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# emmanuel-macron - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Teacher murdered by radical Islamists in Paris to be honoured as seven due in court over killing

“Our fellow citizens expect actions,” French President Emmanuel Macron said yesterday.

# emmanuel-macron - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

French teacher's killer had been 'in contact' with a pupil's father before attack

President Macron said that a pro-Hamas group active in France would be dissolved for being “directly implicated” in the murder.

# emmanuel-macron - Friday 16 October, 2020

French cities get set for night-time curfew from this evening after 30,000 new cases confirmed yesterday

The new night-time restrictions come into force for the first time at midnight tonight in Paris and eight other major cities.

# emmanuel-macron - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Covid-19: France imposes nightly curfew on Paris and eight other cities

The curfew will be implemented from Saturday.

# emmanuel-macron - Saturday 10 October, 2020

Boris Johnson holds last-minute Brexit talks with Macron

Johnson spoke with the French leader by phone today.

# emmanuel-macron - Sunday 27 September, 2020

'It's clear he has to go': Macron calls for Belarus president Lukashenko to resign

Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets in Belarus since 9 August elections.

# emmanuel-macron - Monday 31 August, 2020

Lebanese diplomat appointed to form new government in crisis-hit country

His appointment comes weeks after a devastating explosion in Beirut.

# emmanuel-macron - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Macron urges reform as Lebanese officials seek to shift blame over blast

It is unclear how much support the international community will offer the notoriously dysfunctional government.

# emmanuel-macron - Friday 3 July, 2020

New prime minister named in France as Emmanuel Macron launches government reshuffle

Macron said he is seeking a “new path” to rebuild the country for the two remaining years of his term.

# emmanuel-macron - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

Explainer: Why is Germany suddenly backing the EU recovery fund?

Experts say the scale of the crisis and a German constitutional court ruling might have something to do with it.

# emmanuel-macron - Monday 18 May, 2020

Merkel and Macron agree €500 billion virus recovery plan for Europe

French President Emmanuel Macron said today that Europe’s action at the start of the crisis wasn’t sufficient.

# emmanuel-macron - Sunday 23 February, 2020

Macron 'not sure' a trade deal between Europe and Britain can be agreed before the end of the year

Britain and the EU are about to embark on negotiations aiming to hammer out a trade agreement by the end of December.

# emmanuel-macron - Friday 14 February, 2020

Russian artist defends leaking sex video that ended Paris mayoral bid of Emmanuel Macron ally

Piotr Pavlensky leaked the video as a fight against political “hypocrisy”.

# emmanuel-macron - Sunday 2 February, 2020

Boris Johnson to tell Brussels he is prepared to accept border checks in no-deal like scenario

Boris Johnson is prepared to accept a trade deal akin to a no-deal arrangement from the European Union.

# emmanuel-macron - Sunday 5 January, 2020

Notre Dame 'not saved yet' and still in a 'state of peril' following devastating fire

A blaze in April last year destroyed the roof and toppled the spire of the medieval cathedral.

# emmanuel-macron - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

French government ready to 'compromise' as country enters day 14 of transport strike

The government is struggling to win over support for its points-based pension system.

# emmanuel-macron - Saturday 16 November, 2019

Yellow vest protesters return to streets of Paris to mark one-year anniversary of movement

Police used tear gas and water cannons to disperse the protesters.

# emmanuel-macron - Sunday 8 September, 2019

French president Macron apologises to Albania over anthem blunder

Kick-off was delayed after the national anthem of Andorra was played before the game against France.

# emmanuel-macron - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Tens of thousands of fires are burning in the Amazon - here's what you need to know

There is huge concern about the local, national and international impact of the fires.

# emmanuel-macron - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro open to €18 million G7 offer if Macron 'withdraws insults'

Macron and Bolsonaro have been engaged in a diplomatic spat in recent days.

# emmanuel-macron - Monday 26 August, 2019

Johnson short on detail on Brexit plans as diplomatic tour comes to an end at G7

Boris Johnson was speaking as the G7 conference draws to a close.

Macron attacks Bolsonaro after sexist Facebook post about his wife

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was responding to a Facebook post which sought to compare both leaders’ wives.

Trade, tech and Amazon fires: What's been discussed so far at the G7 Summit in France

The three-day summit will conclude later today.

# emmanuel-macron - Saturday 24 August, 2019

EU's Tusk warns 'trade wars will lead to recession' as world leaders meet in France for G7 summit

13,000 members of the French security forces have been deployed to Biarritz ahead of the summit.

# emmanuel-macron - Friday 23 August, 2019

Johnson's 'victory' and a misleading photo: How the UK papers reacted after Boris met Macron Entente Cordiale This post contains videos

Johnson's 'victory' and a misleading photo: How the UK papers reacted after Boris met Macron

There were some contrasting opinions.

# emmanuel-macron - Thursday 22 August, 2019

Face off at the Élysée Palace as Johnson meets 'hardest in the gang' Macron Brexit This post contains videos

Face off at the Élysée Palace as Johnson meets 'hardest in the gang' Macron

Macron said he hopes for a ‘useful’ month of talks on Brexit.

'All eyes on how Ireland is being treated': Country now in eye of storm, Coveney says

Coveney said the UK backstop alternatives will ‘badly hit’ Ireland and its economy.

# emmanuel-macron - Friday 26 July, 2019

'American wine is better than French wine!' - Trump threatens tariffs on France and 'foolish' Macron

The US President was responding to France’s new a digital services tax.

# emmanuel-macron - Thursday 18 July, 2019

Your crash course in... France's digital services tax and the impact on Ireland

The Macron government’s 3% levy has also drawn scorn from the Trump administration.

# emmanuel-macron - Monday 15 July, 2019

'The time has come to act': European powers urge dialogue in Iran nuclear crisis

Tensions are continuing to intensify between Iran and the US.

# emmanuel-macron - Friday 21 June, 2019

EU leaders call 'crisis' summit after failure to agree on candidates for Brussels top jobs

EU leaders failed to agree on a successor to Jean-Claude Juncker.

# emmanuel-macron - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Trump, Macron, May all to attend ceremonies in Normandy to mark 75 years since D-Day

D-Day is seen by many as one of the great symbols of transatlantic cooperation.

# emmanuel-macron - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

The EU's Game of Thrones: Merkel and Macron clash over who should replace Juncker

The German Chancellor prefers Manfred Weber, while Macron wants a centre-left pick, or one of two French candidates.

# emmanuel-macron - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

'A flexible extension': EU's Tusk proposes long Brexit delay but not more than a year

Prime Minister Theresa May met with German Chancellor Merkel and French President Macron today.

# emmanuel-macron - Saturday 23 March, 2019

French yellow vest marches enter 19th weekend, as protestors banned from Champs-Elysées

More than 100 businesses were damaged last week weekend in Paris during yellow vest riots.

# emmanuel-macron - Monday 18 March, 2019

Paris police chief fired following yellow vest riots on Champs-Elysées

About 5,000 police were deployed in the capital on Saturday to deal with the protests.

# emmanuel-macron - Saturday 16 March, 2019

Mother and child saved from apartment building set on fire by yellow vest protesters in Paris

French police said more than 80 people had been arrested by mid-afternoon.

# emmanuel-macron - Saturday 9 February, 2019

Yellow Vest protester's hand 'blown off' during violent clashes in Paris

Witnesses said the injured man was photographing the protest.

# emmanuel-macron - Saturday 19 January, 2019

French yellow vests hit back at Macron's debate attempts with 10th weekend of protests

In Paris, several thousand people marched peacefully through the Left Bank in freezing temperatures.

'Wine is not comparable to other alcohols': French minister causes stir with bold alcohol claim

Guillaume blamed binge drinking among young people largely on spirits.

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