Controversy following the excesses at the Stade de France, Stade Rochelai’s European rugby champion, the Russian army is advancing in the Donbass … This weekend’s news – Liberation

Lively controversy following tensions on the sidelines of the Champions League final. Tear gas near the Stade de France, fans prevented from entering, the intrusion of people without a ticket … The match between Liverpool and Real Madrid on Saturday night was marked by incidents and arrests. What provoked strong criticism against both the organizers of the event and the police. In the political class, Marine Le Pen and Jean-Luc Mélenchon in particular appeared on the record this Sunday. The foreign press also criticized the organization of the meeting. On the ground, it was the Spaniards who won (1-0).

La Rochelle European champion, the planets are in line with French rugby. A real achievement. On Saturday afternoon, despite a higher-than-average number of errors committed, the Maritimes teamed up with their Irish coach Ronan O’Gara, but never broke. They won (21-24) over the Irish troll from Leinster. A promising victory fifteen months before the next World Cup hosted on French soil? The history of the match can be read here.

Cycling: Australian Jai Hindley wins the Giro as a boomerang. After losing the pink jersey on the last race day two years ago, the 26-year-old rider returned to Italy to win this Sunday in Verona. And thus win the first grand tour of his career. Our article to read here.

In Monaco, strike in the middle of the Grand Prix: “When we see these glimmers, we realize that the employees are neglected”. Never seen. The Société des Bains de Mer de Monaco, a state-owned company, is shaken by a strike by its security officers this important weekend for the principality: that of the Formula 1 GP. They are protesting against working conditions and their wages. Our report can be found here.

In Ukraine, the Russian army surrounds Sievierodonetsk. Ended the strategy with several and simultaneous fronts that were to cause the collapse, by immersion, of the Ukrainian defense, which Moscow had deployed at the beginning of the invasion of Ukraine, on 24 February. More than three months after the start of the offensive, the Kremlin’s goal for several weeks now is to conquer the individual municipality of Sievierodonetsk. The Russian army is getting closer.

In Haut-Rhin, Extinction Rebellion activists blocked the Stocamine site. Saturday morning, early in the morning, a few dozen environmental activists took the place “protest against the 42,000 tonnes of waste buried under Europe’s largest groundwater table”. Some chained themselves to the entrance gate. Others lay on the ground, strapped to a bag filled with cement to prevent a possible evacuation. Around 10.30am, the activists finally quietly lifted their blockade, accompanied by the approximately 30 gendarmes deployed on the spot to secure the site.

Cannes Film Festival: a list of winners and depressing. In a disappointing and risk-free award ceremony, the jury at the Cannes Film Festival, led by Vincent Lindon, gave Ruben Ostlund the second Palme d’Or of his career for the villainous “Triangle of Sadness”. Iranian actress Zar Amir Ebrahimi won the Best Actress award for her role in Ali Abbasi’s thriller “Holy Spider”, while South Korean actress Song Kang-ho won the Best Actress award for “The Lucky Stars” by Japanese Kore-Eda. The festival’s report can be read here.

Roland-Garros: why is there still no French in the second week. Loss but hope? Saturday night, Toulousain Hugo Gaston was no match for the young Dane Holger Rune (6/3 6/3 6/3 on 1 h 55). With his defeat, the three-colored flame went out for the second year in a row before the second week of the competition. Like last year, there will be no Frenchmen in the second week of the Paris Grand Slam. Yet the few good performances achieved on this edition restore the heart of the tricolor clan. Read our analysis here.

The NRA Convention in Houston: “They did not see the shootings, the deaths and the crying”. Colt Deming holds his 2-year-old son, Beaux, in his arms. The man is ranches in southern Texas, around San Antonio. “It is a necessity for us to have weapons, because the herds of wild boars create chaos. We could not do that without being able to manage their number. We use automatic rifles to hunt them down. And even that is not enough. ” Three days after the massacre at a school in Uvalde, Texas, the first gun lobby opened its general assembly on Friday, May 27, with a speech by Trump. Proponents of her case have been working to make the actual transcript of this statement available online. Several thousand opponents demonstrated against this rally. Our report.

Alexandre Lacroix: “Let’s stop making love, as if we are ticking the boxes on a to-do list”. Foreplay, penetration, orgasm: to love is not just a sex story written in advance, it is also a relationship that appeals to all the senses and creates beauty, the philosopher believes. In his latest book, learn to love (Allary Editions), Director of Philosophy Magazine, paints a key picture of what the right sexual relationship could be. His interview can be read here.

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