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Edouard Philippe

50 year old Mayor from France quits over nude photos sent to woman

A mayor in northwest France close to PM Edouard Philippe has resigned after several nude pictures of him were released by a woman.

23 Mar 2019 10:06 AM

Unrest in Paris continue as yellow vests loot, burn luxury stores

Rioters looted and torched shops and businesses on the famed Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris.

17 Mar 2019 9:26 AM

Dozens of cars, buildings torched as riots enter third night in France

Riots emerged in western France over fatal police shooting of young man, latest flare-up of tension between police, youths in poor suburbs.

06 Jul 2018 1:59 PM

Macron’s popularity slumps to 54 per cent: Poll

Macron majority in Parliament has drawn concern over the concentration of power in the presidency.

24 Jul 2017 6:44 AM

French PM Philippe vows to bring down budget deficit, not raise taxes

Philippe said by choosing Macron, French voters showed they "are attached to the European Union and the euro.

05 Jul 2017 12:02 PM


‘Monarchical’ Macron picks regal setting for rare speech

Macron will use the speech to set out his vision for France at a rare sitting of both the National Assembly and Senate.

04 Jul 2017 6:49 AM

Paris attacker, on terror watchlist, had gun licence

2 handguns, a Kalashnikov-style assault rifle were found in the 31-year car, and a weapons stash was discovered at the home of the attacker.

21 Jun 2017 12:21 PM

French President Macron's party dominates parliamentary vote

Le Pen, who entered parliament for the first time in her career, told supporters her FN had won at least six seats.

19 Jun 2017 10:05 AM

Macron casts ballot in French parliamentary vote

French voters are casting ballots in the final round of parliamentary elections that could clinch President Emmanuel Macron's hold on power.

18 Jun 2017 1:17 PM

Emmanuel Macron headed for overwhelming parliamentary majority

The first round of voting for the National Assembly in France has left traditional parties in disarray.

12 Jun 2017 11:07 AM


Emmanuel Macron looking for a parliamentary majority

To win in the first round, candidates need an absolute majority and support from at least a quarter of the district's registered voters.

10 Jun 2017 3:14 PM

'Surprise' UK vote does not call Brexit into question, says French PM Philippe

'I don't think we can read anything into this vote than a desire expressed by the British to choose the Conservative Party', said French PM.

09 Jun 2017 1:34 PM

Emmanuel Macron’s centrist party stretches lead

32 per cent people plan to vote for Republique en Marche in the first round on June 11.

19 May 2017 7:20 AM

Emmanuel Macron faces taxing times

Prez delays Cabinet announcement over tax affairs of potential ministers.

17 May 2017 1:16 AM