Jean-Louis Loubet is an automotive historian. It goes back to the Japanese landings in the 1980s that set off a wave of panic in European industry. In the 1980s, the emergence of Japanese brands in Europe caused a lot of concern among manufacturers. Were they justified? The anxiety was very real. Not at the level…

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Chinese President Xi Jinping kicked off the ruling party’s 20th National Congress — held every five years — with an opening address at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on October 16, 2022. The week-long event is expected to pave the way for him to stay for a five-year term. unprecedented third. Noel…

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In China, the “zero Covid” policy is unforgiving. Closed borders, blocked roads, suspended public transport, forced confinement at airports, extremely strict quarantines… In three years, harsh sanitary measures have made the Middle Empire look like a gigantic prison. While 2,300 Chinese Communist Party delegates gathered for their 20th congress on Sunday, October 16, this Beijing’s…

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France’s Donavan Grondin, right, and Benjamin Thomas celebrate their victory during the world track cycling championships in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines on October 16, 2022. CHRISTOPHE ENA / AP For the uninitiated, the American test is not the most readable in track cycling. Unless one of the duos in charge of swallowing the 200 laps of the track…

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An Uber app with a map of New York City is seen on an Apple iPhone in this photo illustration Warsaw, Poland on September 21, 2022. Nurfoto | Nurfoto | Getty Images In some ways, Uber and Lyft are back to square one. With federal regulators set to tighten Trump-era labor standards to allow Uber…

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The body of a 12 year old girl was found stuffed in a suitcase in Paris, as investigators found her face had been slashed and a mysterious number ‘written’ into her with a ‘device’.

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A figure in the Haitian music scene passed away on stage. Singer Michael Benjamin, known by his stage name Micabén, died at the age of 41 on Saturday night October 15 during a concert at the Accor Arena in Paris, the Concert Hall announced on Sunday. Micabén, who performed with the Haitian musical group Carimi.…

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Everything you need to know: Real Madrid v FC Barcelona First classic The season has arrived, with Real Madrid hosting rivals Barcelona at the Bernabeu this afternoon (Sunday 16 October) in a top-flight clash. Barcelona and Real Madrid both go into this highly anticipated match unbeaten in La Liga, a team each on 22 points…

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EBeing the granddaughter of a Nazi, for a long time I transferred the German experience with memory to other countries. It seemed obvious to me that Italy, a country that witnessed the birth of fascism and united with Nazi Germany from the first hour, inevitably had to reflect on its past. But in reality, the…

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Joe Biden responds to questions about Herschel Walker abortion scandal After months of back and forth, Georgia Senator Raphael Warnock finally faced off on the debate stage with his Republican opponent Herschel Walker. Mr Walker, who enjoys Donald Trump’s support, has slumped in opinion polls after reports he paid for an abortion for the mother…

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