Bordeaux: Tourism hit hard by the coronavirus crisis

Coronavirus in Bordeaux: Tourism Figures for the City are Disastrous

ECONOMY: High-end hotels and structures linked to business tourism are particularly affected in Bordeaux Unsurprisingly, tourism figures for 2020 are in a total collapse in Bordeaux: hotel attendance has fallen by 55%, attendance at monuments by 74% … “2020 was to be an exceptional year, regrets Olivier Occelli, director-general of the Bordeaux Métropole tourist office, this Tuesday, on the occasion of the […]

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Demonstration in Nantes in favor of the reopening of cultural places, January 19, 2021.

Nantes: One Million Euros to Support Culture and Consider Recovery

POLITICS: After having already spent one million euros in March, the town hall of Nantes renews its financial support to the world of culture Forced to close in the spring of 2020 and then again since the Autumn, cultural players face an extremely difficult and blind situation. The city of Nantes had already chosen to pay them one million euros […]

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Biden keeps Huawei on blacklist - Geeko

Huawei Remains on US Blacklist Despite Joe Biden Coming to Power

COMMERCIAL WAR: Chinese manufacturer Huawei, has faced numerous accusations of spying on behalf of China during the Trump administration The arrival of Joe Biden as President of the United States was synonymous with hope and renewal for Huawei and foreshadowed a relaxation of trade restrictions imposed on American companies that wanted to work with the Chinese company. But the […]

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North Korea: Pyongyang stole $ 300 million in cryptocurrency, UN says

North Korea: Pyongyang Stole $ 300 Million in Cryptocurrency, UN Says

CRYPTOCURRENCY: According to the United Nations, this money is used in particular for North Korea to finance its nuclear and ballistic programs North Korean hackers are once again in the eye of the United Nations. The country has stolen more than $ 300 million in cryptocurrency in recent months through computer attacks intended to finance its banned nuclear and ballistic […]

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Tesla has invested the equivalent of $ 1.5 billion in bitcoin.

Bitcoin: What Consequences Can Elon Musk and Tesla’s Announcements Have?

CRYTOCURRENCY: Tesla company announced Monday that it has invested $ 1.5 billion in bitcoin A few weeks ago, the boss and SpaceX, Elon Musk, blew the price of bitcoin by simply showing the emoji of this cryptocurrency in his biography on Twitter. On February 8, his auto company, Tesla, announced that it had invested the equivalent […]

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Electric car sales doubled in Europe in 2020

Automotive: Electric Car Sales Doubled in Europe in 2020

TRANSPORT: The European market has been cut by a quarter of its sales by the health crisis, but sales of hybrid and electric vehicles have exceeded sales of diesel in Europe A good year for the automobile. Sales of electric vehicles doubled in Europe in 2020, while sales of plug-in hybrids tripled, topping a total of one million vehicles sold, according […]

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Bitcoin exceeds 20.000 Dollars for the first time

Bitcoin Exceeds $ 20,000 for the First Time

VIRTUAL CURRENCY: The most famous cryptocurrency, Bitcoin broke its record this Wednesday Bitcoin, the first cryptocurrency decentralized, exceeded the $ 20,000 threshold for the first time in its history Wednesday, taking advantage of an appetite for risk markets that has almost tripled its value in a year. At around 3:20 p.m. PST, bitcoin cost $ 20,612.40 and saw its value […]

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Matthieu Robin, bank-insurance project manager at UFC-Que Choisir, sounds the alarm on the risks of over-indebtedness

Over-Indebtedness: “Contrary to What the Advertisements Say, There is a Cost to Consumer Credit”

INTERVIEW: Matthieu Robin, bank-insurance project manager at UFC-Que Choisir, sounds the alarm on the risks of over-indebtedness The consumer association UFC-Que Choisir launches an alert on “the irresponsible distribution of consumer credit”, faced with an expected increase in 2021 in defaults on consumer credit. It also points to the role of “push-to-crime” advertisements from credit institutions, […]

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Facebook libra crytocurrency changes name to Diem

Libra: Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Changes Name and is Now Called Diem

VIRTUAL CURRENCY: The objective of this name change is to mark a little more distance between Diem – formerly Libra – and Facebook, its initiator The development of its cryptocurrency has not been a long quiet river for Facebook. The project has indeed been strongly criticized by many regulators. The latter feared that Facebook’s cryptocurrency could be a threat to the […]

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The headquarters of Société Générale in La Défense.

Bank: Société Générale Merges with Crédit du Nord, 600 Branches Closed by 2025

RESTRUCTURING: The Société Générale bank group assures this Monday that there will be no forced departures With the economic crisis resulting from the coronavirus pandemic, the French banking landscape is restructuring. The banking group Société Générale formalised on Monday the plan to merge its two retail networks in France Societe Generale and Crédit du Nord. This project will involve the closure of […]

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