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Transit strike cripples Paris commute

Parisians had to find alternate ways to get to work Friday morning after the city's biggest public transit strike in nearly 13 years crippled subway and bus lines....

Transit strike cripples Paris commute

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Transit Strike Slows Paris to a Crawl, in a Warning to Macron The government’s pension reform plan would take aim at early retirement for some people, like transit workers, who consider it a benefit they have earned....
23:00, 2019-09-13

Hong Kong students, workers disrupt commute with strike The nearly three months of youth-dominated protests — calling for democracy and an independent inquiry into police conduct — will be tested as classes resume after the summer break in the semiautonomous Chinese territory....
14:17, 2019-09-02

Paris hit with massive public transport strike The biggest strike to hit Paris public transport in more than a decade disrupted tourists' plans Friday and forced commuters to work from home or find alternative ways to reach the office. (Sept. 13)        ...
19:51, 2019-09-13

Paris Commuters Hit As Metro Workers Strike Over Pension Reform Paris metro and other public transport workers walked off the job Friday over a planned pension overhaul, sparking huge traffic jams and forcing many people to stay home for the one-day strike action....
12:51, 2019-09-13

Paris strike: Chaos for commuters as huge walkout shuts down transport Parisian commuters suffered travel misery today as transport workers joined one of the city's biggest strikes over President Emmanuel Macron's pension reforms....
12:51, 2019-09-13

Sudan sit-in bloodshed cripples uprising Bure'e Mahjoub still hopes democracy will prevail over military rule in Sudan despite the bullet wounds he sustained in a raid on a protest camp that signaled another Arab uprising was facing the end....
22:51, 2019-06-10

Ransomware attack cripples at least 20 local Texas agencies, state government says At least 20 local government entities across Texas have been taken hostage by a coordinated ransomware attack, the Texas Department of Information Resources announced Friday....
04:51, 2019-08-18

Fort Lauderdale tourists evacuated from hotels after water main break cripples beach town Fort Lauderdale, Florida, hotels are evacuating guests after a water main break has threatened an area water outage.       ...
02:51, 2019-07-19

The best personal EVs for any commute My commute isn't too bad. I have to walk a mile or so to the metro, ride it for about 25 minutes, and then it's a short walk from the station to the office. Driving would be exponentially more annoying (traffic) and costly (there's a $5 bridge fa......
03:51, 2019-07-20

Google Maps can now tell you how bad your commute will be Three weeks after Google announced Google Maps updates to help you stay safe in the event of a natural disaster, the company detailed a solution for a different kind of calamity: your commute....
18:34, 2019-06-28

Here's What a Normal Commute From Los Angeles Was Like in 1988 We may feel like we remember the past, but I think we only really to record highs, lows, and a few posed pictures in between. That’s why looking back on a long-forgotten moment of mundanity can be so fascinating. Or at least, that’s the best theory I could come up with as to why I was engrossed by t...
01:17, 2019-06-15

Google Maps can help you with the last mile of your daily commute If your daily commute involves more than just a subway ride from one station to another, Google Maps is about to become a lot more helpful to you. Starting today, Google is rolling out a new feature to the Maps Android and iOS apps that highlights ne......
20:34, 2019-08-27

Trump Suggests He’s Likely to Commute Sentence of Rod Blagojevich Mr. Trump told reporters of the plans after a day of highly critical news coverage as he traveled to the sites of mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio, that left 31 dead....
09:34, 2019-08-08

Maharashtra Gets Its First Electric Bus For Inter-City Commute The Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) has recently added the country's first inter-city air-conditioned electric bus to its fleet. Maharashtra is the first Indian state to get this......
12:00, 2019-09-09

Here's how to cope with a work commute you hate The average commuter wastes 42 hours a year in traffic, which costs $1,400 in gas. There are physical and mental health costs as well.        ...
16:34, 2019-05-22

Trump says he may commute sentence of former Illinois governor U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was seriously considering commuting the prison sentence of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich....
15:51, 2019-08-08

Trump says he may commute Rod Blagojevich’s prison sentence The former Illinois governor was convicted of trying to sell then-President Barack Obama’s vacated Senate seat, as well as other campaign finance violations....
11:51, 2019-08-08

Ford Transit Ford this year added new driver-assistance technology and engines as part of the full-size van's freshening. Ford this year added new driver-assistance technology and engines as part of the full-size van's freshening. Much like Ford's consumer-oriented vehicles, the Transit gets new technologies inc...
22:51, 2019-08-31

Google Maps is getting smarter and making your commute easier Public transit is so prevalent in New York City that I can almost always reach my destination without having to leave the subway. At worst, I have to hop on a bus for the last leg of my journey. But even in NYC, and more often in cities where public transit isn’t quite as ubiquitous, there&rsq...
05:34, 2019-08-29

Rush hour delivery: mom gives birth during morning commute (KING) Time in the car is often time we forget. But for Julie Aguila, Wednesday morning’s drive is one she will always remember. “I just didn’t expect delivering on a freeway,” said Aguila, who delivered her daughter Wednesday morning on the side of Washington’s I-405. ...
21:51, 2019-08-08

Maharashtra Gets India's First Electric Bus For Inter-City Commute The Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) has recently added the country's first inter-city air-conditioned electric bus to its fleet. Maharashtra is the first Indian state to get this......
20:34, 2019-09-07

Stalled L train turns evening commute into a nightmare Rush hour L train service ground to a halt at around Thursday evening after a train stalled in the Canarsie Tunnel that runs underneath the East River Manhattan and Brooklyn, the MTA said. The train stopped just before 5 p.m. and passengers had to be escorted out of the tunnel via a “rescue tr...
02:34, 2019-06-28

Commute In Style With Amazon's Prime Day Timbuk2 Sale Pack your travel stuff into a new Timbuk2 bag. There are plenty of messengers on sale in today’s Amazon Gold Box, as you’d expect from any self-respecting Timbuk2 sale, but you’ll also find backpacks in all shapes and sizes, and even the reader-favorite Co-Pilot luggage roller....
10:34, 2019-07-16

United Auto Workers union calls national strike against GM, first broad strike since 1982 The UAW contract with GM expired at midnight Saturday and the union on Sunday called for a strike of all 46,000 GM workers in the US.       ...
19:51, 2019-09-15

UAW hourly workers hope for short strike against GM as strike begins Standing in light rain on the first day of the GM strike, UAW workers say they're unified but eager to get a deal brokered.       ...
15:17, 2019-09-16

Trump Is Absolutely Going to Commute Disgraced Politician Rod Blagojevich’s Sentence—and Here’s Why It’s hard to remember a time when there was a politician arguably more corrupt than the current president, but that time was 2008, and the man was former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich....
00:17, 2019-08-09

The Subway Watchers: The TV Shows People Watch During Their Commute May Surprise You Riding the subways of New York City, I'm often daily crammed into somebody's armpit on one side, another's backpack on the other and face-to-face with somebody in front of me. The......
16:51, 2019-09-04

DOJ: Bernie Madoff asked Trump to commute his 150-year sentence Bernie Madoff has asked President Donald Trump to commute his 150-year sentence, which he was given in 2009 for swindling tens of billions of dollars from thousands of people with the largest Ponzi scheme in history....
10:34, 2019-07-25

Spotify's latest playlist combines music and news for your commute It's no secret Spotify wants to know more about what you do in your car, and today the company is officially debuting a new playlist for your commute. "Your Daily Drive" is the first playlist on the service to combine podcasts and music, with the goa......
13:17, 2019-06-12

Supermarkets near home, fast-food along commute tied to obesity (Reuters Health) - People with more supermarkets and grocery stores close to home and workers who pass more fast food restaurants on their commute have higher odds of being overweight or obese, a U.S. study suggests....
16:17, 2019-08-08

Train Derails in Hong Kong, Injuring 5 and Snarling Commute One man and four women were hospitalized after the rush-hour derailment. Such accidents are exceedingly rare in Hong Kong, and the cause was not immediately clear....
08:17, 2019-09-17

South Western Railway strike: Thousands of commuters brace for second day of travel chaos as rail strike continues Thousands of commuters are bracing for a second day of travel chaos as South Western Railway (SWR) staff continue a strike over the role of train guards....
09:00, 2019-06-19

British Airways strike: Thousands of angry customers vent fury over cancelled flights due to strike action British Airways has been inundated with messages from angry customers after thousands of passengers received emails overnight to say their flights had been cancelled....
19:17, 2019-08-24

Transit bus kills boy, 10, who was riding bike BERGENFIELD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey Transit bus has struck and killed a 10-year-old boy riding his bike. The accident occurred on Memorial Day in Bergenfield, about 10 miles (16 kilometers) northwest of New York City. Police responded to 911 calls shortly before 4 p.m. Monday. They tell The North ...
18:17, 2019-05-28

After Strongly Suggesting He May Commute Blagojevich’s Sentence, Trump Says Matter Is Under Review Mr. Trump told reporters of the plans after a day of highly critical news coverage as he traveled to the sites of mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio, that left 31 dead....
03:17, 2019-08-09

Lit firecracker thrown into subway train sparks morning commute chaos A group of kids set off a “large” firecracker on a rush hour subway train in Manhattan on Friday morning — sparking a panicked stampede from the car, officials and witnesses said. The chaos unfolded around 9:30 a.m. in a crowded rear car of the northbound F-train at 14th Street – a...
00:51, 2019-06-01

Spotify Mashes Music and Short Podcasts Into a New Playlist for Your Miserable Commute Hot off the heels of releasing its standalone Stations app, Spotify is leaning even harder into that whole ‘reinvent the radio’ vibe. Today, the music streaming company released a new playlist called “Your Daily Drive” that uses an algorithm to mash together short-form podcasts and music.Read more.....
15:17, 2019-06-12

Transit union head says he will ‘cause havoc’ during negotiations The MTA’s largest union is planning to “cause havoc” to traffic with a rally outside the agency’s Lower Manhattan headquarters at the end of October amid contract negotiations with the agency. “We got to fill those streets at 2 Broadway, stop traffic and cause havoc,...
04:34, 2019-09-07

MS-RT Ford Transit Connect offers aggressive looks for £24k News 30 Aug, 2019 Welsh tuning company MS-RT now offers a styling pack for the Transit Connect van, which adds a new body kit and a revised interior...
15:00, 2019-08-30

Communications failure grinds 7 subway lines to a halt during sweltering rush hour commute Seven subway lines ground to a halt for more than 90 minutes on Friday evening, trapping rush hour commuters in trains and tunnels as temperatures in the city soared to 92 degrees. Transit officials on Twitter attributed the suspension of service on the 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 lines and the Times Square...
03:00, 2019-07-20

Rome tests recycling bottles for transit cash The city of Rome unveiled three test machines Tuesday around metro stations where passengers can drop plastic water bottles, receiving five cents apiece through a scan on their phones....
20:51, 2019-07-24

Transit Records Show How 12,000 WWE Fans Got Stranded After WrestleMania The biggest story of WrestleMania 35 might have been just how damn long the show was, a whopping seven and a half hours, including the “kickoff” show. The card ran until just before 12:30 a.m., which impacted everyone watching both live and at home, but it caused a very specific set of problems for ...
07:17, 2019-07-20

Hungary should move children from 'prison-like' transit zones: U.N. A senior U.N. human rights official urged Hungary on Wednesday to move asylum-seeking families held in "prison-like" transit zones on the Serbian border to other facilities in Hungary that he said are almost empty....
22:51, 2019-07-17

Rome implements recycling machine for transit cash Rome has implemented a new initiative aimed to help travelers earn money towards public transportation tickets Tuesday-- inserting plastic bottles into an automatic recycling bin. ...
21:34, 2019-07-24

Pompeo says U.S. guarantees safe transit of oil in the Persian Gulf The secretary of state said “the world will come to see” more evidence that Iran was responsible for explosions on two tankers in the Strait of Hormuz last week. ...
17:17, 2019-06-16

Boston transit head seeks outside review after 2 derailments BOSTON (AP) — The head of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is promising an independent review of recent derailments on the Boston-area transit system. MBTA General Manager Steve Poftak called for the “third-party assessment” after a subway derailment Tuesday morning at the ...
22:51, 2019-06-11

Battle of the airport commute: CNBC tests Lyft vs Uber Copter, Blade helicopter in race to JFK Few things are more annoying than suffering through the traffic that plagues the notoriously unpredictable ride to one of NYC's airports. Here's what it's like to bypass it all with an on-demand chopper: Blade vs Uber in a race to JFK....
04:00, 2019-08-20

Air Canada sees A220 jet delivering boost for key U.S. transit traffic Air Canada said on Wednesday it will launch a direct Seattle-Montreal service next spring with its new A220-300 jets, as the carrier eyes new routes to grow its share of lucrative international transit traffic to and from the United States....
14:00, 2019-08-14

Transit union boss whines about coverage of cheating MTA workers Instead of chiding MTA employees who were busted abusing their tax-payer funded jobs, a transit union boss on Thursday lashed out at The Post and the agency’s inspector general for reporting on the fraud. “The media’s open season on transit workers continued today with new attacks ...
15:17, 2019-07-12

The Innisfil experiment: the town that replaced public transit with Uber Ridership is high and there’s plenty of work for drivers, but success has come at a cost to this Ontario townPhotographs by Cole BurstonWhen Daniel Arrega, 19, heads to work at a mall in Innisfil, he has few options for his commute. Walking along the highway would take nearly three hours. A taxi is ...
06:17, 2019-07-17

Google’s crowdsourced app Pigeon expands to all New York transit services Google’s crowdsourced transit app Pigeon is expanding beyond the Big Apple subway — and now provides service updates for every public transit service in the New York region, the company announced Wednesday. The Waze-like iPhone app launched last October, but had been limited to the subwa...
00:34, 2019-08-29

Why are Koch-funded activists trying to derail a US city's public transit? Phoenix will vote Tuesday on a light rail system expansion. It faces opposition from business owners backed by activists affiliated with the Koch networkFor years, Phoenix’s public transportation plans have included a network of light rail lines connecting downtown to the suburbs, cutting air pollut...
09:00, 2019-08-27

Larry J. Hanley, Who Helped Rid Transit Union of Corruption, Dies at 62 A bus driver, he won the presidency of the Amalgamated Transit Union after accusing the incumbent of failing to discipline a local linked to organized crime....
18:34, 2019-05-22

The top trends and technologies impacting consumer transit and the supply chain The transportation and logistics industry is in a time of rapid transition characterized by evolving shopping and transit trends. E-commerce is becoming the shopping channel of choice for consumers, putting pressure on logistics companies to process higher volumes of goods and ship them fast...
21:51, 2019-07-19

Cuomo announces new crackdown on fare-beaters, transit violence Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced a new crackdown on fare evasion and transit violence in the city, with 500 officers sent to police 50 subway stations and 50 bus routes. Among the ranks will be 200 redeployed MTA cops, 100 Bridge and Tunnels peace officers who Cuomo says can be reassigned thank...
22:17, 2019-06-17

Google goes Nigerian with local accent, 'informal' transit routes Commuters making their way through Nigeria can now hear travel advice in a local voice on Google Maps under new features aimed at attracting more users in Africa that were unveiled by the company on Wednesday....
17:34, 2019-07-24

Suspected subway saboteur has history of transit crimes: cops The transit troublemaker with a penchant for pulling emergency brakes has terrorized the rails before — as a serial subway surfer with a laundry list of arrests. Isaiah Thompson, 23, was busted last July for hanging onto the outside of a C train in Brooklyn as it zipped between stations — a daredevi...
18:17, 2019-05-24

China urges U.S. to reject transit stop by Taiwan president China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday the United States should not allow Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen to transit through the country en route to the Caribbean....
10:17, 2019-07-01

Larry J. Hanley, 62, Dies; Helped Rid Transit Union of Corruption A former bus driver, he won the presidency of the Amalgamated Transit Union after accusing the incumbent of failing to discipline a local linked to the mob....
04:17, 2019-05-23

Veteran transit supervisor seriously injured after falling onto subway tracks A veteran transit worker was seriously injured when he fell onto the tracks at a Bronx subway station early Friday, MTA officials said. The 54-year-old transit supervisor was overseeing track work in the southbound D train tunnel at 161st Street station – Yankee Stadium station at about 3 a.m....
19:00, 2019-09-06

Public Transit Projects Cheaper Than Uber's $5.2 Billion Q2 Losses, Ranked Uber announced a $5.2 billion loss last quarter, bringing the company’s total losses to $16.2 billion since 2016. In completely, totally unrelated news, here are some public transportation projects currently under construction in the United States that cost less than $5.2 billion individually:Read m...
19:51, 2019-08-09

Writer sues after losing book deal over transit worker flap WASHINGTON (AP) — A writer who faced social media backlash for calling out a transit worker eating on a train is suing her publisher. Lawyers for Natasha Tynes filed suit against publisher Rare Bird Lit., Inc. on Friday in Los Angeles County Superior Court. The lawsuit alleges the Los Angeles compa...
02:34, 2019-06-09

Reality check: Will Scheer’s promised public transit tax credit help the environment? A look at whether Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer's promise to bring back the public transit tax credit will help the environment or lead to more people taking public transit....
02:00, 2019-09-14

Fitbit Pay rolls out access to seven transit systems worldwide, including New York's MTA Fitbit is one of the world's most popular wearable brands and I see them on wrists during my commute every day. In addition to 24/7 activity tracking, Fitbit devices function as mobile payment devices and with today's release can even be used in lieu of your transit card....
18:34, 2019-05-29

Google’s crowd-sourced app Pigeon expands to all New York transit services Google’s crowd-sourced transit app Pigeon is expanding beyond the Big Apple subway — and now provides service updates for every public transit service in the New York region, the company announced Wednesday. The Waze-like iPhone app launched last October, but had been limited to the subw...
20:34, 2019-08-28

Vegas tourism board backs $49M Elon Musk transit system LAS VEGAS (AP) — A company backed by tech billionaire Elon Musk has been granted a nearly $49 million contract to build a transit system using self-driving vehicles underneath the Las Vegas Convention Center. The board of directors of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority approved the cont...
19:17, 2019-05-23

South Western Railway strike: passengers complain of 'chronic overcrowding' in trains on day three of strike Commuters are facing a fresh bout of travel chaos as the third day of South Western Railway (SWR) staff's strike over the role of train guards gets underway....
16:51, 2019-06-20

Trudeau pledges $1.2 billion for new tramway, expanded transit network in Quebec City In addition to the federal contribution, the Quebec government will invest $1.8 billion and the municipal government will contribute $300 million to the project....
22:34, 2019-08-19

Phoenix Votes to Expand Light Rail, as Cities Wrestle With Public Transit American cities have struggled over plans for light-rail systems in a debate that has pitted economic and environmental goals against worries over costs....
10:00, 2019-08-29

Train engineer who caused fatal 2016 Hoboken crash wins job back with NJ Transit The NJ Transit engineer who caused the deadly Hoboken train crash of 2016 will soon be back at the helm — on a “one-time, last chance basis” — after winning an appeal in court, a report says. Thomas Gallagher, who had been suspended and fired in 2018 following a federal inves...
07:34, 2019-09-12

D.C. writer who lost book deal for shaming transit worker sues publisher for $13M: report A D.C.-based writer who lost her book deal for shaming a black Metro worker opened a $13 million lawsuit against her publisher on Friday, according to a report....
14:34, 2019-06-10

House minority leader blocked bipartisan effort to limit China’s role in U.S. transit The move benefited a Chinese-backed company with a plant in Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s California district and frustrated even some fellow members of the Republican party....
06:00, 2019-05-22

Knee-deep flooding jams transit, swamps battered Brooklyn, darkens parts of New Jersey Trains and planes were delayed while cars and pedestrians slogged through knee-deep water in Brooklyn as flooding swept through parts of the borough.        ...
18:34, 2019-07-23

British Airways strike latest: Heathrow Terminal 5 reduced to 'ghost town' by 48-hour pilots' strike British Airways' Terminal 5 Heathrow base was a "ghost town" today as its worst ever pilots' strike grounded all but five of its scheduled 850 flights....
15:00, 2019-09-09

China slams US warship for 'provocative' transit through South China Sea, calling it 'maritime hegemony' China hit back at the U.S. on Wednesday after a Navy warship sailed near disputed islands China has claimed as its own in the South China Sea, calling the action “provocative” and a sign of “maritime hegemony.” ...
17:00, 2019-08-30

Delta customer 'cried for days' after 'priceless family heirlooms' were destroyed in transit A Delta passenger is criticizing the airline for not compensating her enough for damaging "highly treasured" family heirlooms stored in her luggage.       ...
22:34, 2019-06-11

Just Outside Paris, a Very Old, and Very New, Castle Owning a Louis XV-era chateau means deciding whether to honor the past or completely upend it. But for Jean-Louis Tapiau, the solution was somewhere in the middle....
13:00, 2019-09-11

A Paris hotel like no other Domaine de Chantilly is home to one of France's lesser known châteaux. When you're visiting Paris, it makes a great alternative to tourist-burdened Versailles....
22:00, 2019-06-27

A new museum in Paris is all about money The new Citéco museum of economics aims to make the mysteries of money comprehensible — and fun — for everyone. From art to film, there's plenty to discover between the walls of this castle-like former mansion....
20:34, 2019-08-19

Changes to the Paris skyline? Non merci Paris is known as one of the world's most elegant cities, captivating visitors with the charms of Montmartre, the romance of the Left Bank, graceful architecture and tree-lined boulevards. But wait:......
20:00, 2019-05-29

10 best French restaurants in Paris You come to Paris hungry and ready for the real deal -- classic restaurants, masterful chefs and authentic French food. Here are 10 of the best French restaurants in Paris....
03:34, 2019-08-10

5 Little Museums of Paris, for Little Travelers Yes, there’s the Louvre. But Paris and its surrounding region also have some 200 other museums, many of which cater happily to young travelers and their families....
12:17, 2019-06-14

Sagan: 'It would be my dream to win in Paris' "Despite the extreme hot weather, Peter Sagan remains one cool customer, and he took time out from his quest for another green jersey to speak to The Breakaway."...
01:00, 2019-07-25

Federer feels the love in Paris If Roger Federer wondered how much he means to the French Open he got his answer after a clinically efficient, yet still eye-catching, second-round win over German Oscar Otte on Wednesday....
04:17, 2019-05-30

Paris wants to give €500 subsidies for e-bikes The Île-de-France transport authority plans to offer citizens €500 to buy an e-bike in 2020. A growing number of local and national governments are following this model to make green transportation a cheaper option....
09:17, 2019-09-16

What to do in Paris while Notre Dame is out of commission Notre Dame Cathedral is under construction after April's devastating fire. But even with it out of commission, there's still plenty to do in Paris.       ...
16:17, 2019-08-07

The Kyrgios one-man circus rolls into Paris "With two completed matches on clay, a petulant tournament default in Rome and character assassinations of some of the game\u0027s leading players, Nick Kyrgios\u0027s French Open build-up has been more or less normal by his unorthodox standards."...
11:01, 2019-05-23

Djokovic breezes into third round in Paris Novak Djokovic wasted little time beating Henri Laaksonen 6-1 6-4 6-3 on Thursday to breeze into the third round of the French Open and stay on course to hold all four Grand Slam titles....
17:17, 2019-05-30

Wawrinka at his best in Paris since surgery in 2017 Stan Wawrinka believes he is playing his best tennis since undergoing surgery on his knee but said it was premature to start thinking about winning a second French Open title after beating Grigor Dimitrov in the third round....
22:34, 2019-06-01

Paris nudists can't be naked in peace They just want to get naked in Paris in peace, but some French naturists say the city's clothes-free zone in the Bois de Vincennes park is the target of unwelcome voyeurs....
03:17, 2019-07-25

What's hot at the Paris Air Show in 2019 The Paris Air Show is the largest air show and aerospace-industry exhibition event in the world featuring amazing aircraft.       ...
19:34, 2019-06-17

The Day Ernest Hemingway Liberated A Bar In Paris Even for Ernest Hemingway, a man whose bravado was matched only by his thirst, his liberation of the Ritz Hotel's bar in Paris was the stuff of legend....
16:34, 2019-08-12

| Three dead in central Paris fire Three people have died and another was seriously injured in a fire that broke out in a building in central Paris in the early hours of Saturday, fire services said....
19:00, 2019-06-22

Fragile Wozniacki another top casualty in Paris Caroline Wozniacki completed a hat-trick of first round exits on red clay this season as she became the third former world number one to fall in the first round of the French Open....
20:51, 2019-05-27

Tourist buses 'no longer welcome' in Paris France's capital is planning to limit access for tourist buses amid fears the city could become blighted by overtourism issues that are already affecting other major destinations....
22:17, 2019-07-03

Vuitton's Paris in Bloom Accessorized with a bouncy castle, designer Virgil Abloh’s Louis Vuitton collection took in the fresh air as his floral designs were paraded around the Place Dauphine while stars like Gigi Hadid sipped coffee on bistro chairs. (June 21)        ...
02:00, 2019-06-22

France removes heatwave alert for Paris Paris authorities said on Monday that they had removed the amber-level heatwave alert that had been declared for the French capital since June 23, in the light of soaring temperatures across the country....
13:01, 2019-07-01

Fatigued Nishikori comes up empty against Nadal in Paris Playing two straight five-set matches ahead of his French Open quarterfinal against Rafael Nadal was certainly not the ideal preparation for Kei Nishikori        ...
23:17, 2019-06-04

Barty's parents to miss the Paris party While millions of their compatriots will stay up late into the night to watch Ash Barty try and win the French Open on Saturday, her parents will be stranded just a couple of hundred miles away from Roland Garros....
17:51, 2019-06-08

19 Members Of G20, Except US, Recommit To Paris Climate Deal Nineteen members of the G20, without the United States, agreed Saturday to the "irreversibility" of the Paris climate deal and pledged its full implementation, after two days of talks....
09:34, 2019-06-29

Secret gardens and co-ed styles hit Paris men’s collections A frothing cherub fountain constructed of striped fabric drew the eyes and camera lenses of guests at Thom Browne’s fantastical Paris Fashion Week show...
04:34, 2019-06-23

Police Search Renault Headquarters Near Paris The raid was linked to an inquiry into Carlos Ghosn, the automaker’s former chairman and chief executive, according to reports in the French news media....
13:51, 2019-07-03

Neymar Accused Of Raping A Woman In Paris A Brazilian police document obtained by the Associated Press says Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar has been accused of raping a woman in Paris last month....
03:51, 2019-06-02

New faces and usual suspects advance in Paris A fresh face will win the women's title at the French Open after champion Simona Halep crashed out to fast-rising teenager Amanda Anisimova on Thursday, but it was business as usual on the men's side as Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem raced though....
00:34, 2019-06-07

FRENCH OPEN '19: How much do you know about the Paris Slam? FRENCH OPEN '19: See how much you know about the year's second Grand Slam tennis tournament by taking this AP quiz        ...
00:17, 2019-05-24

Whitlock limbers up for Tokyo with Paris also in mind With one year to go until the Tokyo Olympics, and the pressure mounting, Britain's double gymnastics gold medallist Max Whitlock is already thinking ahead....
20:34, 2019-07-24

My Paris record could be broken, says 'just normal' Nadal Rafael Nadal stands three victories away from winning a jaw-dropping 12th French Open title after reaching the quarter-finals on Sunday but says his haul could one day be beaten....
01:34, 2019-06-03

Paris Air Show: Skies darkening for Boeing Amid its MAX crisis, US planemaker Boeing has scaled back its presence at this week's aviation show. This gives a chance to European aerospace giant Airbus to steal a march against its US rival with new aircraft....
14:17, 2019-06-16

Analysis: Of course Serena Williams unsatisfied by Paris run Fendrich on Tennis: Of course Serena Williams wasn't satisfied with making it to the third round in Paris        ...
16:34, 2019-06-02

Edmund interrupted by light in bid to battle through in Paris "British number one Kyle Edmund\u0027s match against France\u0027s Jeremy Chardy was suspended in the fifth set due to bad light on Monday evening at the French Open."...
22:34, 2019-05-27

Paris Air Show highlights electric flight Jet makers are working on myriad ways to make flying less damaging to the planet with battery-powered and hybrid planes. (June 20)       ...
20:34, 2019-06-20

Paris Air Show: IAG orders 200 Boeing 737 Max jets Boeing announced it had inked a letter of intent with International Airlines Group for 200 737 Max aircraft, the first major deal for the plane since it was grounded earlier this year....
11:34, 2019-06-19

Paris bookends remarkable decade for Barty Ashleigh Barty hated her first trip to Paris but 10 years later, after one of the more remarkable tennis journeys, she woke up in the French capital on Sunday as queen of Roland Garros....
18:34, 2019-06-09

The one key that could lead us to another Nadal-Djokovic final in Paris You can't win a Grand Slam title in the first week, but you can certainly lose it. Which is why Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal will be focused on one thing early on at the French Open: conserving energy....
14:17, 2019-05-29

Paris protests violence against women in France Emmanuel Macron won the French presidency in part by pledging bold measures to end violence against women. But with deadly violence growing in France, activists have called on the government to end the "massacre."...
02:51, 2019-07-07

UN Chief Warns Paris Climate Goals Still Not Enough (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili) ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres took his global message urging immediate climate action to officials gathered in the United Arab Emirates on Sunday, where production of hydrocarbons remains a key driver of the economy. Guterre...
22:34, 2019-06-30

Airbus bests Boeing on day one of the Paris Air Show Airbus kicked off the Paris Air Show by unveiling a new jet and announcing orders for over 100 new planes. Its chastened rival Boeing was meanwhile stuck playing defense over the 737 Max....
02:51, 2019-06-18

Paris hit by anti-Macron transport strikes Public transport workers in France's capital, Paris, have walked off the job in protest over a planned pension reform. It is the first major action against President Macron's plan for a "universal" pension system....
11:51, 2019-09-13

Hundreds Of Migrants Occupy Paris Landmark Hundreds of undocumented migrants surged into the Pantheon in central Paris on Friday, briefly occupying the vaunted memorial complex to demand talks with the prime minister on regularising their......
00:17, 2019-07-13

Paris digs deep to green up, cool down Forests are shrinking around the world, but Europe is bucking the trend, with France at the heart of this reblooming effort. A new €72-million project in Paris plans to transform the City of Light into the City of Green....
13:17, 2019-08-05

Thiem tames Monfils to advance into last eight in Paris Last year's runner-up Dominic Thiem made light work of Gael Monfils as he ended French presence in the singles draw with a no-nonsense 6-4 6-4 6-2 victory to reach the French Open quarter-finals on Monday....
00:51, 2019-06-04

Paris sees scooter hype spreading Some 20,000 electric scooters are currently causing a bit of a stir in the French capital. Not everyone believes the scooter rentals are a good thing, and municipal authorities are hoping to curb the business....
10:00, 2019-06-21

Airbus unveils new A321XLR at Paris Air Show Airbus on Monday unveiled a new version of its A321 at the Paris Air Show, saying the new airliner has a longer range than the old model and offers "unbeatable fuel efficiency."...
16:17, 2019-06-17

Why are the World Cup semifinals and final being playing in Lyon and not Paris? The semifinals and final of the World Cup are being played in Lyon, home of Olympique Lyonnais, the most successful women's team in Europe.       ...
19:34, 2019-07-01

Paris celebrates 75th anniversary of liberation from Nazis Exactly 75 years ago, French resistance fighters, US soldiers and others freed Paris from years of Nazi occupation. The City of Light is marking the event with a parade — tracing the path tanks took when they arrived....
15:00, 2019-08-25

Anticipation grows ahead of Federer's return to Paris All Roger Federer had to do was strike a few silky forehands in his first practice session at Roland Garros for four years to create something of a social media frenzy this week....
09:34, 2019-05-23

Global warming may become unstoppable even if we stick to Paris target There could be a planetary threshold beyond which the earth will keep warming even if we stop pumping out more fossil fuels - the so-called 'Hothouse Earth' scenario...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Paris Says Its Missiles Found On Pro-Haftar Base In Libya The French defence ministry said Wednesday that its missiles had been found on a base used by forces loyal to Libya's Khalifa Haftar, but it denied supplying them to the rebels which would be a breach......
13:17, 2019-07-10

Rihanna launches new fashion brand in Paris with LVMH Barbadian singer Rihanna has unveiled her new fashion brand with Louis Vuitton owner LVMH, a rare move by the French group to set up a label from scratch as it taps into soaring demand for celebrity......
06:34, 2019-05-23

| Paris welcomes first delegations preparing for 2024 Olympics With five years to go before the Olympic and Paralympic Games, the first foreign delegations began a two-day Paris visit to check out venues and possible base camps....
17:17, 2019-07-02

Paris says tourist buses no longer welcome in city center Paris aims to ban tourist buses from the city center to spur visitors to walk, cycle or take public transport, tackling complaints about nuisances caused by mass tourism, the French capital's deputy......
16:17, 2019-07-02

Jet-powered flyboard soars over Paris for Bastille Day parade President Macron uses France’s national day to celebrate European defence cooperationFrance’s annual Bastille Day parade showcased European military cooperation and innovation on Sunday, complete with a French inventor hovering above Paris on a jet-powered flyboard.The former jetskiing champion and ...
22:34, 2019-07-14

Barty party underway as Ashleigh triumphs in Paris Ashleigh Barty, the Australian who ditched tennis to play professional cricket for a year, smashed Marketa Vondrousova for six on Saturday to lift the French Open crown at Roland Garros....
01:00, 2019-06-09

Cars Forced To Make Way For The Two-Wheel Revolution In Paris With the wind rushing through their hair, they zip past on bikes, electric scooters and mono-wheels, effortlessly passing lines of hot-and-bothered drivers stuck in the endless Paris traffic. In the......
10:17, 2019-07-14

Undocumented migrants storm Pantheon monument in Paris Hundreds of undocumented migrants calling themselves "black vests" stormed the Pantheon monument in central Paris on Friday demanding the right to remain in France....
00:00, 2019-07-13

Paris archbishop: Notre Dame more than a tourist attraction Everyone, it seems, has an idea for how to rebuild Notre Dame. Proposals for its reconstruction include topping it with a modern glass cover, an ecological garden or even a swimming pool up on the roof....
23:34, 2019-06-18

Djokovic v Thiem suspended in fifth set as rain returns in Paris "The French Open semi-final clash between Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem was suspended in the fifth set on Saturday as the rain returned in Paris."...
16:34, 2019-06-08

Undocumented migrants occupy Paris Pantheon for right to remain The Pantheon in Paris houses the tombs of some of France's greatest citizens. The migrants occupied the building to call for the right to stay, and for a meeting with the prime minister....
19:34, 2019-07-12

Report: Schumacher treated in secrecy in Paris hospital A Paris newspaper says seven-time Formula One champion Michael Schumacher is being treated with stem-cell therapy in one of the French capital's hospitals       ...
15:34, 2019-09-10

Federer delights fans with hint of Paris return "At the age of 37, Roger Federer knows he cannot keep playing amongst the world\u0027s greatest tennis players for too much longer, and his fans know that too, often treating his appearances round the world like valedictory performances."...
21:17, 2019-06-07

Women's World Cup kicks off in France, but you'd barely know it in Paris The Women's World Cup kicks off on Friday as hosts France take on South Korea. But if you were strolling the streets of Paris, you would be forgiven for not knowing it was happening....
16:01, 2019-06-07

A Saudi Princess Is Being Tried in Absentia for an Alleged Paris Beating PARIS (AP) — The only daughter of Saudi Arabia’s King Salman was put on trial in absentia Tuesday in Paris for allegedly ordering her bodyguard to strike a plumber she suspected of taking photos and video at the Saudi royal family’s apartment in the French capital. Prosecutors alle...
16:00, 2019-07-10

Stars put on tribute for late Karl Lagerfeld in Paris PARIS (AP) — VIP friends of the Chanel’s late designer Karl Lagerfeld have staged a final tribute to his iconic life in Paris. Portraits of Lagerfeld, who died in February, lined the walls of the Grand Palais Thursday as models Claudia Schiffer and Gigi Hadid joined former French First Lady Ca...
22:51, 2019-06-20

Styles get romantic in Paris menswear with verdant blooms The renewed interest in brand Off-White continued this season at Paris Fashion Week, after its founder and designer Virgil Abloh last year became the first African-American to head a major European fashion house, at Louis Vuitton menswear...
15:17, 2019-06-19

"Flying Soldier" Soars Over Paris For Bastille Day Celebrations ''Flying soldier'' and French inventor Frank Zapata enthraled the crowd gathered for Bastille Day celebrations at the Champs Elysees Avenue in Paris on Sunday, by flying his turbine engine-powered......
09:34, 2019-07-15

Neymar to miss season opener for Paris St Germain Brazilian Neymar will not play in Sunday's season opener for Paris St Germain, the Ligue 1 club said, as speculation continues to swirl over whether or not the forward will remain at the French champions....
03:34, 2019-08-11

Boeing Focuses on Safety, Not Sales, at Paris Air Show Boeing arrived at the world’s largest aerospace extravaganza battling the biggest crisis in its history. It departs having secured a crucial vote of confidence in its beleaguered 737 MAX jetliner and the prospect of further orders on the horizon....
19:51, 2019-06-20

Rennes v Paris Saint-Germain: Ligue 1 – as it happened Even though Edinson Cavani opened the scoring, Rennes secured a deserved win over the champions after goals from Mbaye Niang and Romain Del Castillo 9.57pm BST PSG’s troubles extend way beyond whether Neymar stays or goes, judging by that. They were stodgy and lacking in ideas, too many egos even wi...
11:00, 2019-08-19

Paris wants a ‘Princess Diana Square’ at site of her death PARIS (AP) — Paris City Hall wants to name a small plaza after Princess Diana, at the site of the 1997 car crash that killed the cherished British royal. The site is adjacent to the Alma Tunnel where the accident occurred. The plaza is currently named after opera singer Maria Callas. A city hall off...
07:00, 2019-05-31

Paris bans up to 60% of its cars as heatwave worsens pollution Paris has banned more than half of the cars registered in the region from its roads as a record heatwave worsens air pollution, the most drastic restrictions ever imposed there, officials said....
02:34, 2019-06-28

Grounding of Boeing plane hovers over big air show in Paris Uncertainty over a Boeing jet and apprehension about the global economy hover over the aircraft industry as it prepares for next week’s Paris Air Show. For one, the Boeing 737 Max has been grounded worldwide for three months after new flight software played a role in two deadly plane crashes. ...
19:34, 2019-06-14

NASA Administrator Available to Speak with Media at Paris Air Show NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will be available to speak with media during the International Paris Air Show on Tuesday, June 18, in Le Bourget, France....
20:51, 2019-06-14

Paris zoo gives orangutan Nenette a 50th birthday party PARIS (AP) — Nenette, one of the world’s oldest Borneo orangutans in captivity, has celebrated her 50th birthday at a zoo in Paris, where she has lived almost all her life. Birthday cake, wrapped boxes and visitors singing “Happy Birthday” were part of the party held Sunday for Nen...
18:34, 2019-06-16

Carbon taxes alone won't be enough to meet Paris Agreement targets Carbon taxes alone won't be enough to slow climate change and limit global warming to less than 2 degrees Celsius, according to a new study published in the journal Joule....
01:00, 2019-09-05

Rennes v Paris Saint-Germain: Ligue 1 – live! All the latest from the 8pm BST kick-off at Roazhon ParkEvery summer transfer deal from Europe’s top five leaguesEmail John your thoughts | or tweet @JohnBrewin_ 8.43pm BST 38 min: It almost gets worse for Da Silva, as Mbappé explodes beyond him, but hits the side-netting. There looked to be a shirt...
21:51, 2019-08-18

| Paris's Notre-Dame to celebrate first mass after fire The Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris will host its first mass on Saturday, exactly two months after the devastating blaze that shocked France and the world....
11:00, 2019-06-15

| WATCH: Pistol 'used in Van Gogh suicide' on auction in Paris The gun with which Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh allegedly took his own life will go under the hammer on 19 June at the Hôtel Drouot auction house in Paris....
11:00, 2019-06-15

Kim Kardashian Says She'd Do "Anything" for Paris Hilton: "She Literally Gave Me a Career" There is no schedule too demanding for Kim Kardashian! "God, I'm so tired," she huffs in this preview clip from Keeping Up With the Kardashians' upcoming 17th season,......
20:51, 2019-08-18

Chic, not sombre – Karl Lagerfeld honoured in Paris Famous faces attended Karl for Ever at the Grand Palais for a memorial as dramatic as his showsThe designer Karl Lagerfeld, who died in February, was honoured in Paris on Thursday with a memorial as upbeat and stadium-sized as the catwalk shows which made him a fashion legend. Continue reading......
00:17, 2019-06-21

Paris streets near Notre Dame to be decontaminated from lead Paris police have closed off streets near the Notre Dame cathedral as part of a lead decontamination effort. Several residents and activists had criticized authorities for underestimating the effects of lead pollution....
08:34, 2019-08-15

Scooter Operators Race to Remain on Streets of Paris The race for a limited number of licenses to operate electric scooters in Paris is driving brands to dredge discarded vehicles from the River Seine, run apologetic ad campaigns and reshape their workforces....
15:51, 2019-08-13

| Thiem battles past American wildcard in Paris Austrian fourth seed and 2018 runner-up Dominic Thiem defeated American wildcard Tommy Paul of the United States to reach the Roland Garros second round....
22:17, 2019-05-27

Tennis: Tsitsipas' joie de vivre could carry him far in Paris World number six Stefanos Tsitsipas has been shooting up the rankings this year and with two titles bagged in 2019, including his first on clay, the carefree young Greek is a force to be reckoned with at the French Open....
05:00, 2019-05-24

The Latest: Wawrinka tops Dimitrov in 3 tiebreakers in Paris PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): 3:15 p.m. Stan Wawrinka improved to 4-0 against Grigor Dimitrov in Grand Slam meetings — beating him once at each major — and moved into the French Open’s fourth round for the eighth time. Wawrinka, the champion at Roland Garros in ...
16:00, 2019-06-01

Brazil's Neymar accused of rape in Paris — report A woman has reportedly accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. The father of the Paris Saint-Germain star said "it is clear" that the incident "was a trap."...
07:34, 2019-06-02

'Once you win here, why not win on the Champs-Elysees?' - Kelly backs Ewan to win in Paris "Caleb Ewan can underline his status as the fastest man in cycling by claiming victory on the Champs-Elysees, according to Eurosport expert Sean Kelly."...
21:51, 2019-07-23

"India And France Fought Fascism Together," Says PM In Paris: Top Quotes The friendship between India and France is "unbreakable", Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today while addressing the Indian community at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris. "The relationship India and......
13:00, 2019-08-23

Rumours Of "Radioactive Water" In Paris, Probe Ordered After the panic, the prosecution: investigators in Paris have opened an enquiry to track down the source of false reports last week that drinking water in the French capital had been contaminated....
17:34, 2019-07-23

Women who beat Serena, Osaka in Paris are quickly gone Beating 23-time major champion Serena Williams or No. 1-ranked Naomi Osaka at the French Open was one thing. Following up those upsets with other victories two days later was entirely something else for Sofia Kenin and Katerina Siniakova....
12:51, 2019-06-04

'Prince of clay' Thiem hopes his time has come in Paris Austrian world number four Dominic Thiem was a losing finalist at the French Open last year as Spaniard Rafael Nadal continued his dominance on the Paris clay....
04:34, 2019-05-24

Tennis: Brazil once ruled Paris but Guga era now seems long way off For a few years at the turn of the century he was the King of Paris and the darling of Brazilian tennis but a failure to build on his success means no one is likely to challenge Gustavo Kuerten as Brazil’s best-known tennis player any time soon....
05:00, 2019-05-24

Whitlock limbers up for Tokyo 2020 with Paris also in mind "With one year to go until the Tokyo Olympics, and the pressure mounting, Britain\u0027s double gymnastics gold medallist Max Whitlock is already thinking ahead."...
01:00, 2019-07-25

Stephens vs. Muguruza highlights 4th-round action in Paris Only three of the 16 women still in the French Open field have won a Grand Slam tournament _ and two of them play each other in the fourth round        ...
10:17, 2019-06-02

U.S.'s Hook to meet European officials on Iran in Paris next week U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook plans to travel to Paris next week for talks about Iran with senior British, French and German officials, a senior European diplomat and another source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday....
01:17, 2019-06-19

Cassius's Philippe Zdar dies in fall from Paris building French producer worked for acts including Phoenix, Kanye West and the Beastie BoysThe French DJ and producer Philippe Zdar has died after accidentally falling from a building in Paris, his agent has said. Zdar, born Philippe Cerboneschi, and Hubert Blanc-Francard had produced tracks for the French r...
11:34, 2019-06-20

Paris Saint-Germain "Regret" Neymar No-Show At Training Neymar left Barcelona to join PSG for a world record fee of 222 million euros (USD 252 million) in August 2017, but could make a surprise move back to Camp Nou this summer....
01:17, 2019-07-09

Airbus sells another 31 planes to Cebu Pacific at Paris Air Show The airline has no intention to put a premium class in its A320neo and said it would be the first plane of its type to have 194 seats in a single class layout....
15:51, 2019-06-18

Americans in Paris give World Cup red, white and blue passion They came in their numbers and America's 'soccer moms' - and dads and sons and daughters - played their part on a night when the highest profile game of the women's World Cup delivered a big-time atmosphere....
04:17, 2019-06-29

Trump Denounces Paris Climate Accord, Says, "Will Defend The Environment" US President Donald Trump on Monday once again denounced the "unfair, ineffective, and very, very expensive" Paris climate accord, during a speech on "America's environmental leadership."...
04:00, 2019-07-09

Bosnian Arrested In Germany Over 2015 Paris Attacks: Police German authorities said Thursday they have arrested a Bosnian man wanted in connection with the 2015 Paris attacks and are preparing his extradition to Belgium....
02:34, 2019-06-28

Peking to Paris event won by 87-year-old Gerry Crown for third time Veteran Australian rally driver Gerry Crown, now 87 years old, and co-driver Matt Bryson completed a remarkable hat-trick of victories by winning the seventh Peking to Paris Motor Challenge...
18:51, 2019-07-09

Of 160 high-emitting companies, 20 are on track to hit Paris targets: study Only one in eight of the world's most-polluting companies are on track to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions in line with global temperature goals....
10:34, 2019-07-10

Lindsey Horan back in Paris with USWNT for Women’s World Cup Said Horan, who skipped college soccer to play for Paris Saint-Germain: “Being on the world stage and being at a World Cup in this city — it’s just absolutely insane.”...
00:17, 2019-06-16

Airbus unveils new jet at Paris airshow and $15bn worth of orders The A321XLR is a long-haul version of the A321neo – a rival to Boeing’s grounded 737 MaxAirbus has stepped up the pressure on arch-rival Boeing on the opening day of the Paris airshow by launching a new long-range small passenger jet and announcing $15bn (£12bn) worth of orders.The European manufact...
05:51, 2019-06-18

Paris may offer flying taxis to 2024 Olympics guests You can be sure that transportation will be a nightmare for many people attending the 2024 Paris Olympics, but technology could make it slightly more bearable. Airbus, Aeroports de Paris and the Paris Transport Authority are exploring the feasibilit......
01:51, 2019-06-24

Airbus to launch A321XLR with nearly 200 orders at Paris Airshow-sources Airbus will launch a long-range version of its A321neo passenger jet at Paris Airshow and will announce close to 200 orders over the week, sources familiar with the matter said....
09:51, 2019-06-17

Chanel’s new designer, Viard, unveils couture debut in Paris Chanel’s new chief Virginie Viard merged the worlds of two of its most famous couturiers, Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel and Karl Lagerfeld, for a cerebral couture show in Paris set inside a huge circular library...
22:51, 2019-07-02

Climate activists clash with French police at Paris bridge French police used riot shields and pepper spray to clear scores of climate activists blocking a bridge over the Seine in Paris on Friday, as the city sweltered under a record-breaking heatwave that many blame on global warming....
22:51, 2019-06-28

Boeing, Airbus face off at Paris Air Show amid slowdown LE BOURGET, France (AP) — The world’s aviation elite are gathering at the Paris Air Show with safety concerns on many minds after two crashes of the popular Boeing 737 Max. The global economic slowdown and trade tensions between the U.S. and other powers are also weighing on the event that ope...
12:17, 2019-06-17

Boeing and Airbus bag $15 billion of deals in Paris Airshow battle Airbus and Boeing bagged a combined $15 billion of plane deals on day two of the Paris Airshow, as their sales teams scrapped for orders after a downturn in business at many airlines and the grounding of Boeing's top-selling jet....
14:17, 2019-06-18

France-U.S. showdown in Paris cauldron keeps women's World Cup burning High stakes, high heat, high turn-out and high expectations -- the U.S. women's soccer team have declared themselves ready for a high-profile women's World Cup quarter-final against hosts France in Paris on Friday....
23:17, 2019-06-27

Don't miss: Celebrity prisons, virtual thrills and a dive under Paris Watch surveillance run amok at the cinema, fly through the air like a virtual bird, and spot the joins between science and fantasy in Anaïs Tondeur's latest art show...
18:17, 2019-06-15

Bosnian arrested in Germany in connection with Paris Bataclan attacks Dresden prosecutors say a Bosnian man linked to the 2015 attacks on the Bataclan nightclub in Paris is under arrest in Germany's Saxony-Anhalt state. An extradition to Belgium is being considered....
22:51, 2019-06-27

New York's historic Paris Theatre under threat after more than 70 years in business Future of city’s last single screen cinema, opened by Marlene Dietrich and frequented by David Bowie, hangs in the balanceThe Paris Theatre has become one of New York’s cultural landmarks since it was officially opened by the actor Marlene Dietrich as a cinema for showing French films in 1948.Down t...
12:34, 2019-07-07

Paris prosecutor drops perjury probe into Macron officials The Paris prosecutor on Thursday dropped an investigation into alleged perjury by three current and former officials in the president's office in connection with the "Benalla affair", a saga which engulfed Emmanuel Macron's office last summer....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Longtime Kenzo designers stage final show in Paris It was quite literally the final curtain for Kenzo’s Carol Lim and Humberto Leon at Paris Fashion Week on Sunday, after the duo’s eight successful years at the creative helm of the house came to a close...
05:34, 2019-06-24

Bangladeshi Man Filmed Masturbating On Paris Metro Gets 8 Months In Jail A French court on Monday sentenced a man to eight months suspended jail after he masturbated on the Paris metro in front of a woman who filmed the offence....
02:34, 2019-06-18

| Paris's Notre-Dame holds first mass since devastating blaze The Notre Dame cathedral in Paris hosted its first mass on Saturday exactly two months after a devastating blaze, with priests and worshippers wearing hard hats to protect themselves against possible falling debris....
20:17, 2019-06-16

World's largest urban farm to open – on a Paris rooftop With the 14,000m² farm set to open in the south-west of Paris early next year, Guardian Cities gets a taste of what’s in storeIt’s a warm afternoon in late spring and before us rows of strawberry plants rustle in the breeze as the scent of fragrant herbs wafts across the air. Nearby, a bee buzzes la...
08:34, 2019-08-13

Unfamiliar, but nice: Halep back in Paris to defend title Simona Halep is experiencing something new at the French Open this year, coming to Paris as the defending champion        ...
15:00, 2019-05-24

Paris plans 'Princess Diana Square' at site where she died Officials at Paris city hall have announced plans to name a small square after Diana, Princess of Wales, at the site of the car crash that killed the royal....
18:17, 2019-05-30

Rare John Steinbeck story, set in Paris, published this week The author wrote a series of columns for the French newspaper Le Figaro and one of those pieces appears in the The Strand Magazine        ...
23:34, 2019-07-31

Pliskova's performance hampered by the slow clay in Paris So dominant earlier this month when she won the Italian Open, Karolina Pliskova looked out of her comfort zone on the red clay of Paris        ...
15:34, 2019-05-31

Cruz-Diez, Venezuelan kinetic artist, dies in Paris at 95 Carlos Cruz-Diez, a Venezuelan artist who shaped the field of kinetic and optical art during the 20th century, died in Paris on Saturday, his foundation said on its website on Sunday. He was 95....
20:34, 2019-07-31

Djokovic beats qualifier, ready for 'real deal' in Paris Top seed Novak Djokovic barely broke sweat as he sauntered through the French Open third round with a 6-3 6-3 6-2 victory against Italian qualifier Salvatore Caruso on Saturday....
22:34, 2019-06-01

Woman Accuses Neymar Of Raping Her In Paris; "Blackmail", Says His Father Star striker Neymar has been accused of raping a woman at a hotel in Paris, Brazilian media reports said Saturday, charges that the player's father slammed as attempted blackmail....
04:51, 2019-06-02

Johnson and Macron to hold ‘frank’ Brexit talks in Paris French observers fear Britain’s PM is setting up France to take blame over no-deal departureEmmanuel Macron will hold a friendly but “frank” working lunch with Boris Johnson on Thursday after dismissing his request to renegotiate the Brexit withdrawal agreement and scrap the Irish backstop as “not a...
09:51, 2019-08-22

Injured gilets jaunes protest in Paris against police violence ‘March of the mutilated’ calls for ban on use of explosive grenades and rubber bulletsAbout 200 gilets jaunes have staged a “march of the mutilated” through central Paris. Among them were people seriously injured in demonstrations since the movement started last November.Several had lost an eye or l...
04:01, 2019-06-03

Captain of migrant rescue vessel refuses honor from Paris The German captain of rescue ships that saved hundreds of migrants' lives in the Mediterranean has turned down Paris's highest civilian award, accusing the city of hypocrisy over the treatment of migrants....
07:17, 2019-08-22

| Nishikori battles past Paire to set-up Nadal clash in Paris Kei Nishikori came back from 1-4 and 3-5 down in the final set to beat Benoit Paire and will now face Rafael Nadal in the quarter-finals at Roland Garros....
19:34, 2019-06-03

Paris on heatwave alert as France braces for scorching weather Paris authorities on Monday activated a heatwave alert plan for the capital as France prepared for another week of scorching temperatures just a month after a similar heatwave in June....
15:00, 2019-07-22

Exploring Paris while Notre Dame is out of commission: Other must-see spots to check out Notre Dame Cathedral may be out of commission for the next few years but there's still plenty to see in Paris, like its other churches and landmarks.       ...
16:17, 2019-08-07

Mexico seeks to halt 'illegal' auction of pre-Columbian art in Paris Mexico's Foreign Ministry on Tuesday urged French elite auction house Millon to halt what it called an "illegal" auction of 120 pieces of pre-Columbian artifacts at an event scheduled for Wednesday in Paris....
07:17, 2019-09-18

| Paris attacks suspect charged over Brussels suicide bombings Salah Abdeslam, the sole surviving suspect in the November 2015 Paris attacks, has been formally charged in connection with the Brussels suicide bombings months later, federal prosecutors say....
22:17, 2019-08-12

Ghosn's Paris lawyers contacted U.N. body to complain about his treatment Carlos Ghosn's Paris lawyers François Zimeray and Jessica Finelle said on Monday that they had contacted a United Nations body last week to complain about Ghosn's treatment....
09:51, 2019-05-27

Tennis: Teenager Parry triggers Mauresmo comparison in Paris One victory at the French Open and a single-handed backhand was all it took for 16-year-old wildcard Diane Parry to draw comparisons with former world number one and fellow Frenchwoman Amelie Mauresmo on Monday....
20:51, 2019-05-27

Mona Lisa fans decry brief encounter with their idol in Paris Louvre visitors complain of being moved on in seconds after spending hours in queueThe queue snakes along the Louvre’s corridors, up the steps and escalators and outside to the famous glass pyramid. Most of those waiting have one ultimate aim: to see the Mona Lisa.The usual complaints from visitors ...
04:17, 2019-08-14

Serena, Osaka exits open Paris boulevard for Halep Simona Halep's path to a second successive French Open title cleared up in spectacular fashion on Saturday after 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams and world number one Naomi Osaka exited Roland Garros in the third round on Saturday....
22:34, 2019-06-01

Fighting Rust, Serena Williams Has a Rocky Start in Paris Williams has barely played on clay and was terrible in the first set of her opening match before a sharp turn to winning form. Then she faced questions about Nike and mothers....
09:00, 2019-05-28

Plane gets all-clear after passenger falls ill on flight to UK from Paris: Flybe Over 100 passengers who were kept on a plane that landed at Manchester airport in northern England on Friday after a woman had fallen ill on the flight have been given the all-clear to disembark, airline Flybe said....
16:51, 2019-08-09

Lindsay Lohan Sweetly Responds to Paris Hilton's Shade Who needs a Burn Book when you have Andy Cohen and Instagram? In any case, Lindsay Lohan is taking the kill-her-with-kindness route when it comes to frenemy Paris Hilton. The 32-year-old......
18:34, 2019-05-25

‘Indecent’ and ‘Absurd’: Project for Gare du Nord Divides Paris The award-winning architect Jean Nouvel and others have warned that a €600-million renovation will turn Europe’s largest train station into a giant shopping center....
20:17, 2019-09-04

Minor hiccup as defending champion Halep advances in Paris Simona Halep dealt with the emotions and pressure of being the defending champion as she overcame a second-set blip to kick off her French Open campaign with a 6-2 3-6 6-1 win over Australian Ajla Tomljanovic on Tuesday....
01:51, 2019-05-29

Vive la Finance! A Chic Economics Museum Opens in Paris Housed in an old mansion-turned-bank, the interactive Citeco economics museum aims to appeal to everyone from 8-year-old penny pinchers to seasoned hedgefunders....
03:17, 2019-08-08

Chanel Takes Métiers D’Art Show Back Home To Paris The 2019-2020 collection, which will be the first designed exclusively by Virginie Viard, will be staged on December 5 at an undisclosed location in the French capital...
16:17, 2019-05-29

Rihanna Launches Her Fenty Fashion Brand With Paris Pop-Up Store (PARIS) — Rihanna, the first black woman in history to head up a major Parisian luxury house, is unveiling her first fashion designs for Fenty at a pop-up store in Paris. The collection, named after the singer-turned-designer’s last name, comprises ready-to-wear, footwear, accessories, a...
11:34, 2019-05-23

Blue, white and red Paris celebrates women's World Cup kick off It was all bleu, blanc and rouge in western Paris as a packed Parc des Princes celebrated the women's World Cup kick off in enthusiastic fashion with hosts France playing South Korea in the opening game on Friday....
01:17, 2019-06-08

Air France could face trial over 2009 crash of Rio-Paris flight Prosecutors say airline knew of problems with Airbus A330 plane that crashed, killing 228 peopleFrench prosecutors have recommended that Air France face trial for manslaughter and negligence over the 2009 crash of a flight from Rio de Janeiro to Paris in which 228 people died.Prosecutors concluded t...
15:00, 2019-07-17

Cops, Protesters Clash In Paris During France's National Day Celebration French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday showcased European military cooperation in a Bastille Day parade but the glittering event was tarnished by violent clashes between police and protesters....
18:00, 2019-07-14

Women's World Cup fever yet to take hold in Paris as tournament nears The biggest Women’s World Cup in history is kicking off at the Parc des Princes on Friday but in the city there is not the air of anticipation you would expectWith the biggest Women’s World Cup in history kicking off at the Parc des Princes in Paris on Friday, the head of the local organising commit...
02:34, 2019-06-07

Nadal too strong for Federer in Paris, reaches 12th final PARIS - Rafa Nadal charged into his 12th French Open final on Friday, battering old foe Roger Federer 6-3 6-4 6-2 in a breathtaking display in Paris....
16:01, 2019-06-07

Michael Schumacher in Paris hospital for cell treatment: Report The former German racing legend has not been seen in public since a tragic skiing accident five years ago. The French daily Le Parisien reported he will receive stem cell treatment by a top cardiovascular surgeon....
05:00, 2019-09-10

Japan earns first Group One win in Grand Prix de Paris on Bastille Day • Colt’s Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe odds widely cut to 9-1• Trainer Aidan O’Brien says ‘We were very happy with him’Japan has the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe firmly on his agenda, after an exploratory trip here resulted in victory in the Grand Prix de Paris. Seizing such an important French prize on Ba...
00:34, 2019-07-15

Can the Paris Climate Deal Survive a Trump-Style Renegotiation? Some advocates of global climate action think the pact would be stronger if the United States simply left, rather than remaining in and demanding big changes....
15:51, 2019-05-21

Mladenovic and Babos claim women's doubles title in Paris "Hungary\u0027s Timea Babos and France\u0027s Kristina Mladenovic won the French Open women\u0027s doubles title when they thrashed China\u0027s Duan Yingying and Zheng Saisai 6-2 6-3 in the final on Sunday."...
16:51, 2019-06-09

Neymar Jr. hangs out with Rihanna instead of attending Paris award ceremony Brazilian soccer star Neymar Jr. was expected to attend the Union Nationale des Footballeurs Professionnels (UNFP) football awards, but opted to hang out with music star Rihanna instead....
15:17, 2019-05-21

Climate activists demonstrate outside Brazil embassies in Paris and London Several hundred environmental activists demonstrated on Friday outside the Brazilian embassy in Paris as a clash between the two countries' leaders over the issue of climate change intensified, while similar protests took place in London....
00:17, 2019-08-24

Trees demand equal status in a new Paris gallery show They do not move, think, or see, but they understand their plight: a new exhibition brings art, science and environmentalism together to speak for the trees....
22:17, 2019-07-12

In Paris, Tommy Paul of US will seek Slam success like pals When Tommy Paul heads to Paris for his first main-draw appearance at the French Open, he'll be hoping to turn in the kind of performance his pals and countrymen Frances Tiafoe, Taylor Fritz and Reilly Opelka produced at the Australian Open        ...
04:17, 2019-05-22

AP Source: FIFA vice president Ahmad detained in Paris PARIS (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says FIFA vice president Ahmad has been detained in Paris, a day before the start of the Women’s World Cup. The person says the African Football Confederation president was detained for questioning on Thursday morning in the French capital. The...
14:00, 2019-06-06

Serena Williams to face 20-year-old American Kenin in Paris When Serena Williams saw a young U.S. tennis player distraught after a loss at a tournament earlier this season, she decided to do what felt right: console her        ...
10:34, 2019-05-31

Passengers Trapped In Train Off Paris Without Toilets, Power For 6 Hours Train passengers were stuck for six hours in a tunnel outside Paris on Tuesday after their high-speed service suffered a power cut just minutes after departure, leaving them in sweltering heat,......
11:34, 2019-06-05

Lindsay Lohan Cheekily Says "Who's That" When Asked About Frenemy Paris Hilton As far as responses go, this one is so fetch. When Lindsay Lohan was asked about frenemy Paris Hilton personally victimizing her, the Mean Girls actress cheekily said, "Who's......
18:51, 2019-06-11

French Open: Rain keeps Djokovic, Halep off court in wet Paris A roof at the French Open can't come soon enough after rain completely washed out the four remaining quarterfinals Wednesday. It was a headache for fans and players alike....
22:51, 2019-06-05

Paris in the springtime? French Open rainout sinks schedule Rain washes out day's entire schedule at French Open for 2nd time since 2000, jumbling the schedule and creating the possibility of a delayed women's final        ...
23:17, 2019-06-05

Infantino re-elected FIFA president unopposed at Paris congress "Gianni Infantino was re-elected FIFA president unopposed at the congress of world football\u0027s governing body in Paris on Wednesday as he claimed to have turned the organisation from being \"toxic and almost criminal\" back to its core values."...
00:51, 2019-06-06

Paris Saint-Germain to bid for £100m Zaha - Paper Round "Paris Saint-Germain will bid for Wilfried Zaha, Norwich City line up Jack Butland, players are told to sue social media, and Fiorentina want Bobby Duncan."...
14:00, 2019-08-25

UCI keen on mixed team time trial for Paris Olympics A mixed-team time-trial relay could be part of the Paris 2024 Olympic road cycling programme if the event proves popular at this year's world championships, the UCI said on Wednesday....
03:00, 2019-09-19

| Bleating the traffic: sheep dodge cars in tour around Paris Guided by two shepherds, the flock was monitored by policemen on scooters and volunteer "walkers" on foot who helped them cross roads as they moved around the capital....
01:34, 2019-07-18

Paris Jackson, Jaden Smith and More Celebrity Kids Who Went to Prom Kids, they grow up so fast! It's that time of the year when parents send their children off for a night of fun: prom. While not everyone is eager to partake in the high school......
15:17, 2019-05-21

Unseeded Germans Krawietz and Mies take men's doubles title in Paris "Kevin Krawietz and Andreas Mies of Germany claimed their first Grand Slam title when they beat France\u0027s Fabrice Martin and Jeremy Chardy 6-2 7-6(3) in the doubles final on Saturday."...
23:17, 2019-06-08

Boris Johnson to head to Paris and Berlin in bid to break Brexit deadlock PM set to meet Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron ahead of next week’s G7 meetingBoris Johnson is expected to make a diplomatic dash to meet Emmanuel Macron in Paris and Angela Merkel in Berlin early next week as he seeks to break the Brexit impasse.The prime minister, who has yet to leave the UK to ...
22:34, 2019-08-16

Crack Cocaine Makes a Paris Neighborhood ‘Hell’ for Users and Residents Five squalid acres at the edge of the city are home to France’s largest open-air crack market — an “apocalyptic situation,” the local police chief says....
18:17, 2019-08-18

Paris suburb pioneers 'noise radar' to fine roaring motorcycles Motorcycles thundering through residential neighborhoods, revving their engines and waking up every child in the street, may soon be a thing of the past in France. A Paris suburb is trying out a new system that can identify noisy vehicles, pinpoint their location and automatically ticket them....
15:34, 2019-08-30

Climate Activists, Who Stole Emmanuel Macron Portraits, On Trial In Paris Eight activists went on trial in Paris on Wednesday for stealing official portraits of French President Emmanuel Macron from public buildings as part of a protest over climate change....
16:51, 2019-09-11

Munich, Paris... Stockport: visiting Mercedes' biggest European showroom Mercedes Stockport boss Martyn Webb: "Targets are the foundation of the opposite of good retailing Plush Mercedes dealerships pop up in all sorts of locations, as we discovered on a trip to the North Up we go to the third floor, out into the lashing rain then clamber up temporary steps held in pl...
07:34, 2019-08-27

German captain of migrant rescue ship turns down Paris award Pia Klemp has rejected Paris' most prestigious civilian award, the Grand Vermeil Medal. She and compatriot Carola Rackete were offered the prize for their efforts in rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean....
10:17, 2019-08-22

Paris is testing 'noise radar' that will automatically ticket loud cars Parisians with powerful cars might want to think carefully before showing off their rides. Parts of the city (most recently the suburb of Villeneuve-le-Roi) are testing a "noise radar" system from Bruitparif that can pinpoint loud vehicles and, even......
06:51, 2019-09-01

Louis Vuitton's show stages brand's love affair with Paris Monogrammed Eiffel towers and crepe stands framed Virgil Abloh’s flowery collectionWith Karl Lagerfeld’s death in February, there is a vacancy in Parisian fashion for a designer to turn fashion shows into a spectacle. Virgil Abloh, in his role as artistic director of Louis Vuitton, has made his case...
20:17, 2019-06-20

Notre-Dame Construction Resumes in Paris, but Worries About Lead Remain Officials had shut down the work site over concerns about lead contamination. While stricter decontamination measures are now in place, concerns over safety persist....
00:34, 2019-08-20

Paris court finds Saudi princess guilty in beating case A French court has found the only daughter of Saudi Arabia’s King Salman guilty of complicity in violence for ordering her bodyguard to detain and strike a plumber for taking photos at the Saudi royal family’s apartment in Paris...
16:51, 2019-09-12

China's 'Belt And Road' May Keep Paris Climate Goals Out Of Reach: Report Carbon-heavy development in countries part of China's Belt and Road Initiative could render the Paris climate goals unreachable, according to a new analysis on the gargantuan global infrastructure......
08:51, 2019-09-02

Football transfer rumours: Paulo Dybala to Paris Saint-Germain? Today’s tell-all didn’t get where it is today without having a little champagne, not too much, just enough While their fellow European titans, Manchester City, Barcelona and Bayern Munich, all raised eyebrows by failing to win – or in the case of the Spanish title-holders, losing – over the weekend,...
11:00, 2019-08-19

Paris prosecutor opens inquiry into whether Epstein committed crimes in France The chief prosecutor in Paris has opened a preliminary inquiry to determine whether late U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein committed any sex crimes on French territory or against any underage French victims, prosecutor Remy Heitz's office said on Friday....
00:17, 2019-08-24

| Paris driver in blind man road rage video charged with assault A Paris motorist who was filmed nearly driving over a blind man at a pedestrian crossing and then punching his brother will appear in court next month on charges of assault, prosecutors said Friday....
10:17, 2019-06-22

UN chief warns of ‘grave climate emergency,’ says Paris Agreement goals not enough He lauded the Paris climate accord, but says even if its promises are fully met, the world still faces what he describes as a catastrophic three-degree temperature rise by the end of the century....
20:00, 2019-06-30

Paris authorities scotch rumours of radioactive tap water as 'fake news' Viral message claims water has harmful tritium levels as country faces heatwaveAs France faces a scorching new heatwave this week, Paris authorities have urged residents to keep calm and carry on drinking tap water after rumours spread that the capital’s water supplies had been contaminated with har...
12:51, 2019-07-22

Australia won't reach Paris target without action on transport, LNG and coal, expert says Morrison government urged to address where greenhouse gas emissions are rising substantiallyThe challenge the Morrison government faces in meeting future climate targets without new policies is underlined by an analysis that breaks down how significantly greenhouse gas emissions are increasing from ...
01:00, 2019-07-02

Women without passports: the artists tackling desert, rivers and red tape to get to Paris To exhibit their work in France, these women drove over stone country, deserts and 31 river crossings – and that was just to get passportsWhen Ingrid Johanson decided to help organise a trip to France for five Aboriginal artists to exhibit their textile work, she didn’t expect the process to take ye...
05:51, 2019-07-02

Paris wine thieves make off with bottles worth €400k-600k Bottles stolen from cellar of Maison Rostang restaurant near Arc de TriumphThieves have broken into the cellar of a luxury restaurant in Paris and made off with at least 150 bottles of prized wine estimated to be worth hundreds of thousands of euros, a police source said.Employees at the Maison Rost...
17:01, 2019-07-02

Paris Hilton Suffers Wardrobe Malfunction at Kim Kardashian's Dinner Party Paris Hilton suffered a wardrobe malfunction while attending a dinner party for Kim Kardashian and Winnie Harlow's makeup collaboration on Thursday. The 38-year-old heiress stunned in......
18:51, 2019-09-13

Police search Renault's headquarters near Paris as part of Ghosn probe Police are searching Renault's corporate headquarters in Boulogne-Billancourt, which a judicial source said was related to an ongoing investigation into ex-Renault boss Carlos Ghosn and his use of Versailles for his 2016 wedding party....
15:51, 2019-07-03

Racing ‘Peking to Paris’ in Classic Cars: ‘The Best Part Is the Beer at Night’ For 36 days over 8,500 miles, racers cajole their classic and collectible cars across dirt paths, rivers and mountains in an event first run in 1907....
14:00, 2019-07-17

Michael Schumacher admitted to Paris hospital for 'secret treatment' - report "Former Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher was admitted to a Paris hospital for \"secret treatment\" earlier on Monday, Le Parisien newspaper reported."...
01:00, 2019-09-10

Michael Schumacher admitted to Paris hospital for 'secret treatment' - Le Parisien Former Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher was admitted to a Paris hospital for "secret treatment" earlier on Monday, Le Parisien newspaper reported....
04:34, 2019-09-10

10 great public markets to taste city flavors, from Seattle to Paris Public markets sell regional produce and products and offer plenty of dining options. Explore 10 markets around the world.       ...
19:17, 2019-07-23

'Perverts in bushes' are ruining nude zone in Paris park, say naturists Users of Bois de Vincennes claim peace is being disturbed by voyeurs and exhibitionistsNaturists in a Paris park have complained that voyeurs and exhibitionists are spoiling their naked enjoyment.The nudists say they are being pestered in an area of the city’s Bois de Vincennes where for the last tw...
20:34, 2019-07-23

No Data Stolen From IAF's Paris Office Handling Rafale Jets: Report No data has been stolen from the computers of the Indian Air Force (IAF) Rafale project team office in Paris where there was a break in last month, a cyber forensic team has found during its probe....
00:34, 2019-06-29

Sneak Inside GQ's Infamous Paris Fashion Week Party, Presented by 24S A proper hang at L’Avenue with No Vacancy Inn, some famous friends, and a crew of creators redefining menswear to celebrate Paris Fashion Week, presented by 24S...
17:17, 2019-06-22

Paris prepares pools, parks and 'cool rooms' for predicted heatwave French capital still carries trauma of 2003 heatwave, when morgues ran out of spaceParis pools will host night swimming, large parks will stay open all hours and special “cool rooms” will be set up in town hall buildings as French authorities fear for residents’ health during the anticipated Europea...
22:17, 2019-06-23

Toxic lead removed from Paris schools after Notre Dame fire Workers have started decontaminating some Paris schools tested with unsafe levels of lead following Notre Dame fire in order to protect children from risks of lead poisoning...
15:51, 2019-08-08

162 children in Paris tested for lead poisoning after Notre Dame fire A young boy needs medical monitoring because tests conducted after the Notre Dame Cathedral fire showed that he was at risk of lead poisoning.        ...
00:34, 2019-08-08

It's 'Goodbye Gagarin' As Paris Suburb Razes Communist Housing Estate For decades a hulking housing estate on the edge of Paris was a red-brick symbol of Communist Russia's promise to workers of the world, but on Saturday residents and local officials will gather to say......
15:00, 2019-08-30

Paris child at risk of lead poisoning after Notre Dame fire Health officials in Paris say a child needs medical monitoring because tests conducted after the Notre Dame Cathedral fire showed that he was at risk of lead poisoning...
16:51, 2019-08-07

| Paris scrambles to allay Notre-Dame lead poisoning fears Paris officials have moved to downplay the risk of lead poisoning from the massive fire that tore through Notre-Dame cathedral in April, as tests continue to show worrying levels of the toxic metal at nearby schools....
06:51, 2019-08-07

Glencore mine could be forced to sell coal only to Paris agreement signatories Approval of the Wambo open-cut coalmine in the NSW Hunter Valley may be linked to the countries it exports toMining company Glencore could be forced to only sell coal from a new mine in New South Wales to signatories of the Paris climate agreement, under a proposal floated by the state’s independent...
14:34, 2019-08-06

Major new energy projects, like Shell’s LNG Canada, don’t gel with Paris targets: report "Every oil major is betting heavily against a 1.5 degree Celsius world and investing in projects that are contrary to the Paris goals," said a report co-author....
11:17, 2019-09-06

Bangkok tops Paris, London as world's most-visited city: MasterCard Thailand's capital, Bangkok, edged out Paris and London as the world's most popular city to visit, according to a survey released on Wednesday, welcome news for Thailand after worries over a drop in......
01:00, 2019-09-07

Formula One legend Michael Schumacher receiving treatment in Paris hospital Seven-time Formula One champion Michael Schumacher, who suffered a near-fatal brain injury in a 2013 skiing accident in the French Alps, was admitted to a Paris hospital to receive cutting-edge stem-cell therapy, according to a report. The 50-year-old German was hospitalized in the Georges-Pompidou ...
16:00, 2019-09-10

Paris's Notre-Dame To Host First Mass After 2 Months Of Devastating Blaze The Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris will host its first mass on Saturday, exactly two months after the devastating blaze that shocked France and the world....
08:17, 2019-06-15

Euro Papers: Real president 'in Paris to seal deal for PSG star' "Real Madrid president Florentino Perez is \"in Paris to negotiate a deal\" for a PSG star, according to reports. Will it trigger a summer of big spending?"...
14:51, 2019-05-21

| Semenya wins 2 000m race in Paris amid IAAF fight South African Caster Semenya won a rarely-run 2,000m race in Montreuil, east of Paris, amid her ongoing legal battle with the IAAF over its testosterone rules....
02:51, 2019-06-12

Underarm serves return to Paris, 30 years after Chang's shot Thirty years after Michael Chang hit the most famous underarm serve in history at the French Open, that little bit of strategy _ frowned upon by some _ is making its way back into tennis, it seems        ...
06:17, 2019-05-31

The Latest: '18 champ Halep takes long road to win in Paris The Latest: Defending champion Simona Halep looked headed for relatively straightforward, straight-set victory in French Open's second round -- until everything started to fall apart for her        ...
06:17, 2019-05-31

At Site of Her Death, Paris Wants to Rename Plaza ‘Princess Diana Square’ (PARIS) — Paris City Hall wants to name a small plaza after Princess Diana, at the site of the 1997 car crash that killed the cherished British royal. The site already holds a golden flame-shaped monument in her honor, adjacent to the Alma Tunnel where the accident occurred. The plaza is curre...
18:00, 2019-05-30

Eiffel Tower zipline offers a birds-eye view of Paris - video A zipline ride from the Paris landmark is providing an opportunity to speed across the Paris skyline at 90km (56 miles) per hour. The temporary zipline is an initiative by French mineral water brand Perrier to celebrate the French Open. It also coincides with the 130th anniversary of the Eiffel Towe...
14:17, 2019-05-30

Bondy’s search for a female Kylian Mbappé hots up in suburbs of Paris With the Women’s World Cup in full swing the unofficial search for candidates for future France teams is well under wayIt was on a modest pitch in a northern Paris suburb where the six-year-old Kylian Mbappé began to shine. Long before he became a star of the World Cup-winning France team last year,...
15:17, 2019-06-12

French Open glance: Osaka takes 14-match Slam run to Paris A quick look at the French Open: Naomi Osaka's bid for a third consecutive Grand Slam title finally gets started on Day 3 of the French Open        ...
10:00, 2019-05-28

Italian government might ask for symmetry with Paris in FCA-Renault merger - League lawmaker Italian government will defend national interest in the FCA- Renault merger and might ask for a stake in the new global automaker to match French state holdings, a prominent League ruling party lawmaker said on Monday....
09:51, 2019-05-27

Les Temps Modernes: Paris mourns passing of the intellectual left’s bible Journal founded by Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre closes after 74 yearsSimone de Beauvoir called its Sunday afternoon editorial meetings “the highest form of friendship”, but after 74 years Les Temps Modernes, the monthly journal she founded with Jean-Paul Sartre, has closed.The death of it...
20:17, 2019-05-25

| Paris Saint-Germain coach Tuchel extends deal to 2021 Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel has extended his deal with the French Ligue 1 champions through to June 2021, the club announced on Saturday....
17:17, 2019-05-25

Attempted Break-In At IAF's Paris Office Handling Rafale Jets: Sources There was an attempt to break into the Paris office of the Indian Air force (IAF) team overseeing the manufacture of 36 Rafales ordered by India, sources in Rafale-maker Dassault have confirmed to......
16:17, 2019-05-22

Watch Kim Kardashian in Paris Hilton's Sexy Music Video for ''My Best Friend's Ass'' Is it 2006 again? It may be more than a decade since Paris Hilton's infamous debut single, "Stars Are Blind," but it feels like we're in a bit of a time warp considering......
02:17, 2019-05-25

Taylor Swift Enjoys Romantic Outing With Boyfriend Joe Alwyn In Paris You can't spell "romance" without "me!" Taylor Swift and her British actor boyfriend, Joe Alwyn, were spotted holding hands and enjoying their time together in Paris,......
02:17, 2019-05-25

Paris Saint-Germain v Real Madrid: Champions League – live! Champions League updates from the 8pm BST kick-offPSG look to fix failings in Europe starting with Real showdownAny thoughts? You can email scott.murray@theguardian.com 7.34pm BST For the completists ... and because there’s not much more to be said before the teams come out in 20 minutes or so ... h...
20:51, 2019-09-18

Tennis: Tsitsipas sets up mouth-watering Wawrinka clash in Paris Greek sixth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas dug deep to set up a potentially explosive fourth-round clash against Stan Wawrinka at the French Open, completing a 7-5 6-3 6-7(5) 7-6(6) victory against Serbian Filip Krajinovic on Saturday....
22:34, 2019-06-01

Noah Cyrus Strips Down for NSFW Photo and Paris Hilton Approves Is naughty Noah Cyrus following in Miley Cyrus' footsteps? The pop star's 19-year-old sister and fellow singer posted on her Instagram page on Friday night a photo of herself......
16:34, 2019-06-02

Death on a toilet: the shocking Paris show that almost sank Francis Bacon It was meant to put the artist on a par with Picasso. But it was thrown into chaos by the suicide of his lover and muse. As Bacon returns to haunt the French capital, we recall a tragic, game-changing showLast Tango in Paris, Bernardo Bertolucci’s controversial piece of 70s art cinema, begins with a...
21:17, 2019-09-17

New York, London and Paris remain the world's most competitive cities — but perhaps not for long New York, London and Paris continue to dominate as the world's top three most competitive cities. But their prime positions could be up for contention, according to a new report....
11:51, 2019-06-11

Brazil soccer star Neymar denies alleged rape in Paris Brazil soccer player Neymar has denied accusations of rape contained in a Sao Paulo police report seen by Reuters, saying he had been the victim of an extortion attempt by a lawyer claiming to represent the woman he is alleged to have assaulted....
07:17, 2019-06-02

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19:17, 2019-06-18

Eiffel Tower Evacuated and Closed Down After Man Began Scaling the Paris Landmark (PARIS) — The Eiffel Tower was evacuated and closed down Monday after a man scaled nearly to the top of the Paris monument and refused to come down for several hours. Members of a special firefighter climbing unit and police negotiators eventually persuaded the man to surrender, a Paris police...
16:34, 2019-05-21

Japan adopts long-term emissions strategy under Paris Agreement Japan's cabinet adopted a long-term emissions reduction strategy under the Paris Agreement on Tuesday, including the goal to be carbon-neutral soon after 2050....
16:17, 2019-06-11

Rolls-Royce boss laments Brexit distraction at Paris Airshow Rolls-Royce chief executive Warren East said on Tuesday that uncertainties over Brexit remain an unwelcome distraction for the aerospace industry three years after Britain voted to leave the European Union....
20:00, 2019-06-18

Paris Air Show: Airbus secures over 100 orders for new planes, Boeing records zero Airbus began the first day of the Paris Air Show unveiling a new commercial jet while announcing it had secured orders for over 100 planes while its main competitor, Boeing, left essentially empty-handed...
23:34, 2019-06-18

Eiffel Tower revamp to turn roads into garden in heart of Paris €72m makeover will create mile-long stretch of pools, fountains and parksA garden stretches for a mile, free of cars with one of the world’s most recognisable monuments at its centre. Crossing the river on a tree-lined and lawned bridge, the roar of traffic has been replaced by the sound of water fr...
20:34, 2019-06-07

Paris-Based Think Tank OECD Cuts Global Growth Forecast While the OECD pared back its global growth forecast for the current year, it predicted a pick-up in activity to 3.4 per cent next year. It notched up its forecast for US growth this year by 0.2......
17:51, 2019-05-21

Ransacked in 'yellow vest' riot, chic Fouquet's eatery reopens in Paris France's famed Le Fouquet's brasserie on the Champs Elysees avenue reopened on Saturday, four months after the chic eatery was ransacked by rioters during a yellow vest protest that turned violent with several shops on the avenue destroyed....
16:00, 2019-07-13

Saudi princess convicted of ordering bodyguard to beat, detain Paris plumber A Saudi princess was convicted in absentia Thursday of ordering her bodyguard to beat and detain a plumber for taking photos in her Paris apartment. ...
11:51, 2019-09-13

Cutting-edge electric boat undergoes testing on river Seine in Paris An innovative boat that saves energy by rising out of the water on hydrofoil wings underwent testing on the Seine river in Paris on Monday as its backers seek to obtain a license to operate a taxi service on the river....
21:17, 2019-09-16

Paris fashion week: Bruno Sialelli channels the seaside in Lanvin debut The 31-year-old designer’s first collection looked to the travels of house founder Jeanne Lanvin for inspirationBruno Sialelli may be hard at work as the new boy at Lanvin but he has holidays on the mind. For his first menswear show since his appointment as creative director of the house in January,...
01:17, 2019-06-24

If you are flying from the US to Paris with Air France, you can now enjoy meals cooked by a Michelin-starred chef Nicolas Economou/Getty Images Air France has asked Daniel Rose, a Michelin-starred chef, to create special dishes for their business class passengers who fly between the US and Paris. The partnership is a part of Air France's decade-long program that features Michelin-starred chefs who the airline ...
10:17, 2019-07-18

Venezuela's debts to China, Russia would be restructured through Paris Club: Guaido advisor Loans to Venezuela from President Nicolas Maduro's allies Russia and China would be renegotiated though the Paris Club if Maduro leaves power, an advisor to the opposition said on Wednesday, responding to concerns about favorable treatment for the two countries....
22:51, 2019-07-17

Brazilian football star Neymar accused of raping woman in Paris hotel The Paris Saint-Germain star denies claims in a police document that he assaulted a woman last monthThe Brazilian footballer Neymar has been accused of raping a woman in a hotel in Paris last month, according to a police document in Brazil.The player’s father called the accusation by the unidentifie...
03:00, 2019-06-02

See Céline Dion's wackiest couture looks from Paris Fashion Week Céline Dion is pushing boundaries and taking Paris Fashion Week by storm in a series of revealing and borderline wacky outfits.        ...
17:00, 2019-07-03

Paris' Louvre museum reopens one day after workers walk out to protest overcrowding The museum, which houses the Mona Lisa and the Venus de Milo, was shut down Tuesday after employees walked out to protest overcrowding.        ...
16:00, 2019-05-29

Neymar to Barcelona transfer: What we know so far about Paris Saint-Germain forward's future Just two years after leaving for Paris Saint-Germain in a sensational €222 million (£200m) transfer, Neymar could make a remarkable return to Barcelona....
10:00, 2019-07-10

Paris court finds Ian Bailey guilty of murdering French TV producer in 1996 A French court has convicted a British former journalist in absentia of murdering French television producer Sophie Toscan du Plantier in southwest Ireland in 1996....
23:17, 2019-05-31

Notre-Dame toxic fallout lawsuit turns heat on Paris authorities An environmental protection group has filed a suit alleging lives were deliberately endangered after the fire that ravaged Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris, saying authorities failed to protect people from lead that spewed into the area....
23:51, 2019-07-31

Barty's parents to miss French Open final despite late Paris dash "While millions of their compatriots will stay up late into the night to watch Ash Barty try and win the French Open on Saturday, Ashleigh Barty\u0027s parents will be stranded just a couple of hundred miles away from Roland Garros."...
12:17, 2019-06-08

F1: Michael Schumacher Shifted To Paris For Stemcell Treatment; Is Conscious Claims Report Former Formula 1 world champion Michael Schumacher is reportedly "conscious" after undergoing stem cell treatment in Paris earlier this week. A report from French newspaper Le Parisien claims that the......
03:00, 2019-09-12

Plaza Athénée Hotel Paris review: Old school decadence in the city of love Famously opulent, unabashedly ostentatious, more glamorous than glamorous and boasting a theatrical dining experience to please even the fussiest VIP, Plaza Athénée is a crash course in OTT luxury....
22:00, 2019-07-15

Brazil Football Star Neymar Accused Of Raping Woman In Paris: Reports The unidentified woman, who lives in Brazil, allegedly met Neymar through Instagram, and after exchanging messages, the footballer invited her to visit him in Paris in mid-May....
09:17, 2019-06-02

Tall tales: Paris Match explains Sarkozy's growth spurt in photo After much derision, magazine says 5ft 5in ex-president was on step above wife, Carla BruniAs soon as this week’s cover of Paris Match magazine featuring Nicolas Sarkozy and Carla Bruni was released, the questions began: how was the diminutive former French president seemingly taller than his toweri...
21:34, 2019-07-04

Defying Macron, maths genius splits French leader's camp in Paris Emmanuel Macron's bid to control Paris City Hall plunged into uncertainty on Wednesday after ruling party lawmaker Cedric Villani said he would challenge the president's own candidate - a rebellious act akin to his own rise to power in 2017....
21:51, 2019-09-04

Saudi princess found guilty of ordering bodyguard to detain Paris plumber A French court has found the sister of Saudi Arabia's crown prince Mohammed bin Salman guilty of complicity in violence for ordering her bodyguard to detain and strike a plumber for taking photos at the Saudi royal family's apartment in Paris....
00:17, 2019-09-13

Paris’ electric scooter experiment demonstrates dangers of failing to regulate tech If you want to see an example of how failing to properly regulate a new technology can be bad for companies,  users, and communities, look no further than Paris. Last year, the city allowed dockless electric scooters to beging operating in the city using a light-touch approach to regulation. The res...
22:51, 2019-07-03

Paris prosecutor opens child rape inquiry linked to Epstein case Investigation to focus on potential crimes against citizens in France and abroadThe chief Paris prosecutor has announced that he is opening an investigation into the rape of minors and a series of other charges linked to the Jeffrey Epstein case.A statement issued on Friday by the office of Rémy Hei...
22:51, 2019-08-23

Electro Star Philippe Zdar "Accidentally" Falls Off Paris Building, Dies Electro star Philippe Zdar, one half of the cult French house duo Cassius, has died after falling from a window in Paris -- two days before his latest album is released, his agent said....
09:34, 2019-06-21

In Paris, Héctor Bellerín Swaps The Football Pitch For The Louis Vuitton Catwalk "Playing a game is the best thing ever and you cannot compare the two things but [walking in the show] was something that I really, really enjoyed and I was very happy to be able to do it," the Arsenal defender told Vogue post-show...
00:51, 2019-06-21

Prosecutors seek Air France trial over fatal 2009 Rio-to-Paris crash: source French prosecutors want Air France to face trial over a fatal crash in 2009 involving flight AF447 between Rio de Janeiro and Paris which killed all 228 people on board, a judicial source said on Wednesday....
13:34, 2019-07-17

20 life-changing trips that are worth the cost, from Paris to Patagonia, Giza to Galapagos From the snow-covered Alps to the exotic landscapes of East Africa, adventure awaits – if you can afford it. Here are 20 trips worth the price tag.       ...
15:34, 2019-08-25

Paris Hilton remembers Michael Jackson with throwback photo of the star, her family Michael Jackson, who died in 2009, would have turned 61 Thursday, a date which Paris Hilton commemorated with a throwback photo on Instagram.        ...
16:00, 2019-08-30

Paris official reassures public about Notre Dame health risks after lead scare Paris' deputy mayor has spoken out about rising concerns of lead poisoning surrounding Notre Dame after a massive blaze melted significant parts of the cathedral. "The city is not going to take any risks," he said....
02:00, 2019-08-07

Princess Diana Plaza? Paris wants to name site of royal's fatal 1997 crash after her Paris City Hall wants to name a small plaza after Princess Diana, at the site of the 1997 car crash that killed the cherished British royal.        ...
16:34, 2019-05-30

Celine Dion wears blue diamond necklace from 'Titanic' at Paris Fashion Week Celine Dion is continuing her winning streak at Paris Fashion Week. In an appearance in the French capital on Wednesday, Dion was spotted wearing the iconic blue diamond necklace from "Titanic," a movie which spawned her biggest hit, "My Heart Will Go On."...
22:51, 2019-07-03

Paris shuts down streets around Notre Dame to remove lead contamination left by fire Paris is closing streets around the Notre Dame cathedral for the rest of August in order to remove lead contamination caused by the April 15 fire.       ...
02:00, 2019-08-15

Three alleged victims come forward in rape investigation into Jeffrey Epstein in Paris, prosecutor's office says Three alleged victims came forward to French authorities in relation to the Jeffrey Epstein rape investigation opened by the Paris prosecutor's office last month, a spokesman told CNN on Wednesday....
08:00, 2019-09-12

Half sister of Saudi crown prince is on trial in Paris after theft and kidnapping charges The princess returned to Saudi Arabia within days of the incident and is being tried in absentia, despite an international arrest warrant that was issued more than a year after her departure....
21:17, 2019-07-10

Paris could break all-time heat record this week as scorching temps bake Europe Another record-smashing heat wave has overspread much of Europe, threatening all-time high temperatures in Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam.        ...
19:17, 2019-07-23

Ship captain who faces prison for migrant rescues refuses Paris bravery medal In a Facebook post Tuesday, Klemp accused Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo of hypocrisy for commending her work rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean, citing poor conditions faced by migrants in the French capital....
22:51, 2019-08-22

Model facing prison after photos branded ‘indecent’ sleeps rough after fleeing to Paris AN IRANIAN model facing prison after her fashion snaps were branded "indecent" fled to Paris where she cannot work because her asylum bid has not yet been approved....
14:51, 2019-06-05

Charles Melton, Maluma & More Celebs Wear Electrifying Outfits at Paris Fashion Week Men's It's called fashun, sweetie. More than ever, men are pushing the boundaries and going all out with their fashion. And at this year's Paris Fashion Week Men's this couldn't......
01:51, 2019-06-20

Toronto Raptors’ Serge Ibaka shows off colourful style at Paris Fashion Week Ibaka, who is coming off an NBA championship win with the Raptors, is a fashion buff who regularly shows off his outfits to his one million followers on Instagram and 881,000 on Twitter....
01:17, 2019-06-23

Judicial official says Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi under investigation for suspected corruption PARIS (AP) — Judicial official says Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi under investigation for suspected corruption. The post Judicial official says Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi under investigation for suspected corruption appeared first on LEX18.com....
12:34, 2019-05-23

Isaiah Rivera wins slam dunk contest in Paris using Blake Griffin as prop – video NBA stars Russell Westbrook, Blake Griffin, Carmelo Anthony, Kemba Walker and WNBA star Maya Moore along with filmmaker Spike Lee helped judge the 15th edition of Quai54 slam dunk contest in Paris.The competition, which was part of the world streetball championship, saw Puerto Rican Isaiah Rivera cl...
18:51, 2019-06-27

Brazilian soccer star Neymar fires back at accusations he raped woman at Paris hotel Brazilian soccer star Neymar fired back Saturday against a woman’s allegation he raped her in Paris by releasing social media posts and text messages following the alleged attack....
19:17, 2019-06-03

Nicole Kidman, Margot Robbie and More Celebs Steal the Show at Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week Lights, camera... fashion! After the fabulous celebrity weddings (and bridal fashion) that took place last weekend, our attention is now on Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week. From Priyanka......
07:51, 2019-07-03

UAW Calls For Strike Against GM Capping a summer of tense negotiations between the UAW and Detroit’s Big Three, the union today called for a nationwide strike as they push for higher wages and better job protections. The strike is set to begin just before midnight....
06:51, 2019-09-16

What is the menopause and when does it strike? It’s a natural part of the female life cycle – so why don’t we talk more about the menopause, its debilitating effects and possible mitigation?The menopause is when a woman’s fertile period comes to a halt. This is generally a gradual process over months or even years, but technically the menopause ...
21:51, 2019-08-26

UAW says it will strike GM tonight The union’s roughly 46,000 hourly members at General Motors plan to walk off the line at 11:59 p.m. EDT on Sunday. “This is our last resort,” Terry Dittes, vice president of the UAW-GM department, told reporters following a meeting of the unit's national council. “It represents great sacrifice and g...
19:51, 2019-09-15

Captain facing jail time for saving migrants calls Paris bravery medal hypocritical, refuses award Pia Klemp was awarded one of France's highest honors, the Grand Vermeil Medal, for her continued rescue efforts of migrants and asylum seekers.        ...
17:51, 2019-08-22

PSG 3-0 Real Madrid: Angel Di Maria stars in Paris to ruin Zinedine Zidane's Champions League return Angel Di Maria struck twice to lead Paris Saint-Germain to a 3-0 victory over Real Madrid to hand the French giants an early advantage in Champions League Group A....
05:00, 2019-09-19

Autoworkers’ Union Goes on Strike Against G.M. The union and G.M. remain far apart on most of the major issues on the table. The strike plan was authorized at a meeting of U.A.W. regional leaders in Detroit....
10:17, 2019-09-16

How the GM strike could affect your next car purchase Nearly 50,000 members of the United Auto Workers Union walked out at General Motors overnight, a day after the union’s contract with the largest of the Detroit automakers expired. The walkout followed months of unsuccessful negotiations that appeared to center around the issues of plant closings and...
17:51, 2019-09-17

UAW Strike Could Cost GM $100 Million a Day With no vehicles being built, the walkout involving roughly 46,000 full-time workers could dent GM’s profit by $50 million to $100 million daily, analysts say....
10:51, 2019-09-17

GM autoworkers go on nationwide strike General Motors employees went on strike nationwide Monday following the expiration of the company's collective bargaining contract with the United Auto Workers....
13:17, 2019-09-17

Andrew Cancio: ‘I’ve got to strike while it’s hot right now’ Ahead of his crucial WBA title rematch with Alberto Machado, Andrew Cancio is still putting in shifts at the Southern California Gas Company. He speaks to Thomas Gerbasi The post Andrew Cancio: ‘I’ve got to strike while it’s hot right now’ appeared first on Boxing News....
21:17, 2019-06-19

Angry MLB players could strike without big changes The next labor showdown is already in full force, and the phrase “work stoppage” is already being thrown around. Amid a free-agency market that seems to dwindle with each offseason and service-time exploitation that seems to grow each year — with the exact opposite labor situation ...
00:34, 2019-07-11

Constant Crying, a Coffee Addiction and a Paris Hilton Love Triangle: 33 Surprising Facts About Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen It's June 13 and most millennial women know what that means: It's the Olsen twins' birthday. Any true fan of the super-famous and super-private sisters doesn't need the......
12:17, 2019-06-13

How to Support the Amazon Prime Day Strike For the second year in a row, Amazon workers are planning to strike on Prime Day. In 2018, Amazon warehouse workers in Germany, Poland, and Spain went on strike during Prime Day; this year, fulfillment center workers in Minnesota have planned a similar strike, in part due to Amazon’s recent announce...
18:17, 2019-07-12

A Prime Day for an Amazon workers' strike When Hibaq Mohamed started working at a new Amazon fulfillment center in Shakopee, Minnesota, in 2016, she was required to pack a minimum of about 160 boxes an hour with items ordered by the e-commerce giant's customers....
19:00, 2019-07-12

Sudan's opposition observes first day of strike Sudan's alliance of opposition and protest groups held the first day of a strike on Tuesday as tensions mounted with the country's military rulers over the transition to democracy....
15:51, 2019-05-28

UAW says GM’s offer came too late to avoid strike The United Auto Workers’ top negotiator said in a letter to General Motors that a strike could have been averted had the company made its latest offer sooner (Sept. 16)        ...
01:17, 2019-09-17

Lightning strike at PGA tournament injures 6 At least five people were injured after lightning struck a tree at the Tour Championship golf tournament in Atlanta, police and the organizers said on Saturday....
16:34, 2019-08-25

Sudan: 4 killed on first day of general strike At least four people were killed by Sudanese security forces Sunday as the opposition began a general strike that has emptied many of the capital's streets in protest against the country's military rule....
18:34, 2019-06-10

BA cancels 'nearly 100% of flights' in pilot strike over pay Balpa union calls 48-hour walkout with further action planned for 27 SeptemberThe first-ever strike by British Airways pilots started at midnight on Sunday night, leading to the cancellation of hundreds of flights and travel disruption for thousands of passengers.Members of the British Airline Pilot...
23:00, 2019-09-09

How to Support the Global Climate Strike Last week, 16-year-old activist Greta Thunberg and hundreds of other young activists protested in front of the White House, demanding action on climate change. This Friday, September 20th, they’ll be joined by thousands of other young (and older) protestors across the world to take part in a global ...
23:17, 2019-09-16

80,000-Plus Kaiser Permanente Workers Are Going on Strike More than 80,000 unionized Kaiser Permanente employees plan to strike in October, marking the biggest labor action in the country in over two decades....
12:17, 2019-09-17

Fan of canceled ‘The OA’ goes on hunger strike outside Netflix HQ It’s one thing to complain on Twitter about your favorite TV show ending. But a fan of the canceled sci-fi mystery series “The OA” has taken her objection to the extreme, vowing a hunger strike to bring back the Netflix show. Protester Emperial Young, 35, is one of several who have...
23:00, 2019-08-28

CGT leadership announces 24-hour strike for May 29 CGT leaders announce sixth strike of Macri administration's time in office, to take place in two weeks time. Walk-out is in protest at government's economic and social policies, leadership says....
21:17, 2019-05-21

BA pilots to strike from midnight in dispute about pay Balpa union calls 48-hour walkout with further action planned for 27 SeptemberThe first-ever strike by British Airways pilots is set to start at midnight on Sunday night, leading to the cancellation of hundreds of flights and travel disruption for thousands of passengers.Members of the British Airli...
00:00, 2019-09-09

Two Men in ICE Custody Reach Day 72 of Hunger Strike Two Indian asylum seekers detained by U.S. immigration Gurjant Singh and Ajay Kumar have been on hunger strike for 72 days, according to their attorneys. Advocates are concerned for their health....
06:34, 2019-09-19

Alitalia cancels more than 300 flights due to strike Italy's struggling airline Alitalia has canceled over 300 flights because of a 24-hour strike called to protest deteriorating conditions in the sector, including the government's failure to relaunch the carrier....
15:17, 2019-05-21

Nearly 50,000 General Motors workers go on strike DETROIT — More than 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers walked off General Motors factory floors or set up picket lines early Monday as contract talks with the company deteriorated into a strike. Workers shut down 33 manufacturing plants in nine states across the U.S., as well as 22 parts dist...
13:17, 2019-09-16

Why some Amazon workers are going on strike on Prime Day At a time of rising activism among workers, some Amazon employees are using Prime Day to protest their pay, working conditions and a range of other issues....
07:51, 2019-07-16

GM autoworkers strike in dispute over conditions Some 49,000 employees in the US walked out after contract talks on pay and benefits with General Motors came to a grinding halt. It marks the first national strike since 2007 for the union autoworkers at GM....
11:51, 2019-09-16

About 48,000 UAW members strike against General Motors The strike, depending on its length, could easily cost GM hundreds of millions of dollars. The last time the union declared a strike at GM was in 2007....
07:51, 2019-09-16

'Oh my God, how can we do this?': An oral history of the 1994 MLB strike Twenty-five years ago today, all major league games were canceled. Ultimately, the World Series would be lost too. On the anniversary of that infamous morning, Tim Kurkjian shares the stories of some key figures in a conflict that nearly killed the sport....
17:34, 2019-08-12

General Motors Workers On Strike: Everything You Need To Know The United Auto Workers’ 46,000 General Motors employees are on strike as contract negotiations continue, and are overshadowed somewhat by a corruption scandal among union leaders. Here’s what you need to know for The Morning Shift of Monday, Sept. 16, 2019....
20:17, 2019-09-16

Autoworkers Union Calls for Strike Against G.M. The union and G.M. remain far apart on most of the major issues on the table. The strike plan was authorized by at a meeting of U.A.W. regional leaders in Detroit....
19:51, 2019-09-15

Strike Brett Gardner Down, And He Will Only Become More Powerful When he gets upset about poor umpiring, Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner has been doing ... whatever it is he’s doing in that GIF above. Some might call it a healthy venting of frustration, but others might call it obnoxious tantrum-throwing. Someone who is definitely on Team Obnoxious is umpire Phi...
03:34, 2019-08-20

Swiss women go on strike over inequality Switzerland is one of the lowest-ranked countries in the West in terms of wage equality. Public workers in Zürich have disputed that supporting the strike is a violation of political neutrality laws....
12:34, 2019-06-14

UAW to strike against GM starting Sunday evening The United Auto Workers (UAW) said that its members will go on strike against General Motors Co as of Sunday evening, after a lack of progress in contract talks on key issues from wages to health care benefits, temporary employees, job security and profit sharing....
20:51, 2019-09-15

UAW will not extend GM contract, but no decision on strike The United Auto Workers said late on Saturday that it will not extend its contract with General Motors Co that was set to expire in hours, but would continue to work pending a meeting of senior union officials....
06:17, 2019-09-15

Turkey says air strike hit Syria convoy, killed three Turkey said a Syrian government air strike on a Turkish military convoy in northwest Syria killed three civilians and wounded 12 on Monday as Syrian troops advanced on rebels in a key town....
17:00, 2019-08-19

Schoolchildren go on strike across world over climate crisis Hundreds of thousands walk out of lessons in 110 countries demanding urgent action Hundreds of thousands of schoolchildren across the world have gone on strike in protest at the escalating climate crisis. Students from 1,800 towns and cities in more than 110 countries stretching from India to Austra...
01:34, 2019-05-25

Can I still find the car I want? How UAW's GM strike will affect availability of vehicles For people looking to buy a new General Motors car or truck, will showrooms still have enough vehicles with the company's autoworkers on strike?       ...
11:17, 2019-09-17

Science Museum workers across England strike over low pay Below-inflation pay rises have left staff with 13% real-terms wage cut since 2010, says unionStaff at Science Museum sites across England have begun a 24-hour strike in protest over low pay.The action comes after the group’s directors refused to increase a below inflation 1.5% pay rise offered to mo...
20:34, 2019-08-30

For every GM job, up to 7 other jobs are generated. Here's how a strike affects the economy If the GM strike lasts more than a few days, it could impact far more than the company and the thousands of UAW workers walking the picket line       ...
11:17, 2019-09-17

'Iranian weapons' used in drone strike on oil plants Oil prices have fallen after an initial spike following a drone attack on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities, as finger pointing continues over who was responsible....
19:17, 2019-09-16

Jihadis celebrate 9/11 anniversary, vow to strike America again Pro-ISIS and pro-Al-Qaeda channels on the Telegram messaging app have been inundated with posts relating to 9/11, including threats and calls for Muslims in the U.S. to carry out terrorist attacks....
02:34, 2019-09-12

Brazilians strike against Bolsonaro's pension plans A nationwide strike has paralyzed transport in the South American country's major cities as police used tear gas to clear protesters. Many Brazilians are furious about President Bolsonaro's planned retirement changes....
21:51, 2019-06-14

The White House Wants To Strike Back At California California might not be allowed to set zero-emissions standards anymore, GM workers in South Korea are about to strike, and automakers are desperate to avoid a no-deal Brexit. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, September 6, 2019....
18:00, 2019-09-06

Humans are probably safe from a catastrophic asteroid strike — for now If you ever clean out the gutters on your roof, take note: The dirt you’re tossing may have come from outer space. The new book “Cosmic Impact: Understanding the Threat to Earth from Asteroids and Comets,” by Andrew May (Icon Books), gives an overview of the potential dangers we may one day face fro...
05:34, 2019-06-12

Amazon Workers Plan to Strike on Prime Day Employees at Amazon’s now-infamous Shakopee, Minnesota, warehouse—the first of the famously anti-union retailer’s locations to stage a walkout in the U.S.—is planning a strike next week to coincide with Prime Day, the company’s invented shopping holiday.Read more......
23:00, 2019-07-08

Swiss women strike to demand equal pay Hundreds of thousands protest against ‘culture of sexism in everday life’Hundreds of thousands of women across Switzerland have taken to the streets to demand higher pay, greater equality and more respect, protesting that one of the world’s wealthiest countries continues to treat half its population...
17:00, 2019-06-14

More than 100 flights canceled as Hong Kong goes on strike People are striking and protesting across seven districts of Hong Kong, in the most ambitious and wide-ranging day of demonstrations this summer. Follow here for the latest....
10:34, 2019-08-05

‘I’m really thankful I’m still alive:’ Boy survives lightning strike (KHNL) Three people were struck by lightning during severe weather Tuesday night, in a rare occurrence that prompted Honolulu, Hawaii city officials to urge residents to take extra precautions during thundershowers. Those injured include a 10-year-old boy – Neziah Ki-lusi – who was struc...
23:34, 2019-06-27

UAW workers picketing GM must wait for $250 a week in strike pay UAW workers are entitled to $250 a week in strike pay. However, it's not available until after the 15th day of the strike, the UAW says.       ...
11:17, 2019-09-17

Barges strike dam on Arkansas River in Oklahoma Two barges that broke loose on the swollen Arkansas River have struck a dam in Oklahoma, and at least one sank into the river. Near Crescent, erosion left several homes hanging over the Cimarron River. One unoccupied home rolled into the river. (May 23)        ...
22:51, 2019-05-23

Obamas Strike Podcasting Deal With Spotify Spotify struck a deal for Higher Ground, the entertainment-production company started by Barack and Michelle Obama, to develop and produce podcasts that will be available only on the streaming service....
00:51, 2019-06-07

The Latest: Trump says he’s in ‘no hurry’ to strike Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest on The United States and Iran’s tensions over the shoot-down of a massive U.S. drone (all times local): 8:10 p.m. President Donald Trump says he abruptly called off the military strikes on Iran Thursday because the likely deaths of 150 Iranians would have been out ...
15:34, 2019-06-22

GM strike triggers economic impact warnings Fitch Ratings said a short-term strike is not a credit risk, but a prolonged stoppage "could result in liquidity erosion" to the tune of a few billion dollars of cash burn. A prolonged strike would also threaten southeast Michigan's economy....
18:51, 2019-09-17

GM auto workers go on strike nationwide for more pay and better benefits The United Automobile Workers went on a nationwide strike against General Motors starting at midnight, Sept. 16, 2019.       ...
16:51, 2019-09-17

11,000 People Who Prepare Your Airline Food Are Considering a Strike A shortage of controllers hastened the end of the government shutdown this year. Now catering employees hope a similar dynamic will help them win better pay....
18:34, 2019-06-04

| More than 100 killed in air strike on Yemen prison: Red Cross More than 100 people are believed to have been killed in an air strike by the Saudi-led military coalition on a detention centre in Yemen, says the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)....
08:17, 2019-09-02

The GM Strike Isn’t Just About Higher Wages. It’s Also a Protest Against the Gig Economy Union members at General Motors have joined a national uptick in strikes, with Americans increasingly turning to collective action in the face of unstable employment practices. Unions have faced serious setbacks in recent decades, including a Supreme Court decision that crippled their fundraising ab...
12:17, 2019-09-17

2 bullets strike bus after students taken to Chicago museum CHICAGO (AP) — Police say stray gunfire struck a suburban school bus after it dropped students at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. Chicago police and Northbrook School District 28 officials said only the driver was aboard the bus Tuesday morning when two bullets struck the vehicle. Aut...
17:51, 2019-05-22

Mass strike shuts down city of 2M people The streets of the Sudanese capital were mostly deserted Sunday, the first day of the country's Islamic working week, amid a mass general strike called by opposition groups....
17:51, 2019-06-10

GM strike costing up to $100 million a day isn't worrying investors — at least not yet General Motors stands to lose hundreds of millions of dollars in lost production as a United Auto Workers union strike against the automaker enters its second day, but Wall Street isn't panicking or downgrading the automaker just yet....
21:17, 2019-09-17

The Morning After: Amazon Prime Day strike plans Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Good morning, there! Amazon's Prime Day faces a threat, and we're not talking about Target and eBay's competitor sales. We also nail down some more details on Pokémon Sword and Shield, get a better look a......
14:17, 2019-07-09

Restaurants Strike Back in Food-Delivery War While the U.S. online food-delivery market continues to burn hot, data suggests growth in restaurants offering the service may be slowing. That could limit the sector’s long-term growth, as restaurant selection is key to consumer adoption of delivery apps....
18:00, 2019-07-15

GM workers to strike amid contract negotiation The United Auto Workers union says its contract negotiations with General Motors have broken down and its roughly 49,000 members will go on strike just before midnight on Sunday. (Sept. 15)        ...
20:17, 2019-09-15

Ryanair says no flight disruption so far from UK pilot strike All Ryanair flights to and from British and Irish airports have departed without disruption so far on Thursday, the airline said, adding it also expected no impact for the rest of the day from a strike by some of its pilots based in Britain....
16:17, 2019-08-22

Kushner tries to strike bipartisan asylum deal Jared Kushner is working with Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin and GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham to try and broker a bipartisan deal on asylum laws, which could be the next step in Congress’ piecemeal approach to immigration reform after passage of a $4.5 billion border spending bill next week.Graham, the Sena...
04:51, 2019-06-20

Nearly all British Airways flights canceled due to strike British Airways says it was forced to cancel nearly all of their flights for Monday and Tuesday after the British pilots union went ahead with a strike....
10:34, 2019-09-09

Strike looming for General Motors workers The United Auto Workers union and General Motors remain far apart in ongoing negotiations in Detroit, raising the likelihood of a midnight strike, sources told The Post on Saturday night. UAW leaders are negotiating with GM at the Detroit Marriott, but have reached an “impasse” on health...
07:17, 2019-09-15

UAW calls strike against supplier to Ford, FCA, Tesla The UAW said it launched the strike at Faurecia's plant in Saline, Mich., at 12:05 a.m. EDT, but negotiations were continuing into the early hours. The plant, which employs 1,900 UAW members, supplies interior parts to FCA, Ford and Tesla, the UAW said....
12:51, 2019-06-21

Massive lightning strike at the Tour Championship Six people were injured Saturday when lightning struck a 60-foot pine at the Tour Championship, showering the area with debris, Atlanta police said.       ...
08:51, 2019-08-25