Transfer of Power: Emmanuel Macron, Day 1 of his Presidency

INAUGURATION: Emmanuel Macron has officially succeeded Francois Hollande … “I want to give to the French self-confidence, for too long weakened.” Emmanuel Macron was sworn in on Sunday President at the Elysee Palace. The marathon day began shortly before 10 am, with the arrival of Emmanuel Macron in the Elysee Palace, where Francois Hollande welcomed the friendly …

Presidential: Hollande voted Macron in the First Round, according to his Former Adviser

Bernard Poignant stated in a documentary broadcast on France 5 on Tuesday evening … We suspected, but Bernard Poignant confirmed. Former adviser to the outgoing President of the Republic said that Francois Hollande had voted for Emmanuel Macron in the first round of presidential elections, in a documentary to be broadcast Tuesday night on France 5. …

Brexit: The European Union is a United Front before Negotiations

The 27 EU Member States adopt in Brussels on Saturday 30th April, their policy on negotiations on Brexit, the output of the United Kingdom from the European Union. They present a united front before the start of negotiations. The 27 EU leaders adopted on Saturday “unanimously” the guiding principles that will guide the European negotiators during …

Paris: Schwarzenegger in the Capital to Defend the Fight against Global Warming

After COP21 in 2015, Arnold Schwarzenegger returns to Paris. Former California Governor visits Anne Hidalgo Hollande on Friday … Arnold Schwarzenegger comes to meet Anne Hidalgo and François Hollande in Paris on Friday. Founder of Regions of Climate Action (R20), actor and former California Governor has signed a cooperation agreement between the C40 and the …

Attack on the Champs-Elysees: Macron and Le Pen Invited by Hollande to the National Tribute on Tuesday

TERRORISM: The President invited the two finalists of the second round of presidential elections to Tuesday’s ceremony … The two finalists of the presidential election, Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen, were invited by François Hollande to attend on Tuesday the national tribute to the policeman killed in the attack on the Champs-Elysees, said a spokesman …

Shooting on the Champs-Elysees: François Hollande promises “absolute vigilance” on safety

TERRORISM: The president spoke from the Elysee a few hours after the shooting, Thursday evening on the Champs-Elysee in Paris …  François Hollande made a brief speech just a few hours after the shooting Thursday evening in which a policeman died . He had to meet with the prime minister Bernard Cazeneuve and Interior Minister Matthias …

Foiled attack: Two men Arrested, Firearms and Explosives Found

Five days before the presidential election, two men of 23 and 29, suspected of planning an “imminent” attack on French soil were arrested in Marseille. Firearms and equipment used in the manufacture of explosives were found during the search of their apartment. Two men aged 23 and 29, suspected of preparing an “imminent” attack were arrested on …

For Marine Le Pen, France “is not responsible for the Vel d’Hiv”

CONTROVERSY: Jacques Chirac and François Hollande had, themselves, recognized the responsibility of France in the arrest of 13,000 Jews in 1942 in Paris … Asked about the infamous roundup of the Vel d’Hiv in 1942 in Paris, during which more than 13,000 Jews were arrested, Marine Le Pen, the FN candidate in the presidential election, said on …