Unions and leftists opposed to President Macron's labour reform line-up to be counted while ex-President Francois Hollande makes a surprise return to business.
One year ago, when he was still president, Francois Hollande scandalized the establishment when it emerged that amid record unemployment, painful labor reforms, a sliding economy and the most serious social unrest in decades, the French...Show More Summary
Former French president Francois Hollande said Wednesday he has not turned his back on politics, after criticising his successor and former protege in the Elysee Palace, Emmanuel Macron. "Even when I decided... not to stand (for re-election) I had said I would not retire from political life," the Socialist Hollande, 63, told TV5 Monde television. Show More Summary
Mr Macron is more unpopular than Francois Hollande was after 100 days
Etienne Cardiles, the partner of Xavier Jugelé, the police officer slain in an ISIS attack on Champs-Élysées in Paris in April, has married him posthumously at a ceremony attended by President Francois Hollande, Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo, and the curr… Read The post Partner of Gay Police Officer Killed in Paris ISIS Attack Marries Him Posthumously appeared first on Towleroad.
France’s The Local reports: The partner of a gay policeman gunned down by a jihadist on Paris’s Champs-Elysees avenue in April has married him posthumously, according to reports on Wednesday. Former president Francois Hollande and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo attended the wedding on Tuesday of the late Xavier Jugele and Etienne Cardiles. Show More Summary
The partner of a gay policeman gunned down by a jihadist on Paris's Champs-Elysees avenue in April has married him posthumously, the daily Le Parisien reported Wednesday. Former president Francois Hollande and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo attended the wedding on Tuesday of the late Xavier Jugele and Etienne Cardiles. Show More Summary
Both Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo and former French President Francois Hollande were at the ceremony.
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.