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#Emmanuel Macron

# 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

From The42 French president Macron apologises to Albania over anthem blunder Forgetful Paris

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 G7

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

# 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

'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.

# emmanuel-macron - Saturday 12 January, 2019

'Macron out': Tens of thousands of 'yellow vest' protesters march in France

Officials have vowed zero tolerance for the violence that has marred the weekly protests since they began two months ago.

# emmanuel-macron - Saturday 29 December, 2018

French prosecutors probe whether Macron’s ex-bodyguard used passports illegally

The investigation will examine the “abuse of trust” over Benalla’s failure to return two passports after he was no longer in office.

# emmanuel-macron - Sunday 23 December, 2018

Macron appeals for 'order' after yet more violence sees police officers attacked in Paris

In one incident, a group of three officers were forced to make a hasty escape after coming under attack on the Champs-Elysees.

# emmanuel-macron - Saturday 22 December, 2018

Driver killed after car crashes at 'yellow vest' roadblock in southern France

There have now been ten deaths related to the protests since they began.

# emmanuel-macron - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

'For us, this is nonsense': Yellow vest protesters slam Macron's 'crumbs' speech

After three weeks of large scale protests, Macron announced last night that the minimum wage would be increased.

# emmanuel-macron - Monday 10 December, 2018

Emmanuel Macron addresses nation and pledges wage increase in response to gilets jaunes Republic In Crisis This post contains videos

Emmanuel Macron addresses nation and pledges wage increase in response to gilets jaunes

Macron also rolled back on an unpopular increase in taxes on pensioners.

# emmanuel-macron - Sunday 9 December, 2018

Over 1,700 arrested in latest 'yellow vest' protests in France

Protesters set fire to cars, burned barricades and smashed windows in pockets of violence across the city.

# emmanuel-macron - Saturday 8 December, 2018

Over 700 arrested in early morning clashes at Paris 'yellow vest' protests

Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said 481 people had been detained in Paris.

# emmanuel-macron - Friday 7 December, 2018

Irish in Paris urged to take caution and avoid certain areas as city braced for further protests DFA

Irish in Paris urged to take caution and avoid certain areas as city braced for further protests

The Department of Foreign Affairs has issued an advisory to citizens in France.

# emmanuel-macron - Thursday 6 December, 2018

Eiffel Tower among landmarks to close as Paris braced for fresh violence this weekend

The protests have escalated into the biggest crisis of Emmanuel Macron’s presidency.

# emmanuel-macron - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

French government scraps all plans to hike fuel taxes following fierce protests

Many of the “yellow vest” protesters have called for new protesters on Saturday

# emmanuel-macron - Monday 3 December, 2018

The yellow vests: Dozens block fuel depot as PM to meet with protesters

Around 1,000 students shouting “Macron resign!” demonstrated in the city of Nice today – some wearing high-vis jackets.

# emmanuel-macron - Sunday 2 December, 2018

'Wish for dialogue': France considers state of emergency over anti-government protests

263 people were injured nationwide and a trail of destruction was left around the French capital yesterday.

# emmanuel-macron - Saturday 1 December, 2018

At least 224 people arrested and 80 injured in 'yellow vest' protests in Paris

Clashes between police and demonstrators broke out after crowds began gathering near the Arc de Triomphe.

# emmanuel-macron - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

France to shut down 14 of country's 58 nuclear reactors by 2035, Macron says

The total includes the previously announced shutdown of France’s two oldest reactors.

# emmanuel-macron - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Paris police use tear gas and water cannon on anti-Macron tax protesters

Tens of thousands are expected on the streets of Paris today to protest against rising fuel prices and tax measures.

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