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    Car shows slowing down

    While the Mondial de l’auto opens its doors on Tuesday in Paris, the model of these professional grand-masses is turned upside down. A dozen manufacturers decided to sulk the show. In his office overlooking Hall 1 of the Porte de Versailles exhibition center, Jean-Claude Girot is angry. It is not the incessant noise of the works that horrifies it, nor the crates that pile up, much less the fatigue of the first sleepless nights as the Mondial de l’Automobile approaches, which will open its doors to journalists and professionals on Tuesday, October 2, then to the general public, two days later. What annoys Mr. Girot, Commissioner General of the World,…

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    Nuclear: a “fake news” creates a panic in Wallonia

    One of the main news sites of the country, RTL Info, was imitated to spread false information about an atomic explosion about thirty kilometers from Liege. The public prosecutor’s office in Liege, Belgium, opened an investigation on Saturday, September 29, after the spread of false information about a nuclear explosion that triggered panic among some inhabitants of Wallonia. “Alert: atomic explosion in Tihange”, had titled, in the night from Friday to Saturday, one of the main news sites of the country, RTL Info. At least, we could believe it. Its opening page had, in fact, been imitated and diverted, with a nearly perfect copy of its logo and its packaging.…

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    Pope Francis defends Fernando Karadima from the clerical status

    This decision comes eight years after the condemnation of the Chilean priest to a life of prayer and penance for being guilty of “abuse of minors”. Pope Francis has dismissed the 79-year-old Chilean priest Fernando Karadima from the clerical state, including the decades-old sexual abuse and conscientious abuse of young boys, seminarians and priests in his parish of El Bosque. Santiago, are at the origin of the current crisis of the Chilean clergy. This decision was announced on Friday afternoon, 28 September, by a Vatican statement. The pontiff “made this exceptional decision in conscience and for the good of the Church,” says the bulletin of the press service of the…

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    Extreme right: the ideological “big turnaround”

    Analysis. Through chroniclers like Eric Zemmour and carried by a deeper movement, the extreme right has imposed itself in the battle of ideas by advancing an illiberal and anti-68 thinking explains the head of the service Debates to the “World” Nicolas Truong Analysis. A big shift has been taking place in recent years on the stage of ideas. An ideological landslide intended to prepare a political reversal. For the illiberal counterrevolution does not only take place during electoral insurrections. It also settles on the ground of thought. The extreme right has thus imposed itself in the battle of ideas, and the “anti-68 thought,” as the philosopher Serge Audier says, holds…

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    Guillaume Faury fast becoming number one at Airbus

    The boss of the commercial aviation division of the group is the favorite to replace Tom Enders and take the lead of the European aircraft manufacturer. Has the Airbus group decided to accelerate the succession process of its executive chairman? Reuters announced on Friday (28 September) that the board of directors of the European aircraft manufacturer could appoint Tom Enders’ successor as head of the group by 13 November. Guillaume Faury, former president of Airbus Helicopters, who has been in power for several months at the helm of Airbus’ commercial aviation division, is a favorite to succeed Tom Enders. When asked, the European aircraft manufacturer “refused to comment” without denying…