In the news:
Roland-Garros: eliminated in his first match, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga gives up his arms and tears. End clap for Jo-Wifried Tsonga. On Tuesday, the tennis player lost in the first round at Porte d’Auteuil against the Norwegian Casper Ruud (8th in the world), for what will therefore remain as the 705th and final match in the Frenchman’s career. The latter had announced, a few weeks ago, to retire at the end of the Parisian tournament.
A hundred people gathered in Paris against the “government of shame”. “Abad resignation, Darmanin in prison”. A hundred demonstrators gathered at the end of the day on Tuesday in the 8th arrondissement of Paris at the call of the association of the Observatory of sexist and sexual violence in politics to denounce the appointments of Gérald Darmanin and Damien Abad to the government. Last weekend, Mediapart revealed that two women accuse the new Minister of Solidarity from the Republicans of rape. Accusations that the deputy of Ain disputes.
Accused of “rape of minors”, Jacques Bouthier, CEO of the Vilavi group, resigns. Accused of “trafficking in minors”, “rape of minors”, “use of prostitution of a minor”, “detention ofchild pornography images» et «participation in a criminal association with a view to committing kidnapping or sequestration in an organized gang”, Jacques Bouthier resigned on Tuesday from the management of the Vilavi group (ex-Assu 2000). The 75-year-old multimillionaire has been indicted since Saturday, the subject of a complaint from a 22-year-old woman who presented herself to the police in March and said she had been her captive for five years. She also reportedly has a video of the CEO in bed with another 14-year-old girl.
McKinsey affair: the headquarters of the consulting firm searched. The troubles continue for McKinsey. At the heart of a case that had agitated the presidential campaign, the American consulting firm is overtaken by justice. The National Financial Prosecutor’s Office (PNF) indicates on Tuesday that a search took place at the French headquarters of the company, avenue des Champs-Elysées in Paris, as part of the preliminary investigation opened on March 31 for aggravated laundering of tax fraud. aggravated.
Monkeypox: the High Authority for Health recommends vaccinating adult contacts at risk. Should the vaccine against human smallpox be taken out of the boxes to protect against monkeypox? Faced with the increase in cases of monkeypox in Europe and America, and while three cases have so far been confirmed in France, the High Authority for Health (HAS) believes so. In an opinion issued this Tuesday afternoon, the HAS “recommends the implementation of a reactive vaccination strategy, that is to say around a confirmed case”. It would be appropriate to vaccinateadults whose contact with an infected person is considered to be at risk, including exposed health professionals without personal protective measures”.
In Russia, the 9-year prison sentence under a “severe” regime for opponent Alexeï Navalny confirmed. Russian justice confirmed this Tuesday on appeal the nine-year prison sentence of Alexeï Navalny, tried for “scam” et “contempt of court”. “The verdict of the Lefortovo court of March 22 is unchanged”, said a judge of the Moscow City Court, indicating that he was entering “effective immediately”. At first instance, the charismatic anti-corruption activist, who was already serving a sentence in a so-called colony in “normal diet”, had also been sentenced to a diet “severe”, where the conditions of detention are harsher.
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Northern Ireland: “What is certain is that the unionist majority no longer exists”. Mary Lou McDonald, President of Sinn Fein, the party for the reunification of Northern Ireland which recently won the local elections, and Michelle O’Neill, Prime Minister from the same party, condemn the blocking of the formation of an executive because of of the Northern Irish protocol. Read an interview here.
The “Macron case law”, a political problem. Since the François de Rugy lobster affair, the rule set by the Head of State for ministers dealing with justice has evolved towards more carelessness. In total, five ministers of the Borne government are the subject of charges, investigations or indictment. Read our post.
Behind the administrative phobia, a business that takes advantage of precariousness. Faced with the proliferation of online procedures, a form of administrative anxiety has appeared in recent years. Companies have taken advantage of this trend to monetize aid that is supposed to remain free. A video can be found here.
War in Ukraine: Wimbledon sanctioned by ATP and WTA, players divided. Ranking turned upside down, “obsolete” grass tour, impact on the war in Ukraine: the decision of the ATP and the WTA to withdraw the points awarded during the London Grand Slam tournament divides the players in world tennis. Some of the top ranked might decide not to participate. More info here.
Legislative: in Paca, the barons of the right in working order. In Nice, Toulon and Marseille, the three former LR Estrosi, Falco and Muselier, now in the hands of macronie, take advantage of their influence in the region to recover the constituencies lost in 2017. Overview of the three methods. Read here.