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#macron

# macron - Tuesday 28 June, 2022

Russia demands Ukraine surrender as G7 vows to make Moscow pay
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia demands Ukraine surrender as G7 vows to make Moscow pay

Jun 28th 2022, 7:13 PM 29,250 Views 29 Comments

Eighteen people were killed in an attack yesterday in the city of Kremenchuk.

# macron - Wednesday 22 June, 2022

Macron urges 'compromises' to break France impasse
# Deadlock
# Deadlock

Macron urges 'compromises' to break France impasse

Jun 22nd 2022, 10:38 PM 7,250 Views 1 Comment

Macron’s centrist alliance finished Sunday’s parliamentary elections 44 seats short of a majority in the National Assembly.

# macron - Sunday 24 April, 2022

France votes in showdown for Macron and Le Pen
# France
# France

France votes in showdown for Macron and Le Pen

Updated Apr 24th 2022, 12:17 PM 22,067 Views 32 Comments

Analysts have warned that blank votes or abstentions could be crucial in this election.

# macron - Saturday 23 April, 2022

Opinion: Macron's politically divisive presidency may have engineered Le Pen's comeback
# French Election
# French Election

Opinion: Macron's politically divisive presidency may have engineered Le Pen's comeback

Apr 23rd 2022, 11:35 AM 19,040 Views 25 Comments

Despite Macron’s pledge to limit the appeal of extremist parties, Le Pen is within touching distance of the Élysée, writes Dr Maura Stewart.

# macron - Saturday 9 April, 2022

Quiz: How much do you know about French presidents?
# French Election
# French Election

Quiz: How much do you know about French presidents?

Apr 9th 2022, 10:00 PM 30,064 Views 24 Comments

Fièvre électorale.

# macron - Thursday 31 March, 2022

Macron launches bitter attack on Le Pen as lead slips in French polls
# Crunch Time
# Crunch Time

Macron launches bitter attack on Le Pen as lead slips in French polls

Mar 31st 2022, 9:27 PM 19,245 Views 15 Comments

A poll yesterday showed Le Pen winning 47.5% of the vote in a second-round run-off against Macron.

# macron - Tuesday 29 March, 2022

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen closing gap on Emmanuel Macron, new polls show
# Polls
# Polls

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen closing gap on Emmanuel Macron, new polls show

Mar 29th 2022, 10:05 PM 23,107 Views 23 Comments

Macron has long been favourite for the two-round election on 10 and 24 April.

# macron - Friday 4 March, 2022

Emmanuel Macron announces bid for second term as French president
# Second Term
# Second Term

Emmanuel Macron announces bid for second term as French president

Mar 4th 2022, 7:39 AM 10,177 Views 15 Comments

Polling to determine who will take the keys of the Elysee Palace takes place in April.

# macron - Tuesday 8 February, 2022

Putin told me Russia will not escalate Ukraine crisis, says Macron
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Putin told me Russia will not escalate Ukraine crisis, says Macron

Updated Feb 8th 2022, 6:09 PM 21,589 Views 32 Comments

Putin and Macron met yesterday in Moscow.

# macron - Tuesday 4 January, 2022

Blow for Macron's party as opposition join forces to hold up Covid bill
# World Report
# World Report

Blow for Macron's party as opposition join forces to hold up Covid bill

Jan 4th 2022, 1:37 PM 15,359 Views 22 Comments

The United States set a new world record with more than one million cases logged yesterday.

# macron - Thursday 26 August, 2021

Martin and Macron address issue of justice over murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier
# France
# France

Martin and Macron address issue of justice over murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier

Aug 26th 2021, 6:21 PM 17,049 Views 0 Comments

The Taoiseach urged anyone with information to come forward even at this late stage.

Macron says France 'not putting pressure' on Ireland over corporation tax rate
# Official Visit
# Official Visit

Macron says France 'not putting pressure' on Ireland over corporation tax rate

Aug 26th 2021, 4:25 PM 13,761 Views 22 Comments

The French president said he believes that Ireland and France will “find the right path” together.

# macron - Thursday 10 June, 2021

Frenchman given four months in jail for slapping Macron
# France
# France

Frenchman given four months in jail for slapping Macron

Jun 10th 2021, 7:00 PM 17,813 Views 36 Comments

He has been in custody since the assault, which a prosecutor at the hearing called “absolutely unacceptable” and “an act of deliberate violence”.

# macron - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

France announces three-week school closure and domestic travel ban
# Macron
# Macron

France announces three-week school closure and domestic travel ban

Mar 31st 2021, 9:30 PM 33,922 Views 51 Comments

The move is a departure from the French government’s recent policy which has focused on regionalised restrictions.

# macron - Friday 18 December, 2020

Emmanuel Macron at presidential retreat in Versailles with fever
# Versailles
# Versailles

Emmanuel Macron at presidential retreat in Versailles with fever

Updated Dec 18th 2020, 8:28 PM 36,924 Views 16 Comments

The French president is also suffering from a cough and fatigue after his positive test for coronavirus.

# macron - Friday 30 October, 2020

'We will not give up our values': Macron vows defiance after knife attack in church kills three people
# Terror Attack
# Terror Attack

'We will not give up our values': Macron vows defiance after knife attack in church kills three people

Oct 30th 2020, 7:59 AM 19,513 Views 35 Comments

Emmanuel Macron said his country would stand firm against religious extremists.

# macron - Sunday 9 August, 2020

Countries pledge €250m in aid for port blast to be delivered 'directly' to Lebanese people
# Lebanon
# Lebanon

Countries pledge €250m in aid for port blast to be delivered 'directly' to Lebanese people

Updated Aug 9th 2020, 8:00 PM 40,013 Views 22 Comments

Countries pledged financial aid and called for an independent inquiry at a virtual donor conference hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron today.

# macron - Monday 7 October, 2019

Macron tells Boris: The EU will decide by the end of this week whether a Brexit deal is possible
# Brexit
# Brexit

Macron tells Boris: The EU will decide by the end of this week whether a Brexit deal is possible

Oct 7th 2019, 7:07 AM 23,076 Views 28 Comments

Johnson yesterday said the UK is “walking out” of the EU on 31 October.

# macron - Sunday 25 August, 2019

Iran's foreign minister makes surprise G7 summit visit
# Javad Zarif
# Javad Zarif

Iran's foreign minister makes surprise G7 summit visit

Aug 25th 2019, 4:16 PM 25,491 Views 34 Comments

Flight-tracking websites showed a plane travelling from Tehran to Biarritz.

Macron says G7 leaders have agreed on joint statement over Iran
# Biarritz
# Biarritz

Macron says G7 leaders have agreed on joint statement over Iran

Aug 25th 2019, 12:16 PM 16,226 Views 19 Comments

US President Donald Trump, however, has denied signing off on a joint G7 message.

# macron - Thursday 25 April, 2019

Emmanuel Macron says yellow vest violence must stop as he offers 'significant' tax cuts
# Gilets Jaunes
# Gilets Jaunes

Emmanuel Macron says yellow vest violence must stop as he offers 'significant' tax cuts

Apr 25th 2019, 6:18 PM 14,213 Views 37 Comments

Macron recognised that the yellow vest movement had led to many in France feeling “anger and impatience for change” and praised its “just demands”.

# macron - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

'We can do it': Macron wants Notre Dame rebuilt 'within five years'
# Paris
# Paris

'We can do it': Macron wants Notre Dame rebuilt 'within five years'

Apr 16th 2019, 9:53 PM 20,273 Views 43 Comments

Experts have said it could take significantly longer than the French President’s timeframe.

# macron - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

Emmanuel Macron: 'We will never abandon Ireland or the Irish people, no matter what'
# Brexit
# Brexit

Emmanuel Macron: 'We will never abandon Ireland or the Irish people, no matter what'

Apr 2nd 2019, 3:28 PM 42,095 Views 118 Comments

Varadkar is in Paris for a meeting with Macron to discuss the latest Brexit developments.

# macron - Friday 29 March, 2019

Varadkar to meet Merkel and Macron as Brexit uncertainty ticks on
# Brexit
# Brexit

Varadkar to meet Merkel and Macron as Brexit uncertainty ticks on

Mar 29th 2019, 11:23 AM 9,407 Views 42 Comments

The Taoiseach will travel to Paris on Tuesday to meet Macron, while on Thursday, Merkel will travel to Dublin.

# macron - Saturday 5 January, 2019

France's 'yellow vest' protesters return to the streets
# Gilet Jaunes
# Gilet Jaunes

France's 'yellow vest' protesters return to the streets

Jan 5th 2019, 6:15 PM 13,078 Views 64 Comments

Around a thousand protesters gathered on the Champs-Elysees in central Paris.

# macron - Monday 31 December, 2018

French newspaper apologises for Hitleresque image of Macron on front page
# Le Monde
# Le Monde

French newspaper apologises for Hitleresque image of Macron on front page

Dec 31st 2018, 6:00 PM 17,665 Views 21 Comments

The paper’s weekly magazine was accused of being reminiscent of the Nazi leader.

# macron - 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 8,232 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.

# macron - Sunday 16 December, 2018

France's 'yellow vest' protests lose momentum on decisive weekend
# Yellow Vest
# Yellow Vest

France's 'yellow vest' protests lose momentum on decisive weekend

Dec 16th 2018, 8:14 AM 13,657 Views 29 Comments

An estimated 66,000 people took to the streets across France yesterday.

# macron - Saturday 15 December, 2018

France set for more 'yellow vest' protests despite Macron concessions
# Protests
# Protests

France set for more 'yellow vest' protests despite Macron concessions

Dec 15th 2018, 7:46 AM 9,487 Views 42 Comments

In a bid to end the protests, Macron has cancelled the planned fuel tax hikes and offered a rise in the minimum wage.

# macron - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

Opinion: It is not just about petrol prices - years of austerity in France caused violent protests
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: It is not just about petrol prices - years of austerity in France caused violent protests

Dec 5th 2018, 7:00 AM 11,135 Views 67 Comments

The French are practical people and they tightened their belts as much as they could until eventually they couldn’t survive, writes Renaud Beranger.

# macron - Saturday 17 November, 2018

One killed after panicked driver rams into crowd at French fuel protests
# Arrests
# Arrests

One killed after panicked driver rams into crowd at French fuel protests

Nov 17th 2018, 2:31 PM 25,420 Views 24 Comments

An estimated 124,000 people took part in the protests.

# macron - Sunday 11 November, 2018

Macron doubles down on row with Trump and says Europe shouldn't buy US weapons
# Macron
# Macron

Macron doubles down on row with Trump and says Europe shouldn't buy US weapons

Nov 11th 2018, 1:38 PM 34,812 Views 52 Comments

Macron said the two leaders had spoken about what his office has portrayed as a misunderstanding.

# macron - Saturday 21 July, 2018

Home of Macron aide, filmed beating up protester, raided
# The Bodyguard
# The Bodyguard

Home of Macron aide, filmed beating up protester, raided

Jul 21st 2018, 5:43 PM 12,961 Views 15 Comments

French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb will face questions from parliament next week.

# macron - Friday 20 July, 2018

Macron fires aide seen hitting protester while dressed as riot policeman
# Aided To The Door
# Aided To The Door

Macron fires aide seen hitting protester while dressed as riot policeman

Jul 20th 2018, 3:05 PM 15,617 Views 26 Comments

He is suspected of unlawfully receiving police surveillance footage in a bid to clear his name.

# macron - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

'It's best not to see the sausage being made': Macron tight-lipped on how his Trump phone-call went
# Frank And Direct
# Frank And Direct

'It's best not to see the sausage being made': Macron tight-lipped on how his Trump phone-call went

Jun 6th 2018, 7:32 AM 12,137 Views 38 Comments

An unnamed source told CNN television the call went badly.

# macron - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Thousands throng streets of Paris in protest against President Emmanuel Macron
# Fed Up
# Fed Up

Thousands throng streets of Paris in protest against President Emmanuel Macron

May 5th 2018, 1:53 PM 40,854 Views 43 Comments

The French president has been in power for a year, but not everyone is happy with his sweeping social reforms.

# macron - Monday 16 April, 2018

Tánaiste would have 'much preferred' if the UN was taking action against alleged Syrian chemical attack
# Syrian Civil War
# Syrian Civil War

Tánaiste would have 'much preferred' if the UN was taking action against alleged Syrian chemical attack

Apr 16th 2018, 7:52 AM 12,477 Views 91 Comments

World leaders are dealing with the fallout of airstrikes ordered following an alleged chemical attack.

# macron - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

'French spirit of resistance' hailed as hero policeman laid to rest
# Arnaud Beltrame
# Arnaud Beltrame

'French spirit of resistance' hailed as hero policeman laid to rest

Mar 28th 2018, 8:20 PM 14,696 Views 40 Comments

Hundreds attended the ceremony for Arnaud Beltrame today.

# macron - Saturday 24 March, 2018

Policeman who swapped himself for hostage in supermarket siege dies of injuries
# France
# France

Policeman who swapped himself for hostage in supermarket siege dies of injuries

Mar 24th 2018, 7:11 AM 78,502 Views 50 Comments

Lieutenant-Colonel Arnaud Beltrame died early this morning. Emmanuel Macron has paid tribute to his bravery.

# macron - 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 9,806 Views 48 Comments

Irish uilleann piping was granted the same status last year.

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