Michel Barnier, the one who “ticks all the boxes” but remains little known in France

Michel Barnier, during the Cournon-d’Auvergne Breeding Summit (Puy-de-Dôme), October 7, 2021. THIERRY ZOCCOLAN / AFP Her voice, soft and monotonous, is muffled by the mask. The owner of the Unicorn may listen, he does not hear Michel Barnier come to visit his brewery on Friday October 22 in Saverne (Bas-Rhin), near Strasbourg. Slender figure, immaculate … Read more

“France could set itself the objective of converging the length of employment for men and women around 32 hours”

In a job fair, in Nantes, in 2015. ALAIN LE BOT / PHOTONONSTOP Lhe President of the Republic Emmanuel Macron took advantage of the presentation of the France 2030 major investment plan on October 12 to renew his criticism of the French working time model. “When we compare ourselves, he said, we are a country … Read more

Angela Merkel says goodbye to EU summit with standing applause – “Like Paris without the Eiffel Tower”

Bund-Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) was adopted with standing applause at what will probably be her last EU summit. After a speech of thanks by Council President Charles Michel, the other heads of state and government rose on Friday and applauded the longest serving head of government, as an EU diplomat announced. On her departure from … Read more

On board Macron coaches, France at very low speed

By Camille Bordenet and Vassili Feodoroff Posted today at 5:00 a.m. Reserved for our subscribers Fragments of FranceSix years ago, the Macron law liberalized the market for private long-distance coaches. Low cost buses that have facilitated the mobility of students, young workers, modest retirees but also inhabitants of areas abandoned by rail. You should know … Read more

In the footsteps of INSEE investigators, at the bedside of France

By Elsa Conesa and Natalya Saprunova Posted today at 05:08, updated at 06:59 Reserved for our subscribers ReportageFragments of France | After a year of interruption due to the Covid-19 epidemic, the 800 investigators from the National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies have taken to the road to question the French about their life, … Read more

In the footsteps of INSEE investigators, at the bedside of France

By Elsa Conesa and Natalya Saprunova Posted today at 5:08 am, updated at 5:08 am Reserved for our subscribers ReportageFragments of France | After a year of interruption due to the Covid-19 epidemic, the 800 investigators from the National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies have taken to the road to question the French about … Read more

Alder loops: Reactions – News

Stan Dewulf (AG2R Citroën Team) won solo, this Sunday, the 21st edition of the Boucles de l’Aulne in Châteaulin (Finistère), the sixteenth and final round of the Coupe de France FDJ, contested over 177.6 kilometers. The Belgian beat Valentin Madouas (Groupama-FDJ) and Mathieu Burgaudeau (TotalEnergies). Stan Dewulf succeeds his teammate Alexis Gougeard on the list … Read more