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Latest update : 2017-09-13

Macron's presidency put to the test as unions strike over labour reforms

In this edition: Emmanuel Macron is in damage control mode in the Caribbean. The French government is blasted for its handling of Hurricane Irma, which devastated French islands. Meanwhile, showdown on the streets with unions striking over labour reforms, putting Macron's presidency to the test as he goes for a major overhaul. And Marine Le Pen promises to reboot the National Front but some doubt her ability to lead the far-right party.

By Molly HALL , Marc PERELMAN

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2017-12-07 French politics

Brigitte Macron: France’s most popular first lady ever?

France's first baby panda has a name: Yuan Meng was named by his “godmother” Brigitte Macron this week at a ceremony held at the Beauval Zoo, south of Paris. Also, Laurent...

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2017-11-30 Africa

Emmanuel Macron engages with Africa’s youth

Emmanuel Macron says his country no longer has an Africa policy and has faced a mix of applause and hostility while in Burkina Faso on his first official tour in Africa as...

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2017-11-23 François Fillon

Defeated presidential candidate Fillon bids farewell to French politics

Former conservative prime minister and presidential candidate François Fillon bids farewell to French politics. It comes after he crashed out of this year's presidential...

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2017-11-16 Paris attacks (Nov. 13)

Paris attacks commemorations: How to deal with jihadists returning home?

As France marks two years since its ever worst terror attacks, the country searches for solutions to French jihadists returning home. Plus, President Macron unveils his plans to...

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2017-11-09 Emmanuel Macron

Six months after his election, what has Macron achieved?

French President Emmanuel Macron promised to build a new France. We take a look at what he's accomplished after six months on the job. Also, Environment Minister Nicolas Hulot...

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