French President Emmanuel Macron arrived in China Monday on a state visit aimed at boosting bilateral trade relations and clinching major commercial contracts. But will he succeed in getting better market access to the world’s second largest economy?
French President Emmanuel Macron made global headlines when he in June called on foreign scientists to join his “Make Our Planet Great Again” project to fight climate change. But in France, far from all researchers are happy about the invite.
There is little doubt French President Emmanuel Macron’s party will obtain an overwhelming majority in Sunday’s legislative vote, but a handful of very close, or very symbolic, races will be the focus of intense scrutiny on election night.
Faced with an extraordinary surge by Emmanuel Macron’s fledgling LREM in the first round of legislative elections, the conservative Les Républicains (LR) are sticking with the status quo before next Sunday’s run-off.
Over the weekend, French nationals living abroad cast their ballots in critical legislative elections, going to the polls a week earlier than their compatriots back home.
A 30-something, former Internet start-up boss of Moroccan descent, Mounir Mahjoubi wants to be more than President Emmanuel Macron’s junior minister of the digital economy, he also wants to be the champion of political change in France’s parliament.
The two remaining candidates in France’s presidential election, Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen, face off in a potentially decisive TV debate on Wednesday. Historian Christian Delporte explains what is at stake in the campaign’s last major event.
The first-round humbling of conservative candidate François Fillon and Socialist nominee Benoît Hamon marks the first time in over half a century that the traditional ruling parties of left and right both stumble at the first hurdle.
Jean-Luc Mélenchon is enjoying a surge in support that may tip the leftist candidate into the second round of France’s presidential race. So, his campaign team headed to the economically depressed North to fish for precious undecided voters.
National Front leader Marine Le Pen sparked controversy in France on Sunday when she said the French State was not responsible for the Nazi-ordered round-up of more than 13,000 Jews at Paris’s Vel d’Hiv cycling track in 1942.