official warning from the authorities and resignations

The tumultuous acquisition of Twitter by Elon Musk continued to make waves on Thursday, November 10, with the resignation of senior officials of the social network, and a rare warning from the US competition agency (FTC). “We are following recent developments at Twitter with great concern. No CEO or company is above the law”, said … Read more

escape of five lions leads to zoo being locked down before they are captured

Five African lions escaped their enclosure at Sydney’s Taronga Zoo on Wednesday (November 2), triggering its emergency lockdown as police and specialist staff scrambled to round them up. Alarms sounded throughout the zoo, a tourist spot closed to the public at the time, before the lions were found and returned to their enclosure. Zoo executive … Read more

Verbal contest between Elon Musk and Ukrainian officials over the Russian invasion

President Volodymyr Zelensky and other Ukrainian officials debated on Twitter with US billionaire Elon Musk on Monday about the Russian invasion, with Kyiv’s ambassador to Germany going so far as to tell the SpaceX founder “to go and be seen”. The exchange began with Elon Musk’s proposal for peace between Kyiv and Moscow based on … Read more

Avian flu reappears in the South-West, in Gironde

Avian flu has returned to the Southwest with a new case detected in a private duck farm in Mombrier (Gironde), we learned from the prefecture on Saturday. The owner had bought, without knowing it, contaminated animals in a barnyard in Seine-et-Marne. Its 79 ducks had to be euthanized, specifies the prefecture, confirming information from the … Read more

Avian flu case transmitted to humans in Spain

An employee of a Spanish poultry farm contracted bird flu in late September, in a rare case of transmission to humans, and remained asymptomatic until he tested negative, with no other known infections, said on Monday October 3 the Ministry of Health. “On September 27, 2022, the National Center for Microbiology confirmed a case of … Read more

Iranian woman arrested for eating at restaurant without hijab

A woman who had lunch without a headscarf in a restaurant in Tehran, whose photo has gone viral on social media, has been arrested, her sister said on Friday, amid a crackdown in Iran against the protest movement born after the death of Mahsa Amini. The photo showed Donya Rad sitting in a restaurant in … Read more

a senator on horseback in the corridors of parliament

Colombian parliamentarians can now sit with their pets, a world first. The right-wing senator Alirio Barrera did not show up in the hemicycle in Bogota with his cat or his dog, but perched on his imposing white horse. The member of the Democratic Center party first strolled on his horse through the streets of the … Read more

Musk wants to post his tweets about Tesla without having them pre-approved

Elon Musk has asked a New York court to annul a provision of an agreement made with the American stock market policeman (SEC) obliging him to have his tweets linked to the activity of his Tesla group validated by a lawyer. In a document submitted Tuesday evening to a federal appeals court in Manhattan, Elon … Read more

Biden to urge Americans to eat better

Joe Biden wants Americans to change their eating habits and is expected to decree at a food summit on Wednesday that it’s time for the United States to end food insecurity while tackling the problem of obesity in the country. The Democratic president will speak at the conference dubbed “Hunger, nutrition and healthorganized at the … Read more

Tesla puts battery factory project in Germany on hold

Tesla has put plans to build a battery factory in Germany on hold to see how the group can respond to new regulations on subsidies for the purchase of electric vehicles in the United States, according to the Wall Street Journal. Washington indeed adopted in August a text providing for tax incentives for manufacturers if … Read more