Tag Archives: Paris

06Nov/17

Headwinds for climate change conference

A UN-led climate conference in Bonn begins this week with President Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement potentially an awkward sticking point. Laura Frykberg reports. Continue reading

30Oct/17

Protesters disrupt Polanski retrospective after new rape allegations

PARIS, FRANCE (OCTOBER 30, 2017) (REUTERS) – Protesters disrupted the opening of a retrospective of Roman Polanski’s work in Paris on Monday (October 30) following new rape allegations against the French-Polish film director. Continue reading

24Oct/17

World wine output set to fall to lowest since 1961

Global wine production this year is set to fall to its lowest level since 1961 after harsh weather in western Europe damaged vineyards in the world’s largest production area. As Silvia Antonioli reports, the international wine body OIV says global output is expected to fall to 246.7 million hectolitres in 2017, down 8 percent from last year. Continue reading

23Oct/17

London smog tax means older cars can face $27 per drive

London’s new fee for most cars registered before 2006 is being billed by its mayor as the toughest emissions standard in the world, but some business organisations are crying foul. Katie Gregory reports. Continue reading

28Sep/17

Eiffel Tower lights up the party ro celebrate 300 million visitors

PARIS, FRANCE (SEPTEMBER 28, 2017) (REUTERS) – The iconic Eiffel Tower, the world’s most visited monument, celebrated on Thursday (September 28) 300 million visitors since it opened to the public in 1889. Continue reading

28Sep/17

Yves Saint Laurent’s original Paris atelier opens to public

Paris fashion house Yves Saint Laurent inaugurates a museum at its historic atelier, which will give visitors a chance to experience the designer’s world. Sarah Mills reports. Continue reading

25Sep/17

BNP Paribas subject of full-scale Rwanda probe in France

PARIS, FRANCE, (REUTERS) – French judicial investigators have opened a full-scale inquiry into allegations of complicity in the 1994 Rwandan genocide, an official at the public prosecutor’s office said on Monday (September 25). Continue reading

31Aug/17

Paris opens its first nudist park

PARIS, FRANCE (AUGUST 31, 2017) (REUTERS) – Paris opened its first nudist space on Thursday (August 31) in the Bois de Vincennes park in the east of the capital.
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05Aug/17

Profile of Princess Diana as her revelations about sex, sorrow set to be aired on British TV

LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (REUTERS ARCHIVE) – Recordings of Princess Diana speaking candidly about her sex life with Prince Charles and her sorrow at the spectacular collapse of her marriage will be broadcast on British television on Sunday (August 6). Continue reading

09Jul/17

U2 kicks off European leg of “Joshua Tree” tour in London

LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (JULY 8, 2017) (REUTERS – Irish rock group U2 kicked off the European leg of “The Joshua Tree” tour on Saturday (July 8) by returning to the album that tackled their love-hate relationship with America and propelled them to superstardom when it was released 30 years ago. Continue reading