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Republicans rule out ‘coalition’ with Macron’s faction

The Republicans, France's traditional right-wing party, today ruled out allying with President Emanuel Macron's centrists or concluding a co-operation agreement following Sunday's parliamentary elections, in which no faction secured an absolute majority in the National Assembly. With...

‘France is threatened with paralysis’: What the French press says about the elections

With headlines such as "jumping into the political vacuum", "France is threatened with paralysis" or even the "painful defeat for Macron with serious political consequences", the current French press welcomed the results of the second round...

Erdogan: Le Pen’s defeat in French presidential election a ‘victory’

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called the election defeat of Marin Le Pen, the far-right candidate in last weekend's French presidential election, a "victory", Turkish media reported today. "I think the elimination and defeat of extremist views...

Macron’s political term in office

By Mike O 'Sullivan Emanuel Macron has been elected President of France for a second consecutive term, with the ballot box giving him a higher percentage (58.5%) than the polls predict. The lesson is that the...

The next challenges for Macron

By Costas Raptis There is no justification for voting at the ballot box. Neither "asterisks." Many of the French who favored Emanuel Macron may have done so, he admitted in his winning speech, out of a...

French Press: For Emanuel Macron, the difficulties are just beginning

"A victory, a thousand challenges" saw the front page of the Télégramme newspaper, "Everything remains to be done" was that of La Croix: after his re-election as President of France, Emanuel Macron is called to unite...