Stricter measures to stop people dropping cigarette butts on the streets of Paris have come into force. A BBC report says smokers caught flicking their stub on the pavement will now face a €68 (£50) fine.
An estimated 350 tonnes of cigarettes are said to be discarded on the streets of Paris each year. This is according to city officials!
Zimbabwe is to ban the use of electric water heaters and require all newly built properties to use solar power, as it tries to tackle big power shortages.
This is according to the BBC which revealed that energy officials say existing electric heaters – or geysers – will be phased out over the next five years.