Defence: The Armies Budget will Increase by 1.6 Billion Euros in 2018

Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced an increase in the defence budget “unprecedented over the past decade.” It will increase to more than 1.6 billion euros in 2018. “We will next year increase in the budget that I will present the budget of the Armies of more than 1.6 billion euros. This effort will continue in 2019 and …

Popularity: Macron has Still Lost 14 Points in August

SURVEY: He had already dropped 10 points in July … The popularity rating of Emmanuel Macron recorded a sharp decline in August again, with 40% of people satisfied, a drop of 14 points in a month after the 10 points already in July, according to an Ifop poll for Journal du Dimanche . Prime Minister Edouard Philippe also records a reflux nine points …

Fires: In the Var, Philippe announced Reinforcements and Commends the Work of Firefighters

While a new fire broke out on the night of Tuesday to Wednesday near Bormes-les-Mimosas in the Var, causing the evacuation of more than 10,000 people, Édouard Philippe told AFP that he would go to “the front of the fire” on Wednesday night. The Prime Minister also announced the arrival of ground and air reinforcements. The …

Sharp Drop in Popularity for Macron and Philippe

SURVEY: The President loses ten points in a month, and his Prime minister, eight points … The popularity rating of Emmanuel Macron has fallen sharply in July, with 54% satisfied, ten points less than in June, according to an Ifop poll for the Journal du Dimanche . Prime Minister Edouard Philippe also records a drop of eight points over the same period from 64% …

Emmanuel Macron will Speak Before Congress on Monday 3rd July

SPEECH: The French President will address the parliamentarians on the eve of the policy speech of his Prime Minister, Edouard Philippe … Emmanuel Macron will speak next Monday, July 3, before Congress meeting in Versailles, said  Senate President Gerard Larcher , coming out of a meeting with the Head of State at the Elysée. “The president @Emmanuel Macron …

64% of French Satisfied with Emmanuel Macron and Edouard Philippe

SURVEY: The scores of the President and his Prime Minister are the same … Seven weeks after the Presidential election in France, Emmanuel Macron is still riding high. Sixty-four percent of the French are satisfied with the new head of state (+ 2% compared to May 2017) and Edouard Philippe, the Prime Minister (+ 9%), according to an Ifop poll for the Journal …

State of Emergency: Édouard Philippe says “It must not become Permanent”

The state of emergency should be extended until the 1st November. This state of emergency should it become permanent? “No” says Prime Minister Édouard Philippe, recalling this morning that the level of threat in France is “extremely high.” Must the state of emergency be a permanent condition? “No” slice the prime minister. “The priority of the president and this government …

Attack in London: Four French Injured in the Attacks, an Investigation

TERRORISM: The President, Emmanuel Macron will call the families of the victims on Sunday, said the Elysee … Four French were injured, one seriously, in the terrorist attack in London which has a total of seven dead and fifty wounded, announced Sunday the French foreign minister, Jean-Yves Le Drian on France Info. “Quatre compatriotes sont blessés et …

Macron Wants to Extend the State of Emergency and a New Anti-Terrorism Law

After the attack in Manchester, President Emmanuel Macron announced on Wednesday he will extend until November 1st, the state of emergency since the attacks in November 2015, and wants a new law against “terrorist threat”, which has never been higher. At a meeting of the Defense Council, the second since his election, Emmanuel Macron announced he …