This weekend was the “Téléthon” which is first a charity and raises funds for neuromuscular diseases. Every year, there is a TV show “Le Téléthon” which is a 30h live TV show to raise funds. During these 30h many French celebrities are on the set, ill people talk and all around France, cities organized events and give money. A phone number (3637) is available to make donation promise. This years, 80 319 113€ have been promised. And we can still donate on there website .
On Thursday, our president, François Hollande, elected in 2012, announced that he won’t run again for presidency. This article (in english) will explain the situation and this video is a part of his speech.