Dozens killed as two trains derail in IndiaTwo passenger trains derailed over a bridge in central India while crossing a track that was flooded by heavy monsoon rains, killing at least 24 people, officials said Wednesday.…
Several killed as two trains derail in IndiaTwo packed trains derailed while crossing a bridge hit by floods in central India, killing at least 19 people in the latest deadly disaster on the nation's…
High speed train collides with tractor in Western FranceRail traffic was severely disrupted in the West of France on Sunday after a high-speed train (TGV) hit a tractor on the line, injuring two people.
Forest fire grounds flights at Rome's busiest airportA forest fire raged near Rome’s Fiumicino airport on Wednesday, forcing the temporary suspension of departures at Italy’s busiest airport, officials said.
FRANCE - UK
French ferry workers blockade Channel TunnelProtesting ferry workers temporarily blocked French road access to the undersea rail tunnel linking France to Britain on Tuesday, a Eurotunnel spokesman said, warning of further…
Solar plane completes historic flight from Japan to HawaiiThe Solar Impulse 2 aircraft completed an historic flight in its quest to circle the globe without consuming a drop of fuel, touching down gracefully in Hawaii on Friday after…
Channel Tunnel blocked again by protesting ferry workersProtesting ferry workers forced the closure of the Channel Tunnel linking France and England on Tuesday, blocking its entrance and setting fire to tyres thrown onto railway tracks.
IN THE FRENCH PAPERS
'Uberevolution'FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 26.06.15: French papers focus on the ongoing taxi strike that has had much of France in lockdown, starting here in Paris. Le Figaro says this is part of a…
Courtney Love stars in Paris taxi strikeVenting their ire at UberPop, taxi drivers staged protests across France today - we take a look at online buzz.
French cabbies barricade Paris roads in Uber protestFrench taxi drivers angry at competition from taxi app Uber on Thursday blocked access to Paris airports and barricaded the city’s busy ring road as they protested losing…
French taxi strike over UberPOP causes traffic chaosFrench taxi drivers are causing traffic chaos around Paris as they demonstrate over the rise of services like UberPOP. We take a look at the challenges that Uber has faced around…
France faces gridlock as taxis stage strike against UberFrench taxi unions are set to begin a nationwide, unlimited strike on Thursday as a festering dispute with the popular minicab service UberPOP turns increasingly ugly.