The number of racist, anti-Semitic and anti-Muslim incidents in 2016 has fallen sharply against previous years.
French Finance Minister Michel Sapin failed to impress US bankers in a pitch to move their London operations to Paris following Brexit – because he spoke to them in French through an interpreter.
Once seen as a wild card in France’s increasingly unpredictable presidential campaign, former economy minister Emmanuel Macron, an independent who has never held elected office, is gaining seemingly unstoppable momentum on a strong pro-EU platform.
France’s former economy minister Emmanuel Macron put his campaign for the 2017 presidential election into high gear Saturday at a vast rally in Paris, promising a “revolution” that will “pull France into the 21st century”.
François Fillon’s shock lead in Sunday’s primary to choose a conservative candidate in next year’s French presidential elections has thrown the far-right National Front (FN) completely off balance.
Donald Trump’s surprise victory last week has injected new confidence into the faltering campaign of former French president Nicolas Sarkozy, ahead of Sunday’s primaries to choose a conservative candidate for the 2017 French presidential election.