A UN-led climate conference in Bonn begins this week with President Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement potentially an awkward sticking point. Laura Frykberg reports. Continue reading
Global wine production this year is set to fall to its lowest level since 1961 after harsh weather in western Europe damaged vineyards in the world’s largest production area. As Silvia Antonioli reports, the international wine body OIV says global output is expected to fall to 246.7 million hectolitres in 2017, down 8 percent from last year. Continue reading
London’s new fee for most cars registered before 2006 is being billed by its mayor as the toughest emissions standard in the world, but some business organisations are crying foul. Katie Gregory reports. Continue reading
PARIS, FRANCE (SEPTEMBER 28, 2017) (REUTERS) – The iconic Eiffel Tower, the world’s most visited monument, celebrated on Thursday (September 28) 300 million visitors since it opened to the public in 1889. Continue reading
PARIS, FRANCE (MAY 4, 2017) (REUTERS) – The annual tasting for the title of Paris’s best baguette took place on Thursday (May 4), undertaken by a jury made up of city council members, the Elysee presidential palace’s head chef, Parisian residents and food bloggers.
PARIS, FRANCE (MAY 5, 2017)(REUTERS) – The imminent French elections is the hot topic on the streets of Paris. In streets filled with African hairdressers, nail saloons with Asian staff and restaurants with exotic food, it might look like the trendiest hairdo is the main issue, below the surface emotions are simmering and about France’s next president – with many in France’s mixed communities hoping centrist Emmanuel Macron will beat far-right leader Marine Le Pen, whose speeches against immigration and in favour of an exit from the European Union attracted 21.4 percent of voters during the first round of France’s presidential election on April 27.
Demonstrators at Paris’ place de la Bastille clash with police as the results of the first round in French presidential election is announced.
An eyewitness describes how a man tried to seize the weapon of a female soldier at Paris’ Orly airport and how the airport was then evacuated.
Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, known as Carlos the Jackal, faces a trial in Paris for a grenade attack in a drugstore in 1974.
Protesters clash with police in the Paris suburb of Bobigny over the alleged rape of a 22-year-old man in police custody. Silvia Antonioli reports. Continue reading