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Popular ecologist on front line

France's new Environment Minister Nicolas Hulot joined Emmanuel Macron's team after declining offers from three previous governments. What challenges lie ahead for France's popular environmentalist? The environment was not high on the list of Emmanuel…

France 24, May 24


First whiff of scandal hits Macron government

President Emmanuel Macron, who vowed to clean up French politics, has encountered the first whiff of scandal in his own camp...and it's coming from his right-hand man. Richard Ferrand, general secretary of Macron's La République En Marche! party…

The Local, May 24


Macron seeks to extend state of emergency

President Emmanuel Macron will ask parliament to extend a state of emergency, in…

France 24, May 24


Homophobic prank lands TV presenter in hot…

French TV presenters get away with a lot more than their more politically correct…

The Local, May 23


Marine Le Pen ‘ditches Frexit’ in shock…

Far-right leader Marine Le Pen is to ditch plans to pull France out of the European…

The Local, May 22


Fair trade milk has proved a success

A fair trade scheme for French milk has proved a success, helping farmers make a…

The Connexion, May 22

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