Unemployment down sharply, night of violence in Alençon, Lucas Hernandez will not go to prison: the information to remember this afternoon

The info not to be missed

Encouraging figures concerning employment in the third quarter of 2021. The number of job seekers in category A (without any activity) has fallen by 5.8% (- 203,100) over the past three months and by 10% over one year, now numbering 3,307,400 people. The number of job seekers in categories A, B, C fell by 1.9% over the last three months (-110,900) and by 3.6% over one year to stand at 5,577 800.

These figures are in the encouraging line of a decline in unemployment of 1.4% in the second quarter. Metropolitan France then had more than 3.5 million job seekers in category A (without any activity). 5,688,700 people, in all, were registered with Pôle Emploi in the second quarter, a drop of 0.5%. What to invite optimism after a year 2020 marked by the health crisis linked to Covid-19, which saw the number of unemployed increase by 7.5% compared to the 4th quarter of 2019.

What to also remember

  • Mortar fire and burnt cars in Alençon. The inhabitants of Perseigne in Alençon (Orne) spent a restless night. Young people set fire to fifteen cars before firing projectiles at firefighters and the police who came to extinguish the fires and restore order. It all started with the arrests of drug traffickers, according to the prefect. Certain districts of the department are said to be plagued by traffic.
  • Lucas Hernandez will not go to jail. The French footballer, who risked detention in Spain for disobeying a removal order in 2017 against a background of domestic violence, sees his appeal accepted by Spanish justice on Wednesday. “The execution of the sentence of deprivation of liberty imposed on Lucas François Bernard Hernandez must be suspended”, indicates the higher court of justice of Madrid, on the eve of the deadline fixed by the justice for the voluntary entry into prison of the player.
  • The flaws in the fight against incest. The Commission for the fight against incest made its first conclusions on Wednesday. In case of suspicion, she recommends no longer leaving the alleged abuser and his child under the same roof. “Today, if we have doubts about a sexual assault on our child by the father from whom we are separated, and we want to protect the child by no longer entrusting it to him, we come up against the law, ”says a mother.
  • A stripped PSG player in the Bois de Boulogne. While driving through the woods of western Paris on Tuesday evening, a footballer from the capital’s club was the target of an assault during which a prostitute allegedly stole his wallet and his phone. The player says he was threatened by what he believed to be a weapon during the incident. For the moment, he reserves the right to lodge a complaint.
  • Deadly floods in Catania, Sicily’s second largest city. Since Tuesday, the city of Catania has been hit by torrential rains causing impressive flooding, submerging entire streets and causing landslides. Two people, including a 53-year-old man, lost their lives in the weather. The mayor of the city, Salvo Pogliese, has decreed the closure of all businesses, except those of essentials.

The unexpected info

They are an exceptional dish every year, but it will be all the more striking for the end of the year celebrations to come: nothing on the oyster market allows you to consider an oyster feast at Christmas. The weather in recent months has taken a toll on the growth of the precious shellfish, so much so that the oysters will be mostly small for the Holidays… Small, and more expensive: their price is likely to skyrocket, in the order of 30 % in some cases, because of this lack of diversity in calibers and the Covid-19 crisis.

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