Emmanuel Macron pays tribute to Valéry Giscard d’Estaing and defends a legislative initiative for the European Parliament

Emmanuel Macron during his tribute speech to the former French head of state Valéry Giscard d’Estaing, on the first anniversary of his death, at the European Parliament, in Strasbourg, on December 2, 2021. FREDERICK FLORIN / AFP A year after the death of the former President of the Republic Valéry Giscard d’Estaing, several European personalities … Read more

Shipwreck of migrants: in Calais and Dunkirk, gatherings in tribute to the victims

Place Richelieu in Calais, November 25, 2021. FRANCOIS LO PRESTI v AFP About 200 people, mainly association activists and a few exiles, gathered on Thursday, November 25, in the early evening in Calais to pay tribute to the 27 migrants who died the day before in a shipwreck. We are several hundred gathered this evening … Read more

In Paris, a place in tribute to “AIDS fighters”

Paris City Hall, on World AIDS Day, December 1, 2020. BERTRAND LANGLOIS / AFP The AIDS epidemic officially began in 1981, when five mysterious deaths were described in an American medical journal. Forty years and millions of dead later, the City of Paris is preparing to inaugurate a “place for AIDS fighters”, in the heart … Read more

In Poland, large-scale demonstrations in tribute to a victim of the anti-abortion law

Demonstration in memory of “Iza de Pszczyna” in Warsaw, November 6, 2021. WOJTEK RADWANSKI / AFP Her name was Izabela. She died at the age of 30 on the 22 September, from septic shock on its 22e week of pregnancy, at the hospital in Pszczyna, a town of 30,000 inhabitants in southwestern Poland, where she … Read more

REVIEW: The brothers pay a special tribute to techno with the album “Two Minds”

Brothers Jiří and Ondřej Veselí made time with their big debut, they didn’t rush anything unnecessarily. Close collaboration with German producer Hannes Bieger gave rise to the recording of “Two Minds”. It is a straightforward album influenced not only by the techno scene. It beats with energy and deserves attention. Twins Jiří and Ondřej Veselí … Read more