Cannes Film Festival, stoned firefighters, plastic pollution: the midday update
Cannes Film Festival: who gets the Palme d’Or?
After twelve days studded with glitter and stars, the 76th Cannes Film Festival ends this Saturday evening with the awarding of the Palme d’Or to one of the 21 films in a competition that is very open to the end. Among the favorites, the film “Anatomy of a fall” by director Justine Triet.
Plastic pollution: a ministerial summit to give impetus to the negotiations
A “high-level event” to end plastic pollution is being organized this Saturday by France at Unesco to give impetus to the delicate negotiation session scheduled for next week.
Chinese aircraft carrier crosses Taiwan Strait
The Taiwanese Ministry of Defense said that three Chinese ships, including the aircraft carrier Shandong, crossed the Taiwan Strait on Saturday, which has turned into a geopolitical powder keg in recent years.
“A three-ship PLA (People’s Liberation Army) flotilla, led by the aircraft carrier Shandong, passed through the Taiwan Strait around noon today,” the island’s ministry said in a statement.
stoned firefighterss in Brest
Called on Friday evening to put out a car fire, the Brest firefighters suffered a stoning in the Pontanézen district. The crew is unharmed, but the emergency vehicle is damaged.
“It is inadmissible to target those who work to bring relief to victims in often very difficult emergency intervention conditions”, reacted François Cuillandre, the mayor of Brest.
Football: Rennes for Europe, Brest and Lorient for fun
For the penultimate day of the Ligue 1 championship, this Saturday evening (9 p.m.), Amine Gouiri and Stade Rennais, still in the race for a European place, welcome Monaco. At the same time, Steve Mounié’s Stade Brestois and Montassar Talbi’s FC Lorient, who have nothing more to gain or lose in the league, are moving to Marseille and Clermont respectively.
As a reminder, Friday evening, US Concarneau won its ticket to Ligue 2 by finishing National champion after its victory (2-1) in Orleans.
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