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Two women campaign to become France's 1st female president

Sep. 12, 2021 11:05 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Two French politicians kicked off their presidential campaigns Sunday, seeking to become France’s first female leader in next year’s spring election. The far-right National Rally party's Marine Le Pen and Paris' Socialist mayor, Anne Hidalgo, both...

30 kph max: Paris shrinks speed limit to protect climate

Aug. 30, 2021 11:51 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — No more zipping past the Eiffel Tower or through the Latin Quarter without slowing down to soak in the sights: Starting Monday, the speed limit in nearly all of Paris is just 30 kph (less than 19 mph). It’s the latest initiative by a city trying to...