French authorities say experts will make one last attempt to save a cargo ship drifting toward the French coast. If not put in tow, the ship is expected to run aground. The crew of the listing ship was rescued.
Since the government announced plans to bury nuclear waste in Bure, the village has been at the epicenter of France's anti-nuclear movement — and the scene of recent clashes between activists and police.
The beach on the world-famous Croisette promenade is to be widened. There is fresh colour for the restaurants. The work is expected to be completed by the beginning of March and the beach will be open to tourists again.
The collision occured overnight between the British port of Dover and and the French town of Dunkirk. The English Channel is one of the world's busiest shipping lanes with more than 500 vessels passing through every day.
It is becoming increasingly clear that the war in Syria defies all logic. It is driven by cynical rivals who use short-term tactics without pursuing any long-term strategies, says DW’s Kersten Knipp.
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