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Inflation jumped to 5.2% on average over 2022 in France, according to INSEE

Inflation jumped to 5.2% on average over 2022 in France, according to INSEE

National statisticians published their final estimate of inflation for the past year on Friday morning. In 2021, it had not exceeded 1.6%. Inflation will indeed have reached record levels in 2022. This Friday morning, INSEE indicated that price increases had reached 5.2% on average over the last twelve months, after 1.6% in 2021. In December …

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Lausanne is preparing to celebrate the Tour de France for a weekend

Lausanne is preparing to celebrate the Tour de France for a weekend

Next weekend, Lausanne will once again host a major sporting event on its land. The Grande Boucle will stop in the heart of the Olympic capital for the eighth stage. From La Dôle (FR) to Ouchy, the best cyclists on the planet will try to catch their breath between two mountain stages. This “rough” course …

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Tour de France: Yves Lampaert wears the first yellow jersey in Copenhagen

Tour de France: Yves Lampaert wears the first yellow jersey in Copenhagen

The first yellow jersey of the 109th Tour de France goes to a Belgian. Yves Lampaert won the 1st stage, a 13 km time trial in Copenhagen. The Quick-Step team rider was ahead of his compatriot Wout van Aert by 5 seconds and the outgoing winner, the Slovenian Tadej Pogacar, by 7 seconds. Disappointment for …

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Cycling: Slovenians against the rest of the world at the Tour de France

Cycling: Slovenians against the rest of the world at the Tour de France

PublishedJuly 1, 2022, 2:11 PM Slovenian duettists should lead the dance in the Tour de France, which begins this Friday. Pogacar and Roglic took an option on the first two places on the podium. Tadej Pogacar (right) during the presentation of his team on Wednesday in Copenhagen. AFP “Apart from two or three Slovenians, the …

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Tour de France: Christian Prudhomme: "The Tour is a free show for people on the side of the road"

Tour de France: Christian Prudhomme: “The Tour is a free show for people on the side of the road”

Director of the Tour de France, Christian Prudhomme confided in the microphone of Massimo Lorenzi. He notably evokes his fascination for cycling, the fear of accidents, the arrival of the Tour in Lausanne, doping, the women’s Tour de France… “The Tour is a free show for people on the side of the road. It’s unique. …

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Netflix France in July 2022: new films and series to watch

Netflix France in July 2022: new films and series to watch

The month of July on Netflix is ​​marked by the continuation of season 4 of Stranger Things and the release of The Gray Manwith a four-star cast. The subscription video on demand (SVOD) platform will continue to broadcast season 4 of Stranger Things, which is his current series. But July is also marked by the …

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In the Landes, an Alzheimer Village unique in France

“This unique place allows the maintenance, as much as possible, of a social life in an environment as secure as possible”, exposed Julien Dubois, mayor of Dax, on May 20. Right next to the Landes commune, an entire village with its mini-market, hairdressing salon, media library and brasserie has sprung up in twenty months. Spread …

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Detection of the polio virus in wastewater in England: analysis by Public Health France

Detection of the polio virus in wastewater in England: analysis by Public Health France

The World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed Wednesday, June 22 the detection of polioviruses derived from a type 2 vaccine strain, in samples of wastewater taken as part of surveillance. This wastewater treatment plant is located in London and drains a population pool of 4 million people. A vaccine-derived poliovirus (VDPV) is an attenuated strain of …

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