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Cluster at BBH, Axa, feminicides: midday update – Brittany


A cluster of covid-19 within the BBH

According to France Bleu Breizh Izel, a cluster of covid-19 has appeared within Brest Bretagne Handball. There would have been at least eleven positive cases within the club, including president Gérard Le Saint, as well as about sixty contact cases. According to our colleagues, an event could explain the appearance of this cluster: a private party organized on May 31, at the headquarters of the Le Saint group, in Bourg-Blanc (29), after the return of the handball players from Budapest, where they were beaten in the Champions League final. [Plus d’infos ici]


Losses linked to covid-19: Axa France will pay € 300 million to 15,000 restaurateurs

Axa will release an envelope of € 300 million for 15,000 of its restaurant customers, in order to absorb part of their losses due to covid-19. “It is not a compensation, it is a transaction”, in order to “put behind us this difficulty, the legal vagueness that we experienced in the file of operating losses of restaurateurs”, specified, on Europe 1, Thomas Buberl, CEO of the insurance group, the subject of a long list of disputes before the courts thathe has so far often lost. [Plus d’infos ici]


Mérignac Feminicide: the Executive announces six measures following an inspection mission

The government announced six new measures following the findings of an inspection mission carried out after the Mérignac feminicide (Gironde) at the beginning of May, pointing to a series of failures in the follow-up of the violent partner who repeatedly offends and the protection of the victim. The authors of the report, Étienne Apaire, former legal adviser to Nicolas Sarkozy at the Interior, and Yves Colmou, former adviser to Manuel Valls, recommend, for example, “to examine the dangerousness” of the author of the violence “above all sentence adjustment ”. For that, they propose to “modify the law, so that any adjustment of sentence is preceded by an expertise”. [Plus d’infos ici]


Macron calls for a turn of the screw on the deportation of illegal foreigners

Emmanuel Macron brought together several ministers to demand a better efficiency of the expulsions of foreigners in an irregular situation, still poorly applied, while the Executive expects an influx of post-covid arrivals. “Asylum requests are increasingly diverted: foreigners systematically apply for asylum knowing that the examination of their file lasts several months and that they are taken care of in a very advantageous way”, commented an adviser. . “However, the acceptability rate of immigration in our country is lower and lower,” he noted. [Plus d’infos ici]


Plastics: decline in global production in 2020, a first since the 2008 crisis

For only the third time since the start of the industrial era, annual global plastic production fell in 2020, by 0.3%, due to the health crisis. In Europe, the decline amounted to 5.1%. In France, the phenomenon is even more accentuated, “production there having fallen by 11% in 2020”, indicated the association PlasticsEurope, according to which this decrease is the third recorded since the Second World War, after that which occurred in 1973 in time of the first oil shock, and that of 2008, during the subprime financial crisis. [Plus d’infos ici]

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