How the right managed to keep Le Touquet, the stronghold of the Macron family

STORY – Daniel Fasquelle won the ballot in the city of the Opal Coast where the President of the Republic votes. A rough campaign marked by an open war between macronists and Republicans. Emmanuel and Brigitte Macron, at the exit of the polling station during the 2nd round of municipal elections in Le Touquet. POOL […]

On the left, the party is without Mélenchon

DECRYPTION – If the left has recovered after the municipal elections, the rebels remain mired in court cases. The leader of the Insoumis, Jean-Luc Mélenchon, in Marseille during the second round of municipal elections, on June 28. CLEMENT MAHOUDEAU / AFP It couldn’t have been worse. While the left continues to rejoice in the “Green […]

Who is Claire Hédon, approached as a new Defender of rights?

President of ATD-Fourth World and former radio producer, Claire Hédon was chosen by the Élysée to succeed Jacques Toubon as head of the Defender of Rights, an institution which has recently turned into a watchdog of public freedoms. This appointment proposed by Prime Minister Édouard Philippe has yet to be ratified by the “committee concerned“Of […]

LIVE – Municipal: Guerini recognizes an “extremely disappointing” result for LREM

A green surge and a record abstention. Three months after a first round already upset by the coronavirus crisis, this second round was again marked by a participation rate at half mast, between 40% and 41% according to estimates, against 62.1% in 2014. A “Green wave“For environmentalists, back”to victory“For LR,”click“For the RN thanks to Perpignan: […]

Macron in a hurry to turn the page on municipal elections to relaunch

The heavy defeat of the president’s party hampered his room for maneuver to initiate a major reshuffle. By François-Xavier Bourmaud Emmanuel Macron and Édouard Philippe, June 18 at Mont Valérien, in Suresnes, during the commemoration of the call of General de Gaulle, 80 years ago. LUDOVIC MARIN / AFP From light to shade. After his […]

Caregivers want more than bonuses and medals

The announcement in the Council of Ministers last Wednesday of a medal for “commitment” and a tribute on July 14 was more annoying than convinced. By Marie-Cécile Renault The President of the Republic had promised on March 18 during his speech marking the start of confinement, that “the day after will not be a return […]