France in focus

Greater Paris: The French capital gets a makeover

This week we take a look at what's called "Grand Paris" or Greater Paris, an ambitious idea which aims to interconnect Paris and the surrounding areas. The project is going to affect the lives of millions of people in and around the French capital. In theory it's going to make life easier, with more efficient public transport, boosted by the Olympics in 2024. But the whole concept isn't without its critics. We tell you more.