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Macron: modern president with Midas touch

Macron's party can win the absolute parliamentary majority, analysts say.

France jabs Trump by wooing climate scientists

A new website launched by French President Emmanuel Macron, 'makeourplanetgreatagain.fr' directly hits at U.S. ...

Cannes film festival in numbers

For 12 days starting Wednesday, the Cannes film festival will be a nonstop merry-go-round of movies, stars, interviews and parties.
May 17, 2017 | 05:31 pm GMT+7

'Cannes is a casino, the best and worst place to show a film'

The Cannes film festival -- the world's greatest movie showcase -- celebrates its 70th anniversary this year.
May 16, 2017 | 03:15 pm GMT+7

France's Macron takes power, vows to heal division, restore global status

The pro-EU centrist assumed power after winning a bitterly-fought campaign that divided the nation.
May 14, 2017 | 11:18 pm GMT+7

France bans breeding of dolphins in captivity

The French government bans the reproduction of dolphins and killer whales held in captivity, causing controversy in some of the country's zoos and amusement parks.
May 12, 2017 | 11:37 am GMT+7

Wall Street set to rise, Euro gives up some gains as Macron seals French election victory

The euro had been on a rising trend in the days ahead of the election, as investors began to position for a Macron victory.
May 08, 2017 | 09:23 am GMT+7

Macron wins French presidency, to sighs of relief in Europe

The centrist's victory will bring huge relief to European allies who had feared another populist upheaval to follow Brexit and Donald Trump's election as U.S. president.
May 08, 2017 | 08:14 am GMT+7

Dogs join fight against far-right ahead of French election

London-based dogs - and their owners - are urging French voters not to elect far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen.
May 07, 2017 | 09:56 am GMT+7

Macron's French presidential campaign emails leaked online

Leading French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron's campaign said it had been the target of a 'massive' computer hack.
May 06, 2017 | 08:42 am GMT+7

Macron cements bid for French presidency after bitter TV debate

At stake are two diametrically opposed views of Europe and France's place in the world. Le Pen would close borders and quit the euro currency while Macron wants closer European ...
May 05, 2017 | 09:35 am GMT+7

France's Le Pen says best placed to face 'new world' of Trump, Putin

'I think I'm best placed to talk to this new world that's emerging, to talk to the Russia of Putin, to the United States of Trump.'
May 03, 2017 | 08:02 am GMT+7

French presidential vote: international media react

The results of France's first round of presidential election made front page headlines around the world on Monday.
April 24, 2017 | 05:53 pm GMT+7

Macron, Le Pen set for French election run-off

Neither candidate from the mainstream Republicans and Socialists made it through to the second round.
April 24, 2017 | 08:45 am GMT+7

France on edge as presidential vote looms

Nearly a quarter of voters are still undecided and that the French have been more concerned about the economy than terrorism.
April 23, 2017 | 10:10 am GMT+7