Although "stable", the state of health of the children is still worrying, in the aftermath of the knife attack in Annecy. Emmanuel and Brigitte Macron arrived this Friday at Grenoble University Hospital to visit the three of the four injured children. Two of them are still in a state of "vital emergency", government spokesman Olivier Véran said earlier. "All the injured children were able to be operated," said Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne.
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The motives of the aggressor, a Syrian refugee born in 1991, remain obscure at this stage, in any case "without apparent terrorist motive", according to the Annecy prosecutor's office, which does not exclude a "senseless gesture". Abdalmasih H., whose custody has been extended, is due to undergo a psychiatric examination on Friday. Henri, the 24-year-old main witness who was able to arrest the attacker, spoke out, saying he still had "horrific images in his head" after the attack. "I think especially of families. I hope the victims will make it," he continued. Emmanuel Macron will meet him later in the day.
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What to remember also
- Damien Abad released without charge. The former Minister of Solidarity and current deputy of Ain was placed in custody on Wednesday, according to information from LCI that we were able to confirm. Targeted by a preliminary investigation for "attempted rape", he emerged free pending a possible indictment. "He denied any aggression" during his interrogation, according to a source close to the case.
- Good news for the wallet. The prices of several hundred everyday consumer products will fall "from July", announced this Friday Bruno Le Maire, during an interview on RMC / BFMTV. Pasta, sunflower oil, poultry, animal feed would be affected by this decrease. "We will punish those who do not play the game," he added.
- In Russia, a building hit by a drone. Three people were lightly injured when a drone crashed into a residential building in the center of Voronezh, a city in southwestern Russia. For weeks, the country has been the target of an increasing number of drone attacks and artillery bombardments.
- Thunderstorms expected during the day. 52 departments have been placed on yellow thunderstorm alert, throughout the western part of France, from Eure to Bouches-du-Rhône, as well as Doubs, Jura, but also Andorra on the Pyrenean border. "Sometimes strong" thunderstorms are expected to break out in the afternoon and evening.
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You haven't booked your train tickets for this summer yet? Be careful some prices could make you dizzy. A round trip from Paris to Bordeaux on the weekend of July 14 will cost you 800 euros, for example. Enough to put the subject back on the table: are train tickets too expensive? "TGVs are not subsidized, as can be Intercités or TER, in the regions," explains Arnaud Aymé, rail specialist at Sia Partners. Clearly, only tickets paid for by the user must cover all operating costs. Starting with tolls, which weigh about 40% of the price of a ticket. A cost that should also increase by 7% next year...