Macron's official portrait scrutinised for symbols
Symbols and spin-offs were the order of the day as Emmanuel Macron unveiled his official portrait. The image was heavy in symbolism and much scrutinised in the French media. Lots of spin-offs on the image appeared on social media, as expected. Also, we look at past presidential portraits. Finally, Emmanuel Macron's team has explained that the president's thinking is "too complex" for him to participate in the traditional Bastille Day interview... cue much head-scratching amongst journalists!