Brussels: a bike thief takes the plunge, the police officer on his heels literally wets his shirt

Sunday, at 9.20 am, a police patrol from Brussels-Capital / Ixelles was called, avenue Adrien Bayet in Laeken. Two young men were busy stealing bicycles from a trailer. Evil took them. Because a neighbor saw them and called the police, before they had time to run away with the bikes. When the police arrived, the … Read more

Hydro-Québec has seen its profits plunge by $ 433 million since January

Due in particular to the impacts of the pandemic on households and businesses, Hydro-Québec has seen its profits melt like snow in the sun by $ 433 million since January, compared to 2019. The Crown corporation was also forced to increase its provisions for bad debts. Hydro-Quebec unveiled the financial results for its second quarter … Read more

Preventive clearing of mink farms: Minister quickly takes the plunge

Minister Carola Schouten of Agriculture expects to be able to present the stoppers scheme for mink farmers this week. “I expect that,” she said on Thursday prior to a consultation on the budget for next year. Dozens of mink farms, especially in East Brabant, have now been cleared due to contamination with the corona virus. … Read more

“End of the month”: realistic plunge into poverty

MONTREAL – Jean-Marie Lapointe continues his crusade against poverty with a second season of “End of the month” at MOI ET CIE. Through the journey of ten families in difficult financial situations, he wishes to change the outlook on this reality experienced by many people, both in cities and regions. Jean-Marie, did you keep the … Read more

COVID-19: Desjardins sees its financial results plunge

The pandemic plunges Desjardins’ financial results in the second quarter. The cooperative recorded surpluses before member dividends of $ 529 million, a decrease of 23.6% compared to 2019. To explain its results, Desjardins Group says it has increased the amount of provisions for credit losses by $ 282 million, in particular because of the impact … Read more

the vaccine battle begins, economies plunge

Plunging economies, dispersed health measures and ever heavier human toll: the effects of the coronavirus epidemic will be felt for “decades“, predicts the WHO, while already a battle of vaccines. In the United States, the most bereaved country, the number of deaths in one day has exceeded 1,200 for four days. Six months after declaring … Read more

Viruses: economies plunge and the battle for vaccines begins

Washington (AFP) Plunge in economies, health measures in dispersed order and ever heavier human toll: the effects of the coronavirus epidemic will be felt for “decades”, predicts the WHO, while a battle for vaccines is already pointing. In the United States, the most bereaved country, the number of deaths in one day has exceeded 1,200 … Read more

plunge of the world economy, ‘decades’ before emerging from the health crisis

Virus: plunge in the world economy, “decades” before emerging from the health crisis The world economy is recording a historic plunge, with a sharp fall in the GDP of the euro zone and the United States in recession, due to the coronavirus “whose effects will be felt for decades”, according to the chief executive of … Read more

mother of two young children takes the plunge to save a lady trapped in her car from drowning

Posted on Friday, July 31, 2020 at 6:34 a.m. By Arnaud Dujardin Last Thursday around 5:30 p.m., a woman in her fifties missed her turn a stone’s throw from the old boat lift nº4 of Strépy-Thieu and the locality of Talus au Noyer, not far from the parking dedicated to motorhomes. The car hurtled down … Read more

‘F1 takes the plunge and decides to permanently cancel several races’

The F1 calendar is taking shape with the (upcoming) addition of races at the Nürburgring, Imola and Portimao in October and November, with the contours slowly but surely forming for the rest of the season. From November this seems to be mainly in Asia and the Middle East. Due to the magnitude of the corona … Read more