As the G7 summit wrapped up in the town of Biarritz, France, French protesters in the neighboring town of Bayonne carried hundreds of official portraits of French President Emmanuel Macron turned upside down.
The fire that tore through Notre-Dame cathedral was probably caused by accident, French prosecutors said on Tuesday after firefighters doused the last flames in the ruins overnight and the nation grieved for the destruction of one of its symbols.
French President Emmanuel Macron warned Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday that Britain would face a disorderly departure from the European Union if she fails to get parliamentary approval for her deal on the third attempt next week.
With political turmoil in Europe, political gestures of commitment go a long way. Last month, Europe’s two largest countries, Germany and France, promised closer foreign affairs and defense cooperation in what's known as the Treaty of Aachen. But is this a good match?
2018 saw populist political movements drive leadership crises in France, Germany and the UK. The World asks Francis Fukuyama, author of "The End of History," to focus on identity politics and ginned up divisions in those countries and here in the US.
The French government on Tuesday suspended planned increases in three taxes on fuel for a six-month period starting Jan.1 in response to nationwide protests against high pump prices and living costs, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced.
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