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Did you know? Brigitte Macron almost backed down before marrying Emmanuel
© Dominique Jacovides / Bestimage Did you know? Brigitte Macron almost backed down before marrying Emmanuel Thirteen years ago, Brigitte Trogneux married Emmanuel Macron, but what little is known is that the marriage almost did not take place. The first lady could have never said yes to the future President of the Republic. After thirteen years of marriage , nothing seems to be able to separate Brigitte and Emmanuel Macron.
Reconfinement or not? The President of the Republic will announce during a televised speech the new measures taken to fight against the coronavirus.
Emmanuel Macron will announce Wednesday at 8 p.m. during a televised address the new measures taken to combat the second wave of coronavirus, the Elysee said in a statement. On Tuesday, Prime Minister Jean Castex deemed them "essential": he will present them to the National Assembly and the Senate on Thursday, he announced in a message posted on Twitter.
In accordance with Article 50-1 of the Constitution, on Thursday I will present to the elected representatives of the Nation new measures made essential to fight against the second wave of the.
Macron: "We will not give up caricatures, drawings"
© POOL Macron Emmanuel Macron assured that France would not give up "caricatures, drawings", during a national tribute ceremony on Wednesday evening to the beheaded history and geography teacher after showing his students caricatures of Muhammad. Emmanuel Macron assured that France would not renounce "caricatures, drawings", during a national tribute ceremony Wednesday evening to the history and geography teacher beheaded after showing his students caricatures of Muhammad.
- Jean Castex (@JeanCASTEX)
"We must mobilize not only the national representation but the whole of our country", continued the head of government, who received Tuesday evening the heads of parties and associations of 'elected officials, and then the social partners in Matignon. However, theA four-week national reconfinement? fait accompli and "legislating in an emergency".
Several options are on the table.the President of the Republic and the Prime Minister would consider as a priority a national reconfinement. However, schools and colleges would remain open and a large number of professional exemptions could be granted. "The list of professions authorized to continue their activities could also be larger than in the spring," writes France Inter. this national reconfinement "would even be established for a period of four weeks, renewable". Three options were in any case still considered : national confinement, local confinement or a curfew at 19 hours.
Emmanuel and Brigitte Macron: their funny anecdote on their marriage
This Tuesday, October 20, Emmanuel and Brigitte Macron celebrated their 13th wedding anniversary. In 2007, the choice of the place of their union had questioned more than one. Brigitte Macron considers Le Touquet as her haven of peace . This small town on the Opal Coast, the Mecca of her family, no longer holds any secrets for the First Lady. In this chic bourgeoisie seaside resort of Pas-de-Calais, former professor has fond memories.
Without waiting for the announcement of the measures, the Minister of Labor Elisabeth Borne encouraged "to go as far as possible on telework for positions which allow it".2900 patients in intensive care
The number of confirmed positive cases has exploded in recent days, exceeding the threshold of 50,000 per day on Sunday. Professor Delfraissy, who chairs the scientific council, even estimated that the real number of contaminations would turn "around 100,000 cases per day".
Hospitals are under pressure. The number of patients in intensive care rose to 2,900 on Tuesday, for a total of 5,800 sheave beds throughout France, where the epidemic has already killed more than 35,000, including 288 on Tuesday.
On Tuesday, eight patients from Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes had to be transferred by medical plane to Pays de la Loire to relieve the region’s intensive care services. In total, 25 patients are expected to have been transferred by Wednesday to other regions since the resumption of these flights at the end of last week.
Macron appeals to Turkey .
France's head of state Emmanuel Macron has accused Turkey of "warlike behavior" towards NATO. Macron told the Arab broadcaster Al-Jazeera that this should be brought up openly. © Adem ALTAN and Ludovic Marin / various sources / AFP Turkish President Erdogan (l.) And his French official Macron are in permanent clinch He is in favor of calming relations, but his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan has to support the EU and Respect France and refrain from "lies" and "insults", said French Pre