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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Paris plunge: daily queues after city opens cleaned-up canal to swimmers

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Free swimming at La Villette is first step in Pariss efforts to reopen some of its murky waterways to casual bathers, and the Seine could be next Standing in his swimming trunks, Gilles looked up at the modern grey apartment buildings and trees that lined the Paris canal. He took a deep breath, then dived […]

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Paris’s Pompidou Centre to open gallery in Shanghai

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The modern art gallery, which also plans to open branches in South Korea and Belgium, has been in talks for more than a decade with China The regarded as the second most important in the world after the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jul/19/pariss-pompidou-centre-to-open-gallery-in-shanghai

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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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How Facebook flouts Holocaust denial laws except where it fears being sued

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Leaked guidelines for moderators also reveal refugees are not protected by hate speech rules because they are a hot topic Facebooks policies on Holocaust denial will come under fresh scrutiny following the leak of documents that show moderators are being told not to remove this content in most of the countries where it is illegal. […]

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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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