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Yellow vests, Strasbourg, Benalla … the main news of this Monday morning


Yellow vests. Reassured by the retreat of the mobilization of yellow vests, the executive engaged a race against the clock to implement the social measures of Emmanuel Macron and launch the grand consultation supposed to appease a crisis without equivalent. Prime Minister Edouard Philippe kicked off a decisive week to try to get Macronie back on stream, detailing Sunday night in an interview with Echoes, the gestures announced six days earlier by the Head of State.

Strasbourg. A fifth victim of the attack of Strasbourg, perpetrated Tuesday evening by Sherif Chekatt, died Sunday, one learned near the prefecture of Bas-Rhin. The prosecutor of Paris confirmed Sunday night the death of this victim of Polish nationality, while among the eleven wounded some remained in serious condition. "My brother Barto Pedro Orent-Niedzielski has just left us. He thanks you for your love and for the strength you have brought him ", wrote on Facebook the brother of this 36 year old man, originally from Katowice in Poland and permanently established in Strasbourg.

Handball. The French became European champions of handball one year after their world title by beating Russia, 24 to 21, Sunday in the final at Paris-Bercy. The Blues have taken their revenge on the final of the Olympic Games lost against the same Russians in 2016. This victory is worth a ticket for the Olympics 2020.

Riyadh. Saudi Arabia on Monday condemned the vote of US Senate resolutions against the Ryad regime, one on the conflict in Yemen, the other on the assassination of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. "The kingdom condemns the last position of the US Senate, which is based on false allegations, and affirms its total rejection of any interference in its affairs," said the Foreign Ministry in a statement on the website of the Saudi official news agency.

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Ghosn. The Japanese car group Nissan meets on Monday its board to officially appoint a replacement to its deposed president Carlos Ghosn, but the task looks difficult while its largest shareholder, Renault, increases the pressure. A month after the arrest for concealment of income of the strong man of the alliance, since indicted and still in detention, the situation between the two allies is escalating, far from the unity of facade displayed.

Brexit. British Prime Minister Theresa May warns parliamentarians on Monday "Irreparable damage" that could, according to her, provoke the holding of a second referendum on Brexit. "Do not break the confidence of the British people by holding a new referendum" on the Brexit, she must tell the elected officials, according to extracts of his speech broadcast by his services.

Benalla. The May 1 issue is getting thicker for Alexandre Benalla: the ex-collaborator who has been deposed at the Elysee Palace has once again been indicted for violence on the sidelines of the Paris parade, this time at the Jardin des Plantes just before the affair. of the Contrescarpe, whose Release had published the video last July, AFP learned Sunday close source file.


The green thread. Broadcast on C8 at a climate party on December 12 and available in replay, the documentary "Is the planet (really) screwed up?" proposes a state of play still necessary for the extent of environmental damage.

The Poem of Monday. Every beginning of the week, Release offers you to read a text from a collection of poetry that makes the news. This Monday, an erotic list.


Olga Kurylenko. Volunteer and vivacious, the actress, born in Ukraine at the end of the USSR, tells in turbulent French a spirited climb.




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