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President Macron apologised for 'scandalous anthem gaffe': Albanian PM

President Macron apologised for 'scandalous anthem gaffe': Albanian PM

Albania Prime Minister Edi Rama said on Sunday that France President Emmanuel Macron has apologised for the wrong national anthem being played

Iran's Rouhani warns Macron of looming nuclear step

Iran's Rouhani warns Macron of looming nuclear step

President Hassan Rouhani spoke with French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Saturday, warning him Iran would take the next step in reducing its nuclear commitments unless Europe lives up to its own undertakings.

Brazil to only accept G7 Amazon aid if Macron withdraws 'insults'

Brazil to only accept G7 Amazon aid if Macron withdraws 'insults'

Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday he wants French President Emmanuel Macron to retract "insults" against him

French minister resigns after lobster dinner scandal

French minister resigns after lobster dinner scandal

A senior French cabinet minister and close ally of President Emmanuel Macron resigned on Tuesday after reports accused him of extravagant state-funded lobster dinners and misusing public housing

Demonstrator loses hand at Paris 'yellow vest' march

Demonstrator loses hand at Paris 'yellow vest' march

A "yellow vest" demonstrator lost his hand during clashes with police outside the main parliament building in Paris on Saturday, witnesses told AFP, during a 13th weekend of anti-government protests across France.

Macron's ratings fall further after month of protests

Macron's ratings fall further after month of protests

A month of "yellow vest" protests have taken a further toll on the popularity of French President Emmanuel Macron, a new poll showed Sunday, with analysts saying he will be forced to change his style of governing.

France set for more 'yellow vest' protests despite Macron concessions

France set for more 'yellow vest' protests despite Macron concessions

Thousands of France's "yellow vest" demonstrators were expected to take to the streets again on Saturday, a month after the start of their protest movement which has plunged President Emmanuel Macron's government into its biggest crisis.

Police clash with 'yellow vest' protesters in Paris

Police clash with 'yellow vest' protesters in Paris

French riot police clashed with "yellow vest" protesters in central Paris on Saturday during the latest wave of demonstrations against high living costs which have shaken President Emmanuel Macron's authority.

France mulls state of emergency after Paris riots, won't change policy

France mulls state of emergency after Paris riots, won't change policy

The French government will consider imposing a state of emergency to prevent a recurrence of France's worst riots in years, but while it is open to dialogue it will not change course, its spokesman said on Sunday.

Macron's popularity dips as French fuel tax revolt simmers

Macron's popularity dips as French fuel tax revolt simmers

Emmanuel Macron's popularity took a further hit in recent weeks, according to a poll on Sunday, as fuel tax protests rumbled on across France in the latest sign of discontent with the president's economic reforms.

Macron's popularity falls further in September, poll shows

Macron's popularity falls further in September, poll shows

The former investment banker won the 2017 election with 66.1% of the vote on a reformist project to modernise the euro zone's second largest power.

Assault-accused Macron bodyguard braces for Senate grilling

Assault-accused Macron bodyguard braces for Senate grilling

The disgraced former bodyguard at the centre of the biggest scandal of Emmanuel Macron's young presidency is due to appear Wednesday before a Senate committee which will quiz him over his close ties to France's maverick leader.