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# French President

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Macron wants 'strong' sanctions after child suffering from cancer attacked at Ligue 1 game
The boy had been invited to watch the game in a hospitality box and meet the Marseille players.
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French president Emmanuel Macron tests positive for Covid-19
Macron will now self-isolate for seven days.
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.
Macron wants the French baguette to become a Unesco-listed symbol
Irish uilleann piping was granted the same status last year.
Macron jokes about marijuana during tense State visit to French Guiana
Macron has made controversial comments in the past about French colonies.
Emmanuel Macron: White-knuckle handshake with Trump 'was not innocent'
Macron is eager to show President Trump that he won’t bow down easily.
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.
Macron promises 'revolution' as he unveils gender equal list of political outsiders
“We aim to build a majority for change,” the president-elect said.
Nicolas Sarkozy to face trial over 'fraudulent' election financing
The former French president has described the controversy as a “farce”.
Rwandan president accuses France of role in the genocide
The French President has since released a statement.
Blast at church in Rome ahead of Francois Hollande visit
The French President is due to meet with the Pope for the first time later today amid deep divisions in France over issues like abortion and gay marriage.
Hollande says evidence implicates Assad in chemical attacks
The French President said that everything led to the belief that the regime was responsible for the “unspeakable act”.
France's Socialist Party poised to take parliamentary majority
President Francois Hollande’s parliamentary majority will give him the opportunity to push through budget and tax reforms, and to move away from austerity towards growth.
Former French president Jacques Chirac convicted in corruption trial
The corruption took place during Chirac’s tenure as the mayor of Paris.
Sarkozy and Merkel to meet today
Chancellor Merkel and President Sarkozy are to meet today to discuss the Eurozone crisis.
Carla Bruni "pregnant", says her father-in-law
Nicolas Sarkozy’s father has said that Bruni is pregnant with the couple’s first child.
Carla Bruni - great singer, not so great actor
The French first-lady is filming a new Woody Allen movie in Paris.