Chilly Mazarin and the refugees

The mayor of Chilly Mazarin doesn’t want migrant children to attend school.

Le journal du peintre

Les tableaux du peintre

Painting news project




In Paris, Park Hyatt’s housekeepers strike for three weeks

About fifty women in the Park Hyatt Paris Vendome Hotel are on an unlimited scale since September 25th.

They demand salary increases and the integration of employees hired by subcontractors.

Le journal du peintre

Les tableaux du peintre

Painting news project



Teodor Currentzis, Θεόδωρος Κουρεντζής

Teodor Currentzis, Теодор Курентзис, conductor.

Eight years ago: Jerôme Kerviel

On 5 October 2010, Kerviel was found guilty and sentenced to five years of prison, with two years suspended, full restitution of the $6.7 billion which was lost, and a permanent ban from working in financial services.

France : national bioethics debate

French bioethics body backs IVF for all women who want children

The disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi

On October 2nd, the journalist Jamal Khashoggi entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. He has not been seen since.

Florida : Michael’s devastations

Florida and Georgia count cost of one of the strongest hurricanes ever to hit US.

Melania Trump in Africa

Originally worn in 19th century by explorers, the pith helmet has become symbol of colonial rule.

Climate change aid to poor nations lags behind Paris pledges

Rich nations vowed billions for climate change. Poor countries are waiting.

Mexican couple confesses to killing 10 women

Police said Friday they have detained a couple on the outskirts of Mexico City on suspicion they may have killed as many as 10 women and sold a dead woman’s baby.

Montserrat Caballé

The Spanish opera singer Montserrat Caballé has died at the age of 85

Cameroon elections – President Paul Biya seeks seventh term

Cameroon opposition forms coalition ahead of polls

Christelle accuses Tariq Ramadan of raping and beating her in his hotel room

The French court rejected Tariq Ramadan’s release request, Tuesday,after new evidence was presented.

Ramadan was asking to be placed under judicial supervision, to be given back his Swiss passport, and to pay bail of €300,000.

German Catholic priests abused thousands of children

Germany: more than 3,600 children sexually abused within the Church

Indonesian Tsunami : death toll rises to nearly 1350

Damage on the Indonesia island Sulawesi : Death toll rises as desperation grows.

French convict Redoine Faïd who used helicopter to break out of jail arrested near Creil

Redoine Faïd arrested after months on the run.

Skripal suspect Boshirov identified as GRU colonel Anatoliy Chepiga

Anatoliy Chepiga


Nobel physics prize winner

Nobel physics prize winners include first female laureate for 55 years

Manuel Valls launches bid to become Barcelona mayor

Manuel Valls and her mother

Kavanaugh accused by third women of sexual misconduct

Brett Kavanaugh

French journalist Fabrice Nicolino who was injured in the jihadist Attack against Charlie Hebdo

Fabrice Nicolino

After his election ban, Lula remains the most popular politician in Brazil

Former Sao Paulo Mayor Fernando Haddad will take Lula’s place on the October 7 ballot.

Kim Jong Un wants to meet with President Trump again, says South Korean President Moon

Kim and Moon

Since 2015, Niger has directed its military to arrest and jail migrant smugglers

Nigerien soldiers patrolling the Sahara this month in Achegour, Niger

Murder in Monaco

Hélène Pastor was Monaco’s richest woman, head of one of the principality’s wealthiest families and a close friend of the Royal family there. She died of gunshot wounds after being caught in an ambush.

In some US states, nearly one in three Amazon workers are on food stamps

Bernie Sanders has introduced a bill designed to force companies such as Amazon to pay their workers higher wages

JM Blanquer : neoliberalism and education reform

The neoliberal imaginary of globalization has re-cast the purposes and governance of education.

Néolibéralism and education