Tag Archives: Macron

‘We will not be blackmailed’: MEP demands May fight Macron on migrants & money (VIDEO)

French President Emmanuel Macron should be scrambling for ways to ensure a free trade deal with Britain instead of attempting to blackmail the UK into coming up with a deal for migrants and demanding money, an MEP says. In an interview with RT, Janice Atkinson MEP blasted Macron, who is rumored to be coming up with a plan to back ...

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Macron vs May: France to offer UK Brexit olive branch… in exchange for migrants & money

Britain could be backed into a corner and forced to take on more migrants and refugees – while paying millions of pounds to France – as French President Emmanuel Macron seeks to extend his influence in the European Union. Read more The young French leader is rumored to be plotting an offer for UK Prime Minister Theresa May which would ...

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‘Envy of the world’: Macron urges UNESCO to protect French baguette as cultural heritage

President Emmanuel Macron has backed calls from bakers to put the traditional French bread – the baguette – on the list of intangible cultural treasures protected by UNESCO, calling the oblong loaf an “envy of the world.” “The baguette is envied around the world. We must preserve its excellence and our expertise, and it is for this reason that it ...

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France’s Macron on Chinese charm offensive with trade imbalance, African security on table

French President Emmanuel Macron is on a three-day visit to China, where he is seeking Beijing’s support on a number of issues. These include a bilateral trade deficit, African security, and global climate change. Macron has found himself in Europe’s foreign-policy driver’s seat with two other leading powers, the UK and Germany, currently distracted by domestic issues. While London has ...

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Macron vows to tighten media control because 'fake news threatens democracy'

Published time: 4 Jan, 2018 00:51 France’s media watchdog will be given broader powers in 2018 to combat the “fake news” phenomenon which threatens democracy, President Emmanuel Macron promised during a New Year’s address to the press corps Wednesday. “I have decided that we will change our legal system to protect [our] democratic life from this ‘fake news,” Macron said ...

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‘Queen of France’: Critics out in force as Brigitte Macron flouts presidential protocol

Published time: 3 Jan, 2018 22:04 Brigitte Macron is being ridiculed online after refusing to follow protocol by standing behind her husband, French president Emmanuel, at official events. Some commentators have even started calling her the ‘Queen of France’. Not content with taking a backseat role, critics believe Mrs Macron sees herself as more of a ‘First Lady’ than simply ...

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Macron vows to catch mob who launched frenzied NYE attack on police

Published time: 2 Jan, 2018 17:36 Edited time: 2 Jan, 2018 17:42 France’s top politicians have vowed to bring to justice those involved in the vicious beating of two police officers in the Parisian suburb of Champigny-sur-Marne on New Years’ Eve. President Emmanuel Macron condemned the attack via Twitter after footage emerged online purportedly showing a female officer being savagely ...

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