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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.

The A25 highway in France.
28/12/2014 - FRANCE

French government to propose cheaper motorway tolls for ‘clean cars’

The French government, which has been wrestling with motorway companies about highway fares, would like to make “clean cars” pay less, according to the newspaper Le Journal du Dimanche ...
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.

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).