The conviction of Jonathann Daval to 25 years in prison for the murder of his partner Alexia, the relaxation of confinement in three stages, or the victory of the XV of France in Scotland … What to remember from this week- end of November 21 and 22.
Did you not follow the news this weekend of November 21 and 22? Here’s what you shouldn’t miss.
Jonathann Daval sentenced to 25 years in prison
After six days of an extremely tense trial before the Haute-Saône assizes, the verdict fell on Saturday, November 21: Jonathann Daval was sentenced to 25 years in prison for the murder of his companion, Alexia, killed during an argument on the night of October 27 to 28, 2017. The 36-year-old computer scientist said through his lawyers that he did not intend to appeal the sanction pronounced against him.
The confinement of the French should be relaxed in three stages
Emmanuel Macron promises to use his televised address, Tuesday evening at 8 p.m., to bring “clarity” and “a course” on the health crisis, he said Sunday, November 22 in the JDD. He is also expected to announce some relaxation of containment. The “relaxations […] will be carried out in three stages with regard to health trends and the risks associated with certain activities: first arounder December, then before the end of year holidays, then from January 2021 “, explained to the JDD government spokesperson Gabriel Attal.
Demonstrations everywhere in France against the proposed “global security” law
Several thousand people gathered on Saturday, November 21 in France at the appeal of journalists’ organizations in particular against the proposed “comprehensive security” law, adopted the day before by the National Assembly and deemed infringing “freedom of expression” and “the rule of law”. Friday evening, the National Assembly adopted, after having amended it, the most controversial measure: article 24, penalizing the malicious dissemination of images of the police, while providing guarantees on the “right to inform”.
Covid-19: the first vaccinations expected before mid-December in the United States
The United States hopes to start its vaccination campaign against Covid-19 before mid-December, as soon as it obtains the approval of the health authorities, said Sunday (November 22) Moncef Slaoui, a senior official of the government operation for vaccines. “Our plan is to be able to transport the vaccines to the immunization sites within 24 hours of approval, so I expect it to be maybe the second day after approval, the 11th or the 12th. December “, explained Moncef Slaoui on CNN.
Victory of the XV of France in Scotland
The XV of France won the shock of Pool B of the Autumn Nations Cup against Scotland (15-22), Sunday, November 22. With only one try registered during the game, Fabien Galthié’s men were able to get rid of the Scottish trap to finally win on their land.