History. 80 years ago, general de Gaulle, then in London, issued his famous appeal to continue the fight despite the defeat, on the airwaves of british radio BBC. In the end of the morning, Emmanuel Macron, and Edouard Philippe will participate in a commemoration ceremony at the Mont Valerien and then the head of State will travel to London for another memorial ceremony in the afternoon, in the presence of prince Charles.
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Coronavirus. After the director-general of health Jerome Solomon on Tuesday 16 June it was the turn of the president of the scientific council Jean-François Delfraissy to be interviewed by the mps in the framework of the parliamentary commission of inquiry on the management of the health crisis. The advice of the scientific council have prompted the government to enact the containment and then guided its progressive end.
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Policy. A televised debate will take place at 18 hours between the three major candidates at the head of the metropolis of Lyon, Bruno Bernard (EELV), François-Noël Buffet (LR) and David Kimelfeld (independent), BFM Lyon Métropole. In view of the second round, the outgoing mayor of Lyon and macroniste of the first hour, Gérard Collomb, has effaced himself behind François-Noël Buffet, actant an alliance LREM-LR. Face it, the environmentalists, who arrived first during the first round of the municipal and the election of metropolitan, allied with all the forces of the left.
Space. The european rocket Vega will make his return flight Thursday from the French Guyana. She needs to put on orbit 53 satellites. The take-off is expected to 22h51 time in Kourou (03h51 Friday morning (Paris time) from the guiana space Centre (CSG). It will be the first flight for the small launcher from his failure in the summer of 2019, which had led to his destruction, by way of precaution.
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Economy. The company of intercity coaches FlixBus should resume Thursday, his connections in France. Nearly 70 destinations must be proposed for this reboot compared to 200 in normal times. The company ensures that a health protocol "very strict" to"ensure the safety of both passengers and drivers", with a thorough cleaning of the cars before any journey and disinfection on arrival, the obligation of wearing a mask for the passengers 11 years and older, the requirement to disinfect their hands before boarding and the provision of a hydroalcoholic gel to edge.
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Football. Thursday night at 22 hours in his small stadium Di Stefano (6 000 places), the Real Madrid receives Valencia CF, a team in the champions League this season (eliminated by Atalanta Bergamo in eighth of finale), to try to reduce the gap to five points with leader Barcelona, winner of Leganes 2-0 on Tuesday night.
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