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“It’s the biggest year since 2004”: the beautiful summer for sales of air conditioners and fans

In this Darty store in the 11th arrondissement of Paris, it is difficult to find something to refresh your accommodation on this Wednesday morning. On the shelves, not a single air conditioner or cooler, only about fifty fans survived the raid by the French during this scorching summer. “We were completely robbed! exclaims a salesman. …

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Purchasing power: the Constitutional Council validates a law with reservations, the other partially non-compliant

Nothing now stands in the way of their promulgation. The purchasing power law and the amending finance law (LFR) for 2022, which also contains measures aimed at relieving the wallets of the French, were validated by the Constitutional Council on Friday – each with two reserves of interpretation. These two texts had been adopted by …

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New Zealand: Minister of Tourism wants to favor wealthy travelers over those spending “10 dollars a day”

Tourists yes, but not just anyone. This is essentially what New Zealand Minister for Tourism Stuart Nash suggested when announcing a government plan for the reopening of tourism. After two years of border closures and drastic measures to stem the Covid-19 pandemic, New Zealand has fully reopened its territory, having initially allowed American, Canadian and …

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Picking mirabelle plums from Lorraine: the fruits are early and the seasonal ones are lacking

In his mirabelle plum orchard in Flainval (Meurthe-et-Moselle), Luc Barbier has employed around forty pickers since July 29, “and it’s the weather that will decide the end of the season, a priori in more than two weeks. This year, the Mirabelle plums from Lorraine matured “exceptionally early”. “We had sent the message, to the Crous …

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Red peppers from the Loire Valley, a bulwark against the blue light of computers

The peppers that arrive on the shelves from August until November come mainly from the Loire Valley, which is nicknamed the garden of France. During the picking, the biscornus, the ugly, the too small or the too big which are refused by the distributors, go to the compost. A waste, especially since the Loire Valley …

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Elon Musk sells nearly $7 billion worth of Tesla shares

Is Elon Musk preparing for a defeat in the showdown between him and Twitter? The billionaire has in any case sold nearly $7 billion worth of shares in the Tesla automobile group, according to a document filed with the SEC, the American stock market policeman, and published on the latter’s website on Tuesday. The multi-billionaire …

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Electricity tariffs: EDF claims compensation of more than 8 billion euros from the government

EDF on Tuesday demanded compensation of 8.34 billion euros from the state following the government’s decision to allocate additional volumes of cheap nuclear electricity to its competitors, a measure intended to limit the rise bills. It is in order to contain, as promised, the increase in regulated electricity prices to 4% in 2022 that the …

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Boeing will be able to resume delivery of its 787 Dreamliner aircraft

The clouds are dissipating in front of Boeing… The American civil aviation regulator (FAA) announced on Monday that the manufacturer had made the “necessary changes” for a resumption of deliveries of its 787 Dreamliner, after a total suspension since May 2021 in due to operational issues. “We expect deliveries to resume in the coming days,” …

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