'Middle finger affair' Macron lands in 'embarrassing' picture controversy

French public is angry with Emmanuel Macron after the cheerful President posed for photos with young men at Saint Martin, one of whom showed the middle finger to the cameras. The controversial pictures were made during Macron’s visit to the Caribbean island, devastated after hurricane Irma last year. The French leader was followed by a […]

Macron v Khrushchev: Who was fiercer at the UN?

The UN General Assembly is a place where world leaders tend to keep things refined and play it cool, but there are always some entertaining exceptions – and this year, French President Emmanuel Macron was happy to do the honors. Banging his fist passionately on the rostrum, Macron warned that “nationalism always leads to defeat” […]

Brigitte Macron wows in bold pink coat for Paris day out with Emmanuel Macron

Brigitte Macron, well-known for her fashionable look, has embraced the beginning of autumn in perfect sartorial style. Pictured on an afternoon out today with her husband and President of France, Emmanuel Macron, the First Lady wore a stunning pink coat. The immaculate coat boasted a broad collar, trim pockets and fell above the knee. Stylish […]

'Love story over': Macron says EU can't rely on US for security – is it time to start wooing Russia?

Emmanuel Macron’s remark that Europe can’t rely on the US for security, along with hints at rapprochement with Russia, show a rift in EU-Washington ties – a relationship that’s crumbling amid pressure to end sanction policies. “Europe can no longer rely on the United States for its security,” the French President said in a recent […]

EU's security must no longer depend on US – Macron

Published time: 27 Aug, 2018 10:24 Edited time: 27 Aug, 2018 10:32 The security of the European Union must no longer depend on the US, French President Emmanuel Macron has said. Europe can “no longer” entrust its security to the US alone, the French president said, speaking at the annual French ambassadors’ conference at the […]

France’s Macron reportedly referenced ‘The Art of the Deal’ to clap back at Trump over an EU trade dispute

AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster French President Emmanuel Macron reportedly referenced President Donald Trump’s “The Art of the Deal” while talking to Trump about the escalating trade dispute between the EU and US.  Sources told Axios that the exchange took place on the sidelines of the NATO summit this month, when Trump and Macron began discussing reciprocal tariffs […]

Putin meets Macron ahead of World Cup final, gives flowers to French first lady (VIDEO)

Russian President Vladimir Putin met his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron ahead of the World Cup final between France and Croatia. He marked the occasion by presenting France’s First Lady Brigitte Macron with flowers. The French president was invited to the Kremlin a few hours before the World Cup final. It’s Macron’s second visit to Russia […]

Trump cracks joke with Macron at NATO summit — even the media laughed (VIDEO)

US President Donald Trump’s joke with French President Emmanuel Macron during a bilateral meeting in Brussels during the NATO summit even had journalists laughing. When Macron finished giving a statement in French, Trump quickly responded to tell the French leader he enjoyed listening despite not actually having any idea what was being said. “It sounded […]

Brigitte Macron means business: Emmanuel’s wife changes into power suit at NATO

Brigitte Macron, 65, headed to a dinner in Brussels with her husband Emmanuel Macron. The couple were joined by other world leaders and their wives including Donald Trump, 72, and Melania Trump, 48. The French former-teacher looked stunning in a white and black suit. The look exemplified the chic style that Brigitte is well-known for. […]

Brigitte Macron looks solemn as she attends burial ceremony in daring mini dress

Brigitte Macron, 70, joined her husband French President Emmanuel Macron for the funeral of Simone Veil, a former political and survivor of the Holocaust. Simone Veil passed away on the 30th June 2017, with a special burial service taking place in Paris today. Simone was one of France’s most revered politicians, president of the European […]