Emmanuel Macron

Don't understand why USA hasn't toughened gun laws, says Jacinda Ardern

In the wake of the Christchurch attack, the Kiwi leader highlighted that tech companies could do a lot more in tackling the proliferation of violent content online.

published on : 15th May 2019

France, Italy mark 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci's death

Mattarella and Macron, who was accompanied by his wife Brigitte, began their visit at the  royal chateau in Amboise, where the heads of state laid wreaths at Leonardo's grave.

published on : 3rd May 2019

Notre Dame tragedy: 1,100 experts call on French President Emmanuel Macron for time to rebuild the cathedral

France's government last week presented a bill aimed at speeding up the reconstruction of Notre Dame that would allow workers to skip some ordinary renovation procedures.

published on : 29th April 2019

Emmanuel Macron vows to rebuild Notre-Dame within five years

Macron said that the dramatic fire had brought out the best in a country that has been riven with divisions.

published on : 17th April 2019

Donald Trump expresses Notre Dame 'condolences' to Emmanuel Macron: White House

Sanders called Notre Dame, which was heavily damaged in the blaze, an "iconic structure" that "has served as a spiritual home for almost a millennium."

published on : 16th April 2019

Years? Decades? Uncertainty over time needed to rebuild Notre-Dame

Experts said that it may take decades for the damaged structure to be set up.

published on : 16th April 2019

Around world, 'our hearts ache' at Notre Dame Cathedral fire

French President Emmanuel Macron told reporters near the scene that he will seek international help, including from the "greatest talents" in the world, to rebuild Notre Dame.

published on : 16th April 2019

EU President Donald Tusk suggests Brexit delay of up to year

UK MPs have rejected the withdrawal agreement May reached with other European leaders in 2018, so she is now asking for the leaving date to be extended.

published on : 10th April 2019

Emmanuel Macron under fire for lecturing elderly woman hurt at protest 

Macron has repeatedly been accused of harbouring an arrogant, dismissive attitude towards ordinary people who complain about having difficulties making ends meet.

published on : 25th March 2019

French government gets tough on 'yellow vest' demonstrators

Macron is under pressure to avoid a repeat of last week's sacking of the Champs-Elysees, where over 100 shops were damaged, looted or set alight during seven hours of rioting.

published on : 23rd March 2019

Emmanuel Macron, Angela Merkel to hold talks on Brexit and other EU issues

Wednesday's meeting comes one day after British Prime Minister Theresa May said Parliament would get the chance to vote to delay Britain's scheduled March 29 departure from the European Union.

published on : 27th February 2019

10,000 march in Paris against 'yellow vest' violence

The crowds marched in rain from the Place de la Nation square to the Bastille monument, some chanting "Yes to democracy, no to revolution" as they waved French and European Union flags.

published on : 28th January 2019

France's 'yellow vest' protestors back on the streets

Marches were underway in several other cities across France.

published on : 5th January 2019

Yellow Vest protesters write open letter to Emmanuel Macron calling for new demonstrations

The letter, which said that Macron "failed to understand the legitimate expectations of the French people," was published on Thursday by the Facebook group called "La France en colere" (Angry France).

published on : 4th January 2019

Emmanuel Macron government on tenterhooks as new tax regime takes effect

Visiting a tax query call centre in the northern city of Amiens, Budget Minister Gerald Darmanin attempted to assure the French that the change would be painless.

published on : 2nd January 2019
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