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#French President

# french-president - Thursday 17 December, 2020

French president Emmanuel Macron tests positive for Covid-19
# France
# France

French president Emmanuel Macron tests positive for Covid-19

Dec 17th 2020, 10:05 AM 13,923 Views 21 Comments

Macron will now self-isolate for seven days.

# french-president - Saturday 29 December, 2018

French prosecutors probe whether Macron’s ex-bodyguard used passports illegally
# Alexandre Benalla
# Alexandre Benalla

French prosecutors probe whether Macron’s ex-bodyguard used passports illegally

Dec 29th 2018, 3:16 PM 8,233 Views 4 Comments

The investigation will examine the “abuse of trust” over Benalla’s failure to return two passports after he was no longer in office.

# french-president - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Macron wants the French baguette to become a Unesco-listed symbol
# French President
# French President

Macron wants the French baguette to become a Unesco-listed symbol

Jan 13th 2018, 3:11 PM 9,807 Views 46 Comments

Irish uilleann piping was granted the same status last year.

# french-president - Saturday 28 October, 2017

Macron jokes about marijuana during tense State visit to French Guiana
# French President
# French President

Macron jokes about marijuana during tense State visit to French Guiana

Oct 28th 2017, 4:02 PM 16,876 Views 13 Comments

Macron has made controversial comments in the past about French colonies.

# french-president - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Emmanuel Macron: White-knuckle handshake with Trump 'was not innocent'
# Dominance
# Dominance

Emmanuel Macron: White-knuckle handshake with Trump 'was not innocent'

May 28th 2017, 3:30 PM 65,983 Views 69 Comments

Macron is eager to show President Trump that he won’t bow down easily.

# french-president - Saturday 13 May, 2017

The 4 big challenges Emmanuel Macron will face as president
# New Kid On The Bloc
# New Kid On The Bloc

The 4 big challenges Emmanuel Macron will face as president

May 13th 2017, 9:30 PM 13,007 Views 46 Comments

After defeating the far-right, the fight is just beginning for France’s youngest leader since Napoleon Bonaparte.

# french-president - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Macron promises 'revolution' as he unveils gender equal list of political outsiders
# Young Pretenders
# Young Pretenders

Macron promises 'revolution' as he unveils gender equal list of political outsiders

May 11th 2017, 8:40 PM 9,894 Views 21 Comments

“We aim to build a majority for change,” the president-elect said.

# french-president - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Nicolas Sarkozy to face trial over 'fraudulent' election financing
# Merde
# Merde

Nicolas Sarkozy to face trial over 'fraudulent' election financing

Feb 7th 2017, 11:42 AM 5,718 Views 20 Comments

The former French president has described the controversy as a “farce”.

# french-president - Monday 7 April, 2014

Rwandan president accuses France of role in the genocide
# Commemorations
# Commemorations

Rwandan president accuses France of role in the genocide

Apr 7th 2014, 6:36 PM 11,357 Views 41 Comments

The French President has since released a statement.

# french-president - Friday 24 January, 2014

Blast at church in Rome ahead of Francois Hollande visit
# Explosion
# Explosion

Blast at church in Rome ahead of Francois Hollande visit

Jan 24th 2014, 8:50 AM 7,005 Views 5 Comments

The French President is due to meet with the Pope for the first time later today amid deep divisions in France over issues like abortion and gay marriage.

# french-president - Sunday 25 August, 2013

Hollande says evidence implicates Assad in chemical attacks
# Syria
# Syria

Hollande says evidence implicates Assad in chemical attacks

Aug 25th 2013, 1:43 PM 5,416 Views 113 Comments

The French President said that everything led to the belief that the regime was responsible for the “unspeakable act”.

# french-president - Monday 11 June, 2012

France's Socialist Party poised to take parliamentary majority
# French Elections
# French Elections

France's Socialist Party poised to take parliamentary majority

Jun 11th 2012, 8:50 AM 837 Views 12 Comments

President Francois Hollande’s parliamentary majority will give him the opportunity to push through budget and tax reforms, and to move away from austerity towards growth.

# french-president - Thursday 15 December, 2011

Former French president Jacques Chirac convicted in corruption trial
# France
# France

Former French president Jacques Chirac convicted in corruption trial

Dec 15th 2011, 9:57 AM 2,069 Views 19 Comments

The corruption took place during Chirac’s tenure as the mayor of Paris.

# french-president - Tuesday 16 August, 2011

Sarkozy and Merkel to meet today
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Sarkozy and Merkel to meet today

Aug 16th 2011, 7:17 AM 200 Views 8 Comments

Chancellor Merkel and President Sarkozy are to meet today to discuss the Eurozone crisis.

# french-president - Tuesday 17 May, 2011

Carla Bruni "pregnant", says her father-in-law
# Rumours
From The Daily Edge
# Rumours

Carla Bruni "pregnant", says her father-in-law

May 17th 2011, 2:25 PM 1,093 Views 0 Comments

Nicolas Sarkozy’s father has said that Bruni is pregnant with the couple’s first child.

# french-president - Thursday 29 July, 2010

Carla Bruni - great singer, not so great actor
# Fluff Up
From The Daily Edge
# Fluff Up

Carla Bruni - great singer, not so great actor

Jul 29th 2010, 3:51 PM 266 Views 0 Comments

The French first-lady is filming a new Woody Allen movie in Paris.