08 Jul '18, 8am

If you are heading off to Marseille on our @Eurostar south of France service here is an amazin…

An astronaut aboard the International Space Station (ISS) shot this photograph of Marseille, the second largest city in France. Known as Massalia in the days of the Roman Empire, the city sits along the Mediterranean coast. From above, Marseille has a distinct red hue due to the clay terra cotta tiles covering the roofs of most buildings. Clay deposits are mined locally in Var, northeast of Marseille. Those signature roof tiles have influenced architectural styling in parts of Australia and New Zealand since the late 1800s . The international spread of French culture and products can be attributed to Marseille’s coastal location. The city has been a major trading port since 400 BC , and the current Port of Marseille-Fos serves as the second largest port on the Mediterranean Sea. Today, the city is known for international trade and commerce of hydrocarbon products, iron, st...

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cntraveller.com 10 Jul '18, 7pm

For a day trip out of Marseille, Aix en Provence is only a 45-minute drive away. Cezanne is Aix’s favourite son, and a tri...

#Flixbus doubles its service between Belgium and France Flixbus @Flixbus

#Flixbus doubles its service between Belgium an...

busworld.org 08 Jul '18, 10pm

FLIXBUS DOUBLES ITS SERVICE BETWEEN BELGIUM AND FRANCE Due to the railway strikes in France, German based buscompany Flixb...

My weekly restaurant round-up is now published:

andyhayler.com 07 Jul '18, 8am

In the 2018 guide there were two new three star restaurants in France. Restaurant Christophe Bacquie is in the south of Fr...

France stands up military data hub

France stands up military data hub

defensenews.com 09 Jul '18, 4pm

PARIS - France has set up a new office to boost user access to the various databases held in the defense ministry, the Arm...

More than 18,000 electric vehicles registered in France during the first half of 2018

More than 18,000 electric vehicles registered i...

greencarcongress.com 09 Jul '18, 8am

In France, the electric vehicle segment has surpassed 18,000 registrations since the beginning of 2018, according to figur...

French man using only things made in France #France #FRACRO MORE:

French man using only things made in France #Fr...

mnn.com 15 Jul '18, 4pm

The endeavor was inspired by the 2012 presidential debates in which Arnaud Montebourg, the Socialist minister for industri...

'We've Made History': Ireland Joins France, Ger...

ecowatch.com 07 Jul '18, 8pm

after its Senate passed legislation on Wednesday that outlawed the controversial drilling technique. The Petroleum and Oth...

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worldenergy.org 16 Jul '18, 7am

Hydropower accounts for almost 20% of installed capacity in France, second only to its nuclear capacity. With 25,397 MW of...

England, France and Belgium in one space photo....

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 10 Jul '18, 10pm

Islands tend to have a lot of cloud cover, thanks to the moisture all around them. Landmasses in middle latitudes also ten...

France for the Win – Altan Bottier Dedicates a Patina to France! https://t.co/EQ2izMBCP9

France for the Win – Altan Bottier Dedicates a ...

theshoesnobblog.com 19 Jul '18, 8pm

So France won and I am sure that they are very pleased with that result and it shows with all the celebratory activities g...

World Cup: France beat Uruguay 2-0 to reach sem...

channelnewsasia.com 06 Jul '18, 4pm

NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia: Raphael Varane's glancing header and a goalkeeping blunder that gifted Antoine Griezmann a soft g...

Third night of riots after #France police shooting

straitstimes.com 06 Jul '18, 7am

NANTES, France (AFP) - Cars and buildings were set alight on Friday (July 6) in a third night of rioting in western France...

France to launch missile upgrade, pegging fundi...

defensenews.com 06 Jul '18, 7pm

PARIS ― France will launch this month a program for a new-generation Mica air-to-air missile, with pricing based on the we...

FloatGen gears up for full power off France

rechargenews.com 05 Jul '18, 9pm

France’s first offshore wind turbine, the floating FloatGen prototype, is on track to start flowing power at full throttle...