Court jails man who slapped the French President, Emmanuel Macron

A French court on Thursday sentenced a man who slapped French President Emmanuel Macron across the face this week to a prison term of 18 months, 14 of which were suspended. President of France Emanuel Macron (l) and president of the United States Donald Trump (r) are seen during the family photo opportunity at the … Continue reading Court jails man who slapped the French President, Emmanuel Macron

2 arrested for slapping French President Emmanuel Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron described Tuesday's slapping incident as an "isolated event." Emmanuel Macron "We must put this incident in perspective, this is an isolated event," Macron told French local newspaper Le Dauphine Libere after he was slapped during a walkabout in southeastern France. "We must not let ultra-violent people take over the public debate, … Continue reading 2 arrested for slapping French President Emmanuel Macron

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Why Erdogan wants France to impeach Macron

Turkey’s president has renewed his vitriolic attacks on French President Emmanuel Macron, saying he hopes France will get rid of him soon. Speaking after Friday prayers in Istanbul, Recep Tayyip Erdogan called Macron “trouble” for France, which he said was experiencing a dangerous time under his leadership. “My wish is for France to get rid … Continue reading Why Erdogan wants France to impeach Macron

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Macron bemoans racial profiling and police brutality in France

France plans to launch a government-monitored online tool in January that is designed to identify and root out discrimination by police, President Emmanuel Macron said Friday. Macron called it “unbearable” that people of color are more likely to be stopped by law enforcement officers than white people. “We are going to set up a large … Continue reading Macron bemoans racial profiling and police brutality in France

Macron’s candidate disgraced with leaked sex tape

Rivals from across France's political spectrum joined in a chorus of alarm and dismay Friday and warned that French democracy is in danger after an online leak of graphic sexual images led an associate of President Emmanuel Macron to pull out of the race for mayor of Paris. Rapid expressions of support for Benjamin Griveaux … Continue reading Macron’s candidate disgraced with leaked sex tape

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Macron taking bold steps to reposition France as Europe’s economic hub

French President Emmanuel Macron is hosting 180 international business leaders at the Palace of Versailles in a bid to promote France’s economic attractiveness despite more than six weeks of crippling strikes over his government's planned pension changes. Top executives from Google, Netflix, Coca-Cola, Toyota, Samsung and General Electric were among those attending the annual event … Continue reading Macron taking bold steps to reposition France as Europe’s economic hub

Trending pictures from Yellow Vests Revolution against Macron

  For his alleged administrative incompetence, president Emmanuel Macron has attracted wild criticisms in France and opponents are calling for his immediate resignation. Macron's administration is considered ineffective and incapable of improving or consolidating France's position as a global power. French Yellow Vests have therefore stepped forward in an "unavoidable" revolution orchestrated by at least 25,000 … Continue reading Trending pictures from Yellow Vests Revolution against Macron

UNBREAKABLE: This bromance between Trump and Macron

  For Sunday's armistice anniversary, Trump was to join world leaders at a ceremony in the shadow of the Arc de Triomphe. "It should be a very beautiful period of time, the 100th anniversary of the ending of World War I. We have many countries — the leadership from many countries will be there, especially … Continue reading UNBREAKABLE: This bromance between Trump and Macron

Trump says France not doing enough to sustain NATO

  President Donald Trump wasted no time taking a poke at his French host Friday as he arrived in Paris for events marking the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I, tweeting as he landed that President Emmanuel Macron had made an "insulting" proposal to build up Europe's military to counter the … Continue reading Trump says France not doing enough to sustain NATO

Macron compromising on Trump’s ‘expected’ trade war with allies

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday that no leader was forever, suggesting a more confrontational attitude towards U.S. President Donald Trump as leaders from the Group of Seven countries prepare to clash on trade at a summit in Canada. Asked by reporters whether the problem with Trump was that he "didn't care about being … Continue reading Macron compromising on Trump’s ‘expected’ trade war with allies