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France braced for first day of rolling strikes in test for Macron

Thousands of French train drivers, teachers and air traffic controllers were set to go on strike on Thursday in a major day of protest against French President Emmanuel Macron's reform drive.

French strikes to test Macron's resolve

Thousands of French train drivers, teachers and air traffic controllers were set to go on strike on Thursday in a major day of protest against French President Emmanuel Macron's reform drive. The walk-outs and demonstrations are theShow More Summary

Disneyland Paris to get 2billion euro extension

Disney chief executive Bob Iger announced the huge investment in the Paris park and the new planned attractions after a meeting with the French president, Emmanuel Macron.

French civil servants, rail staff strike in test for Macron

PARIS (Reuters) - Teachers, hospital nurses, train conductors and airline controllers will walk off the job and take to the streets across France on Thursday in a test of public anger with President Emmanuel Macron's reform drive.

Trump, Macron call for action against Russia for spy poisoning

11 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

The U.S. and French presidents, Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron, agreed in a phone call Wednesday on “the need to take action to hold Russia accountable” for its use of a nerve agent in the attack in Britain on a former Russian spy and his daughter, the White House said.... The post...

French lawmakers seek scrutiny over Macron on foreign takeovers

PARIS (Reuters) - France's government should subject foreign takeovers of French firms it has cleared to parliamentary scrutiny, a senior lawmaker said after a series of cross-border deals prompted criticism of President Emmanuel Macron's industrial policy.

On EU summit eve, Macron visits Dutch PM to talk reform

French President Emmanuel Macron arrived Wednesday in the Netherlands seeking to win over Dutch leaders sceptical of his eurozone reform plans, ahead of a key two-day EU summit. Macron was due to meet with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte...Show More Summary

French President’s Next Target: The Railroads. Strikes Loom.

16 hours agoNews : NYTimes: News

Emmanuel Macron is hoping to win where others failed by reducing railway workers’ benefits, part of a plan to reshape the economy and society.

France's Macron invited to address US Congress in April

French President Emmanuel Macron will address the US Congress when he visits Washington next month, the Republican speaker of the House of Representatives said Wednesday. "France is not only our oldest ally, but one of our strongest," said Speaker Paul Ryan. Show More Summary

France braces for travel misery during Thursday strike

French rail operator SNCF and aviation authorities warned of major disruptions Thursday as public sector employees and their supporters carry out a one-day strike against low pay and President Emmanuel Macron's reform drive. Only 40Show More Summary

Macron launches drive to boost French language around world

French president wants his native tongue to overtake English in Africa, increase its use online and loosen grip of English on Brussels The French president, Emmanuel Macron, is to spend hundreds of millions of euros boosting the French...Show More Summary

Macron unveils plan to boost French, 'language of liberty'

President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday unveiled plans to get more people speaking French, saying the "treasure shared by 700 million people" belonged to all and should be given more prominence in the EU ahead of Brexit. France's youthful...Show More Summary

Macron unveils strategy to promote French language

President Emmanuel Macron, whose mastery of English is unprecedented among French leaders, will on Tuesday unveil his strategy to promote his native language, aiming to make it the first language in Africa, "maybe even the world".

Macron says too much English spoken in pre-Brexit Brussels

PARIS (Reuters) - The English language is too dominant in Brussels, especially with Britain soon to exit the European Union, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday as he vowed to fight for a wider use of French in EU institutions and abroad.

Macron unveils plan to spread French language

French President Emmanuel Macron was to unveil plans to boost the number of French speakers in the world to 700 million in a speech in Paris on Tuesday. With its young and growing population, Africa is key to his strategy but some intellectuals there have criticised "colonialist overtones" in the project.

Emmanuel Macron launches global campaign to promote French speaking

President has said French could be ‘the number-one language in Africa... and maybe even the world’ Emmanuel Macron will launch an international campaign to promote French speaking across the world in a speech at the Academie Française on Tuesday. Show More Summary

Merkel, Macron to discuss EU reforms push

Germany’s chancellor Angela Merkel will be in Paris on Friday to hold talks with French President Emmanuel Macron, who is eager to push ahead with overhauls of EU institutions.

French President Takes Next Step Toward Repatriating African Artifacts

2 weeks agoArts : Hyperallergic

Emmanuel Macron appointed a Senegalese economist and French art historian to study the repatriation of African artifacts held in museum collections in France. The post French President Takes Next Step Toward Repatriating African Artifacts appeared first on Hyperallergic.

France's Macron vows cyber hate crackdown

French President Emmanuel Macron vowed Wednesday to crack down on cyber hate, telling Jewish leaders that a recent law in Germany punishing web platforms which fail to delete hateful content could be a blueprint to follow. "We need to...Show More Summary

Disney Paris to get Star Wars, Frozen and Marvel lands

By Robert Niles: Disney CEO Bob Iger today announced, alongside French President Emmanuel Macron, a two billion Euro plan to transform the Walt Disney Studios Park at Disneyland Paris with new lands themed to Star Wars, Frozen and Marvel. Show More Summary

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