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France wants to triple bike use with better cycle lanes

14 Sep 2018

PARIS France plans to more than triple the share of cycling in transport with a multi-year plan to build better bike lanes, financial incentives for bicycle commuters and measures against bike theft, the government said.

France to boost cycling with better bike lanes, tax incentives

14 Sep 2018

PARIS, Sept 14 France plans to boost cycling with better bike lanes, financial incentives for bicycle commuters and measures against bike theft, the government said.

French Orano opens uranium conversion plant despite glut

10 Sep 2018

TRICASTIN, France French nuclear group Orano on Monday inaugurated a 1.15 billion euro (1.02 billion pounds)uranium conversion plant despite huge global overcapacity for nuclear reactor fuel.

French, UK fishermen to seek scallops deal after sea skirmishes

31 Aug 2018

PARIS Fishing industry officials from France and Britain will try to strike a new deal on dredging for scallops next week following violent skirmishes in the Channel, authorities said on Friday.

French, UK fishermen to seek scallops deal after sea skirmishes

31 Aug 2018

PARIS Fishing industry officials from France and Britain will try to strike a new deal on dredging for scallops next week following violent skirmishes in the Channel, authorities said on Friday.

French, UK fishermen to seek scallops deal after sea skirmishes

31 Aug 2018

PARIS, Aug 31 Fishing industry officials from France and Britain will try to strike a new deal on dredging for scallops next week following violent skirmishes in the Channel, authorities said on Friday.

Fishermen talk peace as Franco-British scallops dispute flares up

29 Aug 2018

PARIS French and British fisherman pledged talks to quell a high-seas dispute over access to the scallop-rich seabed in the Baie de Seine after French vessels chased their rivals out of the zone, hurling projectiles and insults. | Video

RPT-French minister's exit may give EDF's nuclear plants new lease of life

29 Aug 2018

PARIS, Aug 28 The shock resignation of the French environment minister may mean that EDF can not only extend the lifespan of its ageing reactors but could even build new reactors in France, the world's most nuclear-reliant nation.

Popular French environment minister quits in blow to Macron

28 Aug 2018

PARIS French Environment Minister Nicolas Hulot resigned on Tuesday in frustration over sluggish progress on climate goals and nuclear energy policy, dealing a major blow to President Emmanuel Macron's already tarnished green credentials. | Video

French minister's exit may give EDF's nuclear plants new lease of life

28 Aug 2018

PARIS The shock resignation of the French environment minister may mean that EDF can not only extend the lifespan of its ageing reactors but could even build new reactors in France, the world's most nuclear-reliant nation.

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