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Emmanuel Macron is making his second state visit to the United States from this Wednesday.
The opportunity to confirm the close cooperation between Paris and Washington, particularly in the context of the war in Ukraine.
But also to try to defend themselves against American protectionism.
Joe Biden and Emmanuel Macron will have the opportunity to speak to each other in private, during a dinner with their wives this Wednesday evening.
Then the French head of state will be received at the White House on Thursday morning for an official bilateral ceremony with gunfire.
The two presidents will have a new, more formal meeting before giving a joint press conference.
In the evening, place at the traditional State dinner, with several hundred people, including members of the French delegation.
Other information to remember
The flu epidemic is here!
A few weeks before Christmas and while the government is calling for increased vigilance regarding Covid-19, the seasonal flu epidemic has broken out in France.
Brittany and Normandy are starting the ball rolling, while other regions are currently at the "pre-epidemic" stage.
This announcement by the health authorities comes as liberal doctors, in great demand during the flu epidemic, are called to strike on Thursday 1 and Friday 2 December.
The profession deplores a lack of consideration and requests in particular a revaluation of the price of the consultation.
Households are suffering.
Household consumption "falls back sharply in October", recording its strongest decline since April 2021 marked by health confinement, reports INSEE.
In November, the rise in food prices accelerated compared to the previous month (+12.2% over one year compared to 12% in October) while energy prices slowed their progression (18. 5% versus 19.1%).
With regard to food, the prices of fresh products have soared by 12.5% since November 2021, after the 17.3% increase recorded in October.
A deceleration offset by the renewed inflation observed in other food products (12.1% in November, one point more than in October).
The Brussels attacks in court.
Six years after the death of 32 people, the Brussels Assize Court on Wednesday kicked off an extraordinary trial to identify those responsible for the 2016 jihadist attacks in the Belgian capital.
Nine defendants, including Salah Abdeslam, sentenced for the November 2015 attacks in Paris and Saint-Denis (Seine-Saint-Denis), face a thousand civil parties.
Last group match for the Blues!
At 4 p.m., France, already qualified for the round of 16, faces Tunisia to secure first place in its pool.
Crucial for the qualification of Tunisia, the match against the Blues this Wednesday will be special for several Tunisian players born and trained in France.
The consecrated French baguette.
The inscription of the French baguette, was validated this Wednesday by the Intangible Cultural Heritage Committee of Unesco.
“New inscription on the List of Intangible Heritage: artisanal know-how and the culture of baguette bread.
Congratulations to France!
“, tweeted Unesco in the process.
it concerns you
Tomorrow Friday December 1, some things are changing in France.
Those who heat themselves with wood will be able to benefit from a "wood energy check", aid for energy, aid for tenants of HLM, payment of the Christmas bonus: Discover here the list of things that change that the Parisian has drawn up for you.