Faced with “the exceptional nature of Corsican banditry”, magistrates want to create an anti-mafia pole

COLCANOPA Morale is at half mast within the justice in charge of fighting Corsican organized crime. In early 2020, a confidential report was sent to the Chancellery to defend the creation of an anti-Mafia pole with special powers, in order to roll back a scourge that challenges the authority of the State over part of … Read more

The secrets of the exceptional Roman vase discovered in Autun

The “diatrete” vase, discovered by Inrap archaeologists on the site of the necropolis of Saint-Pierre-l’Estrier, in Autun (Saône-et-Loire). HAMID AZMOUN On November 13, 2020, during the presentation by videoconference – second confinement obliges – of archaeological excavations carried out in Autun (Saône-et-Loire), we only had eyes for her: a cut of extreme refinement, with raised … Read more

An exceptional photographic document on the Nuremberg trial unveiled at the Maison d’Izieu

Photo taken from an original copy of the photographic album of the Nuremberg trials, unveiled at the Izieu museum (Ain), on October 15, 2021. THE HOUSE OF IZIEU Taken from oblivion and carefully restored, an original copy of the Nuremberg trial photographic album was unveiled on Friday, October 15, at the Izieu Memorial Museum (Ain), … Read more

Exceptional Gallo-Roman coffered ceilings unearthed in Chartres

Basin containing the remains of a wooden coffered ceiling. DEPARTMENT OF ARCHEOLOGY OF CHARTRES MÉTROPOLE “Chevrons”, “joists”, “box beams”, “assembly”, “decorative elements in rais-de-coeur frieze and spearheads”. Emmanuel Bouilly never tires of detailing, in technical terms of carpentry and joinery, the function of the multiple pieces of wood, blackened and waterlogged, that he has managed … Read more

In Tunisia, voices worry about an exceptional regime “without any safeguards”

To stay up to date with African news, subscribe to the “Monde Afrique” newsletter from this link. Every Saturday at 6 am, find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of “Monde Afrique”. A portrait of Tunisian President Kaïs Saïed in a photography store in Tunis on September 23, 2021. … Read more

US Open 2021 – Carlos Alcaraz drops Stefanos Tsitsipas in 3rd round after exceptional straight sets match

Alcaraz, the birth certificate. Aged just over 18, the Spaniard offered the greatest success of his career by defeating Stefanos Tsitsipas, world number 3, after a crazy match, in the tie break of the 5th set (6-3, 4-6, 7-6, 0-6, 7-6), in the night from Friday to Saturday in France. In front of a public … Read more

Hermès: an exceptional semester marked by the arrival of young clients

Continued investments and a multi-local vision are the keys to Hermès’ success in this first half of the year. The French luxury group saw its net profit reach 1.174 billion euros over the first six months, three times more than in 2020, a year marked by the Covid-19 crisis, and up 56% compared to 2019, … Read more

Exceptional Heat Hits Pacific Northwest

Extraordinary heat events occur around the planet during most summers, but the current heatwave in the Pacific Northwest is truly exceptional. In June 2021, all-time temperature records fell in multiple cities in the U.S. and Canada during a heatwave that the National Weather Service called “historic and dangerous.” The heat began to build up late … Read more

Emmanuel Macron convenes an “exceptional” defense council

The President of the Republic, Emmanuel Macron, in Brussels, July 20, 2020. JOHN THYS / AFP President Emmanuel Macron is due to meet, Thursday, July 22, in the morning, a defense council “Exceptional dedicated to the Pegasus affair and the issue of cybersecurity”, announced the government spokesperson, Gabriel Attal. “The President of the Republic is … Read more