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The Uber app
14/12/2014 - France

Paris taxis to stage drive-slow protest against Uber Monday

Taxi drivers plan to clog up roads into Paris on Monday morning in ongoing protests against Uber and the threat of other car-rental company companies.
14/12/2014

French weekly magazines review 14 December 2014

What’s wrong with France’s schools? Why is Europe’s own GPS satellite so slow to take off? Can a computer program predict the future?
Only ultra-low polluting vehciles will be allowed on the Champs Elysées if Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo gets her way
07/12/2014 - France

Central Paris to become car-free zone in mayor’s anti-pollution fight

Non-residents’ private cars will soon be banned from central Paris and only clean vehicles allowed on the Champs Elysées, mayor Anne Hidalgo said on Sunday.
A Transavia Airbus A320 passenger at Paris's Orly airport
03/12/2014 - France

Air France pilots accept low-cost development plans

Air France’s troubled relations with its workforce seemed to improve on Wednesday as pilots voted in favour of plans to develop its low-cost operator Transavia.

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 ...
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