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Spike in lethal domestic violence in France in 2019

In 2019, 146 women were killed by their partner or ex-partner in France, the ministry of interior says, reported by Le Monde. Compared to 2018, there were 25 more murder cases, or an increase of 21 percent. In the same year, 27 men were killed by their partners, putting the total number of partner-killings to 173, or one in every two days.

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EU leaders to discuss vaccine certificates

While some member states hope vaccine certificates could revive tourism, EU officials point out that it is not clear if vaccinated people can still carry the virus and infect others.

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