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Bretons at Eurovision, covid in North Korea, accident in Morbihan: midday update – France




Eurovision: the Breton group Alvan & Ahez is not favored by forecasters

It’s the big day, this Saturday, for the Breton group Alvan & Ahez who will represent France, this evening in Turin, during Eurovision with their song “Fulenn”. A few hours before the big meeting, Alvan & Ahez is not favored by forecasters since it is given in 15th position by the eurovisionworld.com site, which aggregates several online betting sites. Ukraine, which will be represented by the Kalush Orchestra group, is the bookmakers’ favourite.

A Breton group at Eurovision: our file

It’s up to Alexis Morvan-Rosius, Marine Lavigne, Sterenn Diridollou and Sterenn Le Guillou to defy the odds and offer France a title they haven’t won since… 1977 thanks to Marie Myriam (“L’enfant et the bird”).


Covid-19: in North Korea, 21 new deaths

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On Thursday, North Korea (25 million inhabitants) announced its first cases of covid-19 and its first death from the disease. This Saturday, KCNA, the state news agency, reported that 21 new deaths had been recorded, also revealing that “the number of people with fever between the end of April and May 13 is over 524,440”.

Covid-19: the latest news


War in Ukraine: Russia has stopped supplying electricity to Iin Finland

Bretons at Eurovision, covid in North Korea, accident in Morbihan: midday update – France
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While particularly intense fighting is taking place in the Donbass region (eastern Ukraine), on which Moscow is concentrating without making any significant advance, electricity exports from Russia to Finland ceased overnight on Friday to this Saturday.
The company responsible for Russian electricity sales to Finland, RAO Nordic, announced on Friday its intention to stop deliveries this Saturday, citing unpaid bills, as Finland prepares to announce its candidacy for the European Union. NATO.

War in Ukraine: the latest news


United States : 400 processions to defend the right to abortion

Bretons at Eurovision, covid in North Korea, accident in Morbihan: midday update – France
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Thousands of demonstrators are expected this Saturday in the streets of the United States to defend the right to abortion, threatened by the Supreme Court which seems ready to go back, 50 years after its historic decision to protect abortion .

Some 400 processions are organized across the country, including large marches in Washington, New York, Chicago, Austin and Los Angeles, according to the organizers of this day of action.


Car accident in Morbihan: a woman in serious condition

Bretons at Eurovision, covid in North Korea, accident in Morbihan: midday update – France

A motorist in her fifties lost control of her car on Friday evening in Questembert (56). Seriously injured, she was transported in serious condition by helicopter to Pontchaillou hospital in Rennes.



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