Close

france

Record traffic around Paris as second French lockdown begins

[BBC NEWS] Traffic around Paris hit record levels just hours before a new national lockdown came into force across France. Jams stretched to a cumulative 430 miles (700 km) in the Ile-de-France region early on Thursday evening, local media reported. Lockdown measures came into force at midnight on Friday (23:00 GMT) to tackle spiralling Covid […]

This post is only available to members.

Read More

Thousands trapped on French trains after electrical trouble

[Associated Press] PARIS (AP) — Thousands of passengers were trapped overnight on high-speed TGV trains halted by electrical problems in southwestern France, some pleading for water, food or fresh air. Frustrated travelers raised attention to their plight on social networks, posting images of children sleeping on floors and describing the challenge of staying masked for […]

This post is only available to members.

Read More