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# 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 17,013 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 13,747 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 17,801 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 33,904 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 36,918 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 19,503 Views 37 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 40,002 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 23,071 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 25,480 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 16,219 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 14,208 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 20,269 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 42,073 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 9,401 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 13,075 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 17,640 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 8,230 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 13,647 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 9,476 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 11,130 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 25,415 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 34,801 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 12,957 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 15,609 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 12,130 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 40,829 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 12,467 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 14,685 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 78,492 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 9,796 Views 48 Comments

Irish uilleann piping was granted the same status last year.

# macron - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

'It doesn't fly': Macron rejects Trump offer to renegotiate Paris climate agreement
# Make Earth Great
# Make Earth Great

'It doesn't fly': Macron rejects Trump offer to renegotiate Paris climate agreement

Dec 12th 2017, 11:09 AM 15,583 Views 59 Comments

World leaders are meeting in Paris today – two years to the day since the deal was agreed.

# macron - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

Taoiseach says Ireland will not be joining a European army
# Defence Pact
# Defence Pact

Taoiseach says Ireland will not be joining a European army

Nov 8th 2017, 6:32 PM 29,304 Views 123 Comments

Leo Varadkar failed to rule out Ireland signing up to a joint defence pact with EU countries.

# 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 9,283 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 28,412 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 3,570 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 5,526 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 12,850 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 11,092 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 8,253 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 8,251 Views 9 Comments

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

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