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France passes law to give rural noises and smells protected status
POLITICS

France passes law to give rural noises and smells protected status

Paris bids to turn volume down in ‘City of Noise’
POLLUTION

Paris bids to turn volume down in 'City of Noise'

Town Hall chiefs in Paris are to launch a series of measures aimed at quietening the din in and around the French capital, with almost 90 percent of the population concerned about the noise.