Paris stabbings investigated as terror attack, claimed by IS

PARIS (AP) — A knife-wielding assailant killed a 29-year-old man and injured four others in a lively neighborhood near Paris’ famed Opera Garnier before he was killed by police Saturday night. The Islamic State group claimed the attacker as one of its “soldiers.” Counterterrorism authorities took charge of the investigation, and President Emmanuel Macron vowed […]

Paris plans to ban gas-powered cars in city by 2030

PARIS (AP) — The noise of car engines enveloping the streets of the French capital might in the future become a memory for Paris pedestrians.In its latest initiative to reduce pollution, Paris City Hall is planning to ban gas-powered cars by 2030. The controversial move follows Mayor Anne Hidalgo’s plan to ban all diesel cars […]

Paris bans all cars from the whole city for a day

 PARIS (AP) — Pedestrians are being encouraged to stroll the City of Light as the French capital banned cars throughout the city for a day. Paris has experimented in the past with car-free days, but Sunday marked the first time the entire city was handed over to ramblers, cyclists and roller-bladers. Only emergency vehicles, buses […]