Choked animals, accidents, sausages forgotten on the fire … The various facts about this Thursday in Auvergne in brief

A barn destroyed in a fire in Courpière For an as yet unknown reason, a fire ravaged an adobe agricultural barn this Thursday, June 2, at a place called “Courtesserre”, in the town of Courpière. Warned around 2.50pm, firefighters remained at the scene well into the afternoon. The fire completely destroyed the unused building and … Read more

There is still time to “repair what we have destroyed of this kind” according to Nicolas Vanier

Nature has been the common thread in my life. As a child, I trotted behind my grandfather’s boots and listened to him tell me about trees, deer, and wood pigeons. I helped him with the work on the farm, and together we went looking in a tree at the edge of the plain to observe … Read more

Glyphosate in debate, police in a traveler’s camp, a man stabbed to death in Perpignan … The striking news this Tuesday

The available scientific evidence does not allow the classification of glyphosate, a controversial herbicide used massively around the world, as a carcinogen, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) assessed on Tuesday. A research center under the auspices of the World Health Organization (WHO) had in March 2015 classified glyphosate as being “likely carcinogenic” to humans. French … Read more

Flat tires, death threats and shootings: up to four years in prison after tensions between travelers in Puy-de-Dôme

“A Drunk Fight” between two men belonging to two sedentary families of travelers dating back to October or November 2006: this is where a very banal story begins, not to say insignificant, but which in 2016 will know, an ultra-violent return. Police operation in a camp for travelers in Clermont-Ferrand After the famous fight, one … Read more

Accumulation in Puy-de-Dôme, theft of dogs from SPA … The various facts from this Wednesday in Auvergne in brief

The dumper’s brakes no longer worked Fortunately, the accident took place in urban areas on Wednesday, May 4, late in the morning, in Montmrault. The vehicles involved did not move fast and the consequences are only significant. A dumper whose engine brakes were no longer working hit a car in front of it. The dumper … Read more