should we be worried about soaring prices in the euro zone? Five questions to understand

Signs denouncing the rise in prices, during a demonstration in front of the Ministry of Economy and Finance, in Paris, on December 18, 2018. ALAIN JOCARD / AFP Western economies had not recorded such figures for several decades. In December 2021, the inflation rate in the euro zone rose to 5% over one year, unheard … Read more

BA.2, the sub-variant that raises new questions

Cautious, the scientists do not seem alarmist about this BA.2 sub-variant. JEROME DELAY / AP Appeared a few weeks ago, a sub-variant of Omicron is now closely followed by epidemiologists. If BA.2 – the name of this sub-variant – seems close to the initial version, scientists want to know more about its characteristics and its … Read more

New questions around the Yannick Agnel case, indicted for rape and sexual assault on a minor

Yannick Agnel at the London 2012 Olympics. AFP / CHRISTOPHE SIMON Within the Mulhouse Olympic Swimming (MON) club, who knew? The question has been raised since the publication, Thursday, January 13, of an article by Radio France’s investigation unit on the Yannick Agnel affair. Indicted in December 2021 for “rape and sexual assault on a … Read more

In South Africa, Parliament fire raises questions

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa addresses the press in front of the partially destroyed Parliament in Cape Town on January 2, 2022. SEARCH IN THE / AP It’s hard to imagine a more disconcerting symbol to mark the start of the year 2022 in South Africa. While corruption and mismanagement of public affairs are at … Read more

four questions to understand soaring prices and its consequences

Russia is preparing the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline on September 8, 2020. JENS BUETTNER / AP European gas prices have experienced a spectacular increase for several months, and the trend is not reversing. On the first day of winter, Tuesday, December 21, the prices of this fossil fuel broke records on … Read more

Checo Pérez questions Red Bull’s strategy at the Qatar GP

Checo Pérez suggests that they were able to go to a single stoppage at the Qatar GP and finish on the podium Czech Pérez He directly suggested to his team that decisions made in the career of the Qatar Grand Prix they caused that he was not able to return to the podium and finished … Read more

Taylor Swift: picture in the wedding dress raises questions

Taylor Swift Did the singer get married? Picture raises questions © Getty Images After Taylor Swift has already released a Corona album, the next one will follow shortly before her 31st birthday: “Evermore” and the promo picture raises several questions. Taylor Swift, 30, continues to be kissed by the muse during the pandemic: This Thursday, … Read more

Cost, waste management, research… Eight questions around the nuclear revival

Geologist Audrey Guillemenet presents the radioactive waste management project of the Andra agency, in Bure (Meuse), October 28, 2021. FRANCOIS MORI / AP What place should France give to nuclear power in the context of its energy transition? By announcing, without venturing into details, Tuesday, November 9, his desire to relaunch the French nuclear program, … Read more

Traffic light negotiations: Working groups leave questions unanswered for the top round

BAccording to information from the German Press Agency, there are still important unanswered questions in the negotiations on a traffic light coalition. There has been progress in areas such as climate, finance, transport, and foreign and defense policy, but the papers of the working groups have brackets – this means that there is still no … Read more