Emmanuel Macron

‘If the UK had won, Eurovision 2023 would have been at a Travel Tavern off the M4’
 Members of the band Kalush Orchestra pose onstage with the Ukrainian flag
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‘If the UK had won, Eurovision 2023 would have been at a Travel Tavern off the M4’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
16 May 2022
Macron’s vision for a new ‘European political community’
Emmanuel Macron outlines his vision for a new European organisation during a speech in Strasbourg
Between the lines

Macron’s vision for a new ‘European political community’

French president suggests member nations could include UK and Ukraine
10 May 2022
‘The next campaign to save France should start today’
Marine Le Pen
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‘The next campaign to save France should start today’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
25 Apr 2022
Can Emmanuel Macron unite a divided France?
Emmanuel Macron and his wife, Brigitte, celebrate his victory in Paris
Between the lines

Can Emmanuel Macron unite a divided France?

President fends off far-right rival Marine Le Pen to secure historic second term
25 Apr 2022
Who will win the 2022 French election?
French President Emmanuel Macron
In Focus

Who will win the 2022 French election?

Emmanuel Macron leading in polls in final hours until run-off vote
22 Apr 2022
What would a Marine Le Pen presidency look like?
Marine Le Pen on the campaign trail in Soucy, France
Getting to grips with . . .

What would a Marine Le Pen presidency look like?

Far-right candidate hoping to beat Emmanuel Macron with pledge to stem cost-of-living crisis
14 Apr 2022
Can Macron build a coalition to beat Le Pen?
Emmanuel Macron hits the campaign trail in eastern France
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Can Macron build a coalition to beat Le Pen?

French president must knit together ‘republican front’ to defeat far-right candidate
13 Apr 2022

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‘New menu rules won’t help people trying to repair their relationship with food’
Woman reads restaurant menu
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‘New menu rules won’t help people trying to repair their relationship with food’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
11 Apr 2022
Could Marine Le Pen pull off a shock victory?
Marine Le Pen at a rally in Perpignan, France
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Could Marine Le Pen pull off a shock victory?

Polls suggest far-right candidate could push Emmanuel Macron close in run-off
8 Apr 2022
‘France’s politics are coming full circle and Vincent Bolloré is drawing the circumference’
French billionaire Vincent Bolloré, the conservative media mogul
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‘France’s politics are coming full circle and Vincent Bolloré is drawing the circumference’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
7 Apr 2022
Will Emmanuel Macron win again?
French President Emmanuel Macron
Profile

Will Emmanuel Macron win again?

Old rival from the far-right threatens to upset incumbent’s hopes of second term
7 Apr 2022
‘People are being economically penalised for being disabled’
Lateral flow test
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‘People are being economically penalised for being disabled’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
1 Apr 2022
The arguments for and against an EU army
Troops outside the EU parliament in Strasbourg
Pros and cons

The arguments for and against an EU army

President Macron wants self-determination for the bloc but some fear operational headaches
29 Mar 2022
Why Corsica ‘autonomy’ could end up costing Macron
Protesters throws projectiles during clashes with police in Corsica
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Why Corsica ‘autonomy’ could end up costing Macron

Election rivals accuse French president of surrender to violent nationalists
18 Mar 2022
France’s withdrawal from Mali: a victory for the Kremlin?
A French soldier in a field in Mali
Global lens

France’s withdrawal from Mali: a victory for the Kremlin?

Now, the Kremlin has spotted an opportunity to expand its influence across Africa
4 Mar 2022
France’s presidential race: a ‘rancid’ campaign
French presidential election posters
In Brief

France’s presidential race: a ‘rancid’ campaign

With the Left and Right both divided, Emmanuel Macron is in pole position to win again
24 Feb 2022
Why world leaders refused to give Russia their DNA
Vladimir Putin and Emmanuel Macron host a joint press conference in Moscow
Stranger than fiction

Why world leaders refused to give Russia their DNA

Emmanuel Macron and Olaf Scholz ruled out using Kremlin PCR tests during recent visits
18 Feb 2022
Is the EU out of step with voters on Russia?
Emmanuel Macron shakes hands with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in Kiev
Between the lines

Is the EU out of step with voters on Russia?

Poll suggests Europeans want the bloc and Nato to fight alongside Kiev in confrontation with Moscow
9 Feb 2022
Does Macron have a ‘historic solution’ for Russia-Ukraine tensions?
French President Emmanuel Macron
Today’s big question

Does Macron have a ‘historic solution’ for Russia-Ukraine tensions?

Effort to defuse stand-off puts French president at ‘centre of diplomacy in Europe’
7 Feb 2022
‘The delay to Tony Blair’s award could be a royal comment on his botched job’
Tony Blair
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‘The delay to Tony Blair’s award could be a royal comment on his botched job’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
5 Jan 2022
Predictions and events: what will happen in 2022?
Crowds on the Mall for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee in 2012
In Depth

Predictions and events: what will happen in 2022?

The new year brings a controversial World Cup in Qatar, the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, and more hybrid working
3 Jan 2022
Eric Zemmour: who is the ‘French Trump’?
French television pundit and potential presidential candidate Eric Zemmour
Profile

Eric Zemmour: who is the ‘French Trump’?

The ‘new face’ of the far-right is tipped to supplant Marine Le Pen as main threat to Emmanuel Macron
14 Oct 2021
Aukus: the rift with France
French President Emmanuel Macron: ‘humiliation’
In Depth

Aukus: the rift with France

French fury over the new submarine pact has been something to behold
23 Sep 2021
The arguments for and against an EU army
Ursula von der Leyen and Emmanuel Macron
Pros and cons

The arguments for and against an EU army

Ursula von der Leyen calls for bloc to become ‘part of the solution’ through military force
17 Sep 2021
Michel Barnier: from Europhile Brexit negotiator to Eurosceptic presidential candidate
Michel Barnier
Profile

Michel Barnier: from Europhile Brexit negotiator to Eurosceptic presidential candidate

Ex-colleagues ‘stunned’ by former EU hardliner’s pitch to replace Emmanuel Macron as French leader
10 Sep 2021
‘England’s one-sided football rivalry with Germany has lost its bite’
Paul Gascoigne, Andreas Brehme and Thomas Haessler
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‘England’s one-sided football rivalry with Germany has lost its bite’

Your digest of analysis and commentary from the British and international press
28 Jun 2021
What France’s regional election results mean for Macron and Le Pen
Emmanuel Macron during the European Social Summit in May
In Depth

What France’s regional election results mean for Macron and Le Pen

Success of centre-right parties suggests upcoming presidential contest may not be two-horse race
28 Jun 2021
Should the EU reset its relationship with Putin?
Angela Merkel and Vladimir Putin
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Should the EU reset its relationship with Putin?

Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron leading push to reset EU relations with Moscow
24 Jun 2021
‘Teenagers shouldn’t have to decide if they’re public figures or jesters’
England cricketer Ollie Robinson has found himself in hot water over social media posts he wrote as a teen
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‘Teenagers shouldn’t have to decide if they’re public figures or jesters’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
9 Jun 2021
France in revolt, junior networks and digital emotions
Emmanuel Macron
Podcast

France in revolt, junior networks and digital emotions

Why are French soldiers up in arms? Is Instagram the right place for children? And can computers recognise emotions?
14 May 2021
Is Macron losing control of his military over an Islamism revolt?
Emmanuel Macron
In Depth

Is Macron losing control of his military over an Islamism revolt?

Thousands of soldiers sign letter claiming nation is on brink of civil war following ‘surrender to Islamists’
12 May 2021
Macron pact against far-right triggers conservative ‘meltdown’
French President Emmanuel Macron
The latest on . . .

Macron pact against far-right triggers conservative ‘meltdown’

Alliance in Marseille aimed at preventing victory by Marine Le Pen’s National Rally
4 May 2021
How is Macron linked to death of Chad’s ‘ruthless’ president?
Emmanuel Macron welcomes Idriss Déby at the Elysee Palace in 2018
Unreported world

How is Macron linked to death of Chad’s ‘ruthless’ president?

Analysts say ‘French foreign policy blunder’ paved way for killing of Idriss Deby by rebel group
27 Apr 2021
French government ‘enabled foreseeable’ Rwandan genocide
Paul Kagame and Emmanuel Macron in 2018
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French government ‘enabled foreseeable’ Rwandan genocide

Investigation finds that Paris ‘did nothing to stop’ slaughter of 800,000 people in 1994 mass killings
20 Apr 2021
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