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Paris mayor unveils plan ​to restrict traffic and pedestrianise city centre

people on the champs-elysées during a car-free day in paris
People on the Champs-Élysées during a car-free day in Paris. Photograph: Aurelien Meunier/Getty

Anne Hidalgo says she wants to cut the number of private cars in French capital by half as part of campaign to tackle pollution

January 8, 2017 — The mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, has unveiled plans to restrict traffic in the French capital and pedestrianise the city centre in an attempt to halve the number of private cars on the roads.  Continue reading Paris mayor unveils plan ​to restrict traffic and pedestrianise city centre

Global landmarks lit with Belgium’s colors after Brussels attacks

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IN SOLIDARITY. The Eiffel Tower is illuminated in the national colors of Belgium in tribute to the victims of the attacks in Belgium, in Paris, France, March 22, 2016. Ian Langsdon/EPA
Landmarks around the world were bathed in black, yellow, and red lights – colors of the Belgian flag – as a sign of solidarity with the victims of the Brussels attack

MANILA, Philippines (Mar. 23, 2016) — Landmarks around the world were bathed in black, yellow, and red lights – colors of the Belgian flag – as a sign of solidarity with the victims of the Brussels attack.

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