Macron urged to go further to tackle French deficit
France's public finance watchdog urged President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday to go further in reducing the country's budget deficit and debt which are among the highest in Europe.
Five dead after two army helicopters collide in France
Five people were killed Friday after two army training helicopters crashed into each other near a lake in southern France, police said.
Macron warns Turkey against 'invasion' of Syria
French President Emmanuel Macron said in an interview Wednesday that he would have a "real problem" with Turkey's intervention against a Kurdish militia in Syria if it turned into an outright "invasion".
Macron 'completely changed' France's image, says tech billionaire
President Emmanuel Macron has "completely changed" France's image, telecoms billionaire Xavier Niel said Wednesday, crediting the youthful...
French prison guards on strike after attacks
A series of attacks against prison guards by inmates at institutions across France has led to a nationwide strike in the country. Unions have vowed a “total blockade” of prisons yesterday as their dispute with the government over safety improvements and wage rises enters its second week. France’s Justice Minister Nicole Belloubet said she would…
Britain, France to strike new border deal on migrants
Britain will agree to take in more young refugees while providing "significant" funds for northern France's economic development under a new border agreement to be struck between Emmanuel Macron and Theresa May on Thursday, French sources told AFP.
Macron urges European unity to face rising China
French President Emmanuel Macron pleaded on Wednesday for European unity in the face of China's growing economic power as he wrapped up a visit to Beijing with several business deals.
French prime minister defends 350,000-euro private flight
French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe defended on Wednesday his decision to charter a private aircraft at a cost of 350,000 euros ($415,000) to bring him and a delegation back from Tokyo earlier this month.
Macron warns against meddling in Lebanon at Hariri support meeting
French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday warned regional powers against meddling in Lebanon at a international meeting aimed at fending off pressure on the fragile country from rivals Iran and Saudi Arabia.