One in three French people think vaccines are unsafe, but across the country vaccine coverage is rising. Alex Whiting looks at how France is fighting back against vaccine scepticism

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France is going big on artificial intelligence (AI). President Emmanuel Macron yesterday announced a €1.5 billion plan to turn his country into a world leader for AI research and innovation, a field dominated by the United States and China

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Change in law means consent for organs to be removed is presumed unless person joins official ‘refusal register’

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On January 10, a healthy 49-year-old man came down with headaches and blurry vision. He was participating in the test of an experimental drug that might help dull nerve pain, and it was the fifth day in a row that he’d taken the medicine

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UK’s Royal Statistical Society among those demanding more information after the release of trial’s protocol

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The French health ministry said the six male patients had been in good health until taking the oral medication. It did not say what the new medicine was intended to be used for

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“There are babies, there are young children, there are teenagers, there are adults, men, women, elderly people,” Ms. Abadie said on a recent afternoon at an Inrap warehouse in La Courneuve, a suburb on the northern outskirts of Paris, where the skeletal remains are now housed. “This was a mortality crisis, that much is clear,”

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