Edition:
United Kingdom
Pictures | Fri Jul 1, 2016 | 1:33pm BST

Paris drives old cars off its streets

A man holds a leaflets as French police speaks to a driver with a car older than 20 years to explain a new law to fight air pollution at the Place de la Nation square in Paris, France, July 1, 2016.  REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen

A man holds a leaflets as French police speaks to a driver with a car older than 20 years to explain a new law to fight air pollution at the Place de la Nation square in Paris, France, July 1, 2016. REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen

A man holds a leaflets as French police speaks to a driver with a car older than 20 years to explain a new law to fight air pollution at the Place de la Nation square in Paris, France, July 1, 2016. REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen
Close
1 / 3
Leaflets explaining the measures of a new law to fight air pollution with a ban of cars older than 20 years in the French capital are displayed by French police at the Place de la Nation square in Paris, France, July 1, 2016. REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen

Leaflets explaining the measures of a new law to fight air pollution with a ban of cars older than 20 years in the French capital are displayed by French police at the Place de la Nation square in Paris, France, July 1, 2016. REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen

Leaflets explaining the measures of a new law to fight air pollution with a ban of cars older than 20 years in the French capital are displayed by French police at the Place de la Nation square in Paris, France, July 1, 2016. REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen
Close
2 / 3
French police speaks to a driver with a car older than 20 years to explain a new law to fight air pollution at the Place de la Nation square in Paris, France, July 1, 2016.  REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen

French police speaks to a driver with a car older than 20 years to explain a new law to fight air pollution at the Place de la Nation square in Paris, France, July 1, 2016. REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen

French police speaks to a driver with a car older than 20 years to explain a new law to fight air pollution at the Place de la Nation square in Paris, France, July 1, 2016. REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen
Close
3 / 3

Next Slideshows

Chevron suspends Gorgon LNG production after gas leak

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Chevron on Friday suspended production at Australia's Gorgon liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility after a leak but remained on track...

01 Jul 2016

As Japan re-embraces nuclear power, safety warnings persist

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's re-embrace of nuclear power, on display last week with the recertification of two aging reactors, is prompting some critics to warn...

01 Jul 2016

China says will ban IPOs by firms breaking environment protection rules

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's securities regulator said on Friday it would ban initial public offerings (IPOs) by companies which have violated environmental...

01 Jul 2016

Orangutans rescued from Indonesian forest fires released back into wild

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Three orangutans rescued when forest fires destroyed their Indonesian rainforest habitats were returned to the wild on Borneo island last...

01 Jul 2016

MORE IN PICTURES

Editor's Choice Pictures

Editor's Choice Pictures

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Protesters and police battle at Hong Kong university campuses

Protesters and police battle at Hong Kong university campuses

Protesters and police battled through the night at university campuses only hours after a senior police officer said the Chinese-ruled city had been pushed to the "brink of a total breakdown."

Hong Kong in turmoil

Hong Kong in turmoil

Demonstrations against a hugely unpopular extradition bill that began in June have since broadened into calls for more democracy in the Chinese-ruled city.

Editor's Choice Pictures

Editor's Choice Pictures

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Raging street protests grip Chile

Raging street protests grip Chile

Protests over a hike in metro fares have spun out of control, leading to riots, arson and looting that have left at least 20 dead in Chile.

Morales exit rocks Bolivia, splits region

Morales exit rocks Bolivia, splits region

Looting and roadblocks convulse Bolivia after President Evo Morales' resignation ended 14 years of socialist rule and left a power vacuum his opponents scrambled to fill.

DIY shields of Chile's protests

DIY shields of Chile's protests

Chilean protesters use everything from plywood and mirrors to the kitchen sink to shield themselves from riot police during demonstrations that have left at least 20 dead and wreaked billions of dollars of damage to public infrastructure and private businesses.

Protesters set Christmas tree on fire at Hong Kong luxury mall

Protesters set Christmas tree on fire at Hong Kong luxury mall

Anti-government protesters in Hong Kong smash windows and set fires in the Festival Walk shopping mall, including to a big Christmas tree.

Rockets fired from Gaza after Israel kills Islamic Jihad commander

Rockets fired from Gaza after Israel kills Islamic Jihad commander

Israel killed a top commander from the Iranian-backed Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad in a rare targeted strike in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, drawing retaliatory rocket salvoes that reached as far as Tel Aviv.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast