Extinction Rebellion Activists Chained in Symbolic Protest Outside French Finance Ministry

Activists from Extinction Rebellion staged a protest in front of France’s finance ministry on Tuesday, calling for the government to prioritize the environment in its recovery plans. On Monday, French President Emmanuel Macron promised 15 billion Euros (US$16.9 billion) in new climate-related financing after meeting with a citizens’ group that he convened earlier this year … Read more Extinction Rebellion Activists Chained in Symbolic Protest Outside French Finance Ministry

Macron says new tactics ‘shifted the dynamic’ in Sahel fight

Leaders from the G5 Sahel countries and French President Emmanuel Macron have met in Mauritania to discuss how to reduce attacks in the region. In Mali, the political situation has worsened, with calls for the president to resign. Al Jazeera’s Nicolas Haque reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish … Read more Macron says new tactics ‘shifted the dynamic’ in Sahel fight

France and Sahel leaders tout progress in anti-jihad campaign

French President Emmanuel Macron joined leaders from five West African countries on Tuesday to take stock of a new strategy to intensify the fight against jihadist insurgents in the Sahel. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube … Read more France and Sahel leaders tout progress in anti-jihad campaign

Europe after Covid 19: How €750 billion could reboot the EU

French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel might well hold the future of Europe in their hands. Or maybe more accurately in their cheque books. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like … Read more Europe after Covid 19: How €750 billion could reboot the EU

Merkel Throws Support Behind Radical European Recovery Plan

Jun.30 — German Chancellor Angela Merkel met French President Emmanuel Macron in Meseberg, Germany, on Monday and made a pitch for a radical recovery proposal for the virus-ravaged European Union. Maria Tadeo reports on “Bloomberg Markets: European Open.”

Merkel and Macron Meet to Discuss $500 Billion EU Recovery Fund

German Chancellor Angela Merkel met Monday with French President Emmanuel Macron for talks as Germany prepares to take over the European Union presidency. The start of the six-month rotating presidency on July 1 comes as the 27-nation bloc faces the massive challenge of trying to get economies back on track and restore freedom of movement … Read more Merkel and Macron Meet to Discuss $500 Billion EU Recovery Fund

Macron pledges €15 billion to make France’s economy greener

French President Emmanuel Macron promised 15 billion euros of new funding on Monday to speed up the move to a greener economy, a day after the Greens trounced his party and took control of major cities in local elections. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 … Read more Macron pledges €15 billion to make France’s economy greener

Calls for ecocide to be made a crime in Macron climate change meeting

French President Emmanuel Macron has admitted the government made mistakes rolling out the fuel tax reforms that prompted the yellow vest movement. The president made the remarks at a meeting with the members of the citizens’ convention on climate change issues, a day after Greens swept local elections across the country. FRANCE 24’s environment editor … Read more Calls for ecocide to be made a crime in Macron climate change meeting

‘Environmentalism on the move’: Macron’s party crushed by green wave

IN THE PAPERS – Monday, June 29: We look at reactions to France’s local elections which, despite record abstention, saw major cities turn green, won by France’s EELV party. Left-wing Libération trolls the French President with a play on his party’s name “Ecologie En Marche” – the follow-up to their front page from Saturday which declared “La … Read more ‘Environmentalism on the move’: Macron’s party crushed by green wave

Macron and Putin hold virtual summit

French President Emmanuel Macron and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin were on Friday holding a virtual summit. FRANCE 24’s international affairs editor Philip Turle says the leaders will likely discuss several contentious issues, including the conflict in Eastern Ukraine, Libya intervention, and support for Syria’s leader Bashar al-Assad. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 … Read more Macron and Putin hold virtual summit

Analysis: could Sirte be next flashpoint in Libyan conflict?

French President Emmanuel Macron has rebuked Turkey over its intervention in Libya. Ankara correspondent Jasper Mortimer says the exchange follows a confrontation between the navies of the two Nato allies on June 10. Attention is now focused on the Libyan city of Sirte, with Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Saturday saying his country has … Read more Analysis: could Sirte be next flashpoint in Libyan conflict?

Macron: Turkey playing ‘dangerous game’ in Libya

French President Emmanuel Macron says Turkey is playing a “dangerous game” by providing Libya’s government forces with weapons and fighters as it seeks to repel a year-long assault by eastern military leader Khalifa Haftar. Turkey, however, says France is also meddling in the conflict by siding with Haftar’s so-called Libyan National Army. France denies backing … Read more Macron: Turkey playing ‘dangerous game’ in Libya

Our team on the Queen’s Ascot win and the return of face-to-face engagements | ITV News

This is The Royal Rota – our weekly podcast about the royal family, with ITV News Royal Editor Chris Ship and Producer Lizzie Robinson back in the studio. In this episode, Chris and Lizzie discuss the Queen’s scaled back birthday celebrations and how the royal family have returned to the first face-to-face engagements since lockdown … Read more Our team on the Queen’s Ascot win and the return of face-to-face engagements | ITV News

Boris Johnson and Emmanuel Macron enjoy Red Arrows flypast

Boris Johnson and French President Emmanuel Macron observed a flypast of the Red Arrows and their French equivalent, La Patrouille de France, to mark the anniversary of the Appel. Mr Johnson and Mr Macron maintained social distancing as they stood in Horse Guards Parade to watch the spectacle. The two leaders clapped following the flyover, … Read more Boris Johnson and Emmanuel Macron enjoy Red Arrows flypast

Boris Johnson welcomes Emmanuel Macron to Downing Street

Standing apart on either side of a strip of red carpet outside 10 Downing Street, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and French President Emmanuel Macron demonstrated the new reality of international diplomacy. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality … Read more Boris Johnson welcomes Emmanuel Macron to Downing Street