French authorities have warned that an oil slick is heading towards the Nouvelle-Aquitaine coastline after an Italian cargo ship sank in the Atlantic. Dr Jessica Shepherd , Senior Teaching Fellow in Global Sustainable Development at the University of Warwick, explains the environmental risks.
"The recent warning by the French government that there could be deaths in the protests anticipated this weekend is a very disturbing development." Dr Oliver Davis, Reader in French Studies comments on the ongoing 'yellow vest' protests in France.
"The kilogram was first introduced by the French revolutionary government in 1795, a symbol of a more enlightened and rational future." Dr James Poskett,Assistant Professor in the History of Science and Technology at the University of Warwick, explains why scientists should take heart from today's vote on redefining the kilogramme.
On the day that the Danish ban on garments such as the niqab and burqa comes into effect, Dr Abdullah Sahin, expert in Islamic Education, discusses the significance of this controversial measure.
Dr Andreas Kokkinis, Assistant Professor, School of Law, expects the Brexit blueprint to display the UK as effectively remaining part of the Customs Union but will do nothing to preserve London's position as the world's most prominent financial centre.