This year’s Atlantic hurricane season — which has already rocked the Americas and Europe — could have been better handled if the storms and hurricanes it brought could be better predicted.
Tomorrow the European Union’s 27 member states will decide whether to authorise the use of the chemical Glyphosate as a pesticide for the next decade.
Last week 1.74m people in France tuned in to watch Marine Le Pen, leader of France’s far-right Front National (FN) on French political television programme L’Emission Politique — only 7.7 percent of viewers, the smallest audience recorded since the program first aired just over a year ago.
Pollution killed 9m people in 2015, causing three times as many deaths as Aids, tuberculosis and malaria combined — as well as 15 times more than those caused by wars and all other forms of violence — according to the report published in the medical journal, The Lancet.
In France around €300m ($355m) is lost every year through locals failing to pay for parking, which is considered something of national sport — and one which the French are extremely good at.
Located near the Gare de Nord in Paris is France’s main open drug scene.
Austria’s Freedom Party is predicted to come in second or third place in this weekend’s elections, with the possibility of becoming junior coalition partners with Sebastian Kurz’ Austrian People’s Party.
The divisions within society, highlighted by the UK’s vote to quit the European Union last year and the election of US president Donald Trump, are a result of globalisation on an unequal playing field, according to UBS investment bank president Andrea Orcel.
The coming automation revolution — threatening to uproot millions of jobs around the world — could present an unexpected silver lining in the form of work place equality.
The Women’s Forum for Economics and Society is coming together in Paris this week for its Global Meeting.
The yearly Nobel prizes are announced this week.
3D printing is forecast to disrupt international trade as we know it, according to a report by ING.
Over the last few weeks there have been a wave of protests across many major US sports.
A French petition calling for the so-called right to be forgotten for HIV sufferers has attracted over 100 signatures, some of whom are HIV-positive but non-infectious.
Uber could lose the right to operate in London after Transport for London’s stunning decision not to renew its licence to operate at the end of last week.
Yesterday French president Emmanuel Macron set out a series of proposals and methods to develop an extensive road map for the European Union.
Paris has been the target of several terrorist attacks since 2015.
Last week, from the United Nations General Assembly in New York, French president Emmanuel Macron spoke about the hurricanes that have lashed the Caribbean and the US, saying hurricanes were a direct consequence of global warming and reaffirming his commitment to tackling climate change.
On Tuesday 12 September, the General Confederation of Labour (CGT) — one of France’s major trade unions — led a mass demonstration through the streets in response to French president Emmanuel Macron’s newly announced labour reforms.
2017 has been a particularly turbulent year for weather.