Jean Castex’s announcements, sanctions for the PFC and OL and Elon Musk accused of threatening China in space

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Return of gauges, teleworking, booster dose… What to remember about the new health measures

No postponement of the start of the school year, no curfew or even gauges in bars or restaurants. From Monday January 3, however, gatherings of more than 2,000 people indoors and 5,000 people outdoors are prohibited – except for political meetings during this electoral campaign period – as are standing concerts, for three weeks minimum.

Drinking while standing in bars and restaurants will also be prohibited from Monday and for three weeks, as will the consumption of food in cinemas, theaters and long-distance journeys. Teleworking, when possible, will be made compulsory for a minimum of three days per week from the start of the school year.

The biggest announcement is the reduction in the time before the booster dose, which drops to three months as of Tuesday morning. Will it take a fourth dose? « It’s a possibility, I don’t have the answer today, » acknowledged Olivier Véran.

Sanctions for the PFC and OL after incidents in the stands

Paris FC and OL eliminated from the Coupe de France. The FFF disciplinary committee gave the two teams a lost match after the incidents that occurred in the stands on December 17 at the Charlety Stadium and which had led to the final judgment of the 32nd final at half-time. Lyon supporters had been involved in violence with other fans, including PSG ultras.
OL are suspended from the competition from 2022-23 and will be deprived of their traveling supporters until the end of the season.

Elon Musk accused of disrupting China in space

Billionaire Elon Musk was taken to task on Chinese social media on Tuesday after two of his satellites, according to Beijing, narrowly missed colliding with the Asian giant’s space station. The richest man in the world, who has just been voted personality of the year by the American magazine Time, is well known in China for his Tesla electric cars. But his space exploration company SpaceX is now earning him the resentment of Internet users.

According to a document sent at the beginning of December by Beijing to the Office for Outer Space Affairs of the United Nations in Vienna, the Chinese space station Tiangong had to twice, in July and October, to carry out evasive maneuvers in order to avoid « an encounter. « with SpaceX gear. The Chinese space agency had to react « to ensure the safety and survival of astronauts in orbit, » Beijing added.
SpaceX did not react to this information on Tuesday, which displeased Chinese Internet users. The Chinese market is crucial for the multi-billionaire Canada-US of South African origin. Tesla sells about a quarter of its production to China and has a factory in Shanghai.

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