French tourism companies call for special police in Paris amid safety fears

French tourism companies call for special police in Paris amid safety fears

France’s tourism sector on Tuesday urged French authorities to set up a special police force in Paris to fight crime targeting tourists as safety fears curb the number of visitors to the French capital. Foreign tourist arrivals to France could fall 4-5 percent this year following Islamic militant attacks and repeated robberies against Asian tourists, […]

European oil companies selling dirty fuel to Africa, report says

European oil companies selling dirty fuel to Africa, report says

European oil companies, especially Swiss commodity traders, are exploiting weak African fuel standards by selling toxic diesel and gasoline across the continent, a campaign group said Thursday. A three-year investigation published by Switzerland-based environmental and economic group Public Eye did not accuse oil companies of breaking any laws. But it charged several firms with using […]