“Giving birth is a journey in itself,” says author Julia Kerninon

“Giving birth is a journey in itself,” says author Julia Kerninon

In his novel Liv Maria, Julia Kerninon, 35-year-old author, was already exploring the questions of the couple and motherhood, which she addresses in a story just published Touching solid ground*, based on his own experience. Mother of two young children, she explores the intrusion that motherhood constitutes on the body, the individual and the couple. … Read More

Soccer. Degré / Fyé: a duel without a winner

Lisa Godefroy in the duel with Floriane Tetedoix

Lisa Godefroy in a duel with Floriane Tetedoix ©DR The football confrontationand enter degrees and Fyetumeans kept all its promises on the green rectangle (4-4). Probably due to the early hour for a Sunday in January (11 a.m.) and the particularly low temperatures, it was not the crowd of the big days last weekend at … Read More

TikTok: the new home of Islamism?

TikTok: the new home of Islamism?

On the TikTok application, Muslim influencers reach a large audience with ultra-short videos dedicated to teaching religion. Some accounts promoting a strict approach to Islam are very popular with young people. The objective of these videos: to remind what is permitted or not by religion. Short, dynamic and attractive, they are aimed at believers but … Read More

Catastrophe year weighs on insurers’ business

Interest rate hikes ricochet off the concrete gold

FBlood damage appears to be the Achilles heel of insurers. For the first time since 2013, a year also characterized by heavy rain, private insurers made losses in 2021. Last summer, images of devastated towns and villages shook the entire country. The German Insurance Association (GDV) estimates the insured damage from the flood disaster at … Read More

Rafael Nadal – Unexpected grab for the record

Rafael Nadal - Unexpected grab for the record

35 years old, often injured – but not a bit quiet: Rafael Nadal made it into the final of the Australian Open on Friday and may be facing a historic 21st Grand Slam title. The Spaniard won the semifinals against Italian Wimbledon finalist Matteo Berrettini 6:3.6:2.3:6.6:3. In the final on Sunday against the Russian US … Read More

Narcos, misdirections and 007: here is the version of Patience

Narcos, misdirections and 007: here is the version of Patience

Among his many – often discussed – acquaintances, Francesco Pazienza, perhaps the most famous Italian fixer, former personal collaborator of the director of SISMI Giuseppe Santovito and, subsequently, a (obviously personal) consultant of Roberto Calvi, the patron of Banco Ambrosiano found hanged under a bridge in London, there are some unusual even for him. Like … Read More

Washington threatens to use gas weapon if Moscow attacks Ukraine

Washington threatens to use gas weapon if Moscow attacks Ukraine

The fate of this controversial gas pipeline between Russia and Germany, which Washington never wanted but which is now completed with the blessing of Berlin, will certainly be at the heart of the next visit of German Chancellor Olaf Scholz to the White House, on February 7, to meet US President Joe Biden. Accused of … Read More

To reduce the bill, the metropolis will replace thousands of streetlights

To reduce the bill, the metropolis will replace thousands of streetlights

They are too old, too energy-intensive and even too dangerous for some. In the coming months, several thousand streetlights lighting the 43 municipalities of the Rennes metropolitan area will be scrapped. They will be replaced by more modern and durable equipment operating with LEDs. A decision which is part of the climate, air and energy … Read More

Arrival of the convoy of truckers: Ottawa prepares for the siege

The federal capital is preparing for difficult times with the arrival of a convoy which uses the vaccination obligation imposed on truckers to chant its fed up with health restrictions and the Trudeau government. • Read also: O’Toole will meet with truckers and appeals for calm • Read also: Demonstration in Ottawa: the reputation of … Read More

QPP winners and losers

The saga of the next CEO

The subject of the Quebec Pension Plan (QPP) never fails to make people react, I am entitled to a lot of mail each time I address the question here, like last Saturday. Among the messages received in the wake of this column, that of the reader Colette who finds that single beneficiaries of the QPP … Read More