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

Dec 17th 2020, 10:05 AM 13,908 Views 21 Comments

Macron will now self-isolate for seven days.

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

Dec 29th 2018, 3:16 PM 8,229 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 wants the French baguette to become a Unesco-listed symbol
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Macron wants the French baguette to become a Unesco-listed symbol

Jan 13th 2018, 3:11 PM 9,788 Views 48 Comments

Irish uilleann piping was granted the same status last year.

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

Oct 28th 2017, 4:02 PM 16,853 Views 12 Comments

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

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

May 28th 2017, 3:30 PM 65,968 Views 66 Comments

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

The 4 big challenges Emmanuel Macron will face as president
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The 4 big challenges Emmanuel Macron will face as president

May 13th 2017, 9:30 PM 12,972 Views 46 Comments

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

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

May 11th 2017, 8:40 PM 9,884 Views 21 Comments

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

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

Feb 7th 2017, 11:42 AM 5,707 Views 20 Comments

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

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

Apr 7th 2014, 6:36 PM 11,349 Views 41 Comments

The French President has since released a statement.

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

Jan 24th 2014, 8:50 AM 6,998 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.

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

Aug 25th 2013, 1:43 PM 5,410 Views 113 Comments

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

France's Socialist Party poised to take parliamentary majority
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France's Socialist Party poised to take parliamentary majority

Jun 11th 2012, 8:50 AM 824 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.

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

Dec 15th 2011, 9:57 AM 2,066 Views 19 Comments

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

Sarkozy and Merkel to meet today
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Sarkozy and Merkel to meet today

Aug 16th 2011, 7:17 AM 196 Views 8 Comments

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

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

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

May 17th 2011, 2:25 PM 1,081 Views 0 Comments

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

Carla Bruni - great singer, not so great actor
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# Fluff Up

Carla Bruni - great singer, not so great actor

Jul 29th 2010, 3:51 PM 258 Views 0 Comments

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