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Paris is the most expensive city for university students

    The most costly areas to study in France are still Paris and nine other university towns in the central Ile de France region, where the cost of living increased by 2.5 percent for students this year.     On the 18th of August, the Unef student union released its annual study on university […]

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France: Paris says goodbye to diesel cars

  On weekdays between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., high-polluting diesel cars older than 15 years have been prohibited from entering the Paris region as part of attempts to impose a low-emission zone surrounding the French capital.   The limits, which went into effect on June 1 – six months later than expected – impact […]

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Shocking photos show Paris overflowing with rubbish

  Shocking photos show that the streets of Paris are littered with rubbish, triggering viral labeling and destroying the socialist mayor of the French capital.   © Choeymoey26 The hashtag #saccageparis-means trashed Paris- has been all the rage on Twitter recently, as locals share depressing images of the picturesque “City of Light” and now it […]

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Paris: Hospitals reduce non Covid-19 procedures

  As the number of coronavirus patients requiring intensive care may overwhelm the intensive care unit (ICU) network, hospitals in the Paris area have been ordered to cut routine surgical and medical procedures by 40%.    “This is a very stressful situation,” regional health chief Aurelien Rousseau told AFP on Monday. The region of Île-de-France, […]

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