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#macron

# macron - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

Opinion: It is not just about petrol prices - years of austerity in France caused violent protests

The French are practical people and they tightened their belts as much as they could until eventually they couldn’t survive, writes Renaud Beranger.

# macron - Saturday 17 November, 2018

One killed after panicked driver rams into crowd at French fuel protests

An estimated 124,000 people took part in the protests.

# macron - Sunday 11 November, 2018

Macron doubles down on row with Trump and says Europe shouldn't buy US weapons

Macron said the two leaders had spoken about what his office has portrayed as a misunderstanding.

# 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.

# 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.

# macron - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

'It's best not to see the sausage being made': Macron tight-lipped on how his Trump phone-call went

An unnamed source told CNN television the call went badly.

# 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.

# 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.

# macron - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

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

Hundreds attended the ceremony for Arnaud Beltrame today.

# macron - Saturday 24 March, 2018

Policeman who swapped himself for hostage in supermarket siege dies of injuries

Lieutenant-Colonel Arnaud Beltrame died early this morning. Emmanuel Macron has paid tribute to his bravery.

# 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.

# macron - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

'It doesn't fly': Macron rejects Trump offer to renegotiate Paris climate agreement

World leaders are meeting in Paris today – two years to the day since the deal was agreed.

# macron - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

Taoiseach says Ireland will not be joining a European army

Leo Varadkar failed to rule out Ireland signing up to a joint defence pact with EU countries.

# 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.

# 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.

# macron - Friday 14 July, 2017

From The Daily Edge Donald Trump and Macron shook hands for 25 seconds straight today Break An Arm

Donald Trump and Macron shook hands for 25 seconds straight today

They didn’t even stop when Trump embraced the French First Lady.

From The Daily Edge The French Army Band played a medley of Daft Punk songs and Donald Trump looked very confused Bastille Day

Trump says US friendship with France 'unbreakable' as he prepares to attend Bastille Day parade

Yesterday evening the two couples dined at a Michelin-starred restaurant on the Eiffel Tower.

French court bans magazine from publishing 'obscene' Nice attack images on 1-year anniversary

Victims’ groups had accused the Paris Match magazine of sensationalising the assault.

# macron - Thursday 13 July, 2017

'We'll see what happens': Trump hints he could change position on Paris climate accord

Trump announced he was to remove the United States from the climate action accord.

# macron - Monday 19 June, 2017

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

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

# macron - Sunday 18 June, 2017

Macron looks set to win a massive majority in French parliamentary elections

Turnout has been low across France as the country deals with its fourth national vote in less than two months.

# 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.

# macron - Sunday 11 June, 2017

French elections: Macron on the way to overwhelming majority

Macron has enjoyed a smooth start in the five weeks since he beat far-right candidate Marine Le Pen.

# macron - Monday 22 May, 2017

Macron to host Putin after Hollande said Russia's bombing could amount to war crimes

Macron’s aides accused the Kremlin of mounting a “smear campaign” against Macron.

# 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.

# macron - Sunday 14 May, 2017

Emmanuel Macron has been sworn in as French president

‘The world and Europe need France now more than ever and they need a strong France with a sense of its own destiny.’

# 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.

# macron - Friday 12 May, 2017

Opinion: 'Electing Macron last week could result in Le Pen winning the next election in 2022'

Macron’s approach, is the failed strategy of austerity or neoliberalism, writes Julien Mercille.

# 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.

# 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.

# 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.

# 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.

'France decides': Everything you need to know about this weekend's presidential election

Macron or Le Pen? The French people will decide what path their future will take tomorrow.

# 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.

# macron - Monday 24 April, 2017

Poll: Who would get your vote in the French presidential election? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who would get your vote in the French presidential election?

France will go to the polls on 7 May.