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"We are delighted that Air France shares this confidence in the economy across the south of Ireland and in the growing number of French tourists that desire to visit this part of Ireland in 2018 and beyond. "Cork Airport continually strives for consistent route growth and development and this decision by ... France Paris

The French government, which owns the cathedral, has pledged around $50 million over the next decade, leaving a bill of $135 million. To raise the rest, Picaud helped launch the Friends of Notre-Dame of Paris Foundation. It works to find private donors both in France and across the Atlantic. "We ... wealthy
In nearly three decades of visiting Paris, a highlight of my sojourns is shopping for the sort of Franco-distinct fashions impossible to find at home. Over the years, the proliferation of chain stores in Paris (and easy access to French luxury brands at home) has made finding unique pieces a challenge. So, on ...
French aviation authority the DGAC has asked airlines to cut services at the three Paris airports CDG, Orly and Beauvais by 30 percent.= The main airlines affected will be Air France, Ryanair and easyJet. Flights from the following airports will also be hit: Bordeaux, Toulouse, Marseille, Lyon and Nantes. France
Other politicians in Paris have defended its right to exist. "Wanting to close a business supplying sex toys, which concerns individual liberties between consenting adults, is not legal," leading centrist Eric Aziere has said. In 2016, France changed its law on prostitution after years of parliamentary debate ... doll

... both French cities are very far from the top of the table drawn up by HR resource firm Mercer, using a variety of factors including transport, culture, education and security. Nevertheless, Paris is still a very attractive place to live, Mercer says, noting that the top ranking cities are generally of medium size.
Lorraine Questiaux of the feminist group Mouvement du Nid (Nest Movement) has argued that Xdolls is making money from "simulating the rape of a woman." "Can we in France approve a business that is based on the promotion of rape?" she asked. But a police source said that while the brothel ... police
FILE – In this Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2000 file photo, Venezuelan international terrorist Carlos the Jackal whose real name is Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, left, sits with his French lawyer Isabelle Coutant-Peyre in a Paris courtroom. A French court on Thursday March 15, 2018 has upheld a life sentence for the ... police
PARIS (AP) — A French court ruled Thursday that Facebook failed to fulfill its contractual obligations by closing without prior notice the account of a user ... The ruling may have significant commercial, legal and policy implications in the future for Facebook in France, where the company has millions of users. police
PARIS — A French judge has issued an arrest warrant for a Saudi princess related to suspicions that she ordered her bodyguard to hit a plumber working in her Paris apartment, a person close to the investigation ... Like a number of members of the Saudi royal family, the princess owns property in France. police
The 23 subtle signs you'll never quite master French · The culture shocks about working in France you need to overcome · France issues warrant for Saudi princess who told bodyguard 'to beat up Paris decorator' · Baker in France slapped with €3,000 fine for working too hard · Paris commuters face Metro ... police
For a startup, one of the biggest decisions you'll ever make is where to incorporate and build your company. For us at Zebra Fuel – an on-demand car refuelling company – that decision was particularly difficult. My co-founder is from France and I'm from Morocco, so our first language is French. Surely Paris ... police
PARIS — French and British theater-makers may be just a hop across the English Channel from each other, but in some ways, they live in different worlds. France has long leaned toward the kind of director-led, concept-driven stage fare that many in Britain, raised on the importance of text and naturalistic ... police
Famous French climber Alain Robert escalated another skyscraper in the Paris business district of La Defense Wednesday; his first climb since he broke his wrist in July last year. Robert successfully reached the top of the Total building, which is 179 metres (587 feet) high. Earlier in the morning he tried to ... police
Paris commuters face Metro and RER transport strike ... Paris transport unions have announced they will join forces with French rail workers by holding a strike on March 22nd. ... That means it could be a miserable day for commuters in and around Paris but also for train passengers across France. police
ISLAMABAD: French authorities on Sunday have interrogated the whole crew of flight PK-749 of Pakistan International Airline (PIA) to investigate the drug smuggling case and took one more official under arrest. On Saturday, March 10, the PIA flight attendant, Tanweer Gulzar, and his alleged accomplice, ... police

PARIS, France — Former White House strategist Steve Bannon re-energized France's struggling far-right National Front party Saturday by speaking at a party congress and telling Marine Le Pen's nationalist supporters: "History is on our side." Bannon's appearance in France was part of a European tour as ... police
Trump announced last June that the U.S. was withdrawing from the Paris accord, which aims to slow the rise in global temperature by reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Heads and ministers of dozens of countries are participating in the daylong solar summit, co-hosted by India and France. police
A leading Paris gallery has thrown prudishness to the winds by announcing it will welcome nudist visitors in May. The Palais de Tokyo, a contemporary art centre situated across the Seine river from the Eiffel Tower, has teamed up with the Paris Naturists' Association to organise a free tour on May 5. police
France v England Talking Points from Paris ... In fact, England had not scored four tries against France in France since 1992 – and even one of those was a penalty try. So they were looking ... It was only when play started to break up in the closing minutes that England finally made it across the French line. police
ISLAMABAD: A flight attendant of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) was detained in Paris, France after authorities seized contraband from his possession. French authorities detained flight attendant Tanveer Gulzar after he was allegedly found in possession of contraband on the flagship carrier's flight ... police
The Palais de Toyko contemporary art museum on Avenue President Wilson in the city's lush 16th arrondissement will become the first gallery in Paris to welcome visitors keen to bare all for a one-off naturists day on May 5th. Visitors will be able to stroll round the museum's exhibitions as long as they leave ... police
We're about to find out of Midge Maisel's unique brand of shtick translates overseas. Sources reveal to TVLine exclusively that The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel will be shooting its Season 2 premiere on location in Paris. RELATEDA Second Gilmore Girls Revival at Netflix? Team Palladino's New Amazon Deal ... police
France's Prime Minister Edouard Philippe will meet with his economy minister Bruno Le Maire and Transport Minister Elisabeth Borne on Saturday to finalise the sell-off. To pave the way for the sell-off the government will have to introduce a new law that allows them to flog their total stake. Currently the law ... police
After two years during which Paris was scarred by terror attacks, tourists returned to the French capital in record numbers in 2017, hotel booking figures showed ... In August 2016 The Local reported how wealthy foreign visitors, particularly Americans were deserting France after the spate of terror attacks. police
A French carrier changes its name before launching new San Francisco-Tahiti flights; Southwest Airlines will invade a long-held Delta monopoly route and make other schedule additions; Aer Lingus may add another gateway in the western U.S.; Frontier adds a bunch of new routes; Singapore Airlines ... police
France's main green party has launched a petition to stop high-rise buildings from being built in the French capital, arguing their construction is only ... "We refuse to let Paris be any more densely populated than it already is, we're currently one of the most overpopulated cities in the world,” the petition reads. police
A homeless pizza maker in Paris has appealed to President Emmanuel Macron to help those sleeping rough in France just as the capital gets ready to ... Moncef, 49-years-old, told the story of how he came to be homeless in the French capital in an open letter printed in left-wing newspaper Liberation. police
Nearly a dozen people sleeping rough on the streets of the French capital have died since January 1st, according to new figures as Paris announces plans to count ... to the list from Les Morts dans la Rue (Deaths on the street), a collective dedicated to documenting the deaths of homeless people in France. police
Junior minister Julien Denormandie caused a stir on 30 January when he told France Inter radio that there were about 50 people sleeping rough in Paris, an assertion that Gallois dismissed as "insufferable" in an interview published on Sunday. "No Parisian can have any confidence in such statements," he ... police
Paris has long-suffered from a rat invasion which it has attempted to tackle in a myriad of ways, but an old-fashioned French execution device could be the ... But if it the Paris authorities do decide to roll the device out across the city, it's certainly going to cost them the big bucks, with each "guillotine" costing ... police
The Air France declared an emergency soon after leaving Paris Orly airport for JFK. Flight AF32 began returning to Paris soon after leaving French airspace and passing over the island of Jersey. Flight tracker Air Live tweeted: "Air France #AF32 to JFK is declaring an emergency and returning to Paris ORY. police
On that August day, the trio was riding on a Thalys train headed towards the French capital when a man armed with an assault rifle and pistol opened fire, ... Although they had already received France's highest decoration, the Legion of Honour, as well as recognition on late-night talk shows and national ... police
A train flying through the French countryside at nearly 200 miles per hour. A knife-wielding man armed with an AK-47 and 300 rounds of ammunition on the loose inside. Three young American men help thwart a terror attack. Sounds like a scene from a movie, right? Yes, except this actually happened. police
This week Geaam, who began his career as a dishwasher while he was sleeping rough in a Paris park, received his first Michelin star from the French ... But Geaam never thought we would be able to cut the mustard in France, and only got his break when the chef of the restaurant where he was washing ... police
I am far from the only one bemused by the French overreaction to the latest weather event. “How can 15cm of snow cause so much travel chaos around Paris?” wondered a headline in The Local, an online newspaper owned, perhaps not insignificantly, by Swedes. Several news sites, including the French ... police
Belgium's deep divisions between Dutch and French-speakers were often cited as a factor in the country's widely criticised investigations into the cell behind attacks in 2015 in Paris and 2016 in Brussels. Mary also said the case has been "polluted" by media leaks in France and Belgium that deny his client ... police
... after the 2015 Paris attacks, but they said there was insufficient evidence to convict him on terror charges. Jawad Bendaoud, who was nicknamed the “Daesh (Islamic State) landlord” in the French media, has been on trial since Jan. 24 accused of harboring the ringleader of the team of gunmen who killed ... police
The three Americans who foiled the Thalys train terror attack in France in 2015 have returned to Paris where the Clint Eastwood film about their heroics ... Spencer Stone, Alek Skarlatos and Anthony Sadler, who play themselves in "The 15:17 to Paris", were reunited in a cinema in the French capital where ... police
Snowfall has caused huge traffic jams and hampered train services in the Paris region as the French capital experiences its first real dose of wintry weather this season. The Meteo France weather service put the greater Paris region on alert for snow and black ice on roads, among 28 departments it ... police
(A white out in the Vendee. Photo: Ginnie Leatham). (Argenteuil in the north western suburbs of Paris. Photo: Achelois Algea). This was the scene near Melun to the south of Paris. Photo: Fabienne Barbeau). (The station at Chaville, not far from La Defense to the west of France. Photo: Michelle Garcia). police
While temperatures in the Paris region are set to hover between 0C and 2C throughout the day, the snow is expected to fall during the afternoon (although there were light snowfalls in the morning). Parisians have been warned that driving conditions could be hazardous throughout the day. School transport ... police
French foreign affairs minister Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne last week told his country's parliament that “The US knows what to expect,” and that if the US does not rejoin the Paris Climate Agreement, there can be no trade deal. Speaking to parliament, French foreign affairs minister Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne last ... police
French Culture Minister Francoise Nyssen (L) poses for photographs with US artist Jeff Koons (R) during a meeting on January 30, 2018 in Paris. ... Last week, the Professional Committee of Art Galleries released a public statement demanding that the artist's gift to France be installed in a different location. police
Paris Attacks Suspect Leaves French Prison To Stand Trial In Brussels: Source ... Belgium: The last surviving suspect in the 2015 Paris attacks, Salah Abdeslam, has left prison in France to stand trial in Brussels on Monday over a shootout that led to his capture, a source close to the investigation said. police
It lies hidden deep beneath Paris's bustling Gare de l'Est railway station, its sprawling subterranean rooms and sparse furniture pristinely preserved if a little dusty. Originally built a few years before World War II for luggage storage, the underground bunker was repurposed after war broke out. French ... police
But French flair is at the heart of them all. Tax rebates, stunning architecture, local expertise and "savoir-faire" are attracting a growing number of filmmakers to Paris. The "City of Love" served as a movie backdrop for 4,500 shooting days last year, a 43 percent increase on 2016, while the overall number of ... police
Climate Home News is one of the world's most trusted sources of climate politics news. Sign up for our newsletter. There will be no trade deal between the EU and US if the Trump administration follows through with its threat to withdraw from the Paris climate deal, a French minister said on Thursday. police
The floods are mostly causing havoc along the Seine River outside of Paris. Thursday saw 150 people evacuated at Elbeuf in Normandy. Local police told Le Parisien newspaper that dozens of homes in the area were flooded. Meanwhile, in the Eure department to the north of France, 16 towns are without ... police


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