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The French Presidential Election: A Lesson in Wooden Language

Today the French go to the polls for the first round of a hotly contested presidential election. Build-up has been scarred by corruption, petty squabbles and a lack of clarity in terms of policies. It has, however, been quite the spectacle … Continue reading

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Paris Introduces More ‘Anti-Car’ Measures

On Monday, it became compulsory for all motorised vehicles circulating in Paris to display the Crit’Air badge, which indicates pollution levels. Older vehicles with particularly high pollution levels don’t qualify for the badge, and are therefore forbidden. Others that qualify … Continue reading

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Health at a Glance: Inequality in the EU

“More effective prevention and quality care are needed to achieve further gains in population health and reduce health inequalities in EU countries.” This is the key finding of the OECD’s report Health at a Glance: Europe 2016. Though life expectancy rose … Continue reading

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