Macron reveals plan for Ukrainians

French President Emmanuel Macron has outlined a general medium-term security outlook on the conflict in Ukraine by recommending, after pledging to continue sending aid to the Kiev government, that Russia receive some kind of "security guarantee" if it decides to sit down to negotiate an end to the conflict. "In the coming weeks, we will … Continue reading Macron reveals plan for Ukrainians

How Macron influenced Mbappe’s stay at PSG

France president Emmanuel Macron has revealed he helped convince Kylian Mbappe to remain at PSG. Mbappe signed a three-year contract at the French champions, ending speculation that he could move to Real Madrid on a free contract.  Macron, who is a fan of PSG's rivals Marseille, said a meeting with the World Cup winner saw the president urge Mbappe … Continue reading How Macron influenced Mbappe’s stay at PSG

Read Macron’s message to Queen on Jubilee

French President Emmanuel Macron has shared an address to the Queen on the weekend of her Platinum Jubilee celebrations. In his speech, President Macron praised the “devotion” of Queen Elizabeth II and celebrated her role in sustaining the historical alliance between the United Kingdom and France. He said: "Madame, during the past 70 years, the … Continue reading Read Macron’s message to Queen on Jubilee

Priti Patel faults Macron for ‘talking down’ on the UK

Britain’s home secretary rejected a claim by French President Emmanuel Macron that the British economy relies on low-paid, undocumented migrants, amid on ongoing dispute about small boats crossing the English Channel. Priti Patel London and Paris are at odds on how to manage flows of asylum seekers and other undocumented migrants who arrive in northern … Continue reading Priti Patel faults Macron for ‘talking down’ on the UK

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