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Breathless in Paris as clean-air battle mounts

France fans gathering for the EURO 2016 soccer match at the Eiffel Tower. Starting on July 1, cars registered before October 1997 and motorcycles registered before June 1999 will be barred from Paris streets on week days.


PARIS will no longer take your breath away.

Its monuments, avenues and restaurants might, of course, but Mayor Anne Hidalgo is pledging its pollution won't. The city, host to the COP21 United Nations climate conference last year, will ensure the French capital's air is...

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