Keyword: bridge

At least two dead in collapse of bridge in SW France

At least two people, a girl ages 15 and a truck driver, are reported to have died on Monday when their vehicles fell into the River Tarn during the collapse, for as yet undertermined reasons, of a narrow bridge at a spot about 30 kilometres north of Touluse, south-west France.

Johnson's floated Channel bridge idea given thumbs-down

UK foreign secretary Boris Johnson's proposition to build a road traffic bridge linking England and France, which he mooted at Thursday's summit meeting between the British and French governments, has been dismissed by industrial bodies and experts as impractical and unnecessary.

Paris bridge rail collapses under weight of love

The Pont des Arts was evacuated after part of its iron railings were torn of by the weight of 'love locks' attached along the length of the bridge.