TWO new routes from southern England to France have been launched by newly formed airline, EUJet.
ALL French high-speed train services will be no smoking by the end of the year said national rail operator SNCF.
From December all routes on the TGV network will ban smoking and force those who smoke to abstain for the duration of the journey.
Currently all first class sections are no smoking as well as those trains that serve the west of France and the Eurostar service.
Officials at SNCF said the move was taken to bring the TGV trains in line with airlines and other European train companies.
But also noted that fewer passengers requested smoking areas and that other travellers were increasingly sensitive to tobacco smoke.
But in a field beside a road to Cahors, the blood red poppies have thrown a veil over the tall grass.
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A PLYMOUTH councillor is hoping to bring French and Spanish dentists to Devon and Cornwall on a ‘tooth ferry’ to take the pressure off the current system.
During the meeting of Plymouth City Council's health overview and scrutiny panel Dr David Salter outlined the proposed plans.
He hoped to bring dentists to the area on scheduled ferries so that they could treat patients in the south west and ease the problems affecting dental services.
Cllr Salter said no timescale for the proposed scheme had been set down yet, but that the councillors were hoping to investigate it 'within a matter of weeks'.
Dr Salter was inspired by similar plans, announced last month, to organise a ‘tooth ferry’ to carry patients from the Isle of Wight to Normandy for dental treatment.