French people

Absence of key world leaders weighs on Biden’s first G-20

To replace absent leaders from China, Russia, Japan and Mexico, lower-level ministers have been sent in their place, a handful of lesser-known among some of the world’s most recognizable leaders. Yet the decision to forgo one of the world’s most important diplomatic events only fuels the feeling that Xi and Putin have become less concerned […]

France state

third largest CO2 emitter in the world

If concrete were a country, it would be the third largest emitter of greenhouse gases on Earth, behind China and the United States. How to make this material, essential for habitat, construction and global infrastructure, less damaging to the planet? How bad can it be? Cement is the most widely used material on Earth, consumed […]

France economy

The ex-vegan cop is set to become New York’s second black mayor

Published on: 10/31/2021 – 02:10Amended: 10/31/2021 – 02:08 Eric Adams, a black ex-cop who has fought racial discrimination in the police force, is set to be elected mayor of New York next Tuesday, tasked with leading the city’s post-pandemic recovery. The 61-year-old centrist Democrat and avid vegan will become the second African-American to lead the […]

French people

Shortage of Walkers chips as empty shelves blamed on IT problems in the factory

Walkers Chips supplies were cut short by a computer glitch, leading disappointed snack hunters to be greeted by empty shelves in some stores. The Leicester-based potato chip maker has confirmed it is experiencing a supply disruption to some Walkers snack products, including multipacks. The company says it is “working around the clock” to increase supply […]

France economy

The G-20 needs a freedom and prosperity agenda more than ever

The first in-person gathering of the world’s 20 largest economies, the Group of 20, since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic will be in Rome, Italy, from October 30 to 31. At the very least, the summit shouldn’t go as usual. Unfortunately, there are reasons to believe that the meeting will not address the issues […]

French people

Biden says Pope told him he was a good Catholic and should continue to receive Communion

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg is expected to join protesters who gathered in London and around the world on Friday, demanding big finance fund investments in fossil fuels. Lobbyists are protesting at more than 50 locations across Europe, North America, Africa and Australia ahead of COP26, which begins in Glasgow this weekend. The protests aim […]

France commune

The French mayor collects the dumped waste and throws it in the house of the culprits

A mayor of a small town in eastern France has become the latest to return illegally discarded waste to his owner and to deposit waste dumped in the garden of the culprits. Jean-Pierre Dessein took action after being exasperated by the waste illegally dumped in the streets and surroundings. In an attempt to teach the […]

France state

Biden to meet French Macron as US seeks repair of fences after submarine spit

ROME – President Joe Biden will hold talks with French President Emmanuel Macron at the G20 summit on Friday, offering Biden an opportunity to turn the page on a strained relationship with one of the United States’ oldest allies in following a quarrel between the two countries over a submarine deal. This is the first […]

France commune

Joint statement by French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland Boris Johnson and President of the United States Joseph R. Biden, Jr. on Iran

We, the President of France, Chancellor of Germany, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and President of the United States, gathered today in Rome to discuss the risks posed to international security by the escalation of the nuclear program of Iran. We expressed our determination to ensure that Iran could never develop or acquire a […]

France economy

Peter Dutton suggests looming French elections part of fury over Australian AUKUS submarine deal

Defense Minister Peter Dutton has suggested that the impending French elections may be part of France’s fury against the Australian AUKUS submarine deal. Photo: NCA NewsWire / Gary Ramage Defense Minister Peter Dutton has suggested that the reason France remains “frustrated” by Australia’s abandonment of the $ 90 billion bilateral submarine deal is because of […]