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France plans instant fine for men who catcall women

2017-10-16 16:45

A new law banning catcalling and harassment of women on French streets will see men fined on the spot for lecherous and aggressive behaviour, France's women's minister has said.

Renault wants half its cars to be electric or hybrid in 2022

2017-10-06 19:26

French carmaker Renault says half of its models will be electric or hybrid by 2022 and it's investing heavily in "robo-vehicles" with increasing degrees of autonomy.

'Do drink and drive'? Dehydration can be a killer on the road

2017-09-29 12:24

Nissan is encouraging drivers to ‘hit the bottle’ - that’s water not alcohol - to raise awareness of the impact dehydration can have on road safety.

Knife-wielding man attacks soldier in Paris

2017-09-15 21:15

A knife-wielding man attacked a soldier in Paris, the latest assault to raise questions over whether France's anti-terror patrols are a target for extremists.

MotoGP: Yamaha says Rossi will miss San Marino GP

2017-09-06 14:29

Crash victim Valentino Rossi was confirmed as a non-starter for the San Marino MotoGP, his Yamaha team announced.

PSA completes Opel takeover ahead of schedule

2017-08-01 11:37

French automaker PSA said it had completed, ahead of schedule, the takeover of rival brands Opel and Vauxhall which makes the group Europe's second-biggest carmaker after Volkswagen.

New Amazon dams would be 'massively' destructive - study

2017-06-14 19:49

Building the 428 hydroelectric dams proposed for Brazil's Amazon basin would devastate the environment and could even disrupt regional weather.

French soldier gets 1 year for molesting two Burkina Faso girls

2017-06-12 23:21

A former special forces French soldier was sentenced to a year in prison by a French court Monday for molesting two girls aged three and five in Burkina Faso.

Paris mayor calls for black-feminist festival ban

2017-05-29 18:04

Social media users slam mayor's call for a ban as attempt to prevent black feminists from organising against racism.

Blitzboks win World Series, advance to Paris final

2017-05-14 15:05

A dominant display by the Blitzboks saw them cruise into the final of the Paris Sevens by downing New Zealand in a semi-final encounter.

 

Paris wants to phase out diesel cars by 2024

2017-10-12 14:20

Paris city authorities said on Thursday they aimed to phase out the use of diesel cars by the time the French capital hosts the Olympics in 2024, and petrol cars by 2030.

Marseille suspect released from custody day before attack

2017-10-03 06:26

French officials say a man who stabbed two women to death outside Marseille's main train station had been arrested and released the day before the attack.

F1: Aston Martin to become Red Bull's title sponsor from 2018

2017-09-26 08:07

Aston Martin is to become title sponsor of the Red Bull Formula 1 team from 2018, it was announced Monday.

Terror attacks changed Parisians, but failed to defeat them

2017-09-09 22:42

On the night of November 13 2015, Paris was plunged into horror as jihadist killers launched simultaneous attacks on bars, the national stadium and a concert hall, leaving 130 dead.

Police: Girl, 8, killed as car ploughs into French pizzeria

2017-08-14 22:19

French police say an 8-year-old girl was killed and at least five people were injured when a driver slammed his car into the sidewalk cafe of a pizza restaurant in a small town east of Paris

WATCH: 5 of the most memorable Le Mans moments

2017-06-16 19:00

Ahead of the iconic 24 hours of Le Mans, Wheels24 columnist Braam Peens shares his top moments in the sport.

New Amazon dams would be 'massively' destructive - study

2017-06-14 19:35

Building the 428 hydroelectric dams proposed for Brazil's Amazon basin would devastate the environment and could even disrupt regional weather.

Obama slams Trump for exiting Paris climate deal

2017-06-01 22:43

Barack Obama slammed his successor President Donald Trump for pulling out of the Paris climate deal, warning that the move would see the US 'reject the future'.

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Settled squad, consistency were key to Blitzboks' success - S24

The SA Sevens side clinched the World Sevens Series title on Sunday, while also winning the Paris tournament for good measure. Sport24's Rob Houwing weighs in on the secret to the Blitzboks' success this season, and how the 15-man code could take notes. Watch.

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Renault says production halted at French sites after cyberattack

2017-05-13 12:27

French carmaker Renault said that the huge global cyberattack had forced it to stop production at sites in France.

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