French President Emmanuel Macron (C) before a TV interview with RMC-BFM journalists Jean-Jacques Bourdin (D) and Mediapart, Edwy Plenel (G), in the Palais de Chaillot in Paris on April 15th

Taxes, SNCF, NDDL … What to Remember from Emmanuel Macron’s Interview on BFMTV

President Emmanuel Macron gave a very tense river interview on Sunday evening on BFMTV. The main points to remember. Sunday night, Emmanuel Macron gave a television interview in a sometimes electric atmosphere. For more than two hours, the president was subjected to a flood of questions, some of which resembled the questions of a debate and not an interview, by Jean-Jacques […]

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French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe makes a surprise visit to Notre-Dame-des-Landes

Airport: Prime Minister Edouard Philippe Surprise Visit to Notre-Dame-des-Landes

Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced Saturday he was at Notre-Dame-des-Landes, to “see and hear”.Before a decision expected by the end of January. Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced Saturday on Twitter that he was at Notre-Dame-des-Landes, to “see and hear” when he has completed on Friday a week of consultations at Matignon on the draft Nantes airport , before a very sensitive […]

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Nicolas Hulot believes that there are alternative solutions for the NDDL airport project in the Pays de la Loire

NDDL Airport: Nicolas Hulot Believes that there are Alternatives

Nicolas Hulot, newly appointed Minister of Ecology and Solidarity transition, spoke on Thursday night on France 2 about the airport project of Notre-Dame-des-Landes (NDDL Airport). He considers “that we have not studied all the alternatives” and believes that “there is probably another option that will satisfy all the interests of each other.” The Minister of ecology […]

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The vote is on Sunday for the controversial Airport project at Notre-Dame-des-Landes

Notre-Dame-des-Landes: Valls: “If the no wins, the project will be abandoned”

On a five-day consultation on whether to maintain the airport project with the transfer to Notre-Dame-des-Landes from Nantes, Prime Minister Manuel Valls said the protesters will leave the area, whatever the result. The protesters that  are “illegally” occupying land of the Nantes airport project of Notre-Dame-des-Landes (Loire-Atlantique) will leave “whatever the outcome” of the local referendum on Sunday, warned […]

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The latest polls show that more are in favour of the Airport project in the Loire-Atlantique

Notre-Dame-des-Landes: 58% of inhabitants of Loire-Atlantique want Airport

According to an Ifop poll for Europe 1 and iTV, a majority of people in Loire-Atlantique would support the construction of the airport … This is the first real poll since the announcement by Hollande to organize a local référendum on the issue of the airport of Notre-Dame-des-Landes.  And the result should rather reassure the […]

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Protesters against the airport at Notre-Dame-des-Landes block the main roads into Nantes

Notre-Dame-des-Landes: Thousands of Demonstrators Mobilizing “Against the Airport”

The organizers had called for the “general mobilization” this Saturday … The organizers had called for the “general mobilization” this Saturday against the airport project at Notre-Dame-des-Landes.  The message seems to have been heard. Several thousand people gathered from mid-morning near the Zad of Notre-Dame-des-Landes calling for an  “abandoning of the project” and “stopping deportations” […]

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