No train has ever crossed this railway bridge: Shortly after the construction of the Saint Georges le Gaultier Viaduct, the tracks were removed, as the metal was needed in WWI. Today it’s popular among bungee jumpers.
A motorway bridge, reported to reach around 50 meters over the northwestern city, has collapsed. Dozens of people have been killed and many others seriously injured, according to authorities.
The bodies of a family of three, an Italian-Jamaican couple and their daughter, were found in their badly crushed car. The Morandi Bridge collapsed on Tuesday, killing 43 people.
The British Foreign Secretary has floated the idea of building a giant bridge between France and Britain after Brexit. French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire said the plan should at least be considered.
As the world prepares to tackle trade tensions and tit-for-tat tariffs, the summit between leaders of China and Central and Eastern European nations offers a chance for Beijing to present itself as a free trade champion.
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