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Macron's popularity improving - poll

The pollmshowed Macron’s 'dissatisfaction rating' declining to 53 percent in September from 57 percent in August.

France to boost defense budget by 1.6 bln euros in 2018: PM

It is the biggest increase in the past six years.

Eastern EU states seek 'compromise' on cheap labor rule

There has been staunch resistance in eastern and central Europe, where most of the cheap labor comes from.
September 06, 2017 | 10:03 am GMT+7

Gliding on rivers, SeaBubbles could be 'Uber of the water'

French start-up SeaBubbles wants to put taxis on major cities' waterways.
August 25, 2017 | 02:39 pm GMT+7

French presidency gives official role to Brigitte Macron

She will not be paid or have her own budget or staff.
August 21, 2017 | 05:34 pm GMT+7

French 'falling out of love' with Macron after 100 days

Only 36 percent of respondents gave him the thumbs up in one recent poll.
August 14, 2017 | 08:25 pm GMT+7

'Saigon' brings exiles' loss and longing to the stage

It is a story of the heartbreak and longing of Vietnamese who were torn between France and their homeland when French colonial rule collapsed. 
July 21, 2017 | 12:22 pm GMT+7

Macron outshines Merkel as EU's top diplomat

Germany has for years longed for a stronger French partner, but may have got more than it bargained for as the self-confident Emmanuel Macron takes Europe's spotlight.
July 17, 2017 | 09:00 am GMT+7

France sees Brexit as tool to weaken City of London: leaked memo

'They are crystal clear about their underlying objective: the weakening of Britain, the ongoing degradation of the City of London.'
July 16, 2017 | 05:33 pm GMT+7

Trump may reverse decision on climate accord, France's Macron says: JDD

'(Trump) told me that he would try to find a solution in the coming months.' 
July 16, 2017 | 05:33 pm GMT+7

Trump defends son over Russian lawyer meeting

'He took a meeting with a Russian lawyer. Not a government lawyer, but a Russian lawyer.'
July 14, 2017 | 08:21 am GMT+7

Eight wounded in shooting near French mosque: source

Two of the eight wounded were hospitalized after the incident, according to the source, who also said that worshippers leaving the mosque had not been the intended target.
July 03, 2017 | 08:38 am GMT+7

Race is on to turn flying car into reality

Aeronautics giants are treating the idea of a flying car with caution, as such a project raises more questions than it answers, experts say -- it's a child's dream, a ...
June 28, 2017 | 07:51 pm GMT+7

L'Oreal finalizes sale of The Body Shop

L'Oreal sold The Body Shop for one billion euros ($1.1 billion).
June 27, 2017 | 04:34 pm GMT+7

Macron: modern president with Midas touch

Macron's party can win the absolute parliamentary majority, analysts say.
June 12, 2017 | 08:08 am GMT+7