President Emmanuel Macron on Monday will give a rare speech before both houses of parliament assembled at the sumptuous Versailles chateau, a break from tradition that some people are criticising as unbecoming of French democracy.
French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron on Thursday outlined an economic programme that includes corporate tax cuts and public sector redundancies, after facing increasing pressure to unveil a more detailed manifesto.
Centrist politician François Bayrou on Wednesday announced he would not stand as a candidate in France’s upcoming presidential election, offering instead to form an alliance with independent Emmanuel Macron.
France’s lower-house National Assembly on Wednesday published a full list of lawmakers and their assistants in the wake of a ‘fake jobs’ scandal that has rocked François Fillon’s presidential campaign.
Socialist Benoît Hamon clinched his party’s presidential nomination on Sunday but now faces an uphill battle to unify France’s left with less than three months to go before elections for the nation’s highest office.
Supporters of hard-left Socialist Benoît Hamon celebrated on Sunday their candidate’s victory to the party’s ticket for the French presidential election, hoping he will be the one to unify a divided left.