Covid-19: the executive makes a new gesture for intermittents

Demonstration of intermittent performers, in March 2021, in front of the Théâtre de l’Odéon in Paris. BENOÎT TESSIER / REUTERS This is called land clearance. While many shows and concerts have been postponed or canceled following the new health restrictions, the executive has decided to make a gesture for intermittent entertainment workers and to allow … Read more

Covid-19: despite criticism, the executive chooses to live with Omicron

The Minister of Health, Olivier Véran, at the National Assembly, in Paris, January 3, 2022. SARAH MEYSSONNIER / REUTERS Less than a hundred days now separate Emmanuel Macron from the presidential election where he should play his re-election at the head of the country. However, the election has never seemed so far from the concerns … Read more

Covid-19: faced with the Omicron variant, the executive lightens the isolation rules

Queue to do Covid-19 screening tests in a pharmacy in Paris on December 23, 2021. STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN / AFP New isolation rules for the new year and to deal with the epidemic wave carried in part by the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2. The Minister of Health, Olivier Véran, announced, Sunday, January 2, a reduction … Read more

Covid-19: the executive tries to avoid paralysis of the country

This is the new problem caused by Omicron. In addition to the risk of saturation of hospital services, the extreme contagiousness of this variant of Covid-19 has for several days led to an increase in contamination to a record level (more than 200,000 cases daily), which threatens to paralyze the country’s activity. . “The coming … Read more

Covid-19: the executive put under pressure by the Omicron variant

Olivier Véran and Jean Castex at the Palais de l’Elysée in Paris, Thursday, December 9, 2021. JEAN CLAUDE COUTAUSSE FOR “THE WORLD” Urgency, once again. Anguish, always. Three days before Christmas Eve, the latest variant of SARS-CoV-2, Omicron, panics Europe and wavers the government’s agenda. Worse, this new strain of the coronavirus once again poses … Read more

Covid-19: faced with the Omicron variant, the executive assumes its vaccine pass

It is therefore indeed a war. And to win this endless battle against Covid-19, whose latest variant, Omicron, displays maddening contagiousness rates, forcing some of our neighbors to reconfine their population, Emmanuel Macron is ready to open a new front. By announcing, Friday, December 17, that the government would table on January 5 a bill … Read more

André-Hubert Roussel, Executive Chairman of ArianeGroup: “Europe must invest heavily in space”

André-Hubert Roussel, Wednesday October 20, at ArianeGroup headquarters in Paris. ANTOINE DEYEN FOR “THE WORLD” On the occasion of 72e International Astronautical Congress, which takes place in Dubai from October 25 to 29, Europeans present their ambitions in space exploration. The future Ariane-6 launcher expected in 2022 will be essential to carry out these projects. … Read more