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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 ...
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.
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.
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.

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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
... 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...

(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).
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
Paris -- Floodwaters peaked in Paris on Monday and were threatening towns downstream as the rain-engorged Seine River winds through Normandy toward the English Channel. Rivers swollen by France's heaviest rains in 50 years have engulfed romantic quays in Paris, swallowed up gardens and ...
The Collectif les Morts de La Rue counted 501 deaths among rough sleepers across France in 2016 - the year that Tango died. Other activists believe the real number is several thousand. The organisation holds a memorial for them each year in a central Paris square. The details of each known individual ...
The trial of Jawad Bendaoud, landlord to two of the November 13 Paris attackers, became something of a spectacle in the French press this week with the ... Asked if he was familiar with the Stade de France, the stadium where one of the attacks took place, he responded: "Yes, on my facebook there's a ...
More than 200 French towns are struggling against floodwaters that have halted boat traffic in Paris, closed roads and schools and prompted the evacuation of ... VILLENNES-SUR-SEINE, France (AP) -- Floodwaters have transformed the streets of scenic French towns into mucky canals, swallowed up ...
The park in Vincennes covers a 14.5-hectare area on the eastern edge of the French capital. It reopened in April 2014 after a €133m (£116m) facelift. Clever landscaping, including fake rocks and boulders, acts as a trompe-l'œil to disguise that the site's 1,000 animals and 180 species are in captivity.
France's strong regulatory framework, business-friendly reforms being pushed through by President Emmanuel Macron, and the draw of Paris itself added up to a powerful incentive, he claimed. Mr Le Maire predicted: "There will be a new leader after Brexit. I see the possibility for France to become in the ...
... rainfall in France, rivers have overflowed their banks and nearly half the country is under flood alert. In Paris, the river Seine is 19 feet above its normal level. Some roads are completely underwater, and part of the metro, the city's subway system, is shut down. NPR's Eleanor Beardsley joins us from Paris.
Japan's Toyota is also due to reveal details of its 400 million Euro ($490 million) enlargement of its Onnaing car factory in northern France, with Les Echos newspaper reporting the move will bring 700 new jobs. A former investment banker, Macron has vowed to shake the French economy out of its torpor.
news.France@thelocal.com · @thelocalfrance. 22 January 2018. 10:19 CET+01:00. A stomach-churning video showing scores of rats fighting over food in a Paris dumpster has once again sparked alarm over the invasion of rats in the French capital. The clip was filmed by a rubbish collector who said rats ...
Paris on alert as River Seine breaks banks and keeps on rising ... For the time being, firefighters and the police remain vigilant but with rain forecast for much of the day in Paris and the surrounding region, water levels are ... This isn't the first time this month that Paris has contended with rising flood waters.
Osaka - In a surprise development with important implications for Osaka, a French newspaper reported Sunday that French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe will withdraw Paris's candidacy to host the 2025 World Expo. Osaka, which is bidding for the event along with Baku, Azerbaijan, and Ekaterinburg, ...
With 120 Parishes, the Catholic Church in Paris is one of the biggest diocese in Europe. It became something of a trailblazer in religious technology when it introduced an app called La Quete for online collection in eight parishes in October 2016. Almost 4,000 donations have been made via the app in the ...
France's prime minister Edouard Philippe has decided to withdraw Paris's candidacy to host the 2025 World Expo. In comments published Sunday by weekly newspaper Le Journal du Dimanche, Philippe said he has doubts about the economic viability of the project and fear unexpected additional ...
In France, I really admire Antonin Peretjatko, especially his short films, "Paris Monopoly" and "French Kiss," and of course his first feature film: "La Fille du 14 Juillet." He has a very personal style, and an approach that I think has never been seen before: a cross between an auteur film (with a strong influence ...
Since 2016, a smartphone app for making donations called "La Quete," which translates as "The Collection," has been introduced across 28 French dioceses and more than 2,000 Parishes. About 4,000 donations have been made over 14 months in the eight Paris parishes that have been testing the app, ...
He is one of hundreds of homeless migrants who sleep in frigid encampments under bridges, in parks and near bustling nightclubs in the French capital, according to observations made by The New York Times over three ... Said, 28, left his resettlement camp in northern France to try to find work in Paris.
Paris (AP) -- France's prime minister Edouard Philippe has decided to withdraw Paris's candidacy to host the 2025 World Expo. In comments published Sunday by weekly newspaper Le Journal du Dimanche, Philippe said he has doubts about the economic viability of the project and fear unexpected ...
Drivers held crisis talks with management and police as almost half on line 12 of the Paris underground network downed tools to raise awareness over the blight that one warned was turning parts of the French capital's metro system into "junkie land". The issue first came to nationwide attention when SOS ...
De Taillac - founder with Touhami of luxury beauty brand Buly 1803 - is from an aristocratic French family, descended from a royal guardsman said to be one of the inspirations for the Three Musketeers. Touhami is a former skate kid, the son of a French-Moroccan apple picker from south-west France.
French President Emmanuel Macron will host German Chancellor Angela Merkel for talks in Paris on Friday, two days before she faces a high-stakes vote on her proposed governing coalition with the Social Democrats. The French presidency said Wednesday Merkel and Macron, who is driving a bid to ...
When people think of Paris they think of wonderful cuisine, beautiful boulevards, street side cafes and its glamorous residents...in short, la vie en rose. ... France's handling of the migrant crisis, or mishandling, as many would see it, has been the subject of much hand wringing on the part of the French ...
And it could be that momentum is building behind the French tech scene at the right time, just as France starts to look outwards. Across the English Channel, the UK--the traditional tech startup epicenter of Europe--is preparing to leave the European Union (EU), potentially giving Paris an opportunity to persuade at least ...
... News · Showbiz & TV · sport · Comment · finance · Travel · Entertainment · Life & Style · UK · World · politics · Nature · Royal · weather · History · obituaries · Sunday · Weird · science · Scotland · Home · News · World; Paris bus fire - vehicle packed with 30 passengers bursts into flames in French capital ...
My grandmother lived in France for only a few years as a child in order to learn lip reading and was given a large medal by the French government for ... My grandfather made a go at living in Paris in the 1960s, but found himself an outsider in a country still reeling from a war of roundups and deportations.


 

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