The new minister Damien Abad accused of rape, Kylian MBappé extends to PSG and Mariupol falls under Russian control, the news this weekend


Barely appointed minister, Abad accused of rape. In an investigation published this Saturday, Mediapart reveals that the ex-boss of right-wing deputies was appointed to the government despite a report for alleged acts of rape addressed to LREM and LR by the Observatory of sexist and sexual violence in politics. However, the court claims to Freed to have “tried to join LREM and LR by all means”. Charges including Elisabeth Borne claimed this Sunday not to have known. However, the new Prime Minister has pledged: “I will be very clear: on all these subjects of harassment and sexual assault, there can be no impunity.”

After the handovers, the Borne government will try to put out soaring prices. Now that the new ministers have taken their places in their offices, Prime Minister Élisabeth Borne’s team is already looking into the hot topic of this new five-year term: the fight against inflation. With this Monday a meeting in Bercy with “economic actors to study with them how they can also participate in the protection of French people against rising prices”, according to the Minister of the Economy Bruno Le Maire. Another priority project: raising the retirement age for “pursue social progress”, defends Elisabeth Borne.

Azovstal taken, Mariupol in the hands of the Russians. Moscow claims this Sunday to have “taken complete control” of Azovstal steel complex, the last pocket of Ukrainian resistance in the city besieged for many weeks by the forces of Vladimir Putin. And while US President Joe Biden signed the law providing a gigantic $ 40 billion envelope for the Ukrainian war effort, the Kremlin decided to cut off the supply of natural gas from Finland. On the diplomatic front, Minister Clément Beaune believes that Ukraine’s accession to the EU will take “15 or 20 years”. Our live on the war in Ukraine.

It’s not PSG who keeps Mbappé, it’s Mbappé who keeps PSG. The French striker and Paris SG have reached an agreement for an extension three-year contract, while the current commitment of the 23-year-old world champion expired on June 30. Bluff, prolonged silences, negotiations carried out in parallel… After endless negotiations, the striker gave his preference to the club of the capital rather than a departure for Real Madrid. Back on behind the scenes and the great maneuvers of the Bondynois.

Labor victory, a new climate for Australia. Conservative and pro-coal Prime Minister Scott Morrison lost the legislative elections in Australia. The coalition of the head of state in place for nine years was defeated by the Labor party of Anthony Albanese, who should be able to form a new government more oriented towards ecology. Our analysis.

Ingrid Betancourt throws in the towel before the Colombian presidential election. After an erratic campaign, the former Franco-Colombian hostage finally gives up running for president a week before the date of the ballot. She rallies an independent candidate, a businessman labeled populist. Read our article.

Death of Miss. Tic, a wall woman. Miss. Tic died this Sunday at age 66. Since 1985, the artist applied on the walls of Paris his virulent and comical stencils, and always autobiographical. Read his portrait published in 2005.

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Legislative: in the Dordogne, after the vaudeville Peyrat, the macronie in embarrassment. On the Sarlat-la-Canéda market (Dordogne), the “Jerome Peyrat case”, as they say here, has indeed attracted the curious. A bad buzz whose presidential majority would actually have gone well. Invested despite a conviction for domestic violence, Emmanuel Macron’s adviser ended up being hastily disconnected in the face of media and political pressure. Outgoing MP Jacqueline Dubois, however, shows her support for Emmanuel Macron, which is not reciprocal. His opponents are rubbing their hands. Our report.

“Psychological torture”, “modern slavery”… A former Facebook moderator in Kenya files a complaint. The first time he opened his PC, a beheading scene unfolded live before his eyes. Then, later, a rape scene. Another of child abuse. And murders. In dull premises, in the middle of the industrial zone of Nairobi (Kenya), Daniel Motaung chained for six months the viewing of atrocious scenes published online. Six months, from March to August 2019, which inflicted on him post-traumatic stress. Our Story.

Behind the varnish, the “circle” of the 569 candidacies of the RN for the legislative elections. The amateurism of the candidates invested by the far-right party during their appearances in the media is a delight on social networks. To make up for it, the movement of Marine Le Pen, which is struggling to find sizes, does not hesitate to send perfect bruises from politics to the pipe-breaker. Investigation.

Social plan at Vallourec: in Saint-Saulve, bitterness and mistrust. “Let them go to the checkout and find jobs for all employees!” Ali Megdiche, CFDT union representative of the Vallourec factory in Saint-Saulve (North), had little hope before this emergency meeting organized on Friday at the sub-prefecture of Valenciennes. At the exit, he had none left at all: “There will be no buyers, they clearly told us that it was the closing of the factory.” Our analysis.

On Swedish TV, so much momentum for moose. Kullberg, northern Sweden, May 3. Six moose, ears pricked in the wind, await the right moment. Suddenly, one of them decides and opens the way: he rushes and plunges into the river. The others follow suit. They swim in single file and reach the other shore. You are of course on Swedish public television and you are watching the Great Crossing of the Moose (Den Stora Algvandringen in OV). A cult “slow TV” program whose fourth season, which ended last week, has accumulated more than 20 million views. Our Story.

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