France warns Italy against breaking EU commitments
The stability of the eurozone will be at stake if a populist new government in Italy fails to keep its financial commitments, French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire warned Sunday.
Global giggles as Macron praises Aussie leader's 'delicious' wife
French President Emmanuel Macron may speak the best English among his country's leaders in decades, but even he can make a faux pas when translating his thoughts on the global stage.
France's Macron ends visit with speech to US Congress
French President Emmanuel Macron was poised to address US lawmakers Wednesday as he wraps up his three-day visit to Washington -- a whirlwind of nuclear diplomacy on Iran, and lighter moments showcasing his unlikely "bromance" with Donald Trump.
France, US wish to work on new nuclear deal with Iran
French President Emmanuel Macron said Tuesday that he was ready to work with Washington on a new nuclear deal with Iran, after US leader Donald Trump called the three-year-old accord "insane." "I can say that we have had very frank discussions on that, just the two of us," Macron told a joint press conference with…
France's Macron faces mass protests as opponents join forces
President Emmanuel Macron faced mass protests Thursday as trade unionists seek to galvanise angry students, public sector workers and striking train drivers into a joint movement against his multi-pronged drive to overhaul the French economy.
Tear gas, petrol bombs as French police clear 'eco-camp'
French police battled Tuesday to evict anti-airport protesters and the creators of an alternative anti-capitalist settlement in western France during a second day of clashes.
French rail strike resumes as government warns it won't back down
French rail workers launched their latest two-day strike on Sunday over plans to overhaul the heavily indebted train operator SNCF, the biggest test yet to President Emmanuel Macron's drive to reform the country's economy. Neither side appears ready to back down, with Prime Minister Edouard Philippe warning that the government would not be deterred despite…
France suffers second day of mass rail strikes
Millions of French travellers suffered a second day of major disruption Wednesday as rail workers pressed on with rolling strikes that pose one of the toughest challenges yet to President Emmanuel Macron.