The cost of back to school, home loan, Vladimir Putin: midday update

The cost of back to school, home loan, Vladimir Putin: midday update

Back to School: Fee up to 4.25% for a 6th grade student

According to a study by the Association of Families of France, revealed by RTL, the cost of starting the school year will be 208 euros for a sixth-grade pupil, an increase of 4.25% compared to last year. Sporting goods are those in which the increase is the strongest, with +4% on average, and even +12% in supermarkets. As for school supplies, the bill has ballooned by 3%. Only stationery is down about 3%. “But this result is misleading,” the study explains, because the readings were taken just before the summer. However, since then, the price of paper pulp has risen. [Plus d’infos ici]

Real estate: approximately one in two loan applications are currently rejected

Currently, 45% of mortgage applications are rejected. franceinfo has revealed the results of this survey conducted on the opinion system commissioned by the French Association of Bancassurance Brokers (Afib). “It’s a worrying proportion,” replied Jerome Cusano, president of AFIP. Half of these rejections relate to ages 30-55 years (51%). In the vast majority of cases (71%) it is related to the purchase of a primary residence. This percentage is explained by an “insufficient increase” in the rate of usury, that is, the maximum rate at which a bank can lend. [Plus d’infos ici]

War in Ukraine: Putin accuses Washington of prolonging conflict

Vladimir Putin accused the United States of prolonging the Ukraine conflict and seeking to “destabilize” the world with a visit to Taiwan by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The situation in Ukraine shows that the United States is trying to prolong this conflict. “They are behaving in the same way by raising the possibility of conflict in Asia,” the Russian president said in a speech to the International Security Conference in Moscow. [Suivez notre direct]

Ukraine: Zelensky warns that “a catastrophe in Zaporizhia will threaten the whole of Europe”

(Environmental Protection Agency)

Volodymyr Zelensky warned that a “disaster” at the Russian-controlled Zaporizhia nuclear power plant in southern Ukraine would threaten all of Europe. Any radiological accident at the nuclear power plant would be a blow to the countries of the European Union, Turkey, Georgia and those in remote areas. It all depends on the direction and strength of the wind,” the Ukrainian president continued. [Suivez notre direct]

Iranian nuclear: The outcome of the negotiations appears to be close

Brussels announced that it was “studying” Iran’s response to the “final text” drawn up by the European Union to save the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. “We received Iran’s response Monday evening, and we are studying it and consulting with the other partners in the agreement (the United States, the United Kingdom, China, France, Germany and Russia, Editor’s note) on how to proceed.” A spokeswoman for Josep Borrell, head of European diplomacy and facilitator of the Vienna negotiations on this agreement. [Plus d’infos ici]

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