostar on Thursday unveiled new, state-of-the-art trains to speed up the trip under the English Channel from London to Paris and soon to Marseille and Amsterdam.

Take Back the Metro's first campaign in Paris, distributing information in the subway.
01/11/2014 - FRANCE

Take Back the Metro, fighting back against sexual harassment

Denouncing sexual agression on public transportation, Take Back the Metro launched their campaign in Paris yesterday, joining in the fight against gender-based violence.

A Ryanair airplane lands at Liverpool's John Lennon airport  in England.
28/10/2014 - FRANCE - IRELAND

Ryanair loses appeal against 8.1-million-euro fine for breaking French labour law

A French court on Tuesday threw out an appeal by Irish low cost airline Ryanair against an eight-million-euro fine and damages payment for employing workers in France under Irish contracts to dodge ...
The TGV Atlantique at Montparnasse station in Paris.
27/10/2014 - France

French TGV fares may rise in rail cash squeeze

The French national train company, SNCF, is reportedly considering fare increases on its high speed TGV trains in a bid to make them more cost-effective.

An Air France Airbus at Nicve airport in the south of France
17/10/2014 - France

Air France reaches agreement with pilots of Transavia low-cost arm

Air France has reached an agreement with pilots’ unions to develop its low-cost arm, Transavia, the cause of the 14-day strike in September.
French Ecology Minister Ségolène Royal
10/10/2014 - France

Green campaigners, unions slam scrapping of France’s ecotax

Green campaigners and trade unionists have slammed the French government’s scrapping of its proposed ecotax. Environment Minister Ségolène Royal announced on Thursday that plans to tax road freight have been abandoned

Air France didn't take off in September
08/10/2014 - France

Air France September traffic falls 16 per cent after pilots’ strike

Air France’s traffic fell 15.9 per cent in September, when pilots’ staged a two-week strike, reducing income by an estimated 320-350 million euros, the Franco-Dutch airline announced on ...