France"s Macron Clashes with Le Pen in TV Debate

The debate, and the two others that will follow ahead of the April 23 first round, are seen as key in an election in which nearly 40 percent of voters say they are not sure who to back......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 20th, 2017

Marine Le Pen Slams Macron: "France Will Be Governed By A Woman... Either Me Or Madame Merkel"

Authored by Mike Shedlock via, The gloves came off in the final debate before the May 7 French presidential election. It was a big mud-slinging affair, mostly by Le Pen, if one believes the mainstre.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 4th, 2017

France Prepares for Fiery Presidential Debate

France’s presidential rivals, centrist Emmanuel Macron and the far-right’s Marine Le Pen, go head-to-head on Wednesday in a televised debate in which sparks are sure to fly as they fight their corner .....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulseMay 3rd, 2017

Macron still ahead after friction-filled debate

There was relief for markets after Centrist Emmanuel Macron kept his position as favourite to win France's presidential election, following a televised debate in which he clashed with his main rival, Marine Le Pen, over Europe. Laura Frykberg reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersApr 5th, 2017

France Presidential Polls Show Candidates Le Pen, Macron Locked in First-Round Tie

Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron remain strong front-runners ahead of the second French presidential election debate......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 4th, 2017

France"s Macron Gains More Support, Interior Minister Quits Amid New Scandal

Voters rated Macron as the strongest performer of the five leading candidates who took part in the first debate of the presidential election campaign on Monday night......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 21st, 2017

ETF Focus: France ETF rises on heavy volume after first presidential debate

The largest exchange-traded fund to track the French equity market rises after a strong debate performance by centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron......»»

Category: etfSource: marketwatchMar 21st, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: France’s presidential upstart Macron clashes with Le Pen, Fillon in TV debate

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron sparred with rivals during the election campaign’s first televised debate, in a test of whether the political upstart can hang on to his status as the favorite to win May’s election......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 21st, 2017

France"s Political Upstart Tested in Election Debate

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron sparred with rivals during the election campaign’s first televised debate......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMar 20th, 2017

Accusations of lies and division: French presidential candidates clash during a televised debate

PARIS (Reuters) - The top candidates in France's presidential election clashed in a televised debate on Monday, with centrist Emmanuel Macron accusing far-.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 20th, 2017

France"s Emmanuel Macron Meets Russia"s Vladimir Putin Amid Tensions Between Countries

Relations have been beset by mistrust between the two countries, with Paris and Moscow backing opposing sides in the Syrian civil war and at odds over the Ukraine conflict......»»

Category: topSource: newsweek4 hr. 7 min. ago

Emmanuel Macron says Bone-crushing Donald Trump Handshake was "Not Innocent"

The French president wanted to show his American counterpart that France will not make concessions......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 28th, 2017

"It Wasn"t Innocent": Macron Says Famous Trump Handshake "Was About Getting Respect"

Of all the sights during Trump's first trip abroad, his handshake with France's youngest ever president, Emanual Macron, was the most memorable as well as symbolic. At their f.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 28th, 2017

The Latest: France"s Macron urges Trump: Stay in Paris pact

The Latest on Group of Seven summit (all times local): 1:10 p.m. Shop owners in a Sicilian town have covered their windows with sheet metal and cardboard ahead of a protest expected to take place on the sidelines of a Group of Seven meeting......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 27th, 2017

Macron and Putin are going to meet on Monday

Thomson ReutersParis (AFP) - France's new President Emmanuel Macron will hold delicate talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Monday with the two countries harbouring longstanding differences over Ukraine an.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 27th, 2017

Macron was warned about Trump"s awkwardly aggressive handshake before their meeting

Thomson Reuters The new president of France was warned about President Trump's aggressive hand-shaking prior to their meeting earlier this week, the Washington Post writes. At a Washington D.C. gathering, the French ambass.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 26th, 2017

France"s Macron calls for more European security cooperation and intelligence-sharing after Manchester attacks

Thomson ReutersBRUSSELS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron pressed Europeans to strengthen security cooperation and intelligence-sharing after a deadly attack i.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 25th, 2017

Trump in Europe: Can France"s Literature-Loving President Emmanuel Macron Find Common Ground With "The Art of the Deal" Author

Let’s just hope they don’t have steak—ordering it well done would probably qualify as a diplomatic incident for the French......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 24th, 2017

Unions urge Macron not to rush labour reform

France's new President has promised to introduce a raft of reforms to boost the economy. But he's already facing pleas from unions not to rush through his plans, highlighting how difficult his task may be......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMay 24th, 2017

Frontrunning: May 24

Trump Meets With Pope Francis After Policy Clashes (WSJ) Fed Minutes to Offer Clues on Debate Over Path of Rate Increases (WSJ) Manchester bomber had 'p.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 24th, 2017

Emmanuel Macron and Vladimir Putin Schedule Versailles Meeting to Mend Russia-France Ties

Relations between the two countries have been icy due to Moscow's backing of President Bashar Al-Assad and the Ukraine crisis......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 22nd, 2017