Macron attempts to broker Libyan peace with meeting of leaders

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French president convenes talks between heads of rival factions in attempt to increase conflict-ravaged countrys political stability The French president, Emmanuel Macron, is to convene face-to-face talks in Europe between the leaders of the rival Libyan factions in an attempt to bring peace and political stability to the country. A stable ending the flow of […]

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Macron and En Marche expect big win in French parliamentary elections

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Despite low voter turnout Frances newest political party is predicted to take up to 80% of seats in major shift for republic France has begun voting in parliamentary elections which are expected to hand Emmanuel Macron a landslide majority, a second triumph for him after his presidential victory and one which should allow him to […]

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French parliamentary election polls point to Macron landslide

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First-round results for overseas voters have La Rpublique En Marche candidates ahead in 10 out of 11 constituencies Emmanuel Macrons new centrist party could be within reach of a clear majority in parliamentary elections, with his candidates this week topping the first-round vote in almost all constituencies for French voters abroad. First-round voting across France […]

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Paris climate deal: Europe vows to keep fighting global warming after US withdrawal

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Emmanuel Macron says worlds duty is to make our planet great again as leaders react to Trump pulling out of Paris accord European leaders have pledged to keep fighting against global warming after Donald Trump announced he was pulling the US out of the Paris climate accord. The leaders of France, Germany and Italy said […]

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Donald Trump’s Europe tour leaves leaders strangely shaken

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US presidents first visit to Europe memorable for body-language battles and patchy understanding of the bloc He crunched hands, shoved shoulders and struck poses. He scoffed chocolates, ignored protocol and harangued heads of state. He denied saying things he had said, then said things that showed he did not understand. It may, mercifully, have passed […]

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Mood in Poland shifts after Macron’s victory in France | Patrick Wintour

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With populists failing to break through this year, and Warsaws ally, the UK, set to leave the EU, Poland may feel a little isolated Emmanuel Macrons election victory in France may have put some magic in the air in Berlin, but in Poland his triumph has poisoned the atmosphere, creating fears that his integrationist agenda […]

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Macron victory gives Brussels confidence boost over EU’s future

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With existential threat posed by French election averted, EU leaders more assured and see opportunity to reset project Europe When Emmanuel Macron walked across the courtyard of the Louvre on Sunday evening to the rousing finale of Beethovens Ode to Joy, the EU anthem, few doubted it was a win not only for his untested […]

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Brexit campaign group insults Macron after presidential win

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Leave.EU, pressure group set up by Nigel Farage before referendum, tweets that French people had rolled over like they did in 1940 A Brexit campaign group poured scorn on France and Emmanuel Macron after the centrist newcomer Leave.EU, the pro-Brexit pressure group set up by Nigel Farage for last years referendum, tweeted that the French […]

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