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France tells Johnson: let's work on post-Brexit relationship

26 Jul 2019

PARIS France is ready to work with Britain's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson, but Paris and other European capitals will not renegotiate the terms of the hard-fought Brexit deal, a French minister said on Friday.

Size matters: France deflates EU enlargement aspirations

02 Jul 2019

BRUSSELS European Union outsider nations courting accession to the club face dimmer prospects after French President Emmanuel Macron refused to countenance further enlargement until the bloc speeds decision-making and restores its credibility.

Deeply divided, EU leaders halt talks after no deal on top jobs

01 Jul 2019

BRUSSELS EU leaders suspended a summit on Monday after they failed to agree who should fill the bloc's top jobs, with divisions over the marquee role of European Commission president as entrenched as ever after some 20 hours of talks.

New jobs in Brussels: EU leaders narrow down their shortlist

30 Jun 2019

BRUSSELS European Union leaders aim to wrap up a tortured job selection process on Sunday in their third attempt to decide who will take over the bloc's top five posts and set policies that affect the lives of some 500 million Europeans.

Uncertainty hangs over ADP sale as Macron faces delicate decisions

28 Jun 2019

PARIS Bankers are telling potential buyers of the French state's majority holding in airports operator ADP that there is little clarity on the timing or size of the sale, underscoring how risky the transaction has become for President Emmanuel Macron. | Video

France's Sarkozy loses bid to avoid corruption trial

19 Jun 2019

PARIS Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Wednesday lost his final bid to avoid standing trial on charges of corruption and influence peddling, his lawyer said.

French PM sets out 'Macron II' reform drive

12 Jun 2019

PARIS France will reduce unemployment benefits for high earners and offer incentives to those who work beyond normal retirement age, two major planks of a renewed reform drive by President Emmanuel Macron after months of "yellow vest" protests. | Video

Hugs, not macho handshakes: Trump shelves politics at D-Day anniversary

07 Jun 2019

PARIS/COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France President Donald Trump briefly set aside politics and his testy relationship with France's Emmanuel Macron on Thursday, heaping praise on U.S. war veterans in a speech to mark the 75th D-Day anniversary and steering clear of issues that might rile Europe. | Video

Hugs, not macho handshakes: Trump shelves politics at D-Day anniversary

06 Jun 2019

PARIS/COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France President Donald Trump briefly set aside politics and his testy relationship with France's Emmanuel Macron on Thursday, heaping praise on U.S. war veterans in a speech to mark the 75th D-Day anniversary and steering clear of issues that might rile Europe. | Video

Hugs, not macho handshakes: Trump shelves politics at D-Day anniversary

06 Jun 2019

PARIS/COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France President Donald Trump briefly set aside politics and his testy relationship with France's Emmanuel Macron on Thursday, heaping praise on U.S. war veterans in a speech to mark the 75th D-Day anniversary and steering clear of issues that might rile Europe. | Video

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