Emmanuel Macron

Macron hails common European defence in Bastille Day address

President Emmanuel Macron spoke of the importance of common defence and security on Sunday as he marked Bastille Day celebrations in France.

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France to create new space force

France will set up a new space defence command in September, President Emmanuel Macron has announced.

Speaking a day before the annual Bastille Day celebrations, … Read more

Washington Post on Malta’s role in the Mediterranean migrants’ rescue operations

With Italy firmly blocking its seaports, the tiny island country of Malta has emerged as an unlikely and reluctant lifeline for migrants making the perilous … Read more

Photo Story : Careless Whispers

French President Emmanuel Macron (L) and US President Donald J. Trump (R) prior a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of D-Day commemorations at the Prefecture … Read more

Photo Story : Handling Power

US President Donald J. Trump (L) and French President Emmanuel Macron (R) shake hands during a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of D-Day commemorations at … Read more

Cartoon: Weber, No Thank You. – Macron

First published on POLITICO.eu, Belgium, May 25, 2019 | By Rytis Daukantas

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Barnier has what it takes to be the European Commission’s next President – Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron thinks the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier should be under consideration for the European Commission top job.

“Undeniably, Michel Barnier … Read more

Macron demands more from Facebook in combatting hate speech

French authorities should have more access to Facebook’s algorithms to audit its policies on hate speech, a report concluded. The French report was published hours … Read more

Marine Le Pen surpasses Macron’s party in EP election poll

In France, the party of far-right leader Marine Le Pen will top the upcoming European Parliament elections with 22 percent of the vote, just ahead … Read more

Experts call for patience in rebuilding Notre Dame

Over 1,100 French and international architects and heritage experts have called on French President Emmanuel Macron to take the necessary time to ensure good reconstruction … Read more

Notre Dame Cathedral has now been stabilized

Architects and construction workers have now stabilized the damaged structure of Notre Dame cathedral, after a fast-spreading fire ravaged the iconic Paris building, and … Read more

International competition launched to rebuild the spire of Notre-Dame Cathedral


France’s Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has launched a competition for international architects to rebuild the spire of Notre-Dame Cathedral.

Huge sums of money have … Read more

The Notre Dame Fire…what happens next

French President Emmanuel Macron says Notre-Dame cathedral will be rebuilt “even more beautifully”  and that he wants the work done within five years.

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Notre Dame must be rebuilt within five years – Macron

France’s president Emmanuel Macron has told France Notre Dame cathedral will be rebuilt, and it must be rebuilt within five years.

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Salvini says dispute with France over

Interior Minister Matteo Salvini announced that a dispute with France over migrants and other issues was over. Salvini said his French counterpart Christophe Castaner had … Read more

UPDATED: Violence in the streets of Paris during Yellow Vest protest

After weeks of declining participation, France’s “yellow vest” protest movement attempted to rebound on Saturday with a major rally in Paris.  It quickly turned violent … Read more

World leaders react on New Zealand massacre

World leaders expressed condolences and condemnation following the deadly attacks on mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch, while Muslim leaders said the mass … Read more

Macron calls for transition period in Algeria

Reuters reports that French President Emmanuel Macron said that Algeria was entering a new chapter in it’s history after  Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s decision to … Read more

Cartoon Selection – Europe’s Renaissance according to Macron

First published on POLITICO.eu, Belgium, March 9, 2019 | By Rytis Daukantas

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Macron seeks reconciliation with Italy

French President Emmanuel Macron held out the olive branch with Italy following a diplomatic spat that saw Paris briefly recall its ambassador.

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Sixteenth consecutive week of demonstrations by France’s Yellow Vests

France 24 reported that once more on Saturday, Yellow Vests took to the streets of France for the sixteenth consecutive week of protests amid signs … Read more

Macron’s closest aide resigns after Benalla Affair links

Ismaël Emelien, a close aide to President Emmanuel Macron whose name has recently been linked to the so-called “Benalla Affair”, has become the latest member … Read more

Yellow Vest protests – Macron considering referendum

President Emmanuel Macron, whose popularity plummeted to an all-time low after a proposed fuel tax rise sparked the nationwide Yellow Vest movement, is considering a … Read more

If being in favour of better salaries and having a more effective parliament is ‘Gilet Jaune’, then I am one – Emanuel Macron

Having previously made comments that caused controversy, French President Emmanuel Macron has again created a stir for a statement he made in a private meeting … Read more