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A state of emergency has been declared in New Caledonia after a series of violent protests resulted in almost 200 arrests, dozens of injuries, and at least three deaths.
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New Caledonia protests lead to state of emergency

A state of emergency has been declared in New Caledonia after a series of violent protests resulted in almost 200 arrests, dozens of injuries, and at least three deaths.

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France proposes fast fashion penalty and advertising ban

France has proposed a ban on fast fashion advertising, as well as a penalty for companies selling fast fashion products.

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Abortion rights in France to be added to Constitution

French President Emmanuel Macron introduced draft legislation to protect abortion rights last year.

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Parking fees will triple for SUV drivers in Paris

SUVs are taking up more space on Paris’ roads. SUV drivers in the city will now pay triple the parking fees of smaller vehicles.

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France’s youngest and first openly gay PM sworn in

The new Prime Minister (PM) of France is both the youngest and first openly gay person to take on the top role.

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France’s government is holding crisis talks over a bedbug infestation

Paris residents have reported bedbugs on trains, in movie theatres, and at airports, while outbreaks in Lyon and Marseilles have forced school closures.

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France has banned the iPhone 12 over radiation concerns

France has banned sales of Apple’s iPhone 12 after the national watchdog found the device exceeds European radiation limits.

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France plans to ban ‘meat terminology’ on vegan food labels

The French Government wants to ban the use of ‘meat terminology’ like ‘steak’ or ‘sausage’ from the labels of vegan food products.

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What is happening in France?

The shooting of Nahel Merzouk by French police sparked days of protests and riots across the country.

According to the BBC, thousands have been arrested, shops have been looted and hundreds of vehicles have been set alight.

In today’s deep dive, we’ll explain what led to this uprising, and its political consequence for French President Emmanuel Macron.

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