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"Day" of truth for Emmanuel Macron's pension reform in Parliament
After weeks of fierce debates and negotiations under high tension, the extremely unpopular pension reform of Emmanuel Macron should know this Thursday its parliamentary epilogue, with a suspense still whole on the outcome of the vote scheduled for the afternoon in the National Assembly. Late Wednesday evening, after further ministerial consultations, the head of state said he wanted a vote on this reform, rather than using the procedure of article 49.3, often compared to a passage in force.
The president invited party leaders and group leaders of the presidential camp to the National Assembly, as well as its president Yaël Braun-Pivet for a consultation meeting in the morning, said the Elysee.
The prefecture announces requisitions of garbage collectors in Paris despite the refusal of Anne Hidalgo
On the 10th day of the garbage collectors' strike in the capital, the government decided to force its way through. Unsurprisingly, the prefect of police of Paris, Laurent Nuñez, on the order of the Minister of the Interior Gerald Darmanin, informed Wednesday evening Anne Hidalgo of his decision to requisition garbage collectors, which she had refused to do beforehand.
On Tuesday evening, Gérald Darmanin had warned that if the PS mayor of Paris refused to proceed with the requisitions herself, the State would do so for reasons of public health. On Wednesday afternoon, before the Senate, the Minister of the Interior said it again.
Credit Suisse borrows CHF 50 billion from central bank
Strong areas of turbulence for the banking sector after the bank failure of the American bank Silicon Valley Bank (SVB). Worried eyes are now on Credit Suisse in the wake of a nightmare day for the country's second-largest bank that collapsed on the stock market. The Swiss banking giant announced on Thursday a short-term loan of up to 50 billion Swiss francs from the country's central bank, .
"These measures are a decisive step to strengthen Credit Suisse as we continue our strategic transformation to deliver value to our clients and other stakeholders," the bank's Chief Executive Officer, Ulrich Körner, said in a statement. At the same time, the bank announced a series of debt buyback operations worth approximately 3 billion Swiss francs.
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