The info not to be missed
An eventful entry into the competition.
The French team, the reigning world champion, won 1-0 against Germany on Tuesday night in Munich.
The only goal of this spectacular and committed match was scored by German defender Mats Hummels against his camp, on a cross from French Lucas Hernandez (20th).
The evening was marked by several incidents, such as the unexpected arrival of a Greenpeace activist above the stadium in a microlight which almost crashed into the stand - he landed by parachute on the lawn of the stadium.
Shortly before half-time, defender Antonio Rüdiger, who had promised to "just be dirty" during the competition, pretended to bite Paul Pogba in the back.
A gesture that was not noted by the referee, but which infuriated the player and the French supporters.
As for the audiences, the match was a great success, accumulating more than 15 million viewers, or 57.5% of the public.
After this epic meeting, France, whose performance has been praised by the European press, will face Hungary in Budapest next Saturday at 3 p.m.
What to also remember
Face to face between Putin and Biden.
The American president is meeting his Russian counterpart today at a summit in Geneva intended to ease tensions with Russia and try to find some rare common ground. Ukraine, Belarus, online disinformation, computer attacks… The subjects of contention are numerous. Joe Biden has also promised to tell Vladimir Putin what are "his red lines". "We are not looking for a conflict with Russia, but we will respond if Russia continues its activities," he said Monday at the end of the NATO summit in Brussels.
Jean Castex released from isolation.
In isolation for a week after having been in contact with his wife, the Prime Minister was authorized to resume Wednesday morning "his face-to-face activities", after having tested negative for Covid, announced Matignon. Jean Castex will therefore be able to participate in the Council of Ministers on Wednesday, as well as to go to Cheverny (Loir-et-Cher) to support Minister Marc Fesneau, the majority candidate for regional in Center - Val de Loire.
Rémy Daillet arrived in France.
The 54-year-old man, a figure in conspiratorial circles and suspected of being involved in the kidnapping of little Mia in April in the Vosges, arrived in France this Wednesday morning from Singapore.
He is expected in Nancy in the middle of the day, where he will be questioned in the afternoon by the examining magistrates in charge of this case.
The thermometer is rising and thunderstorms are coming up.
While temperatures are rising all over the country, exceeding 30 ° C in the center and east of the country, Météo France has placed 25 departments in the west on orange vigilance due to the risk of thunderstorms, accompanied by hail and strong gusts of wind, expected from 3 p.m.
The unexpected info
A painting by British singer David Bowie, bought for $ 5 by an individual at a charity store, was auctioned online Tuesday and quickly exceeded its estimate which started at $ 9,000. Estimated between 9,000 and 12,000 Canadian dollars (6,000 to 8,100 euros), the work entitled DHead XLVI, a painting of 20 x 25 cm representing a portrait in profile, exceeded 17,000 dollars a few hours after the launch of the online sales. It is due to end on Thursday, June 24, according to the Canadian organizer of the sale.