Showing posts with label France. Show all posts
Showing posts with label France. Show all posts

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Paris lifts traffic restriction due to expected improvement in air quality

Alternating traffic imposed in Ile-de-France region since Dec. 6 on high pollution level, will be removed over the weekend due to an expected improvement in air quality, Paris prefecture said on Friday.

Friday, December 09, 2016

Paris limits traffic for fourth day running due to high pollution level

Vehicles are to be banned from circulating in Paris and in 22 neighboring municipalities on Friday for the fourth successive day due to poor air quality, the city authorities said on Thursday.

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Cold air sinks across Europe: predictions also indicate heavy snowfall across Bosnia Herzegovina

Winter has come very early to many parts of Europe, with cold air spreading a long way south, bringing snow, or the risk of it, to many areas.

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Iran signs major gas deal with France's Total

Iran signed a deal with France's Total on Tuesday to develop a major offshore gas field, its first big contract with a Western energy firm since sanctions were loosened in January.

Sunday, September 18, 2016

No reports of TNT traces on EgyptAir MS804 wreckage

The Egyptian team investigating the crashed EgyptAir flight MS804 did not receive any new evidence related to TNT traces on the flight wreckage from French investigators, an Egyptian official was quoted by state-run Ahram Online website as saying on Saturday.

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Strong wildfire hits S. France, four firefighters wounded: ministry

Fast-moving wildfires continue to ravage drought-parched forests in France's southwestern departments, injuring four firefighters, the country's interior ministry said on Wednesday.

Friday, July 15, 2016

Attack in Nice : At least 80 dead as lorry rams into crowd

At least 80 people were killed and another 100 injured in the southern French city of Nice after an attacker drove a lorry into a crowd celebrating the Bastille Day national holiday, authorities said.

Saturday, July 02, 2016

Plastic shopping bags in France are now history

A ban on plastic bags distributed at cashiers in French shops came into force Friday, as the country makes the environmentally-friendly shift to recyclable and reusable biodegradable bags.

Thursday, June 16, 2016

France ratifies Paris agreement on climate change

President Francois Hollande on Wednesday ratified the Paris climate agreement to curb green gas emissions, making France the first industrialized nation to ratify the accord.

Thursday, June 02, 2016

Floods in Germany and France.

At least five people were killed in floods in France and Germany, where dozens of small towns water rose several meters above ground level, and residents were evacuated by helicopter, reports the BBC.

Sunday, May 29, 2016

Lightning strikes in Germany and France injure 46

Dozens of people including many children were injured on Saturday as freak lightning strikes hit a Paris park and a football pitch in Germany.

In Germany, 35 people were injured in the western village of Hoppstaedten when lightning struck the pitch at the end of a children's football match.

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Thursday, December 10, 2015

New version of Paris climate agreement text released

French Foreign Minister and president of Paris climate conference Laurent Fabius presented a new clean version of text for a global climate agreement on Wednesday as a basis for further negotiations among countries in the next 48 hours.

Saturday, November 14, 2015

UN condemns ‘despicable’ terrorist attacks in Paris

 UN, 13 November 2015 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the United Nations Security Council have condemned the “despicable" terrorist attacks carried out today in various locations in and around Paris, and Mr. Ban has demanded the immediate release of the numerous individuals reportedly being held hostage in the Bataclan theatre.

Friday, October 16, 2015

Nuclear waste ship leaves France for Australia

A ship carrying 25 tons of nuclear waste left France for Australia on Thursday despite protests from environmental campaigners who said they were concerned about "deficiencies" in the vessel.

Sunday, October 04, 2015

Deadly flash floods strike French Riviera

At least 17 people were killed in violent storms and floods that struck the French Riviera overnight Saturday, including three people in a retirement home which was flooded after the River Brague burst its banks.

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Ημέρα χωρίς αυτοκίνητα η Κυριακή στο Παρίσι

Την πρώτη τους ημέρα χωρίς αυτοκίνητα στο κέντρο της πόλης θα ζήσουν αύριο οι Παριζιάνοι καθώς από τις 11 το πρωί μέχρι τις 6 το απόγευμα ποδηλάτες και πεζοί θα μπορούν να κάνουν ελεύθερα τη βόλτα τους χωρίς να ενοχλούνται από τον θόρυβο και τα καυσαέρια.

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

Octagen Geo Science News (October 2015)

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French scientists have announced they found a new prehistoric virus in the frozen Siberian wastelands, and are planning to bring it back to life. 

They promise to make sure that the giant virus won’t harm anyone...............The virus is called Mollivirus sibericum, translated as ‘soft virus from Siberia’
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Friday, May 22, 2015

France moves to ban food waste in supermarkets

In a rare show of unity, France's parliament voted unanimously Thursday to ban food waste in big supermarkets by outlawing the destruction of unsold food products.

EL News