Estonia general election: Polls point to tight vote

Image copyright ReutersImage caption Officials hope a lacklustre campaign does not affect turnout Estonians are voting in a general election, which pits the ruling Centre party against the liberal Reform party and a strong populist challenge. Prime Minister Juri Ratas of the Centre party currently leads Estonia in a four-party coalition. Polls suggest a tight […]

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Feminine job titles get go-ahead in France

Image copyright French fire brigadeImage caption Women firefighters are already often called sapeuses-pompières Decades after other French-speaking countries adopted feminine names for professions, the official guardians of the language in France have also backed the change. The Académie française, whose members are known as “immortals”, has said it has no obstacle in principle to such […]

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