Renault hit by historic €7.3 billion loss as painful choices loom

French automaker Renault reported its biggest half-year loss ever on Thursday, with revenue slashed by a third as dealerships worldwide were emptied by the coronavirus crisis. The dire results underscored the challenges facing CEO Luca de Meo, who was brought in this month to revamp a company reeling from strategic missteps and the ousting of former boss Carlos Ghosn last year on financial misconduct charges. Source France24

Yvelines France: About twenty individuals attacked the police, one was seriously injured in the head.

Another night of urban violence in the Yvelines, especially in Chanteloup-les-Vignes. An official was seriously injured by a pavement throw to the head. Three police crews, including one from the canine brigade, went to rue des Quertaines in Chanteloup-les-Vignes around 10:50 p.m. this Sunday evening, to secure the intervention of the firefighters who were taking action. charges a person causing discomfort in his home. Source Actu17

11000 illegal immigrants landed in Italy last week

Nearly half of the roughly 11,000 migrants who landed in Italy last week had left Tunisia, and most of them were Tunisian citizens, according to official figures. The others had embarked, in their majority, from Libya. ” The EU must take up this issue immediately ” and distribute the new arrivals, ” especially during this phase of high health risk, ” Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio said on his Facebook account on Wednesday. Source Le Figaro.