Poll reveals majority of French people unhappy with Macron amid ‘yellow vest’ protests

Three-quarters of French people are unhappy with the way President Emmanuel Macron and his government are running the country, with a majority keen to see more measures to boost household incomes, a poll showed on Thursday. A wave of “yellow vest” street protests in the past two months have rocked Macron’s presidency, forcing him into policy concessions including scrapping a planned fuel tax rise […]

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The Miseducation of Emmanuel Macron

Emmanuel Macron appears to be growing up in public. Eleven days before his 41st birthday, France’s president—looking uncharacteristically haggard—made a humbling televised apology to the nation as he tried to appease the protesters who’ve dented the country’s economic growth and are threatening to shut down his reform agenda. “I could have made you think I didn’t share your concerns, that […]

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Theresa May pictured next to underfire Mohammad bin Salman in G20 summit meeting

Theresa May posed for a picture next to underfire Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman as she confronted him about the killing of Jamal Khashoggi. The Prime Minister spoke with the de-facto Saudi leader at the G20 summit in Buenos Aires. Bin Salman has been linked to the murder of the Saudi journalist however has always strongly denied giving the […]

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Emmanuel Macron On Donald Trump: ‘I Do Not Do Policy Or Diplomacy By Tweets’

French President Emmanuel Macron delivered a subtle burn toward President Donald Trump on Wednesday, saying in an interview that he does not “do policy or diplomacy” via Twitter. “I do not do policy or diplomacy by tweets,” Macron said in an interview on French network TF1.  Trump has repeatedly attacked Macron on Twitter in recent weeks, kicking off his visit to […]

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'MAKE FRANCE GREAT AGAIN!': The Trump-Macron bromance appears dead as Trump launches into tirade against the French leader

President Donald Trump’s tight bond with French President Emmanuel Macron appears to have fallen apart. Trump launched into an extended Twitter tirade against Macron and France on Tuesday, his third online attack on the country in the past week. Trump took shots at topics as varied as Macron’s approval rating and France’s wine industry. The falling-out mirrors Trump’s troubles with […]

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