In the wake of presidential elections, France’s growing renewables industry could benefit from the appointment of an environmental activist to head energy policy. Emmanuel Macron, who enjoyed a landslide victory in France’s May 7 elections,...Show More Summary
One of French President Emmanuel Macron's closest allies faced accusations of wrongdoing over a property deal on Wednesday, causing embarrassment as the new government prepares a new law to clean up politics. Richard Ferrand, a crucial...Show More Summary
Let’s just hope they don’t have steak—ordering it well done would probably qualify as a diplomatic incident for the French.
PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron's party is set to win nearly a third of the vote in legislative elections next month, giving it a solid majority, an Ifop-Fiducial poll showed on Wednesday.
A French minister and key ally of President Emmanuel Macron has come under suspicion of abuse of influence in the management of a health insurance company that awarded a contract to his partner - an embarrassing accusation for a government that has promised to clean up France's scandal-hit political life.
President Emmanuel Macron wants a sixth extension of France's state of emergency since the Paris attacks of November 2015, his prime minister said Wednesday, adding that the terror threat "remains very high". The new president, elected...Show More Summary
French President Emmanuel Macron's effort to clean up politics has suffered its first blow, with a newspaper report suggesting a dubious property deal by one of his ministers. Social Cohesion … Click to Continue »
New French President Emmanuel Macron will seek an extension of the country's state of emergency until November 1 and wants to strengthen the power of security forces with a new law, the presidency announced on Wednesday. Before his election...Show More Summary
Emmanuel Macron also preparing new security measures and legislation having studied 'new terrorist threat'
PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron will seek to convince his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump on Thursday to stick to a global deal to combat climate change ahead of a Group of Seven leaders where there is currently no consensus on the matter, diplomats said.
French President Emmanuel Macron is seeking to extend a state of emergency, in place since Islamic State attacks on France in 2015, following this week's attack on a concert in … Click to Continue »
France's new Environment Minister Nicolas Hulot joined Emmanuel Macron's team after declining offers from three previous governments. What challenges lie ahead for France's popular environmentalist?
French President Emmanuel Macron got to work Tuesday on his first major agenda item of overhauling the labour code, meeting with union leaders and bosses on an issue that sparked strikes and protests last year. The centrist former Socialist...Show More Summary
French President Emmanuel Macron met trade union leaders and employers' representatives on Tuesday to discuss his plans for labour law reform, a key campaign pledge that he hopes to enact over the summer.
French president Emmanuel Macron reinforced his commitment to fighting armed Islamists in Africa during a speech made at the French military base in Gao, northern Mali, while also calling on more support from Germany and other European countries. The trip-- his first outside of Europe-- sent strong signals at the start to his presidency.
French President Emmanuel Macron is holding meetings with unions and business organizations to discuss reforming the country's labor market, which many blame for France's sub-par economic performance over recent years. … Click to Continue »
PARIS (Reuters) - The head of France's biggest moderate trade union, CFDT, said on Tuesday he had told President Emmanuel Macron in talks not to try to rush through his labor reform plans this summer.
The French president’s desire to advance political and fiscal union should be applauded. After the UK leaves he should start pushing for a European military Emmanuel Macron’s victory in the French presidential election sent a wave of relief and euphoria across Europe. Show More Summary
PARIS (Reuters) - President Emmanuel Macron's new government moved quickly on Monday to act on a campaign promise to tighten up on ethical standards in French politics after an election race marred by a embezzlement scandal.