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Mask at school, crisis at Lidl, electricity prices: mid-day update – Brittany

In the midst of controversy, Lidl’s regional director will quit his post

A few days after the suicide of Catherine L., the manager of the Lidl store in Lamballe on sick leave for burnout after having denounced acts of moral harassment at work, Philibert Dupont, regional director of the sign, announced to employees Breton stores that he was going to leave. A “resignation” which welcomed François Ruffin, deputy of rebellious France, author of a parliamentary report which aimed to introduce burn-out among occupational diseases. “It is the minimum of decency”, indicated the parliamentarian present Monday, in Guingamp, alongside the employees of Lidl, calling on the State “to fulfill its missions”, in order to protect the employees. [Plus d’infos ici]

Crossing the Atlantic by oar: Guirec Soudée has crossed the finish line


The least we can say is that he rowed to get there! Guirec Soudée crossed the meridian line of Créach, off the island of Ouessant, this Thursday, at 10:49 am He thus completed his crossing of the Atlantic by oar after 107 days at sea. He rowed all night in a last ditch effort, trying at all costs to avoid the bad weather conditions announced for this weekend. [Plus d’infos ici]

Covid-19: end of the mask at school from Monday in Finistère, Morbihan and Côtes-d’Armor

The list of departments where a high circulation of the epidemic is observed and where it will be necessary to continue to wear the mask at school was published this Thursday in the Official newspaper. In Brittany, only Ille-et-Vilaine is included. This means that in Finistère, Morbihan and Côtes-d’Armor, primary school students will no longer have to wear a mask at school from Monday, October 4. [Suivez notre direct]

Electricity: the next price increase will be “around 12%”, according to Pompili

Regulated electricity prices should experience a further increase “to around 12%” early next year, said Barbara Pompili, Minister for the Ecological Transition. “We expect an increase of around 12%. But in the same way (as for rising gas prices, Editor’s note), we are working to ensure that our fellow citizens are not too impacted, ”she said on CNews, while Jean Castex must unveil, this Thursday evening, measures to help consumers to cope with the increase in energy prices. [Plus d’infos ici]

Bygmalion case: Sarkozy sentenced to one year in prison

In the Bygmalion case, the Paris Criminal Court sentenced Nicolas Sarkozy to the maximum penalty of one year in prison for illegal financing of his campaign for the 2012 presidential election. A conviction including the former head of state will appeal. “The sentence will be directly adjusted”, had previously specified the court. This new conviction comes seven months after the one pronounced against him for corruption in the so-called “wiretapping” affair. [Plus d’infos ici]

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