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President Emmanuel Macron: “Our generation is rediscovering the precariousness of the rule of law and democratic values . . . History is stuttering.” Photograph: Bertrand Guay

When Emmanuel Macron entered the lions’ den of the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Wednesday to present his plans for France’s six-month presiden(...)

The artist Francoise Gilot, former wife of Pablo Picasso, at her home in New York. Photograph: Landon Nordeman/New York Times

Seated bolt upright on a cream-coloured sofa, Françoise Gilot was as grave as an oracle, an impression enhanced by her precision-tailored flame red su(...)

The stunning Covid vaccines manufactured by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna drew upon long-buried discoveries made in the hopes of ending past epidemics (Jason McLellan  pictured).  Photograph: Sergio Flores/The New York Times

Thousands of miles from Dr Barney Graham’s lab in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, a frightening new coronavirus had jumped from camels to humans in the Middl(...)

Paschal Donohoe spoke in favour of progressing the tax plan at this week’s gathering of euro area finance ministers. Photograph: Valeria Mongelli/Bloomberg

Crucial momentum was lost in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) global corporate tax deal before Christmas. This occurr(...)

When it stops making you feel good and enriching your life, it’s time to cut back on your exercise.

It is Health Season in The Irish Times. In print and online, we will be offering encouragement and inspiration to help us all improve our ph(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson: ‘I believed implicitly that this was a work event.’ Photograph: Getty/UKParliament

It was not the roaring and jeering from Opposition MPs that will have worried Boris Johnson at prime minister’s questions but the silence from Conserv(...)

Novak Djokovic of Serbia during a practice session ahead of the Australian Open, at Melbourne Park in Melbourne. Photograph: Kelly Defina/Pool/EPA

Andy Murray has welcomed Novak Djokovic’s release from immigration detention but he anticipates that the tennis men’s world number one will have a num(...)

Emmanuel Macron said he would do his utmost to make life difficult for those who refuse to be vaccinated against Covid-19, but used the verb ‘emmerder’ – whose root, ‘merdre’, is vulgar French for excrement. Photograph: Martin Bureau/AFP via Getty

The visit to Paris by European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen and 26 commissioners was meant to signal the shining start of France’s six-mo(...)

Young people  are kept out of the housing market not just by high prices and an inability to save, but by the rise of insecure work contracts. Photograph: iStock

Kim van Sparrentak was sharing her Rotterdam apartment with three flatmates as she campaigned for election to the European Parliament in 2019. “When (...)

President Emmanuel Macron will be seeking results to prove to his sceptical public that the EU is an effective actor in addressing matters of French concern. File photograph: Bloomberg

The European Union is about to face a battle of wills. In January, France will assume the six-month rotating presidency of the council of the European(...)

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