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Macron party leader ‘Casta’ on mission to rekindle grassroots spirit

Christophe Castaner has been tasked with recapturing the heart and soul of Emmanuel Macron's fledgling party and stamp out the first signs of rebellion. Burly, pugnacious and fiercely loyal, he has the French president’s full confidence for the job.

New head of Macron's party vows to recapture its grassroots 'soul'

Christophe Castaner, 51, was handpicked by French president, but appointment sparks criticism of ‘undemocratic’ practices A fiercely loyal, self-styled “man of the people” has been appointed to lead Emmanuel Macron’s fledgling political...Show More Summary

New leader for Macron's party as honeymoon fades

Emmanuel Macron's party named a new leader Saturday as the French president faces the first rebellious grumblings in the 19-month-old movement that swept him to power. Christophe Castaner, a smooth-talking, ultra-loyal government spokesman,...Show More Summary

Macron party picks first-ever leader amid internal democracy grumbles

French President Emmanuel Macron's party picked its first elected leader on Saturday. Christophe Castaner, one of the first of several Socialists to leave their party to join Macron's election campaign, has been government spokesman since the Republic on the Move (LREM) won June's general election.

Macron's upstart party chooses new leader, amid tensions

French President Emmanuel Macron's centrist party has chosen a new leader, as the 19-month-old movement tries to overcome divisions and solidify its position after redrawing France's political landscape. Christophe Castaner, … Click to Continue »

French president supports close ally to lead his party

France's government spokesman Christophe Castaner says he is a candidate to lead President Emmanuel Macron's recently created party. Castaner said Wednesday on RTL radio that Macron supports his candidacy — … Click to Continue »

French government spokesman gets Macron's backing to lead party

PARIS (Reuters) - French government spokesman Christophe Castaner said on Wednesday that Emmanuel Macron was backing him to lead the year-old Republic on the Move (LREM) party that brought the president to victory earlier this year.

French far-right plot to attack mosques, migrants, politicians uncovered

French anti-terror police have arrested 10 people over a far-right plot to attack, mosques, migrants and politicians. The gang, linked to a 21-year-old activist arrested in June, reportedly had government spokesman Christophe Castaner and hard-left former presidential candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon in their sights.

The Latest: France spokesman links Neymar deal to Qatar

The Latest on Brazil soccer star Neymar's move from Barcelona to PSG (all times local): ___ 4:20 p.m. French government spokesman Christophe Castaner says Neymar's transfer to Paris Saint-Germain is … Click to Continue »

The Latest: France spokesman links Neymar deal to Qatar

French government spokesman Christophe Castaner says Neymar's transfer at Paris Saint-Germain is also serving Qatar's interests        

France's Macron mulls convening parliament in Versailles palace

PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron is considering convening a joint session of parliament in the palace of Versailles to address deputies and senators, government spokesman Christophe Castaner said on Sunday.

France says Notre Dame attack an 'isolated act'

The attack on a French police officer outside Paris's famed Notre Dame cathedral by a hammer-wielding man was an "isolated act," government spokesman Christophe Castaner said Wednesday.

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