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Dissent grows among the loyalists Macron needs for reform push - sources

04 Oct 2019

ANNECY, France Previously-loyal lawmakers inside Emmanuel Macron's party are voicing dissent about its direction, according to interviews with party insiders, exposing new faultlines in the political base the French president needs to deliver his reform agenda.

Chanel takes to Parisian rooftops for fashion show

01 Oct 2019

PARIS Chanel paraded its models along Paris' emblematic grey zinc rooftops for its fashion show on Tuesday, in an atmospheric recreation of the city's skyline complete with a brooding sky. | Video

Lanvin shows off capes and flowing looks in lush catwalk garden

26 Sep 2019

LONDON Models at Lanvin's fashion show in Paris shrugged off the drizzle for a stroll through a dreamy museum garden on Wednesday, showing off long dresses, comic strip prints and adventurous capes. | Video

France's National Assembly leader and Macron ally investigated in graft probe

12 Sep 2019

PARIS French National Assembly President Richard Ferrand was determined to stay in his job after investigating judges placed the close ally of President Emmanuel Macron under formal investigation in a financial impropriety case, his office said.

Defying Macron, maths genius splits French leader's camp in Paris

04 Sep 2019

PARIS Emmanuel Macron's bid to control Paris City Hall plunged into uncertainty on Wednesday after ruling party lawmaker Cedric Villani said he would challenge the president's own candidate - a rebellious act akin to his own rise to power in 2017.

French ex-president Hollande testified in Brazil fighter jet probe - source

09 Jul 2019

PARIS Former French President Francois Hollande was questioned by police in France earlier this month as a witness in a Brazilian corruption investigation into a deal to buy combat jets, a source close to the politician said.

French lawmakers vote to target online hate speech in draft bill

05 Jul 2019

PARIS Social media giants such as Facebook and Twitter would be required to remove any hateful content within 24 hours under a draft bill approved by France's National Assembly on Friday.

French lawmakers pass draft law targeting online hate speech

05 Jul 2019

PARIS, July 5 France's National Assembly approved a draft bill on Friday which would require social media giants such as Facebook and Twitter to remove any hateful content within 24 hours.

French President Macron hopes to rebuild Notre-Dame in five years

17 Apr 2019

PARIS President Emmanuel Macron pledged on Tuesday that France would rebuild the fire-devastated Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral, saying he hoped the work would be done in five years and the French people would pull together to repair their national symbol. | Video

Macron will Notre-Dame in fünf Jahren wiederaufbauen

17 Apr 2019

Paris Frankreichs Präsident Emmanuel Macron hat einen ambitionierten Zeitrahmen zum Wiederaufbau der bei einem Brand verwüsteten Kathedrale Notre-Dame gesteckt.

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