The RN candidate has spent the past years attempting to present herself as a champion for living standards.
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Under fire for her past Russian links, Marine Le Pen may still be within reach of the second round of the French presidential elections thanks to her left-leaning economic agenda.
At the heart of the economic war: the parity of the rouble.
The idea: to use the credit channel by making foreign banks bear the consequences of the devaluation of the Russian currency.
France’s President Emmanuel Macron holds a press conference following an EU leaders summit to discuss the fallout of Russia’s invasion in Ukraine, at the Palace of Versailles, near Paris, on March 11, 2022.
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The “rally round the flag” phenomenon has been an important fixture of political science. Will voter anxiety over war in Ukraine give president candidate Macron a definitive boost?
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How can we help pregnant women quit smoking, for their health and that of their unborn child, when substitutes and other methods seem less effective during this period?
Union demonstration in La Defense, Paris.
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A study shows that the ambition to strengthen social dialogue is yet to be realised in France.
Dalat, a region in the central highlands of Vietnam, is known for its fertile land and the fruits and vegetables that grow there. As a consequence, interest in the Department of Agriculture at the Dalat Vocational Training College is high.
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Data analysis suggests local activity will intensify the effects of global warming - so adapting means rethinking national development strategies
Social anxiety is a personality trait which favours avoidance strategies.
One person out of three does not dare to turn to the supplier in case of problems. Feeling of shame, as well as doubts about the ability of the person they are dealing explain that figure.
The new species
A new species of flatworm is invading us. It is metallic black in color and its name is Humbertium covidum.
Senegal’s Saloum Delta.
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Ecosystems thrive in places where human connections with nature go back generations.
A shipment of Covid vaccines sent to Sudan by the COVAX vaccine-sharing initiative, are unloaded in the capital Khartoum, October 6, 2021.
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From vaccines to treatments and even medical equipment, intellectual property rights have hampered the world’s efforts to fight the pandemic.
Medical personnel attend a Covid-19 patient at an intensive care unit in Muret, near Toulouse, on November 17, 2020.
France’s per-capita death toll from Covid-19 is higher than the average for high-income countries. A lack of prevention and the initial rigidity of the French system are largely to responsible.
The Ariane submersible robot, used for sampling, inspection or mapping missions, can descend to a depth of 2,500 meters.
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For the opening of the One Ocean Summit in Brest from February 9 to 11, 2022, France’s marine research institute looks at promising avenues of research to protect the planet’s largest ecosystem.
Charles de Gaulle created a system where a surprise candidate can upend the presidential elections in France. Will it happen in 2022?
Painting by artist Arnaud Adami, exhibited at Galerie Valerie Delaunay, Paris 2021.
Arnaud Adami, untitled, oil on canvas
How do we take care of delivery riders who are often exposed to multiple risks? What are their needs in terms of social protection? Researchers asked them these questions directly.
A new world order or more of the same?
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A gap is widening between ordinary people and an elite they deem to be arrogant and disconnected from the realities French people face. In many minds, Macron epitomises this elite.
He said what?
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You can only properly translate French scatological swear words if you consider who is using them. In this case, the most powerful person in France.
Covid has led to delays in consumers receiving everything from furniture to groceries. This is how we might reshape supply chains after the pandemic.
Be kind rewind.
Some viewers purposefully seek out spoilers, others skip scenes with characters they don’t like. The advent of streaming has made viewers more actives and producers should take note.
What will be the legacy of one of US democracy’s darkest days?
Scholars and journalists have sounded the alarm about the threats to American democracy, including the threat of a simmering coup d’état, further political violence, and even civil war.
Can’t find the answer? You might want to take a nap.
We compared the ability of volunteers to solve a problem after a cat nap compared to those who stayed awake. It’s a technique we borrowed from Thomas Edison and Salvador Dali.