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Geert De Clercq

Paris region opens bus system to competition

17 Apr 2019

PARIS The Paris region opened its bus system to competition on Wednesday, kicking off the liberalization of one of Europe's biggest public transport systems.

In the heart of Paris, a wounded Notre-Dame stirs emotions

17 Apr 2019

PARIS Early morning runners stopped in their tracks, dumb-founded. Across the river, still smouldering, loomed the burnt-out form of Notre-Dame de Paris, its spire collapsed, its bell towers and buttresses standing silent in the dawn light. | Video

In the heart of Paris, a wounded Notre-Dame stirs emotions

16 Apr 2019

PARIS Early morning runners stopped in their tracks, dumb-founded. Across the river, still smouldering, loomed the burnt-out form of Notre-Dame de Paris, its spire collapsed, its bell towers and buttresses standing silent in the dawn light. | Video

In the heart of Paris, a wounded Notre-Dame stirs emotions

16 Apr 2019

PARIS Early morning runners stopped in their tracks, dumb-founded. Across the river, still smouldering, loomed the burnt-out form of Notre-Dame de Paris, its spire collapsed, its bell towers and buttresses standing silent in the dawn light.

EDF shares jump on hopes re-nationalization will unlock value

15 Apr 2019

PARIS EDF shares rose as much as 4.3 percent on Monday on hopes that a partial re-nationalization of the French utility will unlock value and ring-fence EDF's capital-intensive nuclear activities from its renewables and grids.

UPDATE 3-EDF should fix faulty weldings at nuclear plant - French regulator

11 Apr 2019

* EDF sought to convince regulator to leave welds in place (Adds EDF statement, expert group comments)

RPT-EXCLUSIVE-Qatar asks IAEA to intervene over 'threat' posed by UAE nuclear plant

21 Mar 2019

PARIS/ABU DHABI, March 20 Qatar has called on the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to intervene in a dispute over a $24 billion nuclear power plant which the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is building.

Exclusive - Qatar asks IAEA to intervene over 'threat' posed by UAE nuclear plant

20 Mar 2019

PARIS/ABU DHABI Qatar has called on the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to intervene in a dispute over a $24 billion (£18.1 billion) nuclear power plant which the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is building.

Qatar says UAE nuclear plant is threat to regional stability

20 Mar 2019

PARIS/ABU DHABI, March 20 The State of Qatar says the Barakah nuclear plant under construction in the United Arab Emirates poses a serious threat to regional stability and the environment and has called on the IAEA to create a framework for nuclear security in the Gulf.

Paris region to boost cycle commuting with bike parks and e-bikes

13 Mar 2019

PARIS The Paris region wants to boost the number of people who cycle to work by investing in new cycle lanes and infrastructure and a subsidized electric bike rental scheme.

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