In a mountain stage that offered two big steps out of the category to runners, the first in Galibier (17.6 km at 6.8%), the second in Granon for the last 12 terrible kilometers (9.2% on average ), Jonas Vingegaard (Jumbo-Visma). ) made a demonstration on the last climb, dropping Tadej Pogacar. Bardet attacked, tried his luck and finished second overall.
Clermont striker Momo Bayo is an official for Lille
The departure of Momo Bayo to Lille, scheduled for several days, is official. The three sides, the player, Clermont Foot and LOSC, have confirmed through social media the transfer of the 24-year-old striker, author of 14 goals this season in Ligue 1. He will wear the number 27 in Lille and will have to do Burak Yilmaz forget. The operation should be around 14 million euros.
The transfer of the Banque de France printing press to Vic-le-Comte (Puy-de-Dôme) is finally on its way
The Banque de France banknote manufacturing unit will move from Chamalières to Vic-le-Comte in 2026. With a key reorganization and a reduction in staff from 560 to 490 employees here in 2028.
A young policewoman of Clermont origin seriously injured during a traffic control in the Loiret
A young policewoman was seriously injured during a traffic check in Amilly on Saturday 9 July. Apparently, an 18-year-old man deliberately drove a motorcycle to the 25-year-old police officer. Marie, originally from Clermont-Ferrand and a family of police officers who passed through the central police station, has recently been in peacekeeping practices in Montargis.
Very serious injury (90 days of ITT), suffered multiple fractures. She underwent surgery on Sunday, and then again on Monday, at the Montargoise (Cham) conurbation hospital.
In Clermont-Ferrand, the stormy, impromptu evening almost turned into a tragedy
An afternoon of intoxication could have become tragic, this Sunday evening, in a flat in the center of Clermont-Ferrand (Puy-de-Dôme). Two friends, ages 31 and 22, had met for a drink in the city center.
A little later they had invited a man they did not know to join them. He then invited them to his apartment, located on rue de l’Ange, very close to the court, in the city center, to continue an evening already very drunk. He allegedly hit his two guests, until the younger of the two accidentally fell through the apartment window, on the fourth floor of a building, around 10 p.m. (The full article.)
Seven departments put on orange alert for heat wave
Seven southern and southwestern departments were put on orange watch on Tuesday, July 12 by the heat wave. These are Gironde, Lot-et-Garonne, Tarn-et-Garonne, Tarn, Haute-Garonne, Drôme and Ardèche. The alert is valid from Wednesday at 14:00, according to Météo France.
First green light for a health bill on the Covid-19 pandemic
The National Assembly has given its approval to a health bill on the Covid-19 pandemic, despite the withdrawal of an important article on the possible return of the health card for “extrahexagonal” travel. Examined at first reading, the text was adopted by 221 votes to 187, with 24 abstentions during the final vote on the night of Tuesday 12 to Wednesday 13 July. He will now go through the Senate.
6,000 people evacuated near the Dune du Pilat, more than 1,000 hectares of forest burned in fires in Gironde
Since Tuesday afternoon there have been two fires south of Gironde. They were reinforced during the night after having already burned more than 1,200 ha of pine forest.
The largest fire, about forty kilometers south of Bordeaux, covered 800 ha of forest. On Tuesday, 150 people had been evacuated from the surrounding villages of Guillos. This Wednesday morning, 520 people had to leave home.
During the night, when the wind changed, the authorities made the decision to evacuate five campsites, located near the Dune du Pilat. As a result, some 6,000 people were evacuated by police and municipal employees.