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27 Sep
A man pelts French President Emmanuel Macron with an egg during his visit to a restaurant and hotel trade fair in the southeastern city of Lyon.
26 Jul
French President Emmanuel Macron urges Polynesians to be vaccinated at the French Polynesian Hospital Centre, as soon as he arrives in Tahiti.
30 Oct 2020
French President Emmanuel Macron has announced new lockdown measures for France. There were more than 36,000 new cases reported in the past 24 hours.
28 Oct 2020
An outcry has escalated over remarks about Islam by French President Emmanuel Macron and cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad. Muslim nations are protesting with calls to boycott of French products. How did it get to this?
28 Oct 2020
A small group of protesters in the Libyan capital Tripoli burn the French flag and pictures of French President Emmanuel Macron, following Macron's response to the murder of a French teacher by a Chechen extremist earlier this month.
5 Sep 2020
Emmanuel Macron has arrived in Beirut for his second visit since the massive blast there one month ago. Meanwhile, Lebanese Twitter users are not convinced by the new prime minister, saying the change is purely superficial. Elsewhere, the far-right French magazine Valeurs Actuelles is under fire for depicting a left-wing MP of African heritage as a slave with chains around her neck. Finally, British singer Adele is criticised for dressing up as a Jamaican for London's Notting Hill Carnival, but many online are defending her.
11 Jul 2020
In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24, Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune says there is an opportunity to achieve "appeased relations" with France. He believes that French President Emmanuel Macron is "honest" and "proper" with regard to the country’s colonial past, welcomes the return of Algerian resistance fighters' skulls and hopes for further gestures in this direction.
15 Jun 2020
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.
25 Feb 2020
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.
16 Feb 2020
French President Emmanuel Macron's preferred candidate for Paris mayor has withdrawn his bid over a leaked sex video. Benjamin Griveaux resigned from a ministerial job last year to take part in the mayoral race.
12 Nov 2019
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.
6 Oct 2019
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.

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