The political brief

Macron in Washington: After ‘bromance’, French leader tackles prickly issues

In this edition of the political brief: French President Emmanuel Macron is on a state visit in Washington where a budding “bromance” with US leader Donald Trump seems to have left the Iran nuclear deal in limbo. Meanwhile, the French parliament has passed a controversial immigration law. And as Macron wraps up his first year in office, the French economy is on the upswing, but how much credit should he get for it?