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Elections, Tour de France, deadly brawl in Plomelin: midday update – international news




Regional and departmental: strong abstention at midday

The turnout in the second round of regional and departmental elections stood at 12.66%, this Sunday at midday in mainland France, almost the same as in the first round (12.22%), seven points less than the regional ones of December 2015 (19.59%) and three less than the departmental ones of March 2015 (15.72%), according to figures from the Ministry of the Interior. In Brittany, attendance at noon was 17.50% in Côtes-d’Armor; 11.21% in Ille-et-Vilaine; 12.08% in Finistère and 13.05% in Morbihan. [Les élections en direct]


The second stage of the Tour de France live on Le Télégramme

Julian Alaphilippe takes the start of the second stage at 1:20 p.m. between Perros-Guirec and Mûr-de-Bretagne with the yellow jersey on his shoulders. And this second stage of 184 km in Brittany is scary. If the scenario of a hill climb seems written, it will be necessary to see if the wind will come and play the spoilsport. The Bretons will also want to show themselves. A step to follow live on Le Télégramme. To experience, in pictures, the atmosphere as if you were there, it’s here!

(Nicolas Créach)

A 20-year-old man dies in a brawl in Plomelin

This Sunday morning, a 20-year-old man died in a brawl that broke out at a private party in Plomelin. An investigation is underway to determine the circumstances of the tragedy. The events took place in a private room rented in Hent an Dour Ruz, in the area of ​​Penhoat Braz. According to our information, the death could have been provoked with a stabbing weapon. Information that the gendarmerie, for the time being, does not confirm. [Plus d’infos]

The private party was organized at the Salle des Sternes in Plomelin. Evening during which a young man of 20 died.
The private party was organized at the Salle des Sternes in Plomelin. Evening during which a young man of 20 died. (The Telegram / Michel Lancien)

Miscellaneous


Collapse of a building in Florida: the death toll rises to 5 dead and 156 missing

Rescue workers continued their relentless search on Saturday in the rubble of a residential building near Miami three days after its spectacular collapse which left five dead and 156 missing, according to the latest report. “Our rescue teams found another body in the rubble, and our search also uncovered human remains,” Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava told a press conference. After the identification of three of the bodies previously found, “this means that the number of missing goes down to 156, and that the number of confirmed deaths rises to five,” she added. [Plus d’infos]

 © CRISTOBAL HERRERA-ULASHKEVICH / EPA / MAXPPP - epa09304572 An aerial view of the partial collapsed 12-story condominium building in Surfside, Florida, USA, 26 June 2021. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue officials
(Cristobal Herrera-Ulashkevich / EPA)

The woman behind the fall in the Tour de France still wanted

The Finistère gendarmerie group broadcast on Saturday evening a call for witnesses to find a woman presented as being the cause of a major accident that occurred at 4:10 p.m., during the first stage of the Tour de France, between Brest and Landerneau. The accident caused the fall of many cyclists. The organization of the Tour de France lodged a complaint. This Sunday morning, she was still wanted. According to the Brest prosecutor’s office, she faces up to two years in prison and a fine of 30,000 euros. [Plus d’infos]

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