Emmanuel Macron

Paris in lockdown as France braces for new anti-Macron riots

Paris was in lockdown early on Saturday with thousands of French security forces braced to meet renewed rioting by "yellow vest" protesters in the capital and other cities in a fourth weekend of confrontation over living costs.

July 26, 2022
July 26, 2022

Macron seeks to calm concerns over Paris 2024 Olympics

French President Emmanuel Macron met senior ministers on Monday to calm concerns that preparations for the Paris 2024 Olympics are beset by security and budget worries, almost two years to the day before the sporting extravaganza opens.

December 8, 2018
December 8, 2018

Paris in lockdown as France braces for new anti-Macron riots

Paris was in lockdown early on Saturday with thousands of French security forces braced to meet renewed rioting by "yellow vest" protesters in the capital and other cities in a fourth weekend of confrontation over living costs.

September 22, 2017
September 22, 2017

It's genocide

French President Emmanuel Macron has termed the attacks on Myanmar's Rohingya minority as genocide and called on the international community to act to stop it.

July 7, 2017
July 7, 2017

The Macron Doctrine?

French President Emmanuel Macron invited Russian President Vladimir Putin to Paris as his first foreign guest, while US President Donald Trump will attend this year's Bastille Day celebrations.

June 19, 2017
June 19, 2017

France's Macron wins strong parliamentary majority

President Emmanuel Macron wins a commanding majority in France's parliamentary election, sweeping aside traditional parties and securing a powerful mandate for pro-business reforms.

May 15, 2017
May 15, 2017

France's Macron to name PM on first full day in office

New French President Emmanuel Macron is set to name a prime minister and visit German Chancellor Angela Merkel on his first full day in office.

May 8, 2017
May 8, 2017

Macron victory: The verdict of the world's media

The world's media largely hails the thumping victory of pro-EU centrist Emmanuel Macron in France's presidential election, but sounds a note of caution about the task ahead.

May 8, 2017
May 8, 2017

How Emmanuel Macron beat Marine Le Pen to win the French election

After a tense and often antagonistic election campaign, Emmanuel Macron is to become the next president of France.