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The French Alps
01/03/2015 - France

French hamlet cut off by mudslide as access to ski stations reopens

As the road to two French Alpine ski stations reopened, a village in the Pyrenees mountains was cut off by a mudslide on Saturday. Two residents were flown out by helicopter for health reasons.

Souleymane S speaks to Le Parisien
19/02/2015 - France

Paris racist attack victim to file legal case against Chelsea fans

The man at the centre of a racist incident on the Paris metro is to file a civil case against the Chelsea football club fans involved and hopes they will be jailed.

A Eurostar train comes out of  the Channel tunnel near Calais
18/02/2015 - France - United Kingdom

Eurostar beats passenger records in 2014

Cross-Channel rail service Eurostar carried a record number of passengers in 2014 with the number of business travellers rising four per cent despite Europe’s economic problems.
The fans were on their way to see the PSG-Chelsea match during which Chelsea's Willian (L) faced PSG's Marco Verratti (R) and Blaise Matuidi (C)
18/02/2015 - France - United Kingdom

France opens racist assault case after Chelsea fans push black man off Paris metro

French prosecutors have opened a hunt for Chelsea football club fans who were filmed stopping a black man boarding a Paris metro train while chanting racist slogans.
A Ferrari Spider California advertised on Artcurial's website
05/02/2015 - France

Treasure trove of classic cars hoped to raise 16 million euros at Paris auction

After nearly 50 years locked away in scruffy sheds on a farm in western France, a treasure trove of extremely rare, classic cars is going to auction.

Passengers at Châtelet RER station during a strike last year
30/01/2015 - France

Strike on Europe’s busiest rail line ends after day of commuter chaos in Paris

Over a million Parisians on Europe’s busiest railway line faced commuter nightmare on Thursday when drivers went on strike because a passenger assaulted one of their colleagues.
An Air Afrique Airbus
22/01/2015 - Report: South Africa

Transport ministers debate opening Africa’s skies

Transport ministers from a dozen African countries gathered outside Pretoria, South Africa, on Wednesday to discuss opening the continent's skies.
A blockade in Carquefou near Nantes on Monday
19/01/2015 - France

French truck drivers cause tail backs nationwide in wage protest

Hundreds of lorries blocked roads across France on Monday, as part of a truck-drivers’ campaign for pay rises.
An idle high speed Eurostar train is seen at the Paris Gare du Nord train station after the suspension rail traffic due to smoke coming out of the Channel tunnel
18/01/2015 - FRANCE

Eurostar shuts down for a day after tunnel fire

The Channel is back in service after a lorry fire forced suspension of all trains between France and Britain.

 

An easyJet Airbus A319
31/12/2014 - France - Britain

70 EasyJet flights cancelled due to French strike

British budget airline easyJet cancelled 30 percent of its flights in France on Wednesday because of a new two-day strike by cabin crew.

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