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Michel Bernouin

France's Cannes to ban polluting cruise ships

25 Sep 2019

CANNES Mediterranean resort town Cannes, France's fourth-biggest cruise ship port, will ban the most polluting cruise ships from next year in a bid to boost air quality in the city. | Video

Troglodyte 'eco' villa carved out of Monaco rock face

05 Jul 2019

MONACO Armed with a vision and a large saw, architects Jean-Pierre Lott and Patrick Raymond have crafted a luxury 'eco' villa out of a rock face in Monaco, using cork insulation, water recycling and solar panels to optimise energy and costs.

Alpine airlift sends in supplies to isolated French villages

19 Oct 2018

PARIS High in the French Alps, a helicopter airlifts food, logs and a Renault Twingo car for the residents of two tiny hamlets left isolated after a rockslide in April. | Video

French marine park challenges ban on breeding killer whales and dolphins

11 May 2017

ANTIBES, France A French marine park plans to fight a newly introduced ban on breeding killer whales and dolphins in captivity, saying that putting it into practice could be cruel. | Video

Attack-hit city of Nice split over Le Pen vote in French presidentials

27 Apr 2017

NICE, France Taking a break from his morning jog on Nice's seaside boulevard, the Promenade des Anglais, 62-year-old Dominique Eche gets tears in his eyes when he recalls being around the corner when an Islamic State attack killed 86 people there last Bastille Day.

Attack-hit city of Nice split over Le Pen vote in French presidentials

27 Apr 2017

NICE, France Taking a break from his morning jog on Nice's seaside boulevard, the Promenade des Anglais, 62-year-old Dominique Eche gets tears in his eyes when he recalls being around the corner when an Islamic State attack killed 86 people there last Bastille Day.

Sunny French village takes in migrants from gloomy "Jungle" camp

28 Oct 2016

CHAMPTERCIER, France Champtercier, a tiny hillside village in sunblessed southeastern France, was joined early on Thursday by dozens of migrants who fled their homes with a dream - now more remote - of reaching Britain.

Sunny French village takes in migrants from gloomy 'Jungle' camp

27 Oct 2016

CHAMPTERCIER, France Champtercier, a tiny hillside village in sunblessed southeastern France, was joined early on Thursday by dozens of migrants who fled their homes with a dream - now more remote - of reaching Britain.

Bastille Day truck killer drove up low kerb onto promenade

18 Jul 2016

NICE, France The Bastille Day killer drove his truck up a low kerb and onto the Nice waterfront to get at his victims, using an apparently easy and unblocked route that delivery drivers take daily, according to witnesses and the French government's account.

Bastille Day truck killer drove up low kerb onto promenade

18 Jul 2016

NICE, France The Bastille Day killer drove his truck up a low kerb and onto the Nice waterfront to get at his victims, using an apparently easy and unblocked route that delivery drivers take daily, according to witnesses and the French government's account.

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