Tag Archives: Paris

New Energy Transitions Commission Briefing Paper – Six Actions to Limit Global Warming to 1.5°C

The Energy Transitions Commission (ETC) today set out the actions which nations and companies could take during the 2020s to deliver the Paris agreement and limit global warming to 1.5°C. Continue reading

13Sep/21

US-Mexico Border Cities Aim To Host The “Olympics” Of Design And Innovation

As the world turns its sights to Paris for the next Olympic Games, North America is in the running to host a history-making international event of its own in 2024. For the first time, two cities on either side of the US-Mexico border have teamed up to host a global gathering some call the “Olympics of Design and Innovation.” Continue reading

08Feb/21

Givenchy Dresses The Weeknd For 55th Super Bowl Halftime Show

Creative Director Matthew M. Williams designed custom pieces especially for the superstar’s performance

PARIS, Feb. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The House of Givenchy is pleased to announce that the Canadian singer The Weeknd wore a custom outfit designed by Creative Director Matthew M. Williams at the Super Bowl LV in Tampa, Florida, on Sunday, February 7th, 2021. Continue reading

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