Macron’s “security” announcements, collective action in the Levothyrox affair, post-Brexit customs controls delayed, Johnny statufié in Bercy … The news of this Tuesday

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Macron details the security reforms and outlines his program. Doubling of staff in the field, online complaints, new uniform (polo shirt and cap)… A mess of security announcements. This Tuesday noon, from the national police school of Roubaix, Emmanuel Macron detailed various measures at the end of the vast consultation of the Beauvau of security. In front of an audience made up of police officers, gendarmes and elected officials from this region, including Xavier Bertrand, the Head of State formulated all-round directions. Our summary of the main announcements.

Opponents of compulsory vaccination in the street on the eve of D-Day. From Wednesday, the vaccination obligation for caregivers, announced by Emmanuel Macron on July 12, comes into force. From that date, any staff member in nursing homes or hospitals who have not received at least one dose of vaccine against Covid-19 may be suspended and find themselves without remuneration. Against these heavy sanctions, a hundred caregivers met in front of the Ministry of Health on Tuesday.

A collective action launched against the national drug agency for the Levothyrox affair. The lawyer who initiates this procedure against the ANSM hopes to obtain 15,000 euros per applicant. Between 2017 and 2018, some 31,000 patients reported suffering from side effects after changing the formula of Levothyrox.

In Bercy, Johnny statufié and always in their hearts of bikers. Look-alikes, fans, bikers, relatives and musicians gathered on Tuesday for the inauguration of the new “Johnny-Hallyday esplanade” in front of the Parisian concert hall and a statue in tribute to the vanished idol of almost young people.

UK delays introduction of customs controls with EU. A new post-Brexit calendar. The British government has decided to postpone the introduction of full customs controls on imports from the European Union. Objective: to have an approach “pragmatic”, while the United Kingdom is already facing supply difficulties.

The Taliban welcome pledges of aid and urge Washington to be generous. The Taliban hailed the international community’s pledged $ 1.2 billion in aid to Afghanistan and urged the United States to be more generous. “We thank and welcome the world’s commitment of around $ 1 billion in aid and call on them to continue their aid to Afghanistan,” said Amir Khan Muttaqi, current foreign minister in the new Afghan executive.

The UN gendarme leaves the possibility of discussions on Iranian nuclear power. As the West prepared to take action against Tehran, which is obstructing international controls over its facilities, the international atomic energy agency tore off a compromise, preventing the situation from escalating.

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Bad weather in the Gard: “The squalls were so strong that the rain was falling horizontally.” The inhabitants of the department were surprised by the heavy rains which hit Nîmes and its surroundings on Tuesday. Two people are wanted. Entire streets are under water and many roads cut off. Testimonials.

“Tax the Rich”: the AOC dress imposes itself at the Met Gala. During the prestigious Met Gala, the white outfit crossed out with the words “Tax the Rich” of the Democratic representative set ablaze the networks and heated the spirits. On the one hand, we cry genius, on the other hypocrisy.

Denis Villeneuve: “If I hadn’t made ‘Dune’ someone else would have done it.” Director of a new adaptation of Dune, the Quebec filmmaker tells Release how he works in the heart of the Hollywood reactor, between «visions», compromise and assumed totalitarianism. Read the interview.

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