Emmanuel Macron

Boris Johnson's Northern Ireland problem

14 June 2021 12:08 am

In an at times grouchy press conference, Boris Johnson tried to calm the row over the Northern Ireland protocol. The…

Macron is wrong. Nato must stand up to China

11 June 2021 9:24 pm

Joe Biden wants to use his visit to Europe for the G7 summit and the Nato meeting to rally democracies…

Why is Macron feigning outrage at the Danish spying scandal?

5 June 2021 4:00 pm

The feigned outrage in Berlin – but mostly in Paris – at the USA’s proxy use of Denmark’s intelligence services…

Why Boris is loved by the French

2 June 2021 12:28 am

Boris Johnson is more popular in France than Emmanuel Macron, which might not be a high hurdle to overcome, since…

The rapid rise of Pascal Blanchard, Macron’s favourite diversity tsar

17 May 2021 11:47 pm

In October last year Emmanuel Macron had a long list of around 300 to 500 names drawn up. These were no…

Is Macron the new Trump?

30 March 2021 10:17 pm

For the last three months journalists across the world have been missing the curious mix of bombast, arrogance, untruths and showmanship…

Emmanuel Macron’s vaccine muddle

6 March 2021 9:00 am

In 2000, this magazine dipped its toe in murky Irish water. Stephen Glover wrote three articles, one provocatively entitled ‘The…

The provocative writer who could be the next French president

6 March 2021 9:00 am

The French journalist who could unseat President Macron

Macron eyes up a new career

11 February 2021 9:10 am

How is France dealing with its latest Covid wave? Not particularly well, if you listen to the director of epidemiological research…

Letters: How to revive Britain’s orchestras

6 February 2021 9:00 am

Good conductors Sir: Yes, it is sad to see talents like Sir Simon Rattle and Mirga Gražinyte-Tyla leaving our shores…

Orban and Macron, Europe’s new power couple

16 January 2021 9:00 am

The unlikely alliance of Orban and Macron

France would be foolish to veto a Brexit deal

5 December 2020 1:43 am

Britain and France are heading for an almighty bust-up over Brexit. This morning the French junior minister for European affairs,…

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French republicanism confounds American progressives

29 November 2020 12:42 am

Can an entire country sue for libel? If so, France would have a strong suit against swathes of the American…

Macron is preparing for intellectual battle against Islamism

14 November 2020 9:00 am

Muslim thinkers offer a remedy to fundamentalism

Macron alone: where are France’s allies in the fight against Islamism?

14 November 2020 9:00 am

Where is the support for his fight against Islamism?

France vs Islamism: how does Macron hope to prosecute his war?

7 November 2020 9:00 am

How does Macron hope to prosecute his war?

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Macron isn’t Islamophobic

28 October 2020 3:17 am

Sometimes a story does not receive the attention you think it should. Sometimes the news is too familiar or too…

Will Macron’s new sidekick help him get re-elected?

11 July 2020 9:00 am

Is France’s latest prime minister just another fall guy?

Is a Brexit deal within reach?

20 June 2020 9:00 am

Trade talks between the UK and the EU are in a better place than they have been at any point…

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How do you like US now?

14 June 2020 3:48 am

It’s that time again when newspapers tell us that America’s standing in the world has substantially declined under Donald Trump.…

Le bromance: Macron has fallen under Boris’s spell

24 January 2020 10:00 pm

Macron has fallen under Boris’s spell

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Trump is saving Nato

5 December 2019 4:32 am

It’s almost Nato as usual when Emmanuel Macron calls Nato ‘brain dead’. It’s Nato as usual, and Donald Trump as…

Expect fireworks at this week’s Nato summit

2 December 2019 4:49 am

This week is seminal for Boris Johnson and Emmanuel Macron. Boris, in Watford, is hosting one of the most important…

Could this self-made billionaire become France’s first Muslim president?

12 October 2019 9:00 am

The French writer Michel Houellebecq has a disconcerting habit of correctly predicting unsettling events. In 2001 in Plateforme he predicted…

Is this film saying relationships between teachers and kids are OK? Scarborough reviewed

7 September 2019 9:00 am

Scarborough is a small British film but it will give you a very big headache. Its subject is teachers who…