Macron calms down in winter, Quesada in court and unemployment insurance: most news at noon

Find the information selected by Midi Libre on Thursday 6 October at noon.

Today’s news

Macron reassuring. A few hours before the publication of the government’s sobriety plan (1:45 p.m.), which aims to encourage the French to save energy in the face of rising prices, Emmanuel Macron was reassuring on Thursday morning about France’s capacity to face the rising prices. drop in temperatures approaching: “If we all mobilize”, “in the worst scenarios we will spend the winter”, assured the president in front of entrepreneurs at the Bpifrance Inno Génération (BIG) in Paris.

Regarding the sobriety plan, which was partially leaked on Wednesday, it broadly allows for restrictions in the public sector, with particular cuts in hot water, outdoor showers, in administrations, and heating limited to 18°C. In municipalities, there will be a need for lighting savings for municipal equipment such as stadiums or swimming pools.

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For private individuals, the measures are above all initiatives with the ambition to reduce our consumption by at least 10% now compared to 2019. In fact, of course, there is the recommendation to heat the home to 19 °C, but the government will also encourage the development of carpooling and ask companies to encourage teleworking.

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Christian Quesada wants to know. The former champion of TV games, and in particular 12 strokes of noon, sentenced to three years in prison for corruption of minors and possession and distribution of child pornography in 2020, then released in 2021, has been in prison again in Perpignan since September 27. He is due to appear before the sentencing judge in Perpignan on Thursday for “breaching” the obligations of his parole.

The return of the mask? Will we soon see the masks blooming on the faces when we visit certain places? This is not out of the question if we are to believe the recent statements of Brigitte Autran, president of Covars, who indicated that a possible return to wearing the mandatory mask was under investigation to combat the 8th wave of Covid.

Drama in Thailand. A shooting at a kindergarten in Na Klang, southern Thailand, left at least 30 people dead, including 23 children, according to a Royal Police spokesman. The alleged perpetrator of this murder, a 34-year-old former police officer, was armed with a rifle, a pistol and a knife. In the attack, the man who committed suicide killed his wife and their child.

Practical information

Abandonment of position is equated with a resignation. As part of the debates surrounding the reform of the a-kassen, the National Assembly voted on Wednesday 5 October with 219 votes against 68, the proposal put forward by LR and LREM, which equates the closing of positions with resignations. If this change is successful, it will change access to unemployment benefits for the affected employees. We will explain everything to you.

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