Email
Password
Remember meForgot password?
    Log in with Twitter

macron News

The speech that never was: Macron's shelved address before Notre-Dame fire

Paris - Minutes before receiving the news that Notre-Dame cathedral was consumed by flames French President Emmanuel Macron had recorded a solemn message to the nation.

Macron vows to rebuild Notre-Dame within five years

Paris - French President Emmanuel Macron vowed Tuesday to rebuild Notre-Dame cathedral "within five years", after a fire that toppled the steeple of the 850-year-old landmark and caused major damage to the roof.

Trump expresses Notre Dame 'condolences' to Macron: White House

Washington - President Donald Trump on Tuesday relayed Americans' "condolences" to French President Emmanuel Macron over the fire at Notre-Dame cathedral, the White House said.

'We will rebuild Notre-Dame together', says France's Macron

Paris - "We will rebuild Notre-Dame together", an emotional French President Emmanuel Macron vowed on Monday evening as he visited the famed Paris cathedral which was partly ravaged by fire.

France awaits results from Macron's 'Great National Debate'

Paris - Over three months, France's "Great National Debate" has led to 10,000 local meetings, around two million online contributions and 100 hours of presidential talking. On Monday, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe begins trying to make sense of it all.

Macron under fire for lecturing elderly woman hurt at protest

Nice - France's Emmanuel Macron drew fire Monday after criticising an elderly "yellow vest" protester who was badly injured during a demonstration in Nice at the weekend.

Macron under fire for lecturing elderly woman hurt at protest

Nice - France's Emmanuel Macron drew fire Monday after criticising an elderly "yellow vest" protester who was badly injured during a demonstration in Nice at the weekend.

France's Macron slams protesters' 'complicity' in violence

Paris - French President Emmanuel Macron denounced on Tuesday the "yellow vest" protesters who allow themselves to get mixed up in violent demonstrations, at a time when public opinion is growing increasingly irritated with ongoing violence.

Macron says France wants to keep Renault-Nissan 'balance'

Apo - President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday that France wants to maintain a "balance" in the alliance between automakers Renault and Nissan following the arrest in Japan of Carlos Ghosn.

France's Macron says 'won't respond' to populist Italian leaders

Apo - French President Emmanuel Macron said Sunday that he will not respond to criticism by populist Italian leaders Luigi Di Maio and Matteo Salvini because their words are of "no interest"."I will not respond. That's what they want (for me to respond)...

Macron's ratings edge up as he dives into debates

Paris - Emmanuel Macron's popularity has picked up from record opinion poll lows since his launch of a "great national debate" in France in a bid to prove he will take on board the fierce criticism of "yellow vest" protesters who have upended the centrist pre...

Same old elite? Macron's 'revolution' fails with fed up French

Paris - Jean-Baptiste Moreau, a farmer who splits his time between parliament and his cow sheds, thought he would be part of the solution to France's political problems when he was elected.

Macron calls for order after 'yellow vest' attack on police

Paris - French President Emmanuel Macron called for "order" on Sunday after a sixth weekend of "yellow vest" anti-government protests that saw dwindling participation and a violent attack on police in Paris.

French president to meet relatives of victims of Christmas market shooting

Strasbourg - French President Emmanuel Macron arrived in Strasbourg Friday evening to pay his respects to the victims of a jihadist gunman who was himself later shot dead by police.

Macron's reformist image battered by 'yellow vest' rebellion

Paris - Hailed as a hero in the fight against populism after defeating the far right in elections last year, French President Emmanuel Macron has seen his international reputation take a battering over his failure to quell the "yellow vests" protests.

'He thinks he's God': Macron's style fuels French protesters' ire

Le Mans - The French have gone sour on their 40-year-old President Emmanuel Macron, who has been heckled and booed in recent days as he grapples with a tax revolt. Why does he inspire such hatred among the "yellow vest" protesters?

Fierce tax protests put France's Macron in a bind

Paris - Emmanuel Macron has pledged to restore disillusioned voters' trust in government by diligently delivering on his election promises, but his refusal to bow to the demands of tax protesters could hobble his presidency, experts say.

'I will never accept violence,' Macron says after Paris protests

Buenos Aires - French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday denounced protesters against him as chaos-seekers, as the growing demonstrations first triggered by planned fuel price hikes turned violent.

Macron's popularity falls to 25 percent: poll

Paris - The popularity of French President Emmanuel Macron has dropped to just 25 percent, according to a major tracker poll published on Sunday.

Trump lashes Macron as Europe moves on defense without US

Washington - Donald Trump on Tuesday unleashed an extraordinary attack on Emmanuel Macron, mocking the French president's approval rating and lashing him over European defense proposals which enjoyed a crucial new boost from Germany.

Trump criticizes Macron again over European defense remarks

Washington - Donald Trump on Tuesday launched another attack against Emmanuel Macron over the French president's call for a European army, a proposal the US leader earlier had dubbed "insulting.

Can Macron's 'Davos for democracy' make a difference?

Paris - It was billed as a "Davos for democracy". But will the newly launched Paris Peace Forum, the latest addition to international conferencing, have an impact?

WWI event may have been target for suspected plot against Macron: sources

Paris - Six people arrested Tuesday and linked to the French extreme right may have been plotting to attack President Emmanuel Macron during WWI remembrance ceremonies, sources close to the case told AFP.

Macron calling for a 'real European army' to counter Russia, U.S.

Paris - Emmanuel Macron has used the first world war armistice centenary commemorations to call for a “real” European army, warning that rising nationalism and populism threaten the fragile peace on the continent.

Six far-right suspects held over 'plot' against Macron

Paris - Six people linked to French extreme right movements were detained Tuesday on suspicions they were preparing a "violent" plot against President Emmanuel Macron, sources close to the case told AFP.

France's President Macron tells French to stop moaning

Colombey-les-deux- - France's President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday urged his compatriots to moan less, saying the country would be better off if they emulated wartime leader Charles de Gaulle.

Macron flips back over 'middle finger' photo

Paris - President Emmanuel Macron has shrugged off a controversy over a photo of him posing with a bare-chested youth who is giving the middle finger during a trip to French territories in the Caribbean.

Macron's popularity at record lows

Paris - The popularity of French President Emmanuel Macron has hit its lowest level since the start of his term, according to a major tracker poll published on Sunday, with just 29 percent of respondents satisfied with his leadership.

Jobless gardener says Macron remarks were 'hard to swallow'

Paris - The unemployed gardener who French President Emmanuel Macron said had only to "cross the road" to find a job described the controversial remarks Tuesday as "hard to swallow".

Macron to renew plea for closer Europe

Paris - With nine months to go before European parliament elections, France's President Emmanuel Macron will on Monday renew his plea for a more integrated EU, against a global wave of nationalism.
  1 2 3 4 5 6 Next»

Set up a news alert for

macron


macron Image

"Merk-ron": the power couple of Europe?
"Merk-ron": the power couple of Europe?
ludovic MARIN, AFP/File
Nearly 190 fires were put out and six buildings were set alight
Nearly 190 fires were put out and six buildings were set alight
Abdulmonam EASSA, AFP
In his caustic series of early-morning tweets Trump again lambasted European allies for not spending...
In his caustic series of early-morning tweets Trump again lambasted European allies for not spending enough on their militaries, while angrily ranting against the French leader's advocation for a European army
JIM WATSON, Nicholas Kamm, Ludovic MARIN, Brendan SMIALOWSKI, ludovic MARIN, Brendan Smialowski, AFP

Latest News
Top News