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# macron - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Business leaders welcome Macron's labour reforms but trade unions aren't so happy
# Unemployment
# Unemployment

Business leaders welcome Macron's labour reforms but trade unions aren't so happy

Aug 31st 2017, 6:34 PM 9,284 Views 32 Comments

France’s biggest trade union is planning street protests next month.

# macron - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Macron abandons plan to make his wife France's first-ever First Lady
# Non Faire Lady
# Non Faire Lady

Macron abandons plan to make his wife France's first-ever First Lady

Aug 9th 2017, 11:01 AM 28,472 Views 33 Comments

The wife of the French president has historically always played a public role at official functions.

# macron - Friday 14 July, 2017

Donald Trump and Macron shook hands for 25 seconds straight today
# Break An Arm
From The Daily Edge
# Break An Arm

Donald Trump and Macron shook hands for 25 seconds straight today

Jul 14th 2017, 4:58 PM 3,572 Views 1 Comment

They didn’t even stop when Trump embraced the French First Lady.

The French Army Band played a medley of Daft Punk songs and Donald Trump looked very confused
# Bastille Day
From The Daily Edge
# Bastille Day

The French Army Band played a medley of Daft Punk songs and Donald Trump looked very confused

Jul 14th 2017, 3:16 PM 5,539 Views 4 Comments

Not a fan at all, so he wasn’t.

Trump says US friendship with France 'unbreakable' as he prepares to attend Bastille Day parade
# Nice Anniversary
# Nice Anniversary

Trump says US friendship with France 'unbreakable' as he prepares to attend Bastille Day parade

Jul 14th 2017, 8:19 AM 12,851 Views 44 Comments

Yesterday evening the two couples dined at a Michelin-starred restaurant on the Eiffel Tower.

French court bans magazine from publishing 'obscene' Nice attack images on 1-year anniversary
# Bastille Day
# Bastille Day

French court bans magazine from publishing 'obscene' Nice attack images on 1-year anniversary

Jul 14th 2017, 6:59 AM 11,095 Views 11 Comments

Victims’ groups had accused the Paris Match magazine of sensationalising the assault.

# macron - Thursday 13 July, 2017

'We'll see what happens': Trump hints he could change position on Paris climate accord
# Winds Of Change
# Winds Of Change

'We'll see what happens': Trump hints he could change position on Paris climate accord

Jul 13th 2017, 7:20 PM 8,256 Views 26 Comments

Trump announced he was to remove the United States from the climate action accord.

# macron - Monday 19 June, 2017

Macron sweeps to victory in parliamentary election (but falls short of landslide)
# French Election
# French Election

Macron sweeps to victory in parliamentary election (but falls short of landslide)

Jun 19th 2017, 7:26 AM 8,273 Views 9 Comments

Marine Le Pen’s National Front, meanwhile, had a disappointing result.

# macron - Sunday 18 June, 2017

Macron looks set to win a massive majority in French parliamentary elections
# Landslide
# Landslide

Macron looks set to win a massive majority in French parliamentary elections

Jun 18th 2017, 5:21 PM 7,689 Views 24 Comments

Turnout has been low across France as the country deals with its fourth national vote in less than two months.

# macron - Monday 12 June, 2017

'France is back': Macron smiling as rivals face crushing defeat in election
# Vive La France
# Vive La France

'France is back': Macron smiling as rivals face crushing defeat in election

Jun 12th 2017, 7:23 AM 12,829 Views 45 Comments

The French press, however, are focusing on the low turnout for yesterday’s election.

# macron - Sunday 11 June, 2017

French elections: Macron on the way to overwhelming majority
# Yes We Macron
# Yes We Macron

French elections: Macron on the way to overwhelming majority

Jun 11th 2017, 5:29 PM 31,282 Views 44 Comments

Macron has enjoyed a smooth start in the five weeks since he beat far-right candidate Marine Le Pen.

# macron - Monday 22 May, 2017

Macron to host Putin after Hollande said Russia's bombing could amount to war crimes
# Cyberattacks
# Cyberattacks

Macron to host Putin after Hollande said Russia's bombing could amount to war crimes

May 22nd 2017, 3:09 PM 7,784 Views 21 Comments

Macron’s aides accused the Kremlin of mounting a “smear campaign” against Macron.

# macron - Monday 15 May, 2017

These two EU heavyweights met today (and they want even more eurozone integration)
# Merkron
# Merkron

These two EU heavyweights met today (and they want even more eurozone integration)

May 15th 2017, 9:30 PM 13,823 Views 46 Comments

Chancellor Angela Merkel gave cautious support to Emmanuel Macron’s plans today.

# macron - Sunday 14 May, 2017

Emmanuel Macron has been sworn in as French president
# En Marche
# En Marche

Emmanuel Macron has been sworn in as French president

May 14th 2017, 11:57 AM 23,982 Views 52 Comments

‘The world and Europe need France now more than ever and they need a strong France with a sense of its own destiny.’

# macron - 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 13,001 Views 46 Comments

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

# macron - Friday 12 May, 2017

Opinion: 'Electing Macron last week could result in Le Pen winning the next election in 2022'
# French Elections
# French Elections

Opinion: 'Electing Macron last week could result in Le Pen winning the next election in 2022'

May 12th 2017, 6:10 AM 310 Views 65 Comments

Macron’s approach, is the failed strategy of austerity or neoliberalism, writes Julien Mercille.

# macron - 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 9,888 Views 21 Comments

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

# macron - Monday 8 May, 2017

The beginning of the end, or the end of the beginning - What's next for Marine Le Pen?
# Et Maintenant
# Et Maintenant

The beginning of the end, or the end of the beginning - What's next for Marine Le Pen?

May 8th 2017, 5:05 PM 10,268 Views 32 Comments

Down but not out, Le Pen is hoping to use this election as a building block for the National Front party.

From Donald Trump to Michael D Higgins, there are lots of congrats for Emmanuel Macron today
# Landslide
# Landslide

From Donald Trump to Michael D Higgins, there are lots of congrats for Emmanuel Macron today

May 8th 2017, 7:26 AM 13,561 Views 45 Comments

Macron handsomely won the French presidency ahead of Marine Le Pen.

# macron - Sunday 7 May, 2017

'Tonight, France won': Macron defeats Le Pen to become the new French president
# Victoire
# Victoire

'Tonight, France won': Macron defeats Le Pen to become the new French president

May 7th 2017, 8:22 PM 71,272 Views 416 Comments

World leaders, including Taoiseach Enda Kenny, have hailed the result.

# macron - Saturday 6 May, 2017

Macron says hacked documents have been mixed with false ones to 'sow doubt and disinformation'
# French Election
# French Election

Macron says hacked documents have been mixed with false ones to 'sow doubt and disinformation'

May 6th 2017, 10:01 AM 12,901 Views 134 Comments

A flood of internal documents were released online last night, barely 24 hours before the election.

'France decides': Everything you need to know about this weekend's presidential election
# Explainer
# Explainer

'France decides': Everything you need to know about this weekend's presidential election

May 6th 2017, 6:30 AM 9,995 Views 32 Comments

Macron or Le Pen? The French people will decide what path their future will take tomorrow.

# macron - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Marine Le Pen plagiarised one of her rivals in a campaign speech last night
# Encore Une Fois
# Encore Une Fois

Marine Le Pen plagiarised one of her rivals in a campaign speech last night

May 2nd 2017, 1:01 PM 9,619 Views 38 Comments

Le Pen’s supporters brushed off claims she copied parts of a speech given two weeks ago by Francois Fillon verbatim.

# macron - Monday 24 April, 2017

Poll: Who would get your vote in the French presidential election?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who would get your vote in the French presidential election?

Apr 24th 2017, 8:07 AM 24,996 Views 108 Comments

France will go to the polls on 7 May.