1st Dec 2023


French ex-economy minister Macron to run for president

Former French economy minister Emmanuel Macron has announced he will run in next year's presidential election. Macron, a 38-year-old former investment banker, said he wanted a "deep democratic revolution". He created his own political movement earlier this year and said he was from neither left nor right.

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What are the big money debates at COP28 UN climate summit?

The most critical UN climate conference (COP28) ever will run from Thursday to mid-December — with talks on climate commitments and climate finance expected to determine the success of this year's summit.


'Pay or okay?' — Facebook & Instagram vs the EU

Since last week, Mark Zuckerberg's Meta corporation is forcing its European users to either accept their intrusive privacy practices — or pay €156 per year to access Facebook and Instagram without tracking advertising.

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