US News Bar closes at 10 p.m.: in Paris, cafetiers between resignation and incomprehension
Illegal tourist rentals: the Court of Justice of the EU ruled in favor of the City of Paris
The judges were seized in 2018 by the Court of Cassation, itself seized by two owners of Parisian studios condemned for having rented their goods without the prior authorization of the Town Hall. The City of Paris has just won a major battle in its fight against Airbnb. On Tuesday September 22, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued its ruling in the case between the City and two rental companies of tourist accommodation - the companies Cali Apartments and HX.
"We will do without, we have no choice." Like Stéphane, the Parisian cafetiers are looking gray this Monday. As in the ten other metropolises classified in "enhanced alert zone" because of by . This is particularly the case in the district of the Montparnasse tower, where drinking establishments sit alongside cinemas, theaters and other restaurants, which may remain open.
The Jewish pilgrimage to Uman trapped by restrictions due to the coronavirus
© Provided by Le Point In normal times, nothing distinguishes Uman from another average Ukrainian city. But one weekend a year, this locality hosts a major pilgrimage for the Hasidic Jewish community, celebrations spoiled this year by the coronavirus.
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This early closure rhymes with net loss for turnover, "impossible to catch up", confirms at the microphone d'Europe 1 Stéphane, owner of the Piaf bistro, which until then remained open until one in the morning. "In Paris every hour counts, from morning to night, especially in lively neighborhoods like that." Resigned, the cafeteria knows that the next 15 days ahead, until October 11 inclusive, will be difficult to manage financially. "We have no choice, we are forced to remove people to put them on short-time work, and maybe even stop completely."
To avoid traffic jams, the Parisian emergency physicians equip themselves with cargo bikes
© Pixabay / Ikaika The emergency physicians in Paris are getting electric cargo bikes (photo illustration). Since September, emergency physicians in Paris have been familiarizing themselves with a new mode of transport: cargo bikes. A traffic jam parade whose idea germinated during the strikes last winter against the pension reform. These electric bikes were designed by the Ecox company and have a range of 160 km.
The puzzle of dual license establishments
On the neighboring terrace, full at the time of leaving the offices and the nearby high school, it is incomprehension that dominates Thomas, the manager. Especially with regard to restaurants, which have received authorization to remain open. It is also a real headache for him who has a double license: bar and restaurant. After calling his neighborhood police station and consulting lawyers, he "had only contradictory information". He therefore does not know whether he should close his establishment at 10 p.m.
But in view of his finances which he considers "too fragile", Thomas prefers to take precautions and close. Heartbreaking for this professional, but the fear of a fine or an administrative closure is the strongest.
Gérard Depardieu's rant: “We hunt migrants instead of trying to understand them” .
© REUTERS / STEFANIE LOOS Gérard Depardieu, during the 66th Berlinale in February 2016. (Photo illustration) Actor Gérard Depardieu is releasing a new book, “Ailleurs”, on October 8. In an interview with Le Point, he expressed his incomprehension: “The French are cut off from their history, they go around in circles. "" Migrants, it's somewhere else that happens to us. We hunt them down instead of trying to understand them.