Emmanuel Macron

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On D-Day, Macron has learned nothing and forgotten everything

June 6, 2019 3:38 pm

He embodies the corruption of liberal democracy into elite managerialism

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Could Marion Maréchal-Le Pen stop Macron winning a second term?

June 6, 2019 5:49 am

Maréchal’s decision is whether to challenge Macron in 2022, or wait another five years

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The rise and fall of Emmanuel Macron

May 27, 2019 1:36 pm

Only in the French media is it unnoticed that on every front, Macron has failed

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The European election results are a humiliation for Macron

May 26, 2019 2:48 pm

The French president is humiliated, although his tame media will try to spin it as a victory

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France’s far-left are looking to Marine Le Pen as their savior

May 17, 2019 11:51 am

For the resurgent National Rally leader, revenge is on the menu

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Notre-Dame is a sign of the times

April 16, 2019 12:56 pm

When it reopens, Notre Dame will be even more a museum, even less a shrine

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The shame of Notre-Dame

April 16, 2019 10:02 am

Perhaps the blaze in Paris was the wake-up call that France needed

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Emmanuel Macron has united his country – against him

April 11, 2019 4:58 pm

If you thought British politics was bad, spare a thought for France

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A Tory nightmare? Theresa May is granted Brexit delay to Halloween

April 11, 2019 10:21 am

The six-month extension is slightly shorter than had been expected ahead of the summit

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How Brexit could lead to Frexit

April 8, 2019 2:14 pm

France arguably has a stronger history of Euroskepticism than the UK

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Emmanuel Macron has saved himself from political crisis – for now

March 17, 2019 11:37 am

The gilets jaunes have lost much of their momentum

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How to solve Europe’s Nato problem

February 21, 2019 11:48 am

If European defense is to be intergovernmental, and if it depends primarily upon Britain and France, it cannot be developed within an EU framework

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Macron’s fight with Europe’s populists is backfiring

January 26, 2019 1:35 pm

The French President is becoming the lightning rod for a pervasive discontent with the European project

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The yellow vests are at the vanguard of a politically incorrect uprising

January 14, 2019 10:38 am

For many in France the media and political class are indistinguishable

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The beginning is nigh

January 2, 2019 10:55 am

20 predictions for 2019

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The confusion of the Confucians

December 13, 2018 12:05 pm

Kissinger is right about Trump, of course

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Emmanuel Macron has succeeded only in uniting his country against him

December 8, 2018 3:35 pm

The gilets jaunes have become his Waterloo

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My Saturday in Paris with the gilets jaunes

December 8, 2018 12:38 pm

The gilets jaunes were diverse in age, sex, class and color. We could have been off to a music festival

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The gilets jaunes have become a symbol of resistance worn with pride by the downtrodden

December 6, 2018 2:00 pm

A progressive President has pushed his people too far

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Emmanuel Macron has united France against him

December 3, 2018 7:08 am

The French leader is politically tone-deaf

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Has Saudi Arabia just pivoted towards Russia?

December 1, 2018 9:25 am

Macron, MBS, Putin, and the future world order

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The G20: a reminder why we should never take our world leaders seriously

December 1, 2018 7:50 am

It’s a show they put on for the little people

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Emmanuel Macron is toxic and Paris is burning

November 26, 2018 7:43 am

The French president’s leadership is undermined by his ever-more radical obnoxiousness

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I would drink Trump wine if it were available in France

November 13, 2018 12:38 pm

Mr Trump should be warned that the French have a history of responding violently to attempts to open the wine market