Heatwave 2018: About 1500 More Deaths this Summer

The heatwave of this summer caused 1500 more deaths compared to a normal summer. However, it’s ten times less than the 2003 heatwave. Details. The heat wave of summer 2018 caused about 1,500 more deaths than a normal summer, 10 times less than in the record of 2003, said Health Minister Agnès Buzyn on CNews Friday . “There was an excess of mortality …

Collisions on Railways: The Warnings of the SCNF in Schools in Brittany

The SNCF makes young people aware of the risks to be introduced on the railways of its network. She launched a prevention campaign in schools in Brittany The main causes of mortality on the railways are related to unauthorized intrusions. At the national level, this represents 55 deaths per year and 34 serious injuries on more than 10,300 recorded intrusions. To …

Suppression of 1800 Positions in National Education by 2019

The Minister of National Education Jean-Michel Blanquer announced Sunday, the removal of 1800 posts by 2019 and the increase in the budget of 850 million euros. 1800 posts will be abolished next year in the National Education, “that is to say 0.2% of the jobs of the ministry”. But its budget will be increased by 850 million euros, or …

Future Dads, Paternity Leave Could Go From 11 to 21 Days

One report proposes to increase all birth and paternity leave to four weeks. 12 days more than the current legal framework. Details. Go from 11 days to two or three weeks. A report of the General Inspectorate of Social Affairs (Igas) recommends an extension of paternity leave, making it possible to bring all paternity and birth leave to four weeks . It was handed …

Weather. 2018, A Record Year of Heat Days for Several French Cities

Several French cities have seen a never-ending number of very hot days, at over 25 ° C, in 2018, according to Meteo France. Other temperature records should still fall with the summer that is prolonged. They have had very hot days this year, and summer, the hottest since 2003 , is not over. Orleans, Tours, Nevers … Several cities …