France


France Inaugurates New President: Emmanuel Macron, 39

Emmanuel Macron was inaugurated Sunday as France’s new president at the Elysee Palace in Paris, and immediately launched into his mission to shake up French politics, world economics and the…

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French Government Resigns in Post-Election Formality

French President Francois Hollande said on Wednesday the government had tendered its resignation following France’s presidential election and that he had asked it to handle day-to-day business until it is…

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Macron Wins French Presidency, to Sighs of Relief in Europe

Emmanuel Macron was elected president of France on Sunday with a business-friendly vision of European integration, defeating Marine Le Pen, a far-right nationalist who threatened to take France out of…

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Paris Museum Reopened After Election Day Alert

The courtyard outside the Louvre museum in Paris was reopened after a brief security scare prompted an evacuation of the site where French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron plans to celebrate…

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French Watchdog: Macron Data Mixed With Fake News in Leak

France’s election campaign commission said Saturday “a significant amount of data” has been leaked on social networks following a hacking attack on centrist Emmanuel Macron’s presidential campaign. The attack came…

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Macron, Le Pen Clash In Pre-Election Showdown

Far-right candidate Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel& Macron clashed over their vision of France’s future and ways of handling terrorism in an ill-tempered broadcasted debate on Wednesday ahead of…

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