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March 2, 2022By Heidi EllisonWhat's New Potpourri
The Eiffel Tower lit up in the colors of Ukraine. Photo: Guillaume Bontemps/Ville de Paris
The Eiffel Tower lit up in the colors of Ukraine to show solidarity with the beleaguered country. Photo: Guillaume Bontemps/Ville de Paris

French sanctions against invasion of Ukraine

A number of moves are underway in France to implement sanctions against Russian assets in the country. (The Local)

Invasion of Ukraine a boost for candidate Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron has seen his popularity ratings rise as he works overtime to hinder the Russian invasion of Ukraine. A look at how the Russian attack may affect the French presidential election in April. (France 24)

Country cachet for presidential hopefuls

No French presidential candidate would dream of missing the annual Salon de l’Agriculture. (France 24)

“Toxic masculinity” adds to noise pollution

Paris is taking steps to reduce noise pollution, notably from motorcycles and motor scooters, but do they go far enough? (The New York Times)

Real estate coup

One of the most beautiful mansions in Paris in one of the most beautiful locations – the Île Saint Louis – has been purchased by telecoms tycoon and art collector Xavier Niel. (Artnet News)

Cable cars to link Paris suburbs

The Île-de-France region is building a cable-car line to connect the suburbs of Créteil, Limeil-Brévannes, Valenton and Villeneuve-Saint-Georges. (Dezeen)



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