French News

  1. Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Tuesday announced he was resigning in a bid to form a new coalition government to tackle the coronavirus pandemic, which has killed more than 85,000 people in Italy and crippled the economy.
  2. The Covid-19 crisis is taking a heavy toll on the mental health of students across the world. But for young people who were already suffering mental health conditions before the crisis, Covid-19 has brought more fear, anxiety and isolation into their lives.
  3. The European Union on Tuesday warned pharmaceutical giants that develop coronavirus vaccines to honor their contractual obligations after slow deliveries of shots from two companies hampered the bloc’s vaunted vaccine rollout in several nations.
  4. The number of people hospitalised in France for COVID-19 rose by more than 1,000 over the last two days, a trend unseen since Nov. 16, and the number of patients in intensive care units for the disease exceeded 3,000 for the first time since Dec. 9.
  5. Police arrested at least 70 people after rioting broke out for a third night around the Netherlands on Monday, after weekend protests that were initially linked to dissent over a government decision to implement a nighttime curfew.