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WATCH: Electric engines and radical new cars - Paris Motor Show celebrates its 120th anniversary

2018-10-16 08:47

It's the Paris Motor Show's 120th anniversary. The industry's facing radical change. More hybrid and all-electric models are on show though the show is experiencing dwindling visitors.

British mountain biker shot dead by hunter in France

2018-10-15 14:35

A mountain biker was killed while cycling in the French Alps.

Picking up where its predecessors left off - The Kia Ceed GT will set the hatchback segment alight

2018-10-09 10:00

The new Kia Ceed GT makes its public debut at the 2018 Paris Motor Show, alongside the new ProCeed GT. The new model will be more accomplished and fun-to-drive than ever when sales start early in 2019.

Kia's first electric crossover: The new e-Niro SUV is a sleek SUV with a range of 485km

2018-10-08 09:43

The e-Niro is the first fully electric crossover SUV by KIA. The Korean automaker says its new EV has a range of 485km.

Interpol asks China for information on its missing president

2018-10-06 20:55

The international police agency Interpol says it has asked Chinese authorities for information about its president, Meng Hongwei, who seemingly vanished on a trip to China.

WATCH: New BMW 3 Series for SA, Peugeot e-Legend - take a look at some of the latest cars debuted at the awesome Paris Motor Show

2018-10-05 08:19

From BMW's new 3 Series sedan to Peugeot's all-electric e-Legend, here's a look at the some of the latest cars launched at the 2018 Paris Motor Show.

Police catch a top French convict after daring prison escape

2018-10-04 07:37

Police have caught one of France's most wanted men, three months after his spectacular helicopter escape from prison.

New electric cars are stars of Paris Motor Show

2018-10-02 12:01

All-electric vehicles with zero local emissions are among the stars of the Paris Motor Show - rubbing shoulders with the fossil-fuel burning SUVs that many car buyers love.

Frenchman gets first fine for street harassment

2018-09-25 22:36

A French court has fined a man for insulting a woman during an assault on a bus, the first conviction under a new law that punishes sexual harassment in public spaces, judicial sources said.

France seeks tougher sanctions on Libyans who block political solution

2018-09-25 06:19

France has called for stronger UN sanctions on Libyans who stand in the way of a political solution in the conflict-ridden country.

 

WATCH: Death toll rises in France flash floods

2018-10-15 20:10

French authorities say flash floods have killed at least 13 people.

British mountain biker shot dead by French hunter

2018-10-14 16:20

A 34-year-old British restaurant owner riding a mountain bike has been shot dead by a hunter as he sped down a wooded track in the French Alps, officials have said.

WATCH: Top 5 world news videos today

2018-10-09 05:36

Watch our playlist of the five most talked about videos today, October 9, 2018.

Oil spill feared after ships collide near Corsica

2018-10-07 21:30

French maritime authorities are trying to contain an apparent oil spill after two merchant ships collided in the Mediterranean Sea north of Corsica.

Bugatti premieres its new 1103kW monster hypercar at Paris Motor Show: The R85-million Divo is already sold out!

2018-10-05 08:28

Bugatti celebrated the premiere of its latest model, the 1103kW Divo at the Paris Motor Show. The new hypercar, worth R85-million, is already sold out!

Man in French street slap video gets jail sentence

2018-10-05 05:49

A French man caught on camera slapping a young woman on a Paris street after she berated him for making lewd comments has been given a six-month custodial sentence.

WATCH: Iran behind bomb plot in France: French diplomatic source

2018-10-02 21:59

French security services believe the Iranian intelligence ministry was behind a foiled bomb plot that aimed to target an opposition group in Paris in June, a diplomatic source told AFP.

As it happened: Mercedes launches four-model assault at Paris motor show

2018-10-02 08:19

Mercedes-Benz is showing off four new models at the Paris motor show Tuesday morning. Including its new GLE SUV and the A35 hot hatch.

Father of boy saved by Paris 'Spiderman' convicted for negligence

2018-09-25 21:48

The father of the little boy who was rescued dangling from a fourth-storey Paris balcony by a Malian migrant dubbed Spiderman received a three-month suspended jail sentence for leaving the child home alone.

Macron draws fire with career advice to young job-seeker

2018-09-17 08:17

French President Emmanuel Macron is facing fresh criticism after telling an aspiring gardener that he could easily find a job if he would simply start looking in high-demand sectors like restaurants or construction.

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