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FRENCH POLITICS: ‘We Thought British Were Rational’: French Ambassador to UK Shocked By Brexit

FRENCH POLITICS: ‘We Thought British Were Rational’: French Ambassador to UK Shocked By Brexit

French ambassador to London Sylvie Bermannhas says, “Frankly, what surprised me most [during the tenure as ambassador] was Brexit because we have always thought of the British people as being very pragmatic and taking rational decisions based on their economic interests. Yet we know that this time it wasn’t the overriding factor in the decision to leave the EU.”

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UK POLITICS: London Faces Greater Threat to Its Primacy Because of Brexit

UK POLITICS: London Faces Greater Threat to Its Primacy Because of Brexit

Brexit negotiations continue. The City of London is still rich, still semi-detached from the rest of the UK – but it’s running a little scared.

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FRENCH POLITICS: Armed Forces Chief Pierre De Villiers Resigns After Clash With Macron

FRENCH POLITICS: Armed Forces Chief Pierre De Villiers Resigns After Clash With Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron moved quickly to replace de Villiers with General Francois Lecointre, 55.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Julie Bishop Slams Trump’s Remark to Brigitte Macron French First Lady

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Julie Bishop Slams Trump’s Remark to Brigitte Macron French First Lady

“You’re in such good shape,” Trump was filmed on Thursday telling her during his first state visit to France.

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GERMANY POLITICS: Because of Brexit It’s ‘Worth Fighting for Stronger Europe’: Angela Merkel

GERMANY POLITICS: Because of Brexit It’s ‘Worth Fighting for Stronger Europe’: Angela Merkel

“For many people including myself something changed when Britons want to leave, we were worried about the outcome of elections in France,” Merkel to voters.

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FRANCE POLITICS: ‘I Do Not Require Assad’s Departure’: Macron Politics Quotes

FRANCE POLITICS: ‘I Do Not Require Assad’s Departure’: Macron Politics Quotes

French President Emmanuel Macron says: “I do not require Assad’s departure, that’s no longer a prerequisite for France.”

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EUROPE POLITICS: Germany, France, Russia Stress Ukraine Truce Implementation

EUROPE POLITICS: Germany, France, Russia Stress Ukraine Truce Implementation

Kremlin complained that the Minsk accords were being implemented “too slowly,” stressing that there needs to be measures leading to a genuine ceasefire in Ukraine.

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AFRICA POLITICS: French, West African Presidents Launch Sahel Force

AFRICA POLITICS: French, West African Presidents Launch Sahel Force

Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita says, “It’s also clear that France alone must not continue to bear the burden of this fight against terrorism.”

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FRANCE POLITICS: Amnesty Says France Using Terrorism Powers to Curb Peaceful Protests

FRANCE POLITICS: Amnesty Says France Using Terrorism Powers to Curb Peaceful Protests

Amnesty: “Emergency laws intended to protect French people from terrorism threat are instead being used to restrict their rights to protest peacefully.”

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Secretly France Armed Biafra to Split From Nigeria: Here’s How

NIGERIA POLITICS: Secretly France Armed Biafra to Split From Nigeria: Here’s How

France secretly armed Biafra in the self-proclaimed republic’s attempt to break away from Nigeria in a bid to weaken British and US influence in Africa.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Brigitte Macron Biography

FRANCE POLITICS: Brigitte Macron Biography

Brigitte Macron Birth date: 13 April 1953. Married to Emmanuel Macron. Occupation: Teacher of letters. Read Brigitte Macron Biography.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Emmanuel Macron Exasperated People Talking About His Wife Brigitte Macron and Their Age Gap

FRANCE POLITICS: Emmanuel Macron Exasperated People Talking About His Wife Brigitte Macron and Their Age Gap

Emmanuel Macron is 24 years younger than his wife Brigitte Macron. He is exasperated that people keep talking about it. Read more on Politicoscope.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Inauguration: Emmanuel Macron Officially Takes Power as French President

FRANCE POLITICS: Inauguration: Emmanuel Macron Officially Takes Power as French President

France’s Emmanuel Macron predecessor, François Hollande welcomed him. Watch Emmanuel Macron​’s first speech as president of the French Republic.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Macron Team Announces Candidates for June Parliamentary Election

FRANCE POLITICS: Macron Team Announces Candidates for June Parliamentary Election

Emmanuel Macron officially takes power on Sunday. Macron’s victory was seen across the world as a victory for supporters of European Union integration.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Macron Vows to Unify, Protect France

FRANCE POLITICS: Macron Vows to Unify, Protect France

“We will not give into fear, we will not give into division,” said newly-elected president Emmanuel Macron during his victory speech.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Marine Le Pen Pledges to Overhaul National Front Party After Election Defeat

FRANCE POLITICS: Marine Le Pen Pledges to Overhaul National Front Party After Election Defeat

“There is today a new opposition leader and it’s Marine Le Pen,” top party official Jean-Lin Lacapelle told reporters. “We need to organise things differently, the National Front has its limits.”

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FRANCE POLITICS: 2017 Election Result: Emmanuel Macron Wins Big Defeating Marine Le Pen

FRANCE POLITICS: 2017 Election Result: Emmanuel Macron Wins Big Defeating Marine Le Pen

Emmanuel Macron elected president of France. Macron’s immediate challenge will be to secure majority in next month’s parliamentary election for En Marche!

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FRANCE POLITICS: Macron Blames US For Cyber Attack Against Him

FRANCE POLITICS: Macron Blames US For Cyber Attack Against Him

Emmanuel Macron leading in pre-election polls with 62%, 38% for Le Pen. “A massive and coordinated piracy action” was launched, Macron’s camp announced.

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FRANCE POLITICS: France Fights to Keep Macron Email Hack From Influencing Election Outcome

FRANCE POLITICS: France Fights to Keep Macron Email Hack From Influencing Election Outcome

Macron’s team said a “massive” hack had dumped emails, documents and campaign financing information online just before campaigning ended on Friday and France entered a quiet period which forbids politicians from commenting on the leak.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Macron Says He Has Chosen Prime Minister

FRANCE POLITICS: Macron Says He Has Chosen Prime Minister

“If I am elected, I will work on finalizing a government next week but it will be announced after the handover of powers,” Emmanuel Macron said.

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