Police checks, fines fail to keep all the French at home as Macron has ordered

Police checks, fines fail to keep all the French at home as Macron has ordered 1

In Paris there’s a new nightly ceremony. At eight p.m., many individuals for the previous few nights have come out on their balconies or stood at their home windows and applauded. The applause is for docs, nurses and ambulance personnel who’re on the entrance strains coping with the coronavirus pandemic in France. It’s virtually the […]

Macron, unions fail to reach holiday truce as strikes continue across France

Macron, unions fail to reach holiday truce as strikes continue across France 4

Many individuals scrambled on the final minute to make various preparations as the protest towards pension reform noticed 1000’s of trains cancelled or delayed — and taxis, ride-sharing providers and automobile rental businesses unable to make up the shortfall. Only a fraction of high-speed and inter-city trains ran on Christmas Eve and even […]

‘We must move quickly’: Macron wants to get Brexit sorted after UK election

'We must move quickly': Macron wants to get Brexit sorted after UK election 5

Macron, who has expressed impatience over repeated postponements of the deadline for Britain’s departure from the European Union, made the remarks as he hosted the brand new president of the European Council, Charles Michel, on the Elysee presidential palace.  “We must be able to move forward quickly” after Thursday’s election, he stated. Twenty-seven European Union leaders […]

France: Macron to hold crisis talks on pension reforms

France: Macron to hold crisis talks on pension reforms 6

Transport in Paris remained paralysed Sunday, with solely the 2 driverless traces of the Metro in operation whereas nationwide rail operator SNCF warned only one in six high-speed trains can be operating. The strikes, which started on Thursday over the plans for a single points-based pension scheme, recall the winter of 1995, when […]

France’s pension system: How it works and what does Macron want to change?

France's pension system: How it works and what does Macron want to change? 7

Previous governments had already elevated the variety of years of labor required to obtain a full pension, however Macron’s reform would exchange dozens of separate methods with a single and totally new regime. Macron says the present system is just too sophisticated and discourages labour mobility, and may very well be going through […]

‘The people around me don’t seem to really care’: The French defying Macron

'The people around me don't seem to really care': The French defying Macron 8

Whether a postman, maths instructor, physiotherapist or firefighter, all mentioned they weren’t simply demonstrating over the shake-up of the pensions system however for higher working circumstances typically. Better pensions Claire, a 32-year-old firefighter from the southern Alpes-Maritimes area: “I’m demonstrating immediately to demand that our occupation be recognised as hazardous, which might […]

Prez Macron hosts Fed Cup winners at Elysee Palace

Prez Macron hosts Fed Cup winners at Elysee Palace 9

The French girls’s victorious tennis staff was the toast of the presidential palace as Emmanuel Macron hosted the Fed Cup aspect on their return from Australia on Tuesday. Caroline Garcia, Kristina Mladenovic and Pauline Parmentier aswell as captain Julien Benneteau and different members of the staff who did not play have been met by the […]

ANALYSIS: Will Macron really ‘tremble’ at yellow vest anniversary? I doubt it

ANALYSIS: Will Macron really 'tremble' at yellow vest anniversary? I doubt it 10

And but the motion – protest, riot, revolution, what-you-will – goes on and on and on and on. A enormous turnout is forecast by Gilets Jaunes social media for the anniversary of their first protest subsequent weekend. Macron “will tremble”, they are saying. “Supporters are coming from all over the world… Fury with […]

Xi Jinping, Emmanuel Macron Back “Irreversible” Paris Climate Pact

Xi Jinping, Emmanuel Macron Back "Irreversible" Paris Climate Pact 14

Xi and Macron held talks in Beijing, the 2 leaders reaffirmed “their agency help for the Paris. Beijing:  Chinese chief Xi Jinping and French President Emmanuel Macron declared on Wednesday that the Paris local weather pact is “irreversible” after the United States formally withdrew from the accord this week. Major powers expressed remorse and concern […]

Macron vows to push on with pension reform despite December strike threat

Macron vows to push on with pension reform despite December strike threat 15

More strikes are deliberate for December fifth. Photo: AFP French President Emmanuel Macron vowed no let up in his drive to implement far-reaching pension reforms despite a looming winter of strikes by unions angered by the plan, in an interview broadcast on Monday. Macron instructed RTL radio that there can be “no complacency or […]

French activists fined for stealing portraits of Emmanuel Macron

French activists fined for stealing portraits of Emmanuel Macron 19

The trial is the third in France over the phenomenon of stolen Macron portraits. Last month, a Lyon court docket cleared two activists of stealing portraits of Macron, saying that taking down the photographs constituted “legitimate” protest. But a Paris court docket on Wednesday returned a distinct verdict, ruling that the eight accused, who’re aged […]

Rajnath Singh meets Emmanuel Macron, discuss stronger India-France defence ties

Rajnath Singh meets Emmanuel Macron, discuss stronger India-France defence ties 22

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, who’s in France for an official handover ceremony of the primary Rafale fighter jet acquired by the Indian Air Force (IAF), mentioned stronger India-France defence and strategic ties at a gathering with French President Emmanuel Macron right here on Tuesday. During the assembly at Elysee Palace, the official base of the […]

Britain’s Boris Johnson Asks France’s Emanuel Macron To Push Forward On Brexit

Britain's Boris Johnson Asks France's Emanuel Macron To Push Forward On Brexit 23

London:  Boris Johnson urged French President Emanuel Macron to “push forward” to safe a Brexit deal and advised him the EU shouldn’t be lured into the mistaken perception that the UK would keep within the bloc after Oct.31, the British prime minister’s workplace mentioned. Mr Johnson mentioned his Brexit proposal, which has obtained a cool […]

Macron to Johnson: ‘You have one week to negotiate Brexit deal that respects EU’

Macron to Johnson: 'You have one week to negotiate Brexit deal that respects EU' 24

French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday advised British Prime Minister Boris Johnson that the opportunity of a Brexit accord could be evaluated by the tip of subsequent week. Johnson, in a phone dialog with Macron, “presented his latest proposals,” the French presidency mentioned in an announcement. Macron “indicated that the negotiations should continue rapidly in […]

Macron: ‘No escape’ for Google from French copyright law

Macron: 'No escape' for Google from French copyright law 25

Google routinely reveals extracts of stories articles or small “thumbnail” photographs in its outcomes and on Google Information, with out paying the publishers.  A new EU rule, which France is the primary to implement, requires web corporations to pay for such content material. Google has baulked, saying it is not going to […]

‘France can’t host everyone,’ says Macron in tough new immigration stance

'France can't host everyone,' says Macron in tough new immigration stance 26

Macron had final week signalled a harder line on immigration within the second half of his mandate, arguing the federal government should cease voters drifting to the far-right. “France cannot host everyone if it wants to host people well,” Macron informed Europe 1 in an interview from the United Nations in New York […]