“Customers leave in tears”

"Customers leave in tears"

One last dance. One last night. This Saturday, December 31, Giulio Lopopolo and his wife Mireille Vanhauw open the doors of their restaurant “Vigiliae”. The last open for the restaurateur couple from Tienen, who decided to take a well-deserved rest. It must be said that Giulio has been in business since 1974! It was in … Read more

investigation opened after small child’s involvement in finishing wild boar

investigation opened after small child's involvement in finishing wild boar

An investigation was initiated in Châlons-en-Champagne, particularly for “provocation of a minor to commit an offence“and”moral abandonment of minors“, After the broadcast of a video showing a child finishing off a boar, encouraged by a hunter, we learned from the prosecutor’s office. The prosecutor for Châlons-en-Champagne, Ombeline Mahuzier, told AFP that “launched an overt investigationfor … Read more

“The takeover of Twitter by Elon Musk is an opportunity to explore new models of social networks”

As soon as he arrived, Elon Musk, the new owner of Twitter, imposed his style: authoritarian. He dissolves the board of directors, dismisses the managers and lays off half of the company’s employees. This mass dismissal could (almost) remain trivial if we did not look at the details of the functions of the people dismissed: … Read more

official warning from the authorities and resignations

The tumultuous acquisition of Twitter by Elon Musk continued to make waves on Thursday, November 10, with the resignation of senior officials of the social network, and a rare warning from the US competition agency (FTC). “We are following recent developments at Twitter with great concern. No CEO or company is above the law”, said … Read more

Tesla plans to build a lithium refinery in Texas

US electric vehicle maker Tesla plans to build a lithium refinery in the Gulf Coast region of Texas and is seeking tax breaks to complete the project. In an application package sent to the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts at the end of August and made public on Friday, Tesla says it wants to “process … Read more

American associations want to prevent Elon Musk from buying Twitter

Several human rights NGOs have joined forces in the hope of preventing Elon Musk from buying Twitter, for fear that the multi-billionaire will allow toxic behavior to explode on the platform. “If we don’t block this operation, he will give a megaphone to demagogues and extremists, who (…) incite hatred, violence and harassment”, Nicole Gill, … Read more

First known case of bird flu in a porpoise

A porpoise who died on a Swedish beach in June succumbed to avian flu, in the first case identified in this type of cetacean in the world, announced the Veterinary Institute of Sweden on Wednesday August 30. “To our knowledge, this is the first confirmed case in the world of avian influenza in a porpoise.said … Read more

animal abandonment is on the rise amid the cost of living crisis

The abandonment of pets has increased by 24% in the United Kingdom, the animal protection society was alarmed on Tuesday August 30, due, according to it, to the crisis in the cost of living which is strangling British households. Humane society RSPCA reports 22,908 pet abandonments between January and July 2022, compared to 18,375 for … Read more

A bird flu outbreak in Ain, 10,600 ducks slaughtered

The home was “depopulated” and “disinfected” and a 3 km protection zone around the farm was set up. 10,600 ducks were slaughtered after an outbreak of avian flu was declared in a farm in Ain, the department prefecture told AFP on Sunday. “State services (departmental directorate for the protection of populations) of Ain have revealed … Read more

Twitter shareholders to vote Sept. 13 on Musk takeover

The vote of Twitter shareholders on its acquisition by Elon Musk will take place on September 13, before the start of the lawsuit that the social network has brought against the richest man in the world in October. Twitter summoned its shareholders for a “special meetingby videoconference, according to official documents filed Tuesday with the … Read more