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.
New Zealand grounds all flights over radar glitchAll commercial and civilian aircraft in New Zealand were temporarily grounded on Tuesday when a fault crippled the nation's air traffic control system, an official said.
China's new Silk RoadsIt’s one of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s most ambitious projects: to create new Silk Roads between Europe and China, more than 1 000 years after merchants’ caravans first…
Uber expands low-cost service despite French banApp-based car service Uber announced on Monday the launch of its popular low-cost rideshare service UberPOP in three new cities in France – Marseille, Nantes and Strasbourg –…
Gunmen hijack Pakistan buses in deadly attackAround 20 armed men hijacked two buses in Pakistan’s southwestern Baluchistan province, killed 19 passengers and battled with security forces on Friday, a Pakistani official said.
French court upholds limits on Uber's unlicensed taxisFrance’s highest administrative court on Friday backed restrictions on unlicensed taxi services in a decision that will hit US start-up Uber and could see its services eventually…