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Paris Perspective #10: Lutetia and the Foundations of New! 2021-05-06 15:30:51From garrisoned Roman outpost to modern European capital, Paris has had an eventful past. To understand its origins, Paris Perspective winds back

Podcast: France's Covid trackers, flowers go local, Perrault New! 2021-05-06 11:24:52The young geeks revolutionising health data in France with Covidtracker. How the pandemic has boosted demand for home-grown flowers. And Charles Perra

Macron opens vaccine access to all adults as New! 2021-05-06 09:46:58French President Emmanuel Macron has opened up access to Covid-19 vaccines for all adults in the case of unused doses available for next-day appointme

French police sue sister of Adama Traoré, black 2021-05-06 08:22:47The sister of a black French man who died in police custody five years ago was to appear in court Thursday charged with defamation for publicly n

Paris Perspective 10 - The speed of Romanisation 2021-05-06 08:18:39In 52BC, the Roman legions led by General Labienus won the Battle of Lutetia, heralding the foundation of the Gallo-Roman town on the banks of the Riv

Femicide: Rights group urges gun ban on domestic 2021-05-06 07:51:07In the wake of the killing of a woman in the south-western French town of Mérignac this week, women's rights group Fondation des femmes has ca

Covid pandemic leaves Air France-KLM with huge financial 2021-05-06 03:56:33Air France-KLM has posted huge first-quarter losses of 1.5 billion euros and warned that the situation will not improve much in the next few mont

Farmers fume as scientists beef up efforts to 2021-05-06 02:23:21Advocates of “cultured meat” are widening their campaign to convince French people that animal products that come from laboratories &

More than 2,000 fast-tracked to French citizenship for 2021-05-05 16:25:24France’s immigration chiefs have awarded speedier citizenship deals to more than 1,000 foreign-born frontline workers to reward them for their s

'Napoleon is a part of us': Macron marks 2021-05-05 13:37:41President Emmanuel Macron declared Napoleon Bonaparte an existential part of France after laying a wreath at his tomb in Paris on Wednesday to ma

Napoleon: Life, death and dreams of the US 2021-05-05 10:50:41"This is where the epic ends." On the island of Aix in western France, a bust of Napoleon greets the visitor when he gets off the boat. From this is

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Blinken voices support for Ukraine on Kiev visit New! 2021-05-06 09:29:36US Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with top Ukrainian officials in Kiev Thursday and reaffirmed Washington's support for the country in th

Former Ugandan child soldier-turned-rebel commander sentenced to 25 2021-05-06 08:38:34The International Criminal Court sentenced a Ugandan former child soldier who turned into a brutal rebel commander to 25 years' imprisonment Thursday

France expands vaccine rollout as Macron voices support 2021-05-06 08:29:20French President Emmanuel Macron said Thursday that he was "absolutely in favour" of a global waiver on patent protection for Covid-19 vaccines, add

Flotilla of French fishing ships sails to Jersey 2021-05-06 06:13:52French trawler crews angry at post-Brexit restrictions on their access to British fishing grounds sailed in a flotilla to the British Channel island o

China shuts down channel for diplomatic dialogue in 2021-05-06 05:08:26China on Thursday cut off a channel for diplomatic and trade talks with Australia in a largely symbolic act of fury, following clashes over a wide ran

Indian healthcare system 'betrayed by monumental policy failure' 2021-05-06 04:39:40As Covid-19 infections and deaths in India hit another record on Thursday, journalist and Washington Post columnist Barkha Dutt says the crisis is due

French foreign minister takes firm stand against corruption, 2021-05-06 04:28:55France's foreign minister began a visit to Lebanon Thursday with a message of “great firmness” to its political leaders, threatening to t

A decade to vaccinate: Hesitancy slows Africa's Covid-19 2021-05-06 04:08:22At the current vaccination rate in Africa's most populous country, Nigeria, it would take nearly ten years to inoculate the entire adult population a

Mexican president rejects link between austerity drive and 2021-05-06 02:29:38Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Wednesday rejected any link between his austerity drive and a metro line disaster that left 25 dead,

Scottish independence debate looms large in UK 'Super 2021-05-06 00:16:56Britain holds its first local and regional elections since Brexit and the coronavirus pandemic on Thursday, with Scotland the main focus due to calls

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong sentenced to 10 2021-05-05 23:57:41Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong will face an additional 10 months in jail for participating in an unauthorised assembly on June 4 last year t

SpaceX successfully lands Mars rocket prototype on fifth 2021-05-05 22:48:25SpaceX managed to land its prototype Starship rocket at its Texas base without blowing it up on Wednesday, the first time in five attempts it has succ

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