Friday, December 30, 2016

Putin, pollution, safety on new year’s eve… the bulk of today’s news – Release

Moscow. Russian president Vladimir Putin made a surprise move Friday by deciding to “will not expel anyone” in response to the expulsion by Washington 35 – “Russian agents”, after accusations of interference by Moscow in the american presidential campaign.

Madrid. The Spanish police discovered videos of suspected jihadists in weapons in front of an image of the Puerta del Sol, emblematic place of Madrid, where thousands of people are expected to celebrate the New Year under heightened security, a-t-on learned Friday of source of justice.

New Year. More than 100 000 police officers, gendarmes and military personnel will be mobilized for the evening and night of 31 December and new protective devices such as blocks of concrete will be put in place in response to the attacks, Nice and Berlin.

Drôme. The prosecutor’s office in Valencia opened Friday a criminal investigation after the quadruple murder committed by a young man of 23 years in the Drôme and the Vaucluse and two psychiatric experts were appointed to examine it.

Flu. The number of cases of avian flu H5N8 continues to grow in France, with 75 homes identified in the South-West, mostly in flocks of ducks, influenza reaching as a few low-course family, said Friday the ministry of Agriculture.

Pollution. The episode of pollution with fine particles in Ile-de-France is expected to be completed on Saturday, thanks to an improvement in weather conditions. During this time, the air was polluted by fine particles, on Friday at Toulouse, Montauban, Lourdes and Tarbes, as well as in the departments of Haute-Garonne, Tarn-et-Garonne and Hautes-Pyrenees, according to the regional Observatory of the air in the Midi-Pyrenees.

Cinema. The attendance in the cinemas of france has reached its second best level in the last fifty years in 2016, a year marked by great eclecticism in the choice of spectators, with over a hundred films that have earned more than 500 000 entries.

Disappearances. The cyclist Ferdi Kübler, the first Swiss to have won the Tour de France in 1950, has died at the age of 97 years, announced on Friday the swiss agency ATS. About William Salice, the inventor of the egg Kinder, died Thursday evening at age 83 in Pavia, in northern Italy.



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