While the Army Chief of Staff, General Lecointre, announced sanctions against the 18 active military personnel who signed an article published by Valeurs Actuelles, a Harris Interactive poll for LCI revealed that a majority of French people support the authors of this open letter.
The SNCF today announced an order for 14 TER trains with mixed power. The electric motors of these trains can be powered either by the catenary or by a hydrogen fuel cell that will take over on non-electrified tracks.
The President of the Republic calls on the French to make an extra effort to keep the epidemic under control. He also suggests that the end of the tunnel will be reached by the end of May 2021 with a gradual return to normal and an acceleration of vaccination for all.
The peak of the 3rd wave is expected on April 18, 2021, according to mathematical projections by the University of Washington’s IHME, when there could be more than 600 deaths per day in saturated hospitals.
The Prime Minister and the Minister of Health announced on Thursday new measures to curb the epidemic of Covid. The restriction of freedoms concerns 16 departments for four weeks but schools and shops of first necessity will remain open.
Only two weeks after his heavy conviction in the first instance in the case known as “wiretapping”, the former president of the Republic appears again before the correctional court, from March 17, 2021, this time in the case of illegal financing of his campaign in 2012.
To everyone’s surprise, the government introduced, on Tuesday, February 16, 2021, an amendment to the bill on the 2022 presidential election allowing for voting one week before the election. Tolled in the political class.