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Air France strike to continue another week
Air France pilots have voted to continue their strike for another week. Photo: AFP

Air France strike to continue another week

Air France pilots voted on Friday to extend their strike for another week, while management has showed no signs of compromising, according to French media reports. Roughly half of the flagship carrier's flights have remained grounded due to the action. READ  

Air France strike stretches into third day
The Air France pilots' strike has stretched into its third day. Photo: Jean-Philippe Ksiazek/AFP

Air France strike stretches into third day

Over half of Air France's flights were grounded on Wednesday as a pilots' strike stretched into its third day. French Prime Minister Manuel Valls, exasperated by the action, called it 'incomprehensible'. READ  

Air France strike: Most flights grounded
Air France's pilot strike is continuing for a second day. Photo: Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP

Air France strike: Most flights grounded

Angry Air France pilots continued their strike on Tuesday, with some 60 percent of the company's flights expected to be cancelled. The pilots have threatened to stay off the job until Friday. READ  

Air France pilots' strike expected to get worse
An Air France pilot strike was causing chaos on Monday. Photo: AFP

Air France pilots' strike expected to get worse

Sixty percent of Air France's flights are slated to be cancelled on Tuesday, up from 50 percent on Monday, due to a pilots' strike that is expected to continue until at least Friday. Stranded passengers were already stacking up at airports. READ  

Air France pilots set for 'massive' strike
Air France pilots are strike to strike on Monday. Photo: Thomas Samson/AFP

Air France pilots set for 'massive' strike

With negotiations sputtering, it’s looking increasingly likely that Air France pilots are going to carry out their threat of a “massive” walkout on Monday. Their unions have called for a week-long strike over re-organization plans. READ  

France to set flat-rate for Paris airport taxis
France may soon fix a flat rate for Paris taxi trips. Photo: Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP

France to set flat-rate for Paris airport taxis

The most-visited country in the world is close to setting a flat-rate price for taxi rides from Paris, its most-visited city, to the capital’s two main airports. A special express lane for taxis could also be coming to motorways, the French media is reporting. READ  

Air France pilots won't fly to Ebola-hit countries
The number of pilots who will actually choose not to fly is very small, according to an Air France spokesperson. Photo: AFP

Air France pilots won't fly to Ebola-hit countries

Panicked pilots at Air France are refusing to fly to Ebola-hit countries, just weeks after flight attendants at France's flagship carrier objected to flying to West African countries battling the deadly virus. READ  

Air France pilots set for week-long strike
Air France pilots have warned of a major strike in September. Photo: Tab59/Flickr

Air France pilots set for week-long strike

More travel chaos could be on the way now that Air France pilots have said they will strike for at least a week in September over their concerns about a reorganization of the international carrier. READ  

Paris set to welcome four new tourist attractions
What is it? A spaceship? No it's an art-gallery. Photo: Louis Vuitton Foundation

Paris set to welcome four new tourist attractions

The Local takes a look at four Paris attractions that are set to open or be completed in the coming weeks. There's plenty for art lovers, shoppers and those with a good head for heights. READ  

VIDEO: Top five street scams to avoid in Paris
Here are five street scams everyone should know about in Paris. Photo: Screengrab/YouTube

VIDEO: Top five street scams to avoid in Paris

Here's a look at five well-known street scams that tourists and visitors to Paris regularly fall victim to and how best to avoid them. READ  

Northern France hopes beer will boost tourism
Nord-Pas-de-Calais hopes to take advantage of its beer heritage to boost tourism. Photo: Thomas Huguen/AFP

Northern France hopes beer will boost tourism

It already has wine, champagne and cider and but a hard-up region of northern of France, is hoping to boost its local tourism industry by tapping into another drink which forms part of its proud heritage – locally brewed beer. READ  

VIDEO: Paris in time lapse
Beauty of Paris captured in time lapse video
"I wanted to capture Paris in all it's glory". Photo: Screengrab Paul Richardson

Beauty of Paris captured in time lapse video

On his first trip to Paris, filmmaker Paul Richardson vowed to capture the city in all its glory. And he did just that, as this impressive time lapse video, called "J'adore Paris" shows. Watch it for yourself. READ  

And the least touristy areas of France are..?
France's least touristy regions. Can you guess where they are?

And the least touristy areas of France are..?

France is the most popular tourist destination in the world, but some parts of the country are clearly less attractive than others. READ  

Three die as tragedy hits Mont Blanc again
Mont Blanc was hit by yet more tragedy at the weekend when three climbers were found dead. Photo: Richard West/AFP

Three die as tragedy hits Mont Blanc again

There was more tragedy on Mont Blanc at the weekend when two climbers and their guide were found dead in the famous range. The deaths mean 20 climbers have either died or are missing since the beginning of the climbing season. READ  

Australian base jumper dies in Alps plunge
An Australian base jumper (not the one pictured here) was one of two jumpers killed in the Alps at the weekend. Photo: Top World News

Australian base jumper dies in Alps plunge

A 33-year-old Australian was killed on Sunday after leaping off a 2,600 metre high peak in the Alps. A French base jumper also died in a similar incident the same day. READ  

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