Members of the European Union parliament are starting to get a whiff that EU waste management schemes in Lebanon are bogus, and the former EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini is in the firing line.
A photograph posted to social media of a man sleeping in uniform while on break has caused a national scandal in France.
The flamboyant creator said he would be bowing out on Wednesday with a big party to mark his 50 years in the business after his latest collection hits the catwalk.
Tourists were turned away from the Louvre on Friday as striking staff blocked the entrance to the world's most-visited museum, in the latest protest against plans to overhaul France's pension system.
Bushfires ravaging Australia have provided a foretaste of the kinds of conditions that could become normal, says Richard Betts, Head of Climate Impacts Research at Britain's Met Office Hadley Centre.
French unions protest against pensions reform affected road and rail traffic while supporters of the strikes pledge over $3.3 million in support for workers going without pay over the past month.
The opera, one of the oldest and most prestigious in the world, said that the dispute is now the costliest in its history, with 63 ballet and opera performances cancelled since dancers walked out on December 5.
Opposition politicians accuse the Israeli prime minister of putting his personal interests above those of the state.
French trade unions have spearheaded nationwide strikes since early December in an outcry over President Emmanuel Macron’s pensions overhaul, disrupting schools, railways and roads, while lending support to regular protests.
China, which will host the tournament for the second time after 2004, had been one of four nations to initially bid to host the 24-team competition with South Korea, Indonesia, and Thailand also submitting bids before pulling out.
Tokyo Olympic organisers and government officials are preparing for everything including an earthquake taking place during next year's games, as all these increasing the budget of the games.
French activists are expressing their anger towards the government's decision to raise the retirement age to 64.
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