Criticized, Rishi Sunak defends his absence from COP27

Criticized, Rishi Sunak defends his absence from COP27

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said on Friday that he was “personally determinedto support the defense of the environment despite his decision not to go to COP27, explaining that he has to focus on the economic crisis. The announcement of his absence from the UN climate conference, which will be held from November 6 to … Read more

Life insurance is still skating in September

Life insurance is still skating in September

Life insurance contracts registered a net inflow of 0.5 billion euros in September, three times less than in the same month last year, according to figures released on Friday by France Assureurs. However, it is slightly better than the month of August 2022, when life insurance had registered a net outflow: The amounts paid out … Read more

Northern Ireland is going to a snap election

Northern Ireland is going to a snap election

Northern Ireland, in the midst of a political deadlock over its post-Brexit status, is heading for an early election, an attempt at mediation by the UK minister in charge of the matter failed on Wednesday (October 25). Chris Heaton-Harris, minister responsible for Northern Ireland in the British government, spoke to the various parties to convince … Read more

Moody’s is now more pessimistic about the development of the UK’s rating

Moody's is now more pessimistic about the development of the UK's rating

Following S&P and Fitch, ratings agency Moody’s on Friday lowered the outlook for Britain’s rating from “stable“at”negativeas the country is in the midst of a political and financial crisis following the resignation of Prime Minister Liz Truss. This decision is mainly motivated by “increased unpredictabilityof the authorities’ decisions, even as the economy struggles and inflation … Read more

lack of blood in hospitals, which have to postpone operations

lack of blood in hospitals, which have to postpone operations

The UK is facing an unprecedented shortage of blood, the public health system warned on Wednesday (12 October), which asked hospitals to postpone non-urgent operations, risking further worsening the already significant delays suffered by patients. The Blood and Transplantation Agency (NHSBT) of the NHS, the public health system, has issued an amber blood supply alert, … Read more

A British nurse charged with the murder of seven babies had sent a card to the parents of one of the victims

A British nurse charged with the murder of seven babies had sent a card to the parents of one of the victims

A British nurse accused of murdering seven newborn babies had sent a card to express her sympathy to the family of a baby girl she is believed to have killed in the fourth attempt, prosecutors said Wednesday. On the third day of the trial of Lucy Letby, 32, who was detained in Manchester, prosecutor Nick … Read more

Crédit Mutuel and Allianz join forces

Assurances du Crédit Mutuel and Allianz France announced on Friday in a joint press release a partnership to offer products to companies, in particular to farmers, to the chagrin of the self-employed who distribute contracts and fear competition from banks. Concretely, with the exception of Arkéa, the Crédit Mutuel banks, of which one in three … Read more

the Constitutional Council finds the e-merchant wrong

The Constitutional Council considered on Thursday “conform to the constitution“Provisions of the Commercial Code challenged by Amazon, certain commercial practices of which are denounced by Ilec, a professional organization which brings together the major brands of everyday consumption. “It’s a good decision, in line with what we expected“, reacted Daniel Diot, the secretary general of … Read more

Dupond-Moretti says he has the “virtual assurance” of being referred to the CJR

The Minister of Justice Éric Dupond-Moretti said Tuesday, September 27 to have the “quasi-insuranceto be referred to the Court of Justice of the Republic (CJR) for illegal taking of interests. He will know on October 3 whether or not he will be judged by the CJR, the only court authorized to prosecute and judge ministers … Read more

Health Insurance launches a campaign to raise awareness among the French

Unusual breathlessness, rapid weight gain, edema of the feet and ankles, excessive fatigue… are all symptoms of this disease which affects at least 1.5 million French people. Heart failure, which affects at least 1.5 million French people and continues to progress, is not well enough known, according to Health Insurance, which announced Tuesday, September 20 … Read more