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Air Pollution: Is Paris Gasping? And the rest of the world?

The Eiffel Tower beckons us from a distance as we drive in to Paris on the motorway from Normandy.   Her graceful shape will never cease to give me that moment’s thrill when approaching – the same thrill I had when I first arrived in this city decade…

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New figures for agricultural land, France. Dirt cheap?

Official figures are just out – 4 July – giving the average market value of agricultural land in France (2017). Prices are in Euros per hectare (hectare = ‘are’ in French). A hectare is 10.000 square metres. Consult the grid here.