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#Emmanuel Macron

# emmanuel-macron - Monday 21 August, 2017

Brigitte Macron given official role - but won't get title of 'First Lady'

There was strong opposition to the creation of a French First Lady role.

# emmanuel-macron - Friday 18 August, 2017

# emmanuel-macron - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Macron abandons plan to make his wife France's first-ever First Lady

The wife of the French president has historically always played a public role at official functions.

# emmanuel-macron - Friday 14 July, 2017

A 25-second handshake, military parades and Daft Punk: Donald Trump enjoyed Bastille Day today

French President Emmanuel Macron said that Trump’s presence was “the sign of a friendship across the ages”.

# emmanuel-macron - Monday 3 July, 2017

Man charged for threatening to kill Emmanuel Macron

The 23-year-old also allegedly said he wanted to attack “Muslims, Jews, blacks, homosexuals”.

# emmanuel-macron - Monday 19 June, 2017

French elections: 'Macron can't claim a strong popular mandate'

President Emmanuel Macron’s comfortable majority might turn out to be less comfortable than the numbers suggest, writes Dr Míde Ní Shúilleabháin.

Macron sweeps to victory in parliamentary election (but falls short of landslide)

Marine Le Pen’s National Front, meanwhile, had a disappointing result.

# emmanuel-macron - Monday 12 June, 2017

'France is back': Macron smiling as rivals face crushing defeat in election

The French press, however, are focusing on the low turnout for yesterday’s election.

# emmanuel-macron - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Macron takes on Trump - this time with a 'Make Our Planet Great Again' website

The website aims to match users with ways of helping fight the causes of climate change.

# emmanuel-macron - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Charlie Flanagan says attack in Ireland is 'unlikely' and gardaí are 'fully in control of situation'

Leo Varadkar, meanwhile, said the fact the London attack came so soon after the Manchester bombing “only adds to the horror”.

# emmanuel-macron - Friday 2 June, 2017

'Make our planet great again': World leaders attack Trump for pulling out of climate deal

French president Emmanuel Macron led the worldwide condemnation of Trump’s decision.

# emmanuel-macron - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Emmanuel Macron: White-knuckle handshake with Trump 'was not innocent'

Macron is eager to show President Trump that he won’t bow down easily.

# emmanuel-macron - Monday 15 May, 2017

These two EU heavyweights met today (and they want even more eurozone integration) Merkron This post contains videos

These two EU heavyweights met today (and they want even more eurozone integration)

Chancellor Angela Merkel gave cautious support to Emmanuel Macron’s plans today.

Édouard Philippe: France's little-known new prime minister

One anonymous insider described Philippe as “intelligent, lively and at times a bit crazy”.

# emmanuel-macron - Saturday 13 May, 2017

The 4 big challenges Emmanuel Macron will face as president

After defeating the far-right, the fight is just beginning for France’s youngest leader since Napoleon Bonaparte.

# emmanuel-macron - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Macron promises 'revolution' as he unveils gender equal list of political outsiders

“We aim to build a majority for change,” the president-elect said.

# emmanuel-macron - Monday 8 May, 2017

The beginning of the end, or the end of the beginning - What's next for Marine Le Pen?

Down but not out, Le Pen is hoping to use this election as a building block for the National Front party.

From Donald Trump to Michael D Higgins, there are lots of congrats for Emmanuel Macron today

Macron handsomely won the French presidency ahead of Marine Le Pen.

# emmanuel-macron - Sunday 7 May, 2017

'Tonight, France won': Macron defeats Le Pen to become the new French president

World leaders, including Taoiseach Enda Kenny, have hailed the result.

# emmanuel-macron - Saturday 6 May, 2017

Macron says hacked documents have been mixed with false ones to 'sow doubt and disinformation'

A flood of internal documents were released online last night, barely 24 hours before the election.

# emmanuel-macron - Thursday 4 May, 2017

French election frontrunner Emmanuel Macron takes aim at Ireland's corporate tax rate

Macron made specific reference to the Apple Tax farrago as part of a critique of inequal corporate tax regimes across the EU.

'En Marche! Vive La France' - Barack Obama has weighed in on the French election Yes We Macron This post contains videos

'En Marche! Vive La France' - Barack Obama has weighed in on the French election

Obama says he won’t be getting involved in “many elections”.

# emmanuel-macron - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Macron tells Marine Le Pen her election would lead to a French 'civil war'

Tonight’s final debate between Le Pen and presidential rival Emmanuel Macron was a spiteful affair.

# emmanuel-macron - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Marine Le Pen plagiarised one of her rivals in a campaign speech last night

Le Pen’s supporters brushed off claims she copied parts of a speech given two weeks ago by Francois Fillon verbatim.

# emmanuel-macron - Saturday 29 April, 2017

# emmanuel-macron - Monday 24 April, 2017

Marine Le Pen steps down as leader of her party

The far-right candidate is taking on Emmanuel Macron in the French presidential election.

France had a presidential election yesterday...now what happens?

And why does it matter?

Euro surges despite Le Pen making second round of French elections

The French vote was being closely watched as a bellwether for populist sentiment.

# emmanuel-macron - Sunday 23 April, 2017

"It is time to liberate the French people" - Le Pen is through to the final round in the presidential election

Pro-EU candidate Emmanuel Macron has topped the poll, followed by Marine Le Pen, in one of the most closely-fought presidential battles France has seen.

# emmanuel-macron - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Too tight to call: Here's what to know as France votes for a new president

The topsy-turvy election means the result is next to impossible to predict.

# emmanuel-macron - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Le Pen promises to suspend all immigration if elected

“I will protect you. My first measure as president will be to reinstate France’s borders.”

# emmanuel-macron - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

'Are you really going to scrap the euro?' Le Pen clashes with rivals in first presidential debate

The chaotic debate featured 11 presidential hopefuls.

# emmanuel-macron - Saturday 11 March, 2017

50,000 French people want Barack Obama to run in their presidential race

Posters have appeared across Paris with his iconic slogan translated into French.

# emmanuel-macron - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Marine Le Pen could be prosecuted for tweeting photos of Islamic State killings

The European Parliament lifted immunity from prosecution today.

# emmanuel-macron - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Le Pen's personal assistant charged in 'fake jobs' scandal

Meanwhile, Emmanuel Macron won the support of a key centrist.

# emmanuel-macron - Sunday 19 February, 2017

Russia accused of cyberattacks in another election - This time in France

Supports of Emmanuel Macron say he is being targeted.

# emmanuel-macron - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Explainer: Everything you need to know about the French presidential election Va Va Vote This post contains videos

Explainer: Everything you need to know about the French presidential election

The world is watching for the next Brexit or Trump, but will it happen?