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# 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.

# emmanuel-macron - Sunday 18 November, 2018

Macron issues plea to Merkel for stronger Europe to help prevent world 'slipping into chaos'

Macron became the first French president to address the Bundestag in 18 years today.

# emmanuel-macron - Monday 12 November, 2018

Poll: Would you support the idea of a European army? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you support the idea of a European army?

French President Emmanuel Macron is pushing for the creation of a nine-country European force.

# emmanuel-macron - Saturday 10 November, 2018

Macron seeks to defuse tensions after Trump blasted his proposals for a European army

The two leaders held talks ahead of World War I commemorations this weekend.

# emmanuel-macron - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

Six detained over suspected 'violent plot' against President Macron

They are all linked to extreme right movements.

# emmanuel-macron - Sunday 7 October, 2018

It's all gone wrong for Emmanuel Macron Elysée Palace This post contains videos

It's all gone wrong for Emmanuel Macron

Less than a year-and-a-half since the election, his presidency is floundering.

# emmanuel-macron - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Trump accuses China of meddling in US elections as payback for their growing trade war

A gavel-wielding Trump at the UN Security Council accused Beijing of working against his Republican Party in upcoming midterm elections.

# emmanuel-macron - Sunday 16 September, 2018

Macron under fire for telling young jobseeker to 'cross the road' to find work Look Elsewhere This post contains videos

Macron under fire for telling young jobseeker to 'cross the road' to find work

The French president told the aspiring gardener that he could easily find a job in a restaurant or in the construction sector.

# emmanuel-macron - Friday 3 August, 2018

Brexit talks head to Mediterranean retreat as Barnier hints EU is ready to tweak backstop plan

She and Macron will hold an “informal” two-hour meeting at Bregancon, a 17th-century fort.

# emmanuel-macron - Saturday 21 July, 2018

Home of Macron aide, filmed beating up protester, raided

French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb will face questions from parliament next week.

# emmanuel-macron - Friday 20 July, 2018

Macron fires aide seen hitting protester while dressed as riot policeman

He is suspected of unlawfully receiving police surveillance footage in a bid to clear his name.

# emmanuel-macron - Thursday 19 July, 2018

One of Macron's bodyguards is being investigated for beating a protester

A probe has begun into possible charges of violence by a public official, and of pretending to be a policeman.

# emmanuel-macron - Sunday 10 June, 2018

From The42 French President will travel to Russia 'when' team reach World Cup quarter-finals Optimism

French President will travel to Russia 'when' team reach World Cup quarter-finals

Emmanuel Macron is confident the side will at least get to the last eight.

# emmanuel-macron - Friday 8 June, 2018

Donald Trump fights with 'indignant' Trudeau and Macron on Twitter before meeting G7 leaders

It’s another tense meeting of world leaders today after Trump enforced tariffs that could spark a trade war.

# emmanuel-macron - Friday 1 June, 2018

Trump's 'illegal', 'unacceptable' steel and aluminium tariffs will kick in today, and US allies are not happy

Stock prices slumped amid fears of a trade war between the nations.

# emmanuel-macron - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Thousands throng streets of Paris in protest against President Emmanuel Macron

The French president has been in power for a year, but not everyone is happy with his sweeping social reforms.

# emmanuel-macron - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

France's Emmanuel Macron attacks US nationalism in Congress speech

Macron told a joint meeting of Congress, “the American and French people have had a rendezvous with freedom”.

From The Daily Edge 16 of the funniest tweets that sum up Macron's trip to the White House Showdown In DC

16 of the funniest tweets that sum up Macron's trip to the White House

This trip has become memorably memeable.

# emmanuel-macron - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Trump slams Iran nuclear deal as 'insane' and 'ridiculous' during Macron White House meeting

Trump hosted French president Emmanuel Macron in the Oval Office for the first time today.

# emmanuel-macron - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

France's Macron warns MEPs of growing sense of authoritarianism in Europe

Macron addressed the European Parliament for the first time this morning.

# emmanuel-macron - Monday 16 April, 2018

Tánaiste would have 'much preferred' if the UN was taking action against alleged Syrian chemical attack

World leaders are dealing with the fallout of airstrikes ordered following an alleged chemical attack.

# emmanuel-macron - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Macron 'has proof' Syria was behind gas attack, mulls over military action

The French president said any French action would target Syria’s chemical weapons abilities.

# emmanuel-macron - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

'French spirit of resistance' hailed as hero policeman laid to rest

Hundreds attended the ceremony for Arnaud Beltrame today.

# emmanuel-macron - Saturday 20 January, 2018

UK could get a special trade deal with the EU after Brexit - Macron says

He warned that it could only happen if it accept the single market preconditions.

# emmanuel-macron - Thursday 18 January, 2018

France to lend priceless Bayeux Tapestry to Britain - but is Macron just trolling?

Historians and political commentators can’t agree on whether this is a gesture of goodwill, or a “wonderful joke”.

# emmanuel-macron - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Macron wants the French baguette to become a Unesco-listed symbol

Irish uilleann piping was granted the same status last year.

# emmanuel-macron - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

Explainer: Why Ireland and many others are against Trump recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Simon Coveney said he shares Emmanuel Macron’s concerns about Trump’s proposals, which could be destabilising in the region.

# emmanuel-macron - Saturday 25 November, 2017

'Our entire society is sick with sexism' - Macron promises laws to fight violence against women

The French President also also wants to introduce an age of consent in France.

# emmanuel-macron - Saturday 28 October, 2017

Macron jokes about marijuana during tense State visit to French Guiana

Macron has made controversial comments in the past about French colonies.

# emmanuel-macron - Saturday 21 October, 2017

'If jihadists die, it's for the best' - France doesn't want its citizens who became Isis fighters coming home

French citizens are among the biggest contingent of overseas fighters who have joined the so-called Islamic State.

# emmanuel-macron - Friday 29 September, 2017

EU leaders are hoping for Brexit 'miracles' but Leo thinks there's a 'better vibe' around talks

But the Taoiseach could be heading for a clash with Emmanuel Macron on tax issues.

# emmanuel-macron - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Ryanair cancels 110 flights as French air-traffic controllers strike

The strikes are taking place as a result of President Macron’s plans to reform French labour laws.

# emmanuel-macron - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Business leaders welcome Macron's labour reforms but trade unions aren't so happy

France’s biggest trade union is planning street protests next month.

# 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.