Rishi Sunak, new Prime Minister in the United Kingdom: “Unity or die”

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On the front page this Tuesday, October 25, a new Prime Minister for the United Kingdom, the passion of the French for their cars and the unexpected alliance of “extreme” in the National Assembly to try to overthrow the government.

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On the front page of the press, this Tuesday, October 25, the face of the day present in all the newspapers in the United Kingdom, that of Rishi Sunak who, at 42, becomes the youngest Prime Minister in the history of the country. The first of Indian origin. Featured in Timethere is this sentence, pronounced, yesterday, in front of the conservative parliamentarians: “Unity or death”. After the Liz Truss disaster and hurricane Boris Johnson, the Tories are more divided than ever. To pay the independent, this internal party election went badly: “Named without a single vote”. Rishi Sunak becomes Prime Minister without having been elected by universal suffrage, even if this appointment is legal since the conservatives have the majority in Parliament until 2024. The latter has already made it known that there will be no early elections .

In France, Le Figaro criticizes environmental policies targeting thermal cars as the main cause of CO emissions2. In one, appears the catchy title, “The scapegoat car of the ecological transition”. The daily criticizes the measures intended to limit the use of the car in the city and in the large metropolises with, in particular, the installation of low emission zones. Hence this question posed by The Parisian : “Is the electric car a solution for the future?” According to the daily, the main problem with electric cars is its cost, which is more expensive to buy than a thermal car (even with government aid). Its defenders refer to a “long-term investment”. It only works, its critics say, when the price of electricity is at a reasonable price. Or in 2022, the megawatt hour has jumped and users grimace

Still in France, stupor and tremors for the Borne government after the tabling of three motions of censure in reaction to the activation of 49.3 to have the budget adopted, among others. At the origin of these motions, we find the left (Nupes), tells us Release and supported, to everyone’s surprise, by the National Rally (RN). With 239 votes, it’s not enough to bring down the government, but the effect is successful. The Parisian speaks of “a political coup” for Marine Le Pen. For the daily, Marine Le Pen’s objective was to win the place of first opponent to the left alliance.

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