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

Monday, April 10, 2017

France to shut down oldest nuclear plant by 2020

France’s oldest operational nuclear power plant at Fessenheim is set to be shut down by April 2020. A formal decree on the closure has been inked, but it is tied to the launch of a new generation power plant in Normandy.

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

'Many' skiers engulfed as avalanche hits ski resort in French Alps

An avalanche has hit a ski slope in the popular French Alps resort of Tignes, engulfing "many" skiers, according to police.

Monday, February 13, 2017

At least four skiers killed as avalanche hits French Alps

At least four people were killed Monday by an avalanche in the French Alps near the border with Italy, a local rescue team told EFE.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

France braces for coldest temperatures in five years

Temperatures in France on Tuesday are expected to drop to their lowest level in five years as officials and charities announced extraordinary measures in response to the winter cold.

Friday, January 13, 2017

Storm 'Egon' brings chaotic winter weather to Europe

Flooding, snowfall and high winds have swept across the UK and continental Europe. Airport cancellations and power outages have resulted from the wintry conditions.

Friday, December 23, 2016

France to deploy over 91,000 police and soldiers during X-mas & New Year celebrations

France will deploy tens of thousands of soldiers and police officers during Christmas and New Year’s celebrations, its interior minister said, adding that the terrorist threat “is high” in the wake of recent attacks.

Friday, December 16, 2016

Paris restricts traffic on new pollution episode

A new peak in air pollution forced Paris authorities to restrict tragic in French capital on Dec. 16, Paris authorities said on Thursday.

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

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