directly. Emmanuel Macron will travel tomorrow to Abu Dhabi to honor the President of the Emirates, Jean Castix, who was forced to stay in Paris

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1:40 pm As political movements complement recent investments in legislative elections, disagreements with the fairness of some of the contenders for the midterm are out of the box. Some are the subject of a complaint or investigation, and others have even been indicted, such as Thierry Soler, a candidate for re-election in Hauts-de-Seine, who has been prosecuted for thirteen counts. Our journalists Margot Doggett and Catherine Fournier have collected the opinions of political parties on this topic, which are often embarrassed, and sometimes indifferent.

12:39 : “Doing these jobs has been an achievement for me, and a great pride. I’ve never felt like hell”, Jean Castex smiles, referring to the “inferno of Matignon” described by some of his predecessors. “I feel that I have a relationship of mutual respect and listening with Emmanuel Macron,” he told France Info.

12:39 : “We don’t run a holiday club but we run the affairs of state. So it should work”And

The head of government explains that one of his main concerns, for nearly two years on the rue de Varennes, has been the constant search for efficiency and the desire to avoid hiccups, so as not to add tension to the crisis period characterized by Covid. -19 epidemic and then the war in Ukraine.

12:33 PM : Even if Emmanuel Macron asks him to stay a little longer than expected, Jean Castix is ​​living his last hours as prime minister. “I liked very much”the former mayor of Prades entrusts to France Télévisions.

(Ludovic Marin/AFP)

12:05 Time to evaluate the news:

Russia cut off electricity supplies to Finland as a retaliatory measure in the face of this Scandinavian country’s stated desire to join NATO. Yesterday, the Finnish subsidiary of Russian electricity supplier InterRAO announced the suspension of its supply from Saturday, citing payment problems from Helsinki. The Finnish telecom company has confirmed that it can do without the Russian electricity that it represents “less than 10%” of his needs. Carry on with our lives.

Emmanuel Macron officially begins his second term today. But the appointment of the next prime minister, who will succeed Jean Castix, is still pending. Franceinfo guest Yael Brown-Bevit, LREM deputy from Yvelines’ re-election candidate, believes we must be patient. Carry on with our lives.

The Elysee announced that Emmanuel Macron will travel tomorrow to Abu Dhabi to honor the President of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who died Friday at the age of 73. The result: Prime Minister Jean Castix will not go to the Vatican as planned, and he cannot be the two chiefs of the extraterritorial executive at the same time, Matignon said.

Near East The United Nations Security Council has Strongly condemns the killing of Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Oqla on May 11 and the wounding of another journalist in the city of Jenin in the West BankIn a statement issued yesterday unanimously, according to diplomats. This very rare unanimous position of the Security Council on an issue concerning Israel also calls for “An immediate, thorough, transparent and impartial investigation” about this murder.

11:34 am : He added, “From the moment he learned of this sexual violence, the cell was set up and asked him to withdraw his candidacy. Within five days, the case was settled.”

Environmental scientist Sandrine Rousseau calls on France Inter All political forces To respond as quickly as La France insoumise did, after revealing the accusations against Taha Bouhafs, in particular rape.

Environmentalist Sandrine Rousseau, May 14, 2022 in France Inter.  (FRANCEINTER / Radio France)(FRANCEINTER / Radio France)

11:09 : A little hiccup this morning on the official website of the government: Matignon learned the mistake of the government’s resignation, franceinfo learned. About “Error handling on the computer side, this shouldn’t happen”Explanation of the Prime Minister’s services to France Télévisions.

1:31 pm : The French head of state intends to “To express his support for his brother, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nyan, as well as to the rest of the family and to all the Emirati people.”Presidency added. Emmanuel Macron had paid a visit to the UAE in December 2021, during which he visited the World Exhibition in Dubai and oversaw the signing of several contracts, including a contract for the supply of 80 Rafale combat aircraft.

(Mustafa Yelcin / Anadolu Agency Via Agence France-Presse)

1:31 pm The Elysee announced that Emmanuel Macron will travel to Abu Dhabi tomorrow to honor the President of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nyan, who died yesterday at the age of 73. The result: Prime Minister Jean Castix will not go to the Vatican as planned, nor can he be the two chiefs of the extraterritorial executive at the same time, Matignon specified.

1:21 pm Postponing the announcement of the new government’s strategy for the head of state until “Transform the interest of victory”, He reassured the delegation accompanying Emmanuel Macron at France Info. Waiting, according to a member of the presidential party, will also allow him to expand his conscription circle, especially since the Left Union, according to the same member, throws the last of the Social Democrats into his arms.

Postpone the announcement of the new government strategy confirms the footnote to the president.  (Thomas Padilla/MAXPPP)(Thomas Padilla/MAXPPP)

1:20 pm We begin immediately with a point on the news:

Supplier company RAO Nordic Oy, which is 100% owned by Russia’s InterRAO, has announced that Russia is suspending electricity delivery to Finland from today. This announcement comes against the backdrop of escalating tensions between Moscow and Helsinki, which announced its desire to join “without a deadline” NATO under the influence of the Russian offensive in Ukraine. Intent that Moscow looked at with a very bad eye, which had already threatened to retaliate Military technology.

• I turned the page last night, midnight, as Macron’s second five-year term began. But expectations for the appointment of the next prime minister to replace Jan Castex, who will remain in office at least until Monday, linger. If the Elysee gives no indication, one thing is certain: the head of government is in the process of filling his boxes. But the change is not for this weekend.

• The Nanterre Court has sentenced the French Sanofi Group Compensation up to 450,000 euros The family of her daughter, on display in Depakin in the womb, was born with malformations. The court considered that the risk of developing autism disorders associated with Depakine was known to the laboratory, at least in 2005, and therefore it was their duty to mention it in the instructions.

• At Eurovision, the musical notes have soared before this evening’s Grand Final in Italy: From Norway’s wolves to Ukrainian nominees, the Great Song Contest must win new decibel records. France is represented by the Alvan & Ahez group that bears its title Volyn Inspired by the legend of Breton.

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