Smiling schoolboys reveal their missing teeth.
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During this unsettling time, global leaders have assured children and adults alike that the tooth fairy, free from the risk of infection, is indeed an essential worker.
A nearly deserted street in the city of Nice, France, on May 6, the 51st day of lockdown there. Europe’s method of reopening is markedly different from the U.S. plan.
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As the US prepares to reopen from weeks of social distancing, it’s worth noting what other countries are doing.
A cashier works wearing a face mask in a supermarket on April 15, 2020 near Lyon.
In addition to the elderly and health workers, those holding front-line jobs are particularly exposed. Infection risk and aggravating co-morbidities could compound social inequalities in time of crisis.
Individuals of the European robin tend to be slightly larger in northern France than in the south.
Climate change is affecting our planet's biodiversity, yet some species can find ways to adapt. Using citizen-science data, a French research team is studying how birds adjust to local heat levels.
After a change in the law which criminalises the purchase of sexual services, the French government is willing to help only those who wish to exit prostitution for good.
Get used to it.
Rumours of the collapse of the cryptoworld have been much exaggerated.
Quebec Premier Francois Legault, right, chats with Louise Mushikiwabo, secretaire generale de la Francophonie, Tuesday, June 11, 2019 in Quebec City.
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On the month of the Francophonie's 50th anniversary, it's time to think about the untold story of French connections across the Canada-U.S. border
The Big Texan restaurant, Amarillo, Texas.
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Restaurants have always been about more than feeding city residents. During the 1918 flu pandemic, they were kept open as sites of social solidarity.
On the internet, anyone can express their views, like they can in Speakers’ Corner in London – it’s up to the audience to guard against disinformation.
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A scholar who has reviewed the efforts of nations around the world to protect their citizens from foreign interference says there is no magic solution, but there's plenty to learn and do.
The mayor of Eymet, in the Dordogne region, Jerome Bétaille poses with his British running mate, Terrie Simpson, in February 2008.
Brexit has particular significance for the 757 British citizens currently elected in France, whose mandates expire at the upcoming mayoral elections in March.
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The French president presents himself to all things to all people – leaving voters with less meaningful choice at the ballot box.
When the holes – also called ‘eyes’ – don’t appear in a batch, cheesemakers say the cheese is 'blind.'
Obama nungara in a garden in France.
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The predatory flatworm Obama nungara travelled in potted plants from Argentina to Europe, where it's distrupting soil ecosystems. Now, citizen-scientists are helping map their distribution.
Trump and Macron agreed to a detente in their trade spat.
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France agreed to postpone implementing its law to tax US technology giants as negotiators from nearly 140 countries seek agreement on reforms to the international tax system.
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At the time of the 2016 referendum, there were widespread fears that Brexit would unleash a contagion effect among other member states.
Privileged children get to use phones in school while others face bans for 'messing around''.
On November 12, 2019, in Venise, the sea rose 1.87 metres above its normal level, flooding much of the city.
More than 1 billion euros were donated after Paris’ cathedral was grievously damaged by fire in April. By comparison, just a few million euros were given after catastrophic flooding in Cité des Doges.
Scene from Ladj Ly’s
Ladj Ly's critically acclaimed new film looks at the misery that binds together its protagonists, and also examines France's failure to fulfil its obligations toward its most vulnerable citizens.
‘I want to produce such an impression of utter weariness and ennui that my readers will imagine the book could only have been written by a cretin,’ Flaubert wrote.
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Is a 19th-century French author’s cosmic joke turning into a real-life global nightmare?
Industrial activity is a major emitter of CO₂.
An innovative method of carbon capture and storage could substantially reduce the emission of small industries while using geothermal energy to heat homes and thus replacing fossil-fuel energies.