‘Un pognon de dingue’ : Macron’s social policies

Macron says France spends crazy money on welfare that doesn’t work

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Rajoy ousted over corruption scandal

Rajoy forced out as Spain’s Prime Minister in confidence vote.

Socialist chief Pedro Sanchez set to become Spain’s Prime Minister

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Ireland has voted ‘Yes’ to end the country’s ban on abortion after a historic referendum.

Irish abortion referendum: yes wins with 66.4%

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Emmanuel Macron faces a wave of strikes and protests in France

The government’s migration plans have triggered disquiet in its ranks.

A lawmaker from Macron’s party, Sonia Krimi, has accused the government of “playing with people’s fears” with its migration reform. “Not all foreigners in France are terrorists, not all foreigners cheat with social welfare,” she said in a parliamentary debate.

Tarnac : Leftwing ‘anarchist terror cell’ is fiction, French judges rule

Group known as Tarnac Nine cleared of sabotage plot after 10-year investigation and two-week trial

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Cedric Vilani


Cedric Vilani, the lady Gaga of French mathematicians
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桂敏海, Gui Minhai

Chinese police seize publisher from train in front of diplomats

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Corsican nationalists 


For France, a centralized state with a single, national identity and only one official language, Corsica’s demand for more autonomy is a challenge.
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Gerald Darmanin

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Rape charges against Budget Minister Gerald Darmanin dropped.
Earlier this week, French newspaper Le Point reported that a second woman had accused Darmanin of using his former political position to extract sexual favors. The allegations date to the minister’s time as mayor of the northern French city Tourcoing from 2014 to 2017.

 

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Notre Dame des Landes : France shelves controversial Nantes airport project

France abandons plan for €580m airport and orders squatters off site

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Nicolas Hulot, French environment minister on crusade against fossil fuels owns six cars

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The credibility of Nicolas Hulot

 

 

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Yulia Stepanova, whistle blower


‘Russia’s doping “culture” will take years to change, regardless of the nation’s ban from the Winter Olympics.’ 

Vitaly Stepanov, a former employee of the Russian anti-doping agency RUSADA, who  helped expose massive doping problems in Russia in 2014 with his athlete wife Yulia Stepanova.

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French PM Philippe defends €350,000 private flight


FRANCE’S prime minister is facing strong criticism over his decision to spend £310,000 (€350,000) to charter a private jet for a journey that saved him just two hours.

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Austrian conservatives bring far right into government


The Freedom party will take control of the defence, interior and foreign ministries while its leader Heinz-Christian Strache, who has warned of Austria’s “Islamification”, will become vice-chancellor.

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Basque protesters demand ETA prisoner rights

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“We’re demanding that the common law be applied to Basque detainees” Jean-Rene Etchegaray, mayor of Bayonne.

 

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Corsican nationalists win historic victory in French elections


Corsican nationalists celebrate election victory, call for greater autonomy.

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art says it will not remove a painting of a young girl by Balthus, that has been targeted by an online petition.


“Thérèse Dreaming” (1938) by Balthus.
“The Met is romanticizing voyeurism and the objectification of children” .The petition’s author, Mia Merrill, suggested that the painting be replaced by a painting by a female painter from the same time period as Balthus.

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Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital sparks West Bank clashes


Trump Jerusalem move sparks Israeli-Palestinian clashes

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Seven landscapes – 6 – France , arson attacks against the gendarmerie

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“Fire to the prisons! Fire to their justice! Fire to the state! Fire to their world!” Crimethinc, ‘rebel alliance’

 

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