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Grand angle - Pink supermoon

1. The supermoon that recently hovered over the Statue of Liberty was called the “pink” supermoon by New Yorkers, as ...

On parle d'eux

1.~Franklin D. Roosevelt Journalists in the U.S. and across the globe are comparing Joe Biden with Franklin D. Roosevelt (often ...

Your Diet Is Cooking the Planet

1. What’s for dinner? On a planet wracked by rising seas and hotter temperatures, that’s a fraught question to answer. ...

Biden's climate policy would mean a very different America.

1. In several recent studies, researchers have explored what a future America might look like if it wants to achieve ...

Focus

1.~3 seasonal plant-based dishes inspired by British pub classics!   Tips: American and British recipes use “cup” as a unit ...

The Labyrinth of French Lockdowns

1. Three French lockdowns, and counting, over the past 13 months have been many things, among them a rare opportunity ...

How the long fight for slavery reparations is slowly being won

1. It began with an email. On an especially cold day in Evanston, Illinois, in February 2019, Robin Rue Simmons, ...

Sur le vif

1.~“Count Binface” Local elections took place in early May in the UK and, for the first time in decades, London ...

India is struggling with a catastrophic second wave

1. A mere three months ago India was starting to feel good about itself. The wave of covid-19 that crested in ...

Will America's Central bank create a digital currency?

1. America’s Federal Reserve says it is in no rush to issue a digital currency, but it is coming under ...

À 360°

1.~PORTUGAL Breathtaking bridge The city of Arouca in Northern Portugal has just opened what it claims is the “longest pedestrian ...

A Brexit Museum

1. Organisers behind the Museum of Brexit want the public to donate money and mementos to create a permanent exhibition devoted to ...

Game of Thrones turns 10

1. It’s time to crack open Cersei’s favourite Dornish wine and fill an incongruous takeaway coffee cup to the brim: Game of ...

Zoom sur Oscar Wilde

1.~Early life Irish writer, Oscar Wilde, was born in Dublin in 1854. A self-proclaimed “genius,” he declared, shortly after his ...

Les échos

1.~A 5 year old curator? A new exhibition, in the English city of Bath, will feature the work of artists ...

The creation of part-human, part-monkey embryos will discomfit many

1. Physics is famous for mind-bending ideas. Subatomic particles can be in many places at once. The flow of time depends ...

Le dessin

1. Is Trump still running American politics? Even though his Facebook ban has been renewed for six months, Donald Trump ...