are desperate and a Girondin start-up wants to make a fortune
with our urine. The rest of the news is in our unmissable day.
1. Toni Morrison is deceased
Eleven novels to his credit among which Beloved (Pulitzer Prize 1988), Home (2012) or issuances (2015) for a career rewarded by a Nobel Prize. Toni Morrison, who died in the night from Monday to Tuesday at the age of 88, is a monument of American literature.
His portrait is to discover here …
2. Emotion after the death of the Mayor of Signes
He had just opposed an illegal deposit of rubble. The mayor of Signes (Var), Jean-Mathieu Michel, was overthrown by a van on a private road in his commune on Monday. It was while leaving the scene that the vehicle violently struck Jean-Mathieu Michel, who did not survive. An investigation has been initiated to determine whether this is a voluntary act. Waiting,
tributes to the mayor have multiplied this Tuesday.
3. The explanation of the day: China and the United States back-to-back
Last week, Donald Trump threatened to impose additional tariffs on Chinese imports. In retaliation, China let its currency, the yuan, fall against the dollar. The American-Chinese opposition, which has lasted for more than a year, has reached a new level. Mary-Françoise Renard, economist specializing in China, associate professor at the University of Auvergne, helps us to see more clearly.
4. The video of the day: The mystery thickens around the missing Franco-Irish teenager
It has been three days since the authorities in Malaysia are looking for Nora, a Franco-Irish teenager who has disappeared from her hotel room at Dusun Resort, a tourist resort located about 70 kilometers from Kuala Lumpur. The police treat the case as a disappearance and not an abduction. The family, she, fears a criminal act …
5. The fake-off of the day: A false exchange around “La Casa de Papel”
“We know it, you know it: it was well tried, but it’s a fake” … This is the answer that Netflix gave to a user who posted on his Twitter account a screenshot of a alleged exchange with the US platform. We saw him asking how many retweets he would need to play in season 4 of Casa de Papel. 500,000 was replying the fake Netflix.
He was not so far off the mark …
Well, that’s all for today. If the buzz is your passion, we leave you with one last recommendation: the second part of our audio series on animals in the city. On the program, the dream life of urban bees.