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No “green” defense of nuclear energy, warns a French MEP

Published on: 03/19/2022 – 10:31Amended: 03/19/2022 – 10:45 The Ukrainian crisis has given a boost to nuclear energy, which is a way for Europe to get out of its dependence on Russian gas. Nuclear power was also presented, in particular by France, as a “green” source of energy. But environmentalists working to wean France off […]

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US Secretary of State floats expelling Russia from UN Human Rights Council

Chevron Corp. Chief Executive Mike Wirth attends a panel discussion at the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, United States, October 18. (Kyle Grillot/Bloomberg/Getty Images) Chevron CEO Mike Wirth on Tuesday voiced support for governments to release emergency stocks of oil to offset supply fears sparked by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. “I think […]

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The consequences of the pandemic: The Tribune India

Gurbachan Jagat WHEN historians record the past two years, they will note that in the first half of the 21st century, a pandemic struck the world with colossal loss of life and economic disaster. They will note how some nation states have combated it scientifically, with a coordinated effort from their health and […]

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This Fintech Company Allows Users to Sell Used Goods for Instant Cash

Whether or not you are an avid fintech investor, there is no denying that remarkable and innovative companies continue to emerge from this space. In this segment of Backstage pass, recorded on January 11Fool contributor Rachel Warren discusses a fintech company called Twig. Twig was founded in 2020. Individuals use the platform to sell their […]

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France will build 6 nuclear reactors as part of climate objectives

BELFORT, France (AP) — France plans to build six new nuclear reactors and extend the life of its existing nuclear power plants as part of the country’s strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that cause the global warming, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday. Macron said construction work would begin around 2028 so that […]

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Statement on the deployment of the Wagner Group in Mali (Dec. 23, 2021)

We, the international partners committed to supporting Mali and its people in their efforts to achieve lasting peace and stability and to fight terrorism, strongly condemn the deployment of mercenary troops on Malian territory. This deployment can only further deteriorate the security situation in West Africa, lead to a worsening of the human rights situation […]

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Fashion house Chanel hires Unilever consumer goods veteran as CEO

The logo of the fashion house Chanel is seen in a store in Paris, France, June 18, 2020. REUTERS / Charles Platiau Register now for FREE and unlimited access to reuters.com Register PARIS, December 14 (Reuters) – French fashion house Chanel on Tuesday appointed Unilever (ULVR.L) executive Leena Nair as its new global CEO, picking […]

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Ally, Member or Partner? NATO’s long dilemma over Ukraine.

BRUSSELS – Ukraine poses a dilemma for NATO that has been brewing for many years – a dilemma that the alliance itself has helped to create. In 2008, NATO – a US-led alliance explicitly created to counter the Soviet Union – promised membership in two former Soviet republics, Ukraine and Georgia, but without specifying when […]

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For Brexiters who dreamed of regaining control, France is too close for comfort | Rafael Behr

Considering that the width of the English Channel does not change, it is surprising how often British politicians seem surprised by the proximity of France. Currently, Priti Patel is enraged by the volume of people crossing in small boats. Boris Johnson is frustrated with Patel’s inability to stop the traffic. Tory MPs who told voters […]

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Cafes scramble for staff, while other economic disruptions are hidden | Australia News

When Sandy Green, the owner of Green Refectory, a popular cafe in inner north Melbourne, announced a job before the Covid pandemic, she could expect a flood of applicants. Nowadays, as economies emerge from foreclosure, the roles seem to have turned. “We’ll put an ad on our website or in our window, and where we […]

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France solves California offshore wind problem

Between drought, wildfires, mudslides and more, California seems to be a big ball of problems these days. Access to offshore wind power is one of those issues in the “what not” category. The Pacific coast is full of renewable energy potential, but the water is too deep for conventional offshore wind turbines. The Golden State […]

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Best Online Payday Loans for Instant Cash Advance 2021: Top Direct Lenders for Same-Day Loans with No Credit Check and Guaranteed Approval

Making ends meet is no easy task. With everything from utilities, groceries, rent, doctor’s appointments, or a well-deserved treat, money seems to disappear quickly. However, this is where simple and reliable online payday loan networks that can have your back in those dire times can come into play. But, what are online payday loans? Payday […]

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Is it time to put ALD (EPA: ALD) on your watchlist?

Like a puppy chasing its tail, some new investors often pursue “the next big thing,” even if that means buying “history stocks” with no income, let alone profit. And in their study entitled Who is the prey of the Wolf of Wall Street? ‘ Leuz and. Al have found that it is “quite common” for […]

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‘I want my money back now’: Featherston residents face council at 30% rate hike

“The elephant in the room is confidence.” That was the sentiment of Featherston resident Theodore Taptiklis after Monday night’s rate meeting in Featherston. The event was the second in a series of meetings organized by the South Wairarapa District Council (SWDC) to address its poor communication on tariffs that has upset taxpayers and left some […]

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French court considers wind farm a source of health problems for residents

A court in southwestern France awarded € 128,000 to a couple after they recognized that wind turbines near their home were the cause of physical, mental and financial problems for them. After six years of legal proceedings, the Toulouse court ruled in favor of the couple, originally from Belgium. The couple, known as Christel and […]

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Climate change threatens wine and a way of life in the Jura

On the banks of the Cuisance in eastern France, scattered among the ancient stone houses of the commune of Arbois, small groups of wine lovers sat in the autumn sun, sipping chardonnay and du trousseau grown in the foothills of the Jura, one of the smallest but most popular wine regions in France. For many […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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More than 200,000 minors mistreated by the clergy in France since 1950, according to estimates in the report

“Victims feared this would calm things down,” Devaux said of the report. But he said, “not only did they give a quantitative and qualitative account of the extent of sexual violence, but they tried to understand where it came from – the institutional mechanisms.” Among the scandals that have drawn attention to the issue, the […]

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Czech energy CEO calls on EU to classify gas as green transition fuel

The EU must classify gas as a “transition fuel” to green energy if it is to reduce coal use and meet its emissions targets, said the chief executive of Czech energy group EP Infrastructure. The bloc aims to reduce its net greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050, and the European Commission is due next […]

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Poland, France keep turkeys on Britain’s Christmas dinner menu

Receive free Brexit updates We will send you a MyFT Daily Summary email with the latest Brexit news every morning. Millions of British Christmas dinners are to be saved by turkeys imported from Poland and France after British farmers were forced to cut production over fears of labor shortages. British supermarkets and restaurants will have […]

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There is something deep at stake for France in the AUKUS agreement

Much of the coverage of the French reaction to AUKUS focuses on the loss of the commercial contract. However, there is something much deeper at play here for France. From a French perspective, he was betrayed and humiliated by an “Anglosphere” trio comprising Britain and two of its former colonies, one of which, ironically, helped […]

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FirstFT: British energy groups ask for help from the state to overcome the gas crisis

Global Updates Sign up for myFT Daily Digest to be the first to hear about world news. Hello. This article is an on-site version of our FirstFT newsletter. Subscribe to our Asia, Europe / Africa Where Americas edition to get it delivered straight to your inbox every morning of the week. You can reach us […]

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France rages against AUKUS Submarine Snub

Here is today’s one Foreign police brief: France rages at the new undersea pact, Russia begins the legislative elections, and JapanThe battle for the leadership of the Liberal Democratic Party begins. If you would like to receive Morning Brief in your inbox every day of the week, please sign up here. Starting today, FP will […]

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Sunk! France cries out in indignation at snubbed submarines

The French word deception means deception rather than deception, which makes it one of the infamous “false friends” that the French language abounds in for English speakers trying to learn it. But when Naval Group, the French company which has just lost what has been described in France as “the contract of the century” for […]

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Biden avoids EU with Asia-Pacific power play – POLITICO

It was the worst possible day for the EU – and its defense heavyweight France – to learn that they are not in the big geostrategic court when it comes to countering China’s rise in the Asia-Pacific region. Just hours before EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell unveiled the Indo-Pacific strategy On Thursday it was […]

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French property taxes: Taxe d’Habitation and Taxe Foncière

The two main property taxes are: Property tax Housing tax Reforms are currently underway to abolish the Taxe d’Habitation and many French residents will find that they are now exempt from paying it. We’ll explain more about that in a minute. Additional taxes for landlords and tenants There are two other taxes that you will […]

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Wave of “events of turmoil” like Afghanistan could become a drag on global growth (IMF)

The surge in COVID-19 infections, combined with mass uprisings around the world, is destabilizing the world order – and new research from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) suggests that collective dynamics are likely to hamper a fragile recovery. A working paper published by IMF researchers Luca Antonio Ricci, Metodij Hadzi-Vaskov, and Samuel Pienknagura, PhD, recently […]

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Latest coronavirus: France to send medical teams to help control Covid in Caribbean territories

The spread of the Delta strain of the virus that causes Covid-19 across the United States sparked a wave of state-level proclamations over the weekend regarding mask warrants and vaccinations. The United States averages around 100,000 new Covid-19 infections per day, according to data from Johns Hopkins University, up from 11,000 cases per day at […]

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Reviews | France has brought passes for vaccines. People are not happy.

PARIS – At a time of the year when the French are traditionally divided between the “juillettistes” (who go on vacation in July) and the “augustiens” (who leave in August), the last few weeks have seen hundreds of thousands of people with a single rallying cry: “Freedom! These demonstrators are united against the new French […]

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“Transforming the Paris ring road could help unify the city or divide it”

A thunderous noise rises from the bottom of the vast roundabout on Place Skanderbeg between Paris and the suburb of Aubervilliers. Beggars stroll around every turn. On the greenery in the middle, people sleep in the street. A large white complex stands on the Aubervilliers side. Modern glass, steel and concrete construction will house the […]

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Joint Statement by the Energy Ministers of the United States and France on the Energy Technology and Policy Resolution

The following is the text of a joint statement by the Ministries of Energy of the Governments of France and the United States of America. Minister Barbara Pompili of the French Ministry of Ecological Transition and Secretary Jennifer M. Granholm of the US Department of Energy today issued a joint statement: France and the United […]

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The Paris Commune, 150 years later – from the siege of the capital to “Bloody Week”

The Paris Commune sparked an insurrection on March 18, 1871, when the largely left-wing radical National Guard refused to accept the authority of the French government, killed two generals, and took control of Paris – initiating reign feverish of the two months of the Communards in the City of Light. FRANCE 24 looks back on […]

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Trenches of the Champs Elysées: from the “Paris Commune” to the “Yellow Vest”

The general legislative elections of November 2019 in Spain did not allow any of the parties to obtain the absolute majority necessary to form a government. After two months of negotiations, a left-wing coalition between the PSOE (Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party) and Unidas Podemos (United We Can) was formed in January 2020. Having received the […]

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The trenches of the Champs Elysées, from the “Paris Commune” to the “Yellow Vest”

France is the leader of contemporary revolutions, as long as the term “revolution”, in its new sense, entered the political culture largely through the successive French revolutions of the end of the 18th century and the first half of the 19th century. XIXth century. Gilet jaune, translated as the yellow vest movement, refers to the […]

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French authorities decide to evict a decade-old commune and demolish unique structures

Residents of ZAD flee as police forces approach on April 9 (photo courtesy of Zad Forever) In the early morning of Monday April 9, the French police began an invasion of the ZAD (Zoned to defendWhere “Area to defend“) in an attempt to evacuate around 300 activists from the site of an abandoned airport project. […]