A Eurostar passenger train travelling from England exits the Channel Tunnel. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Britain’s competition regulator has told Groupe Eurotunnel, the operator of the undersea rail link between Britain and France, it will have to stop op(...)

Nexala’s contract with SNCF will allow it to manage critical components and parts on the French rail company’s fleet of trains. Photograph: Reuters/Vincent Kessler

Irish technology firm Nexala has signed a contract with French state-run rail firm SNCF. The contract, which has an initial value of €3.5 milli(...)

A man looks on as big waves crash against a break-water pier during a storm in Esquibien in Brittany region of France. Photograph: Ian Langsdon/EPA.

Hurricane-force winds and torrential rain disrupted transport networks and cut power supplies in Britain and France today, one of the busiest travel d(...)

A photo taken on June 20th, 1943 shows a German raid in the eastern part of Amsterdam – the families of Jewish Amsterdammers who were charged ground rent for their homes and business premises during the years they spent in concentration camps or in hiding during the second World War are to have the money they paid refunded by the city, with interest. Photograph: Getty

The families of Jewish Amsterdammers who were charged ground rent for their homes and business premises during the years they spent in concentration c(...)

The French have come to Ireland to learn how to make savings while also improving the reliability of their fleet, including their TGV trains that reach speeds of 320km/h. Photograph: Vincent Kessler/Reuters

They may have some of the fastest trains in the world but the French have come to Ireland to learn how to make savings while also improving the reliab(...)

French railway employees and rescue workers inspect the wreckage of a derailed intercity train at the Bretigny-sur-Orge station near Paris on July 13th. Photograph: Reuters

The train crash that killed at least 80 people in Spain has refocused attention in France on the derailment near Paris a fortnight ago in which six pe(...)

Injured persons get medical assistance next to the scene of an intercity train accident at the Bretigny-sur-Orge train station near Paris. Photograph: Benoit Tessier/Reuters.

France’s transport minister said human error did not cause a train derailment outside Paris that left six dead yesterday. Frederic Cuvillier said tha(...)

Passengers are evacuated after the incident. Photograph: Antoine Antoniol/Getty Images.

At least six people were killed and 22 critically injured in the worst French train wreck in 25 years. The French interior ministry said the toll was (...)

A fireman and a rescue worker evacuate an injured man after an intercity train accident at the Bretigny-sur-Orge train station near Paris this evening. Photograph: Benoit Tessier/Reuters

The number of people known to have been killed after a train derailed outside Paris has been lowered to six following new information from French a(...)

The snow-covered Place du Tertre, a square at the Butte Montmartre area in Paris yesterday as snow and freezing temperatures returned to northern France. Photograph: Reuters

Snow was expected to continue over France north of the Loire until the early hours of this morning, after the north and west of the country wer(...)