Anger as France ditches ‘ecotax’ on lorries

Anger as France ditches ‘ecotax’ on lorries

France’s Minister for Ecology said this week that the controversial “ecotax” on heavy goods vehicles was dead in the water, prompting outrage from environmentalists. On the up side a planned truckers strike has been called off.

France replaces doomed ecotax with ‘truck tolls’

France replaces doomed ecotax with ‘truck tolls’

France mulls plan to tax foreign truck drivers

France mulls plan to tax foreign truck drivers

Trucks block French roads in ecotax demo

Trucks block French roads in ecotax demo

France faces threat of ‘social explosion’

France faces threat of ‘social explosion’

Patriotic protestors’ red hats came from Scotland

Patriotic protestors’ red hats came from Scotland

‘Scrap ecotax by noon’: Brittany protestors

‘Scrap ecotax by noon’: Brittany protestors

Photo of the day: Greens in Hollande jibe balls up

Photo of the day: Greens in Hollande jibe balls up