Electricity supply might be strained this winter

Electricity Supply May be Strained this Winter

ENERGY: Electricity transmission network (RTE) does not exclude targeted load shedding of households in the event of very cold winter The coronavirus crisis has disrupted the maintenance operations of the nuclear fleet. The summer made it possible to catch up to some extent, but RTE believes that the situation may still be tense. In the […]

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Royer shoe group plans to cut 200 jobs

Coronavirus: Royer Shoe Group Plans to Cut 200 Jobs

Based in Fougères in Ille-et-Vilaine, the Royer shoe group employs 750 people worldwide The clothing sector is currently in the midst of a storm with increasing social plans. The most recent could concern the Royer group, which specializes in the footwear trade. The group, based in Fougères (Ille-et-Vilaine) will thus initiate a restructuring plan which should lead to the elimination of some […]

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500,000 Ouigo tickets at 19 € an exceptional offer on September 2 and 3

500,000 Train Tickets at 19 € with Ouigo to Travel Cheaper This Autumn

Ouigo is selling half a million train tickets at an unbeatable price: 19 €, enough to think about this return to his next vacation. From this morning 6:00 am and until tomorrow evening, Ouigo offers no less than 500,000 tickets at 19 €. The operator intends to boost the attractiveness of the train for French women and […]

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Microsoft and Walmart could join together to buy TikTok

Microsoft-Walmart, The Surprise Alliance to Try to Buy TikTok

UNITED STATES: Walmart announced Thursday that it is joining Microsoft in an attempt to get its hands on the American activity of the Chinese app, which Donald Trump accuses of spying Two giants to tip the scales. Walmart confirmed Thursday that it had allied itself with Microsoft in negotiations to buy the TikTok video-sharing app from Chinese group ByteDance, which President Donald […]

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The Government delays its coronavirus recovery plan until September

Coronavirus: The Government Postpones the Presentation of the Recovery Plan for a Week

ECONOMY: The Government has postponed the presentation of its coronavirus recovery plan for France until September The government will postpone to “the first week of September” the presentation scheduled for Tuesday, August 25th of its recovery plan, in order to devote itself more completely to the deadlines of the re-entry on the health plan, announced Saturday […]

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Marks & Spencer chain announces cut of 7,000 jobs worldwide

Coronavirus: Marks and Spencer Announces 7,000 Job Cuts

ECONOMIC CRISIS: The job cuts at Marks and Spencer will mainly affect stores in the UK or supervisory staff British retail chain Marks and Spencer on Tuesday announced it would cut 7,000 jobs over the next three months due to the impact of the pandemic and a drop in-store visits. The group, which employs more than 80,000 people around the […]

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United Kingdom: The country sinks into recession with a "record" drop of 20.4% of its GDP in the second quarter

United Kingdom: The Country Sinks into Recession with a “Record” Drop of 20.4% of its GDP in the Second Quarter

ECONOMIC CRISIS: Like its European neighbours, the economy of the United Kingdom has been hit hard by the coronavirus epidemic The country had never experienced such an economic downturn. Like its European neighbours, the United Kingdom saw its economy suffer a “record” contraction of 20.4% in the second quarter, hit by the coronavirus crisis. Officially faced with its worst […]

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The record rise in the price of gold, a reflection of the pessimism linked to the economic crisis

The Record Rise in the Price of Gold, a Reflection of the Pessimism Linked to the Economic Crisis

At the beginning of August, the ounce of gold passed the symbolic mark of 2,000 dollars. Investors and individuals rely on this safe haven in times of crisis, even if there is a risk of falling prices. In August, the price of an ounce of gold broke the $ 2,000 mark, breaking a previous record in […]

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Back to school allowance will be paid to families from August 4th

The Back-to-School Allowance, Revalued by 100 Euros, will be Paid from August 4th

PURCHASING POWER: More than three million families with modest incomes will benefit from this school allowance A boost needed for more than three million families. The back-to-school allowance, “exceptionally” with an additional 100 euros this year , will be paid on August 4 in Réunion and Mayotte, then on August 18 in mainland France and in other overseas departments […]

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The Covid-19 pandemic has cost global tourism $ 320 billion since January. In recent days, several countries have taken new restrictive measures.

Covid-19: Global Tourism in Free Fall, More Than 100 Million Jobs Threatened

The Covid-19 pandemic has cost global tourism $ 320 billion since January. In recent days, several countries have taken new restrictive measures. Travel restrictions in Europe, a narrowed “contact bubble” in Belgium, beaches closed for part of the day in France, restricted travel in Morocco: many countries are tightening their health measures in an attempt to curb the Covid-19 pandemic. Faced with […]

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