ELA, the Basque union which has placed ecological transition at the heart of its strategy

ELA executives Mitxel Lakuntza (right) and Leire Txakartegi, in San Sebastian (Spanish Basque Country), October 12, 2021. JUAN HERRERO / EFE Radically transform the production model in the face of the climate emergency. From its point 2 (out of thirty-six), in the orientation resolution which will be voted by the 750 delegates of its next … Read more

Suspended in summer 2019, the Perpignan-Rungis “primeurs train” relaunched

A demonstration of fruit and vegetable loading operations on board the Perpignan-Rungis train, during the presentation of the renovated wagons, October 21, 2021. RAYMOND ROIG / AFP His return was confirmed by the Prime Minister in September. Mr. Castex is going to relaunch, Friday, October 22, the “train of primeurs”, which transports Mediterranean fruits and … Read more

Evergrande, the indebted Chinese promoter, avoids a default

The Evergrande Center building in Shanghai, September 22, 2021. HECTOR RETAMAL / AFP Evergrande is currently avoiding payment default. The ultra-indebted Chinese promoter, whose bankruptcy could shake the country’s economy, made a payment just before a deadline, state media announced on Friday (October 22nd). The real estate group, one of the largest in China, is … Read more

Funds that invest in SMEs, be selective

COLCANOPA Investing in the real economy and supporting local businesses: this is an ambitious program, accessible to savers wishing to invest their savings in the capital of French SMEs. Several arguments make this investment attractive. First of all, it is encouraged by the state through a tax benefit. This device, called the “Madelin law income … Read more

Jean Castex announces a “middle class allowance” to preserve purchasing power

At the gasoline pumps of the Edouard Leclerc hypermarket, in Dijon, October 19, 2021. RAPHAËL HELLE FOR “THE WORLD” A “Middle class allowance” to respond to the grumbling that has been brewing for several weeks around purchasing power. Faced since the end of the summer with soaring gasoline prices, which are approaching historic levels these … Read more

Xavier Niel and CMA-CGM will compete for “La Provence”

The premises of the daily “La Provence” in 2013. ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT / AFP Less than three weeks after the death of its main shareholder Bernard Tapie, appetites are sharpening around Provence. NJJ, the holding company of businessman Xavier Niel, founder of Free and individual shareholder of the Le Monde group, formalized this Thursday, October 21 … Read more

the investigation reclassified as manslaughter against X

Firefighters intervene at the scene of the accident at Massy-Palaiseau station on July 25, 2021. SAMEER AL-DOUMY / AFP The accident caused a stir among the unions of the French National Railway Company (SNCF) and blocked train traffic for several hours between Paris and the South-West. The investigations into the death of an SNCF engineer, … Read more