Mechanical Issues Cited in French Train Derailment
In France’s worst railroad accident in 25 years, the derailment of a train outside Paris killed at least six people and injured dozens of others.
Train crash kills 6, injures a dozen in Paris suburb: official
At least 6 people are dead and more than a dozen are injured after a train crash in the Paris suburb of Bretigny-sur-Orge (I don’t know about this one, try www.forvo.com for help) Michel Fuzeau (Me-shell Foo-zo), prefect of the Essone (Es-Ohn) region where the crash took place told reporters at the scene that Six of the injured were in very serious condition. He said he feared the number of casualties could rise as rescue workers responded.
Germany, France split over EU banks plan
Germany and France were split over European Union plans for a new agency to wind down troubled banks, with Berlin saying they go too far in centralizing control in Brussels. The body would form part of a banking union designed to underpin confidence in the euro zone and end the previously chaotic handling of cross-border bank collapses. But German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said in a letter to the EU official in charge of the plans that the European Commission is trying to pocket too much power