For Australians and New Zealanders, it’s a sobering day of popular remembrance. In France, however, the local significance of ANZAC Day in terms of Franco-Australian relations has only recently begun to register.
The French government is exploring whether the estimated 40,000 vacant homes in Paris, including in some of the capital’s most desirable locations, can be used to solve a critical shortage of social housing.
In a study this week, Australian researchers identified more than 100 smartphone applications that appear to promote smoking. The study highlights the challenges governments face in keeping tobacco advertising laws in step with technology.
With a debt of 14 billion euros and heavy exposure to the Greek crisis, Cyprus is in a precarious economic position. As the country takes up the rotating EU presidency for the first time, Europe-watchers are wondering just what it might achieve.