Hollande's five-year tenure polarized French society and left him with the worst approval ratings in French history.
Emmanuel Macron becomes France's youngest ever president on Sunday, taking over from socialist Francois Hollande in a solemn ceremony. Video provided by AFP
Emmanuel Macron is the newest president of France after his inauguration at the Elysee Palace in Paris this morning. The 39-year-old former banker has taken over from his predecessor, Francois Hollande, after the official handover at...Show More Summary
France's new President Emmanuel Macron is formally taking power during a ceremony at the Elysee presidential palace in Paris. His predecessor, Francois Hollande, is to welcome him in the courtyard … Click to Continue »
French President Francois Hollande chaired his final cabinet meeting Wednesday before handing over the reins to Emmanuel Macron, while the governing Socialist Party began to splinter.
French President Francois Hollande chaired his final cabinet meeting Wednesday before handing over the reins to Emmanuel Macron, with his Socialist Party close to implosion. Macron will be inaugurated on Sunday and the centrist's victory over far-right leader Marine Le Pen is threatening to rapidly re-draw the French political map. Show More Summary
PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande will formally hand power to his newly elected successor Emmanuel Macron at 10 am local time (4.00 a.m. ET) on Sunday, according to an official source.
Dogged by France's stubbornly high unemployment throughout his presidency, Francois Hollande also faced an unprecedented wave of jihadist attacks, violent protests over labour reforms and public airing of his tangled private life. Here...Show More Summary
When Francois Hollande tapped Emmanuel Macron as an aide in his 2012 presidential campaign, little did he know that he was taking advice from his eventual successor. Nor could the French Socialist leader, who hands over power to Macron on Sunday, have foreseen that the liberal reforms championed by his protege would turn out to be his undoing. Show More Summary
Outgoing French President Francois Hollande made an emotional final foreign trip on Monday to Berlin, ahead of the transfer of power to his successor Emmanuel Macron next week. Chancellor Angela Merkel greeted him warmly at the entrance...Show More Summary
French President Francois Hollande warmly greeted Emmanuel Macron on Monday in their first public meeting since the centrist's resounding election victory the day before. Hollande smiled and clasped the arms of his one-time economy minister...Show More Summary
Emmanuel Macron will be inaugurated as France's next leader on Sunday at the Elysee palace, outgoing President Francois Hollande told French television.
French President Francois Hollande on Saturday promised a response to the hacking of centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron's campaign following the publication online of thousands of stolen emails and documents. "We knew that there were these risks during the presidential campaign because it happened elsewhere. Show More Summary
French President Francois Hollande said Saturday that voters in France must decide their future in Europe in the May 7 presidential vote pitting europhile candidate Emmanuel Macron against the anti-EU Marine Le Pen.
French President Francois Hollande warned Saturday that Britain must pay the price for Brexit as EU leaders met to adopt guidelines for negotiations.
French President Francois Hollande will pay tribute to Xavier Jugele.
'What is at stake is France's make-up, its unity, its membership of Europe and its place in the world'
The Champs-Elysees, Paris’ most iconic boulevard, was returning to its normal activities Friday, after a gunman killed one policeman Thursday and wounded two others on the world-famous street. French President Francois Hollande said he is convinced the “cowardly killing” was an act of terrorism....
France began picking itself up Friday from another shooting claimed by the Islamic State group, with President Francois Hollande calling together the government's security council and his would-be successors in … Click to Continue »