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It seems that around the world every single day, every single year there is a war, a tragedy to cover. Everyone will remember 2022 for the Ukraine war, with many journalist and photojournalist traveling to cover a nonsense conflict which is not going to end any soon. Jean-François Leroy, director of Visa pour l’image- Perpignan ..

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reader comments 132 with 57 posters participating Share this story On the last day of 2021, as final preparations were being made for the New Year’s Eve firework display in central Berlin, outside the German capital another era was drawing to a close. It was the beginning of the end of Germany’s decades-long dalliance with ..

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reader comments 56 with 48 posters participating Share this story There’s been a steady stream of worries that artificial lights are steadily eroding our ability to see the stars. And a recent essay published in Science describes how artificial light affects the timing of events such as greening of plants in spring and autumn leaf-coloring. This is ..

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Enlarge / A pathologist examines brain tissue of a diseased deer. The white circular shapes are the sponge-like holes found with prion-related diseases called transmissable spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs). reader comments 62 with 41 posters participating Share this story Five public research institutions in France announced a three-month moratorium on prion research this week, following a ..

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reader comments 41 with 31 posters participating, including story author Share this story Google is paying a $268 million fine and, in a first, has agreed to overhaul its advertising platform to settle an antitrust probe in France. After a two-year investigation, the French Competition Authority found that Google had used its ad-management platform for ..

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Enlarge / The Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, on Friday, Dec. 11, 2020. reader comments 147 with 75 posters participating Share this story Covid-19 Coverage View more stories French authorities are investigating whether the Russian government is behind an effort to spread dangerous lies about Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine as part of a disinformation campaign peddled to ..

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Enlarge / French President Emmanuel Macron. LUDOVIC MARIN/POOL/AFP via Getty Images reader comments 148 with 96 posters participating Share this story The French parliament has agreed to pass a new law requiring age verification on pornographic websites to prevent access by children under 18, Politico reports. The initiative has the support of President Emmanuel Macron, who ..

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Enlarge / It is not specified if Encrochat users were required to stand in silhouette or otherwise apply film-noir style lighting while using their encrypted phones to do crime. reader comments 46 with 32 posters participating Share this story Almost 750 individuals in the UK have been arrested so far after an international coalition of ..

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Enlarge / Members of the National Assembly (France’s legislature) meeting on May 12, amid slowly easing COVID-19 restrictions. reader comments 57 with 35 posters participating Share this story Lawmakers in France this week passed a controversial new law that could impose billions in fines on social media companies that fail to delete certain kinds of ..

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