Paris takes steps to become a more pedestrian-friendly city

Oct 2, 2017
As Paris becomes more pedestrian-friendly, suburban commuters who depend on their cars and some businesses raise concerns.
A pedestrian zone in central Paris. The city is taking steps to become more pedestrian friendly.
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Paris begins construction of urban refugee camp

Aug 23, 2016
The camp will provide shelter for more than 1,000 people.
Sami Achakzai, an Afghan refugee recently arrived in Paris, has been sleeping under a metro bridge. The city has a shortage of housing for refugees and migrants.
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Paris hopes to lure British talent after Brexit

Jul 29, 2016
France has some things to overcome – including a reputation for high taxes.
Outside NUMA, a shared work space and startup accelerator, located in central Paris.
Emma Jacobs

EgyptAir flight MS804 from Paris to Cairo crashed

May 19, 2016
French President Francois Hollande confirms a Paris-Cairo EgyptAir flight that went missing over the Mediterranean, with 66 people on board, crashed.
An EgyptAir Airbus A320 sits on the tarmac of Larnaca airport after it was hijacked and diverted to Cyprus back in March. On Thursday, an EgyptAir Airbus A320 from Paris to Cairo disappeared from radar.
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Nations and billionaires pledge money for clean energy

Nov 30, 2015
Entrepreneurs and governments have pledged billions for low-carbon technology.

A 12-day push to reach a climate change deal starts on Monday

Nov 24, 2015
In Paris, representatives of some 200 countries will work towards a climate change deal.

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Nov 17, 2015
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Paris in the wake of Friday's attacks

Nov 16, 2015
Paris returns to some degree of normalcy, but locals are still shaken.