Offbeat Rennes. Alain Juppé, Amélie Nothomb ... The guests of Espace Ouest-France in October
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Politics, novelist, writers ... The month of October promises to be rich in meetings at the Espace Ouest-France.
Alain Juppé, Friday October 2, at 6 p.m. Meeting with Alain Juppé for his book published by Tallandier editions, Mon Chirac, une friendship singular, in partnership with the bookstore Le Failler. The meeting will be followed by a signing session.
Covid-19. What to remember from the new alert zones presented by Olivier Véran
© ELIOT BLONDET / AFP Minister of Health Olivier Véran during a press conference on Wednesday 23 September. The Minister of Health Olivier Véran unveiled this Wednesday, September 23 a new division of France according to the circulation of the coronavirus ranging from the "simple" alert zone to the state of health emergency. The more the epidemic circulates, the more severe the restrictions, as in Marseille and Guadeloupe.
Pleine Lucarne , Monday 5 October, at 12:30 pm Public recording of the program Pleine Lucarne, with TV Rennes, hosted by Vincent Simonneaux and Christophe Penven from TV Rennes, Benjamin Idrac from Ouest-France.
Amélie Nothomb, Wednesday October 7, from 3.15 p.m. Amélie Nothomb will be at Espace Ouest-France for a signing session for her latest novel, published by Albin Michel editions, Les aerostats, in partnership with the bookstore Le Failler, Youth is a talent, it takes years to acquire it.
Covid-19. Angry restaurateurs demonstrate in Paris against the closure at 10 pm
© CHARLES PLATIAU / REUTERS Restaurant owners do not want to be "sacrificed". Illustrative photo. The announcement of the closure of bars and restaurants at 10 p.m. in Paris and in other cities classified on heightened alert has outraged many managers. Several of them gathered in the capital to protest the measure. The announcement by Olivier Véran Wednesday evening of closure of bars and restaurants from 10 p.m.
Lecture: "The 2020 presidential elections in a worried and divided America", Friday, October 9, at 2:30 pm Understand the why and the how of Trump's United States and what is at stake in the November elections. Conference moderated by Eugène Julien, graduate of the ENSP (National School of Public Health) and former student of the National School of Administration, in partnership with L’UTL de Rennes.
Pleine Lucarne, Monday, October 12, at 12:30 pm Public recording of the program Pleine Lucarne, with TV Rennes, hosted by Vincent Simonneaux and Christophe Penven from TV Rennes, Benjamin Idrac from Ouest-France.
Eric Reinhardt, Monday, October 12, 6 p.m. Meeting with Eric Reinhardt for his book published by Gallimard editions, French comedies, in partnership with the bookstore Le Failler. Her novel Love and the Forests received the Renaudot Prize for high school students in 2014. The meeting will be followed by a signing session.
Spain's Verdasco 'outraged' at Roland Garros over Covid-19 ban
Veteran Spanish tennis player Fernando Verdasco said Friday he was "outraged and frustrated" after being disqualified from the French Open after one failed Covid-19 test which he claims fell between a steady stream of negative results. "I want to communicate my total frustration and outrage with the organisation of Roland Garros for taking away my right to participate without giving me the opportunity to confirm that the result of the first test could be an error."Last Sunday, the French Tennis Federation said five players due to take part in men's qualifying had been stood down.
Fabrice Midal, Thursday, October 15, at 6 p.m. Meeting with Fabrice Midal, for his book published by Flammarion editions, How to stay serene when everything collapses, in partnership with the bookstore Le Failler. This book is about hope and healing, to learn how to heal what is hurt in us and get back on the right foot. The meeting will be followed by a signing session.
Will players take a knee when South African rugby restarts?
South African rugby resumes Saturday with 12 Springbok World Cup winners on show in an empty stadium, where much of the media focus will be on what occurs before the two matches. The national rugby body has yet to publicly react to the actions of the South Africans, six of whom are contenders for Springbok places should they go to the Rugby Championship. - Only 174 in stadium -Kolisi leads the Stormers against the Lions in the second match of a Pretoria double-header that marks the resumption of a sport suspended in March owing to the coronavirus.
Pleine Lucarne , Monday October 19, at 12:30 pm Public recording of the program "Pleine Lucarne" with TV Rennes, hosted by Vincent Simonneaux and Christophe Penven from TV Rennes, Benjamin Idrac from Ouest-France.
Emmanuel Carrère, Tuesday, October 20, at 6 p.m. For the meeting: online reservation required at www.weezevent.com/espace-ouest-france-emmanuel-carrere. For the signing session: from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Emmanuel Carrère will discuss his book published by P.O.L, Yoga, in partnership with the Le Failler bookstore. This is the story of a book about yoga and depression. Meditation and terrorism. Longing for unity and bipolar disorder. Things that don't seem to go together, and yet: they go together.
Red Bull aim to keep Albon, Verstappen and Newey together
US-MOTOR-F1-RUSSIA-ALBON:Red Bull aim to keep Albon, Verstappen and Newey togetherBoth are under multi-year contracts but there has been speculation about whether Red Bull will keep Albon alongside the Dutchman or move the Thai back to sister team AlphaTauri in a switch with Frenchman Pierre Gasly.
Félix Boulé, Friday October 23 at 6 p.m. Meeting with Félix Boulé for his collection of poems published by Hedna, P oèmes rags, in partnership with the Friends of Algeria. In this collection, Félix Boulé has brought together poetic texts from a lifetime. He expresses his attachment to places he has frequented, his love for the people he has met. The meeting will be followed by a signing session.
Cy , Friday, October 30 at 6 p.m. Meeting with Cy for his comic strip published by Glénat editions, Radium Girls, in partnership with the Le Failler bookstore. The destinies of women sacrificed on the altar of progress. The meeting will be followed by a signing session.
Raonic, Bencic pull out of French Open
Raonic, Bencic pull out of French OpenRaonic, ranked 20th in the world, played the Italian Open last week and was eliminated in the second round.
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Venus Williams slumps to opening defeat in Paris .
Venus Williams slumps to opening defeat in ParisWith a chill wind blowing and drizzle falling on the Simonne-Mathieu arena, the 40-year-old Williams began strongly but got bogged down in a baseline battle on a slow surface.