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Geert De Clercq

UPDATE 1-EDF 9-month sales up 7.2 percent as French nuclear output recovers

13 Nov 2018

* Nuclear output up 6.6 TWh at 290 TWh vs same period in 2017

Paris region to launch world's biggest fleet of electric bicycles

08 Nov 2018

PARIS The Paris region plans to launch a large fleet of electric bicyles in a state-funded scheme aimed at getting commuters to cycle to work and reducing congestion and pollution.

French far-right overtakes Macron in EU parliament election poll

05 Nov 2018

(This Nov. 4 story adds "anti-European Union" in paragraph 3)

France investigates reports of babies born without arms in rural areas

31 Oct 2018

PARIS France has launched a nationwide investigation into why some two dozen babies have been born without hands or arms in a handful of rural areas since 2000 after several new cases were reported this week, the health minister said on Wednesday.

UPDATE 1-Utility Suez sees best quarter in seven years despite China paper impact

30 Oct 2018

PARIS, Oct 30 French waste and water group Suez said strong European recycling revenue helped it book its best quarterly growth in seven years, even though cardboard prices had fallen due to a Chinese import ban.

RPT-Saudi Arabia metro key part of French RATP's foreign growth drive

22 Oct 2018

PARIS, Oct 19 French state-owned public transport firm RATP aims to more than double its foreign revenue by 2025 through public transport contracts in the Middle East, Asia and the Americas.

Saudi Arabia metro key part of French RATP's foreign growth drive

19 Oct 2018

PARIS French state-owned public transport firm RATP aims to more than double its foreign revenue by 2025 through public transport contracts in the Middle East, Asia and the Americas.

France to allow congestion pricing in bid to reduce traffic jams

18 Oct 2018

PARIS France plans to make it easier for cities to introduce congestion pricing in a bid to reduce traffic jams and air pollution, the transport minister said on Thursday.

France's Engie, Casino target large-scale rooftop solar

17 Oct 2018

PARIS French utility Engie and retailer Casino launched a joint venture on Wednesday that will invest some 100 million euros ($115 million) a year to build solar panels on the rooftops of supermarkets, hotels and hospitals in France.

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