K-pop : “Most of them are skinny and have similar hairstyles and makeup with outfits exposing their bodies.”

The South Korean government’s new guidelines for local broadcasters and TV show producers have sparked controversy over a suggestion that they refrain from showing too many K-pop stars that have similar appearances.

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French yellow vests condemned again over anti-Semitism.

How much anti-Semitism is beneath the yellow vests ?

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Pôle emploi, French unemployment insurance.

The bureaucracies supposed to help jobless people back into work are often little more than gatekeepers to the benefits systems.

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Former Arjowiggins mill in France to be liquidated.

Employees at Arjowiggins Security in Crèvecœur, France are turning up the heat on plans to close the mill, which specializes in the production of banknote and security paper.

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Alain Finkielkraut and yellow vests

Police intervened to protect philosopher and writer Alain Finkielkraut after he was targeted by a group of protestors on the fringe of a demonstration in central Paris on Saturday.

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Guggenheim museum targeted by protesters for accepting money from family with OxyContin ties

Nan Goldin : “We’re here to call out the Sackler family, who has become synonymous with the opioid crisis. We’re here to call out the museums who allow the Sackler name to line their halls, tarnish their wings, to honor the family who made billions off the bodies of hundreds of thousands.”

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French government’s plans for major pension reforms

“The legal retirement age of 62 will not change,” said France’s work minister Muriel Pénicaud.

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Présomption d’innocence versus Loi du silence : l’affaire Baupin

Presumption of innocence versus Omertà : the Baupin’s case.

Two journalists of Mediapart : Lénaïg Bredoux and Cyril Graziani.

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Why are so many countries now saying cannabis is OK?

The debate over legalising cannabis rages not just in France, but around the world, with dozens of countries having relaxed their laws.

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