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Could Marine Le Pen finally triumph with her third tilt at French presidency?

Next year’s Élysée race looks like a battle between a fading Emmanuel Macron and the far-right leader. And some believe she might win this timeIn Paris’s symbolic Place de la République, under the watchful gaze of France’s allegorical figurehead Marianne, the skateboarders are not in the mood to discuss politics.For the young here, as everywhere, life has been paused during a pandemic that has halted studies, jobs, socialising and parties. What they want is their lives back, not to talk about an...
Tags: Marine Le Pen, The far right, Emmanuel Macron, Coronavirus, France, Europe, World news


French citizens advised to leave Pakistan as protests worsen

Pakistani government bans religious leader as row over satirical cartoons simmersFrench nationals and companies in Pakistan have been advised by their embassy to leave temporarily after violent anti-France protests brought large parts of the country to a standstill.Anti-French sentiment has been simmering for months in Pakistan since Emmanuel Macron expressed support for a satirical magazine’s right to republish cartoons depicting the prophet Muhammad, deemed blasphemous by many Muslims. Continu...
Tags: Protest, France, Religion, World news, South and Central Asia, Pakistan, Islam, Emmanuel Macron, Muhammad


Notre Dame repair is metaphor for France pulling together, says Macron

As Covid deaths reach 100,000 mark, French president says pandemic has shown people’s ‘capacity to unite’Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe French president, Emmanuel Macron, has used the reconstruction of the fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral as a metaphor for the country pulling together as France reached the symbolic mark of 100,000 deaths from coronavirus.Macron toured the upper levels of the Notre Dame site in a hard hat and overalls on the second anniversary of...
Tags: Europe, France, World news, Infectious Diseases, Notre Dame, Emmanuel Macron, Macron, Notre Dame Cathedral, Coronavirus


Notre Dame repair a metaphor for pulling together, says Macron

As he tours the damaged cathedral, French president says pandemic has shown people’s ‘capacity to unite’The French president Emmanuel Macron has used the reconstruction of the fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral as a metaphor for the country pulling together after Covid-19 as France reached the symbolic mark of 100,000 deaths from the virus.Macron, who is under pressure as locked-down France faces a third wave of the pandemic with many hospitals at saturation point, toured the upper levels of the ...
Tags: Europe, France, World news, Infectious Diseases, Notre Dame, Emmanuel Macron, Macron, Notre Dame Cathedral, Coronavirus


Macron Visits Notre Dame 2 Years After Devastating Fire

French President Emmanuel Macron is visiting the building site that Notre Dame has become in the two years since a devastating fire tore through Paris' most famous cathedral.
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Macron visits Notre Dame two years after fire

French President Emmanuel Macron speaks of the "collective pride" of the reconstruction efforts.
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Macron Assesses Notre Dame Two Years After Devastating Fire

French President Emmanuel Macron is visiting the building site that Notre Dame has become in the two years since a fire tore through Paris' most famous cathedral.
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Macron Scales Notre-Dame's Rooftop Two Years After Cathedral Fire

PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday observed the work to salvage and restore Notre-Dame de Paris, two years to the day...
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Macron Visiting Notre Dame Two Years After Devastating Blaze

French President Emmanuel Macron is visiting the building site that Notre Dame has become in the two years since a fire tore through Paris' most famous cathedral.
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France Fights Kids' Mental Health Woes With Free Counseling

French President Emmanuel Macron has announced that free psychological counseling will be provided to children and teenagers struck by a wave of mental health difficulties that accompanied the coronavirus pandemic.
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France Is on the Brink of Banning Domestic Short-Haul Flights

People took fewer flights amid the covid-19 pandemic, which helped to lower carbon pollution from aviation by roughly 60%. Now, France is trying to make some of that reduction permanent.Read more...
Tags: Science, France, Environment, Aviation, Airlines, KLM, Airline, Air France, Emmanuel Macron, Helsinki Airport, Air France KLM, Civil Aviation, SkyTeam, Flight Length, Jean Baptiste Djebbari, Danièle Obono


France to ban some domestic flights where train available

MPs vote to suspend internal flights if the trip can be completed by train within two and a half hours insteadFrench MPs have voted to suspend domestic airline flights that can be made by direct train in less than two and a half hours, as part of a series of climate and environmental measures.After a heated debate in the Assemblée Nationale at the weekend, the ban, a watered-down version of a key recommendation from President Emmanuel Macron’s citizens’ climate convention, was adopted. Continue ...
Tags: Europe, Business, Climate Change, France, Environment, World news, Air Pollution, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Air transport, Airline Industry, Air France/klm, Emmanuel Macron, Assemblée Nationale


Biden, Obama, and other world leaders extend condolences to the British royal family over Prince Philip's death

Prince Philip in 2017. Yui Mok - WPA Pool/Getty Images Biden extended his condolences to the British royal family over Prince Philip's death. The president praised Prince Philip's "decades of devoted public service." Biden said Prince Philip's legacy will live on through his family and charitable endeavors. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden on Friday extended his condolences to the British royal family and the people of the United Kingdom ove...
Tags: Politics, UK, News, Germany, Angela Merkel, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, United Kingdom, Michelle Obama, Queen, Merkel, Boris Johnson, Edinburgh, Biden


Organisers of secret Paris dinner parties say ministers did not attend

Men deny reports that government ministers attended events, which allegedly broke Covid rulesFrench police have interviewed the organisers of exclusive clandestine dinners that allegedly broke Covid rules as Emmanuel Macron warned ministers their behaviour must be “exemplary”.Detectives also searched the homes of the chef who created special menus costing up to €490 (£424) a head and the owner of the restaurant venue in one of Paris’s chic districts. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, France, Paris, Emmanuel Macron, Coronavirus


The Latest: France's Macron Wants to Speed up Vaccinations

French President Emmanuel Macron acknowledged the U.S. “won the bet” on coronavirus vaccines by investing massively and moving fast with experimental treatments.
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Macron announces closure of elite school that hothoused French leaders

The grande école, or ENA, has been the pathway to power for top civil servants and four presidentsEmmanuel Macron has announced the closure of the École Nationale d’Administration, the elite French finishing school for the country’s leaders, where he himself studied.Known as ENA, the grande école has been the hothouse for France’s top civil service and a pathway to power in the public and private sectors. Four French presidents, including Macron, have passed through its doors as have dozens of m...
Tags: Europe, Education, France, World news, Emmanuel Macron, Macron, ENA, presidentsEmmanuel Macron


France's Macron Set to Close Elite School in Equal Opportunity Push

PARIS (Reuters) - President Emmanuel Macron will announce on Thursday the closure of France's Ecole Nationale d'Administration, an elite finishing...
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Macron to close elite school that hothouses French leaders

Institution has been pathway to power for country’s elite, including four French presidentsEmmanuel Macron is expected to officially announce on Thursday the closure of the École Nationale d’Administration, the elite French finishing school for the country’s leaders where he studied.Known as ENA, the grande école has been the hothouse for France’s top civil service and a pathway to power in the public and private sectors. Four French presidents, including Macron, have passed through its doors as...
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France to Open Mitterrand's Rwanda Archives

PARIS (Reuters) - France will open the Rwanda archives of former French president Francois Mitterrand, President Emmanuel Macron's office said in a...
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Bayeux Tapestry May Be Too Damaged To Travel To UK

There was quite some excitement in January of 2018 when President Emmanuel Macron announced that the 950-year-old, 2,300-foot-long needlework depicting the Norman Conquest would be lent to Great Britain in 2023, when its home museum would be closed for renovation. But a report following examination of the Tapestry finds that (as curators warned when the loan was announced) the artwork is in worse condition than anticipated and should probably not be moved except for conservation. – Museums Jour...
Tags: Art, UK, Great Britain, Visual, Emmanuel Macron, Norman Conquest, 04.06.21


Leading Digital Media Startup Brut. Launches SVOD Service

Brut., a leading digital media startup skewing millennials, has launched a subscription-based service, BrutX, which is dedicated to series, documentaries and films. Priced at €4.99 per month, BrutX offers content reflecting social or political issues, including the environment, women’s rights, the fight against all forms of discrimination, gender and diversity. Launched in France in 2016, […]
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Coronavirus live news: EMA denies establishing link between AstraZeneca vaccine and rare blood clots

Europe’s drug regulator denies finding connection between the AstraZeneca jab and rare blood clotting syndrome despite official’s claims earlier EMA denies finding link between AstraZeneca vaccine and blood clotsEU blames AstraZeneca ‘failure’ for sluggish Covid vaccine rolloutTravel bubble between New Zealand and Australia to start on 19 AprilWestern economies recovering faster than expected, says IMFCoronavirus UK – latest updates 3.21pm BST France is likely to prioritise citizens based in...
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France to Open Archive for Period Covering Rwandan Genocide

The lead author of a report commissioned by President Emmanuel Macron said France’s role before and during the 1994 Rwandan genocide was a “monumental failure” that the country must acknowledge.
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French prosecutors are investigating whether senior ministers broke COVID-19 restrictions by dining in luxury restaurants

A picture taken on Avril 2, 2021 shows a view of the Eiffel Tower from behind a wooden fence in Paris. JOEL SAGET/AFP via Getty Images French investigators are looking into whether senior ministers violated COVID-19 restrictions. The Paris prosecutor's office opened the investigation on Sunday, France24 reported. It comes after an M6 report said ministers were dining in luxury restaurants despite the lockdown. See more stories on Insider's business page. French prosecutors are i...
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The Latest: Virus cases rise in southwestern Chinese city

By The Associated Press BEIJING — COVID-19 cases in the southwestern Chinese city of Ruili bordering on Myanmar have now topped 100. That comes as authorities have launched an aggressive campaign to vaccinate all 300,000 residents of the city, whose outbreak is something of an anomaly in a country that has all-but eliminated local transmission of the virus. The National Health Commission reported an additional 20 cases on Monday, five of them in which the persons showed no symptoms. The cases we...
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Ros Atkins On… Macron’s Covid-19 Crisis

Coronavirus has forced France into a third lockdown and raised questions about President Emmanuel Macron’s leadership.
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As Covid cases in France surge, Macron's superman image is fading fast | Philippe Marlière

The French president has imposed a national lockdown, but he still won’t own up to his mistakes and broken promisesFrance is in a “race against time” against Covid-19, Emmanuel Macron declared in a television broadcast this week. In an attempt to curb France’s soaring Covid case numbers, Macron has imposed a national lockdown, extending to the entire country measures that were already in place in 19 départements. Although Macron insisted that France had not lost control, he admitted that “we can...
Tags: Europe, France, Infectious Diseases, Emmanuel Macron, Macron, Philippe Marlière, Coronavirus, COVID


Hospital Workers Despair as France's Virus Strategy Flails

France is now Europe's latest coronavirus danger zone, but President Emmanuel Macron is resisting calls for dramatic action.
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Macron's 'Waterloo'? French President Comes Under Attack for Lockdown U-Turn

By Richard Lough and Tangi SalaünPARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron's order for a third COVID-19 lockdown, having insisted for...
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Medics Despair as France’s ‘Third Way’ Virus Strategy Flails

France is now Europe's latest coronavirus danger zone, but President Emmanuel Macron is resisting calls for dramatic action.
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