Keyword: Genoa

More than 800 French bridges 'risk collapse' if not repaired

A report commissioned by the French transport ministry in July, before this month's collapse of a motorway bridge above the Italian port of Genoa which left at least 43 people dead, found that around 840 bridges in France were at risk of collapse unless repair work was soon carried out, French media have revealed. 

Four French nationals among Genoa bridge dead

Four young French adults, two women and two men, who were reportedly driving to a rave party in Italy, have been formally identified as among those who died when a motorway bridge above the port city of Genoa in north-west Italy partially collapsed on Tuesday, sending cars, trucks and rubble crashing 45 metres below.