9 min ago
Pollution in Paris: A drastic restriction in hopes of a drastic reduction
Several regions in France including the French capital, Paris, reached hazardous levels of particulate matter in the air this weekend.
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4 hrs ago
Les Andelys - 2003 - 1
Une vue sur un village des Andelys qui est situe en Haute-Normandie. La photo ete prise lors d'une tournee des aeroports d'aviation generale dans cette region.
8 hrs ago
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Sun Mar 16, 2014
It is only the second time French authorities have resorted to the drastic restriction.
Paris: The French capital will impose alternate driving days for motorists in an attempt to tackle a blanket of Beijing-style smog that cloaks the city.
Sat Mar 15, 2014
France is Making Public Transit Free in Many Cities This Weekend to Battle Smog
All public transport in Paris and several other French cities will be free this weekend in an attempt to reduce the number of cars on the road and improve what has been described as "dangerously" poor air quality.
Fri Mar 14, 2014
The Miami Herald
No fare, pollution: French public transport free
Air pollution that has turned Paris skies a murky yellow is giving a break to millions of French travelers - all public transportation in the Paris region and two other cities is free for the next three days.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
The New Zealand Herald
Dominic Corry: New Zealand tales with a French spin
The thoroughly awesome Alliance Francaise French Film Festival wraps up in Auckland this Sunday, but there are still plenty of exciting screenings before then, and the festival continues throughout the rest of the country country until the end of April.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
A charmed life: Sergeant-major, one of five brothers, cut down by German sniper after two years
The stories, including of mobilisation, stranded holidaymakers, and the tale of a lonely prisoner of war, were uncovered in the Surrey Comet archives by researcher Sarah Hayward.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
10 school trips Hampshire school kids did
Nothing could match the joy of a young school child being let out of the classroom and allowed to experience the outside world.
Rutland and Stamford Mercury
Mother's cause of death still a mystery after body found in France
Daughters Distress: Corby: Jeanette Rooney and her sister Anne-Marie Rooney. The body of their r mum Agnes Rooney was found in woodland near Rouen, France on October 11 last year and they have been unable to bring her home for a funeral.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Gene Deletion of Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase 1B Protects Against...
From the Inserm U1096, Rouen, France ; University of Rouen, Institute for Research and Innovation in Biomedicine, Rouen, France ; EA 4484 and Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Lille, Lille, France ; Intensive Care Unit, University Hospital, Rouen, France ; and Platform of Behavioural Analysis , Faculty of Medicine, Rouen, ... (more)
The Rouen Institute for Human Enlargement: a dream unfulfilled
An eccentric millionaire, whose amiable fad would have met with the cordial approval of Frederick the Great, has recently died and bequeathed to the municipality of Rouen an annual sum of 100,000 francs, for the purpose of providing a dowry to a couple of giants, male and female, who are willing to marry in order to aid in the physical regeneration ... (more)
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Nexcelle provides first nacelle for LEAP-1C engine
France-based Nexcelle has delivered the first composite O-Duct nacelle to equip CFM International's LEAP-1C engines for the China-made COMAC C919 jetliner.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
France, Switzerland: Speed Cameras Sprayed, Scorched
A vigilante destroyed a speed camera in Lugano, Switzerland at around 4:30pm on Friday.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
The Daily Star
Record cocaine haul in France, four arrested
PARIS: French authorities said Friday they had seized a record 1.4 tons of cocaine and four people had been arrested in a "severe blow" to an international drug trafficking ring.
The Straits Times
Cocaine worth $470 million seized in France, four arrested
French police said on Friday they had seized a record 1.4 tonnes of cocaine and four people had been arrested in a "severe blow" to an international drug trafficking chain.
Ferry routes: Channel your way to the Continent
Simon Calder is Travel Editor at Large for The Independent, writing a weekly column, various articles and features as well as filming a weekly video diary.