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Fuel price, pandemic, soldier dead in Mali: midday update – Brittany


Fuel prices: Gabriel Attal evokes the track of “protective measures” if “the increases were to continue”

Fuel prices: “If the increases continue, we will take measures”, promises Attal

On the set of BFMTV, Gabriel Attal mentioned the possibility for the government to take “protective measures” for the French if rising fuel prices continued in a sustainable manner. “As soon as these increases continue (…), obviously we would consider protective measures as we did on gas and electricity », Affirmed the spokesperson of the government. These measures could take the form of “lower taxes” or “aid”, he added, specifying that no decision had been taken for the time being. [Plus d’infos ici]

“Serious warning” from the IEA: “The energy transition is too slow”

“The transition is too slow”: the world will be promised to global warming, but also to “turbulence” on the energy markets, if it does not invest more quickly in clean energies, warned the Agency international energy. Two weeks before the opening of the UN COP26, the agency launches, in its annual report, “serious warnings on the direction that current policies are taking the world”. [Plus d’infos ici]

Covid-19: “We have not yet crushed the virus”, warns Véran

At the microphone of franceinfo, Olivier Véran was cautious: “The situation is improving, but we must remain vigilant. We have not yet crushed the virus. For two to three days, there has been a stagnation, even a small increase in the number of contaminations. Nothing catastrophic: we expected it, because activity has resumed in full and because it is colder, ”explained the Minister of Health. “We must continue to push the vaccination for those who have not received it and we will get there,” he added. [Suivez notre direct]

Accidental death of a French soldier from Barkhane in Mali

This Tuesday, a French soldier from Operation Barkhane accidentally died on the base in Timbuktu, Mali. Marshal Adrien Quélin, a 29-year-old mechanic from the 4th Gap Hunter Regiment, “was carrying out maintenance on a truck. He was seriously injured by the tilting of the cabin, while he was working on the engine of the vehicle, ”said the staff. “Despite his immediate support by the emergency services on the spot, he could not be resuscitated. He died of his injuries. An investigation is underway to determine the exact circumstances of the accident, ”he added. [Plus d’infos ici]

Use of child influencers: UFC-Que Choisir files a complaint against McDonald’s

UFC-What to Choose announced that it had filed a complaint against McDonald’s France for deceptive commercial practices: the consumer association accuses it of illegally using child influencers for its advertising. What the fast food giant disputes. She noted the case of young influencers who promote McDonald’s products on social networks, directly citing the restaurant chain, without mentioning the existence of a commercial partnership. [Plus d’infos ici]

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