SNCF is cutting TGV and Intercity trains due to a drop in reservations

Due to a drop in reservations, SNCF intends to eliminate TGV and Intercity trains from January 10, 2022. GONZALO FUENTES / REUTERS From next week, the National Company of French Railways (SNCF) will cut 10% of its TGV and 20% of its Intercités, announced a spokesperson for the railway company, Friday January 7, justifying this … Read more

the price of graphics cards drop slightly, a glimmer of hope for gamers?

The year 2022 begins with good news for gamers: in Germany, the price of graphics cards is down slightly. Despite everything, it remains very high: 189% of the recommended price for the RTX 3000 and 185% for the RX 6000. Not enough to jump to the ceiling, especially since prices could soar again. It’s a … Read more

Regulated electricity tariffs drop 3.4% in January

This Wednesday, the Energy Services Regulatory Authority (ERSE) closed the documents with the electricity tariffs in force in 2022 for the more than 900,000 families in the regulated market (mostly supplied by SU Electricity): in January the average bill will decrease by 3.4% compared to current prices. According to the regulator, the new tariffs represent … Read more

INSEE anticipates a drop in purchasing power in France in the first half of 2022

A gas station, in Paris, on October 20, 2021. LUDOVIC MARIN / AFP It is the note which falls badly. While, since the start of the crisis due to the coronavirus, the “whatever-it-costs” policy has saved the economic fabric from a dreaded disaster and preserved the purchasing power of households, inflation could darken the economic … Read more

Record drop in estimated participation rate to 1

Since 7 am on December 12, 2021, Caledonians went to the polling stations for the 3rd referendum consultation. Here are the participation figures, recorded at 12 o’clock. Ava Skoupsky • Posted on December 12, 2021 at 12:12 p.m., updated December 12, 2021 at 12:43 p.m. As soon as the polling stations opened this morning, we … Read more

Marek Ztracený and Hana Zagorová try to give people at least a drop of hope in the clip “Christmas as before”

After a year, there is coronavirus déjà vu. So far, without a total lockdown, but catastrophic news is coming at us again from all sides, the topic of our conversations is still the same and one has to do something to keep from going crazy. Moreover, when approaching such a beautiful holiday – Christmas. It … Read more

Chinese regulator sanctions drop Alibaba profits

Alibaba offices in Beijing, April 13, 2021. GREG BAKER / AFP Alibaba had not published declining results for five years. But 2021 has been a particularly dark year for the Chinese e-commerce giant, hit by a series of sanctions and calls to order. After two satisfactory quarters, Chinese growth also slackened sharply from the summer, … Read more

Up to 30 degrees in the Southwest this Tuesday before a sharp drop in temperatures

Temperatures above seasonal norms are expected Tuesday in the South-West, with in particular nearly 30 degrees at the foot of the Pyrenees After several days of freshness, a semblance of summer will settle in the South-West on Tuesday. The sky will be totally sunny from the morning over the whole of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region and … Read more

Unemployment: towards a historic drop … which should not last

Never seen since 2008! On Wednesday, INSEE presented its eagerly awaited “economic outlook” for October, which outlines the expected outlook for the French economy for the last three months of the year. And, extremely rare, the projections are particularly flattering for employment. According to INSEE, France should end the year with an unemployment rate of … Read more

In France, the return to a pre-crisis level of GDP is accompanied by a sharp drop in unemployment

A worker at the 3D Tex factory, in Saint-Malo (Ille-et-Vilaine), September 17, 2021. JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER / AFP Crisis ? What crisis? At the end of 2021, at the level of macroeconomic meters at least, the episode of Covid-19 will have been practically erased for the French economy. With a few sectoral nuances, activity has picked … Read more