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France has passed a law compelling social media platforms such as TikTok to authenticate users' ages and gain parental approval for those under 15, as part of its effort to safeguard children online. Digital transition minister Jean-Noel Barrot told lawmakers that this "landmark" legislation would b

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A citizens' assembly established by the French government has recommended the legalisation of euthanasia and assisted dying. The Citizens' Convention on the End of Life, made up of 184 citizens randomly selected to form a representative selection of French society, submitted its final report to Pres

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Language defence groups in France are taking legal action over the excessive use of English by public institutions and businesses. Notre Dame and La Poste are the latest targets the French purists' ire. They have cited as the most egregious case “Ma French Bank”, the online bank recently

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French President Emmanuel Macron has pledged to enshrine the right to abortion in the country's constitution. In a speech made in Paris paying tribute Gisèle Halimi, a lawyer and feminist activist who died in 2020, he said he wanted the change implemented “within months”.

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