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Villeneuve d'Ascq - FRANCE

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Students at Lille University completing their second year ‘JET’ master’s degrees (Traduction Juridique et Technique) specialising in legal and technical translation between French and English.
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6 abonnés Bioethics in France
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  • For a bioethics of vulnerability

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    An ear, nose and throat specialist, Jean Lacau St Guily, Professor of Oncology at one of the Sorbonne's main teaching hospitals, argues that the current debates about bioethics in France tend to focus on expensive cutting-edge technology and thus exclude the realities of medicine for the underpriveleged and socially marginal patients who make up the majority of his practice.
  • French Citizenship Rights for Surrogate Children to be Reviewed

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    An article written by Agence France Presse gives an update on the case of the Mennesson family, who have been campaigning for 17 years to get the French state to officially recognise their surrogate daughters' status as the children of two French parents.
  • French Health Service on Notice for Database Vulnerabilities

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    The website of medical TV show Allô Docteurs reports that the French health service has been served with an official notice to improve the security of its medical insurance database, which contains highly personal information about the vast majority of the country's citizens and service users.
  • Major religions sing from the same hymn sheet on assisted dying

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    Relying primarily on the word of a Christian union representative, the traditionally Catholic newspaper La Croix reports on the unity of the major Abrahamic religions in France with regard to the ethics of end of life issues, and how this show of thoughtful solidarity has apparently impressed the French government's social advisory body.
  • France's Surrogacy Assault Course

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    Eve Roger's brief exposé, broadcast on radio station Europe 1, reveals the difficulties faced by would-be parents wishing to find a way to circumvent France's stringent anti-surrogacy laws.
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    The Greens turning red with 'envie'

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    In a series of translations into English of French media coverage of the French presidential elections, the result of a cooperation project between Mediapart and Lille University masters degree students in translation, this report examines why a significant number of Green party supporters are planning to cast their vote not for their own candidate, Eva Joly, but for radical-left Front de Gauche firebrand Jean-Luc Mélenchon.
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    Is Marine Le Pen anti-establishment?

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    In a series of reports on the French presidential elections, a group of Lille University masters degree students in English-French translation have selected and translated into English a wide range of profiles and interviews of candidates published in the French media. Their English versions of the articles, complete with glossaries and information notes, provide a rich insight into the campaign, the candidates and the manner in which the elections are reported in France.