Elisabeth Borne, surrenders in Ukraine, unemployment ... the info to remember this afternoon

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Elisabeth Borne, surrenders in Ukraine, unemployment ... the info to remember this afternoon

The info not to miss

Day 1 in Matignon. Emmanuel Macron formalized on Monday the appointment as Prime Minister of the former Minister of Labor, Élisabeth Borne. Passed by the Ministry of Transport then by that of the Ecological Transition, the senior civil servant becomes the second woman to occupy this position and breaks 30 years of exclusively male successions.

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First feat of arms? The Prime Minister - that's what it should be called, according to the Elysée - chose Aurélien Rousseau, former director of the Île-de-France regional health agency, as chief of staff, this tuesday. Already passed by Matignon, the enarque will be able to advise her on her many files.

As I begin my mission with @Elisabeth_Borne, whose trust honors me, I have a thought for my grandmother, Jeanne Boyer, elected at the age of 29 in 1945 in Alès at the end of the resistance and for @VBedague who is “the first” to have held this position, and in what way!— Aurélien Rousseau (@aur_rousseau) May 17, 2022

Coming from the left, Elisabeth Borne is described as a technician with an exemplary career, loyal to Emmanuel Macron. But too loyal for Éric Zemmour, too right-wing for Mélenchon, and too left-wing for Marine Le Pen…

What else to remember

Surrenders at Azovstal. According to the Russian Ministry of Defense, 265 fighters "surrendered and became prisoners" on Tuesday in the steelworks of Mariupol, the last Ukrainian stronghold of the port city, on the verge of falling completely into Russian hands. 51 would be seriously injured. On the 83rd day of fighting, Russia seems to be marking time in its offensive centered on the East and territories deemed pro-Russian. The news of the conflict is to be followed in our direct. 2022, with the number of unemployed reaching 2.2 million people. This rate is at its lowest level since the subprime crisis. Avalanche of French people in Cannes. "Les Amandiers" by Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi or "Brother and Sister" by Arnaud Desplechin in competition, "Novembre" by Cédric Jimenez or "Mascarade" by Nicolas Bedos out of competition... Nearly 80 French works will be on view during the 75th Festival de Cannes, which opens this Tuesday.

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