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  1. News - World - FRANCE

    ‘Locks of love’ bridge in Paris evacuated after railing collapse

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 10:10am

    ... Sometimes too much love can be a bad thing as Paris discovered on Sunday when thousands of “locks of love” attached to a footbridge caused part of the railing to collapse, forcing an evacuation. ... were forced to hurriedly usher visitors off the footbridge in central Paris early on Sunday evening after 2.4 metres of railing collapsed under the weight of the collected tokens of affection. ...

  2. News - World - FRANCE

    Deadly building collapse follows explosion in Paris suburb

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 04:44am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bobigny, France Deadly building collapse follows explosion A four-storey building in a Paris suburb collapsed after an explosion yesterday, killing a child ... Philippe Galli, the prefect of Saint-Seine-Denis. An eight-year-old died in the building's collapse, and firefighters found an unconscious 80-year-old woman in the debris who died while being ...

  3. Property - International - FRANCE

    France government seek new measures to revive slump

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 03:50am by Reuters

    ... growth, which stagnated in the first and second quarters in part because of collapsing household investment in new homes. Developers and builders say the situation has been worsened by a new law ...

  4. News - World - FRANCE

    Two killed in France's Reims city as apartment block collapses after blast

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 08:55pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Reims Gas explosion suspected after tragedy occurs near scene of similar incident early this month Apartment block collapses after blast, killing two Two people died and 14 were injured yesterday when part of an apartment block in the French city of Reims collapsed after an explosion, just three weeks after a similar tragedy not far away. Authorities ...

  5. News - World - FRANCE

    France's right-wing UMP party close to collapse after talks fail to end leadership dispute

    Posted Nov 27th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Quarrel splits ex-President Sarkozy's party as talks fail to resolve disputed internal ballot Right-wing UMP party close to collapse France's main right-wing opposition party is close to collapse after talks failed to resolve a bitter leadership dispute and an ex-prime minister vowed to take the battle to the courts. The contested leadership ...

  6. News - World - FRANCE

    Two die as big boulder smashes into train in French Alps

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 04:48am by AFP

    ... in a remote and mountainous area difficult to access due to the snow. The 100-years-old railway crosses some 30 bridges and viaducts and 25 tunnels through valleys and gorges on an often hair-raising ...

  7. News - World - FRANCE

    Paris theatre stage hand dies after accidental explosion before rehearsal

    Posted Nov 09th 2013, 05:19pm by AFP

    ... at the Palais des Sports in southwest Paris, which was cancelled as a result of the blast. A wall and part of the ceiling collapsed in the explosion. "The walls shook," an employee ...

  8. News - World - FRANCE

    Uzbek leader's daughter linked to money laundering

    Posted Aug 03rd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Probe targets Uzbek leader's daughter French authorities are investigating a money laundering case that targets Gulnara Karimova, the Uzbek leader's daughter, among others, a judicial source said yesterday. The eldest daughter of Islam Karimov, who has ruled Uzbekistan with an iron fist since the collapse of the Soviet Union, Karimova ...

  9. News - World - FRANCE

    At least six killed, dozens injured in France train crash

    Posted Jul 13th 2013, 01:26am by AP

    ... There was nothing, but metal scraps,” 20-year-old accounting apprentice Ben Khelifa told reporters. His commuter train was on the adjacent track. “The train just collapsed, just like that, on its side... ...

  10. News - World - FRANCE

    Carlos the Jackal back in court to appeal French bombing conviction

    Posted May 13th 2013, 03:44pm by AFP

    ... But prosecutors in France were struggling to secure the evidence they needed to secure a conviction until the release of secret Stasi files in the years that followed the collapse of communism and German ...




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