Praise for black 'demo hero' who saved far-right protester in London
We look at criticism of French President Emmanuel Macron's latest televised address, an op-ed from British Prime Minister Boris Johnson responding to Black Lives Matter demonstrations, and a cartoon drawing a connection between racial inequality and the Grenfell Tower fire, which marked its three-year anniversary on Sunday. Plus, the viral photo of a black demonstrator saving a white, far-right protester.
A scandal that changed French politics
Former Prime Minister Francois Fillon goes on trial this Monday accused of misappropriating one million euros of public money and of giving it to his wife and children for work they never actually did. The Fillon affair came to light during the presidential elections of 2017 and Emmanuel Macron of course went on to win. Once elected, Macron changed the laws: politicians are no longer allowed to employ family members but as the trial begins public distrust for their elected officials’ remains at the highest levels.
Why has French President Macron taken the lead in NATO-bashing?
Emmanuel Macron's allegation the alliance is brain-dead has raised more questions about the French leader's own state of mind than about NATO. DW's Teri Schultz looks at the aftermath of the Macron blast.
Germany, France and Britain blame Iran for Saudi oil attack
Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron, and Boris Johnson have taken the US line on the attacks on Saudi oil facilities, saying it was "clear" Iran was behind the strikes. However, the three governments called for diplomacy.
G7 Summit: Emmanuel Macron's nightmare in Biarritz
The US-China trade war and forest fires in the Amazon are set to dominate the latest G7 summit in France. President Emmanuel Macron is doing everything he can to prevent a total debacle, but it's no easy task.
Macron dampens Johnson's plan to renegotiate Brexit
French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson have met in Paris to discuss Brexit. Macron called the Irish backstop "indispensable" to a Brexit deal. Johnson had said the backstop has to go.
Paris protests violence against women in France
Emmanuel Macron won the French presidency in part by pledging bold measures to end violence against women. But with deadly violence growing in France, activists have called on the government to end the "massacre."
In France, media worry about press freedom
Numerous journalists have been charged with revealing state secrets and questioned by France's intelligence services. French media fear that press freedom is at risk under President Emmanuel Macron.