“Plot” in the United States, shots fired in Rennes, murder of Claire Bouchaud: midday update – Bretagne



Shots fired in Rennes: the injured teenager was auditioned, the investigations continue

The investigations continue following the assault with a firearm which occurred on a bus in the city center of Rennes on Monday. First beaten up by a group of six people, a teenager was then shot. Hit in the left hand, he had been transported to the Rennes University Hospital in relative emergency. This Friday, the prosecution indicated that the victim had left the hospital and had been able to be interviewed by the investigators. “The circumstances of these facts and their context are complex,” noted Philippe Astruc, public prosecutor. “Investigations will continue to clarify them, it should take a few weeks,” he added. [Plus d’infos ici]


Murder of Claire Bouchaud: 25 years’ imprisonment required

In Rennes, this Friday, Stéphane Cantéro demanded 25 years of imprisonment against Simon Jégou for the murder of his companion. The Advocate General hoped for one thing from this appeal hearing: “That Simon Jégou learn from his postures, that he recognize that he is indeed the author, that he was drugged, cornered. She called him names, started to do his business and in a fit of anger and fear, he hit her, wanted to call the fire department, then changed his mind”. He believed in it, “a little, and then, crash”. For the magistrate, the accused, on the contrary, “radicalized his strategy”. So he gave him an implacable indictment. [Plus d’infos ici]

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War in Ukraine: Macron in kyiv on Wednesday?

French President Emmanuel Macron listens to Czech Prime Minister (unseen) prior to their meeting at the Elysee Presidential Palace in Paris on June 7, 2022. (Photo by Geoffroy VAN DER HASSELT / AFP)
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Emmanuel Macron preparing to go to kyiv? According to “Le Parisien”, the Elysée was working on a trip by the Head of State to Romania, Tuesday and Wednesday, with the aim of visiting French soldiers deployed on site as part of Operation “Aigle”. unleashed during the attack on Ukraine by Russia and intended for the “reassurance” of the Eastern NATO countries. And, in the process, he could make a stopover in kyiv. [Suivez notre direct]


Capitol assault: House inquiry puts Trump ‘at center’ of ‘coup attempt’

US Representative Bennie Thompson, chairman of the House committee investigating the Capitol riot, speaks during a House Select Committee hearing to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the US Capito
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‘The storming of the Capitol was the culmination of an attempted coup,’ Bennie Thompson (above) claimed as he presented the initial findings of a parliamentary inquiry into Donald Trump’s role in the attack of January 6, 2021, also using the term “conspiracy”. That day, protesters stormed the headquarters of the US Congress after “encouragement” from the former president, he added. In nearly a year, this group of elected officials – seven Democrats and two Republicans – heard more than 1,000 witnesses, including two children of the former president, and went through 140,000 documents to shed light on the facts and gestures of Donald Trump before, during and after this event which shook American democracy. [Plus d’infos ici]


France produces its first offshore wind electricity

This week, electricity from wind turbines at sea, off Saint-Nazaire (44), was produced for the first time in France, announced on Friday, the operator and the network manager. “The offshore wind farm in Saint-Nazaire produced the first megawatt hours from French offshore wind power”, indicated the consortium owning the park (EDF Renewables, Enbridge and CPP) and RTE. “This represents an important step for the energy transition”, they also judged. [Plus d’infos ici]

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