Man arrested in Disneyland Paris hotel with handguns, Qur'an

2016-01-28 22:26

A man carrying two handguns, ammunition and a Qur’an has been arrested at a hotel in Disneyland Paris, police sources said.

Is Renault embroiled in emissions scandal?

2016-01-15 12:05

Shares in French automaker Renault plunged by 10% after the company's diesel cars failed government-ordered pollution tests and investigators raided its facilities.

McLaren hires ex-VW motorsport boss as new F1 head

2016-01-15 09:30

McLaren has appointed Volkswagen's director of motorsport Jost Capito to be the Formula 1 team's new chief executive officer.

8 lessons from climate calamity and why Paris worked

2015-12-14 07:00

It took years of careful planning by the United Nations and the 195 countries involved to reach the historic deal on climate change agreed in Paris.

Paris attacker met in UK with suspected extremists

2015-12-05 16:06

One of the perpetrators of the deadly Paris attacks visited London and Birmingham earlier this year to meet people suspected of plotting terror activity in Britain, according to reports.

France gives UN climate chief symbolic key

2015-11-28 21:25

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius has given the UN's climate chief a key to the Paris climate conference centre in a symbolic act two days before negotiations are set to begin on a global deal to limit man-made carbon emissions.

Mercedes: F1 automakers 'will not be blackmailed'

2015-11-24 11:47

The battle over the future of F1 will move to Paris as CEO Bernie Ecclestone and the governing FIA take on manufacturers.

Solidarity with Paris

2015-11-18 07:45

Why has there been such a spontaneous and universal outpouring of solidarity with the terror attack victims in the French capital, asks Solly Moeng.

Sean Penn says Paris climate talks 'last great hope'

2015-11-01 15:31

Hollywood star Sean Penn says the upcoming climate talks in Paris are the "last great chance" to stop the planet overheating.

Paris goes car-free for a day on Sunday

2015-09-26 20:13

Central Paris goes car-free on Sunday as part of its fight against air pollution, at a time when the VW emissions scandal again turns the spotlight on diesel and the air pollutants it produces.


Emissions scandal: Renault to recall 15 000 cars

2016-01-19 11:26

Renault is recalling 15 000 vehicles before they go on sale to check their engines, a day after the automaker pledged action to cut harmful emissions.

FIA president: Pope Francis praying for Schumi

2016-01-15 10:07

Michael Schumacher's former team boss and current FIA president Jean Todt said Pope Francis is praying for the ex-Formula 1 driver who is recovering from a 2013 skiing crash.

Paris New Year hotel reservations slump

2015-12-31 15:00

Paris hotels, usually crammed with New Year revellers, have seen New Year reservations plunge in the wake of the November 13 attacks, says a union head.

Success of climate change talks thanks to SA - Zuma

2015-12-13 15:30

South Africa made the success of climate change talks in Paris possible this week, President Jacob Zuma has said.

F1: 21 races for 2016 calendar!

2015-12-03 08:13

The 2016 F1 season will feature 21 races and will see the Azerbaijani GP join the calendar. Take a look...

New engine would have 'destroyed' F1 - Lauda

2015-11-25 12:19

The FIA confirms that the proposed 'client engine' has been rejected by teams at the F1 Commission in Paris, France.

French police dog Diesel killed by jihadists during Paris raid

2015-11-18 14:54

A French police dog named Diesel was killed during a shootout with jihadists holed up in a Paris apartment, while five officers were lightly wounded, police say.

'This time it's war' - French press react with horror to attacks

2015-11-14 08:17

"This time it's war," declared the Le Parisien daily, as France's media reacted with horror but determination after a wave of attacks that left at least 120 dead.

Renault close to securing Lotus F1 team

2015-09-28 11:41

Renault said it has signed a letter of intent to take a controlling stake in the cash-strapped Lotus F1 team.

Car-free Paris: French capital to ban cars for a day

2015-09-01 11:03

The city of love as it's commonly known will show none towards cars on September 27 as the French capital bans all cars as part of 'Car-Free Paris' day.

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