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Macron pension reform: France paralysed by biggest strike in years

France's largest nationwide strike in years has severely disrupted schools and transport. Workers are angry about planned pension reforms that would see them retiring later or facing reduced payouts.

Amazon fires, an international crisis

French President Emmanuel Macron has said the record number of fires in the Amazon rainforest is an "international crisis" that needs to be on the top of the agenda at the G7 summit.

Macron promises wage rises and tax cuts amid Yellow Vest protests

President Emmanuel Macron promised a 100-euro monthly rise in France's minimum wage among a series of measures aimed at placating the Yellow Vest protest movement.

Macron set to cancel fuel tax hike in further climbdown to...

The French government will cancel outright for 2019 the fuel tax hikes that have sparked a widespread protest movement, a source in President Emmanuel Macron's office said

Merkel, Macron agree on plans to reform eurozone finances

Germany and France have agreed to create a eurozone budget from 2021 onwards within the European Union's exiting financial framework

Trump and Macron hint at new Iran nuclear deal

US President Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron have suggested there could be a new agreement on Iran's nuclear programme.

Macron convinced Trump not to pull out troops in Syria

French President Emmanuel Macron has said he convinced US President Donald Trump not to withdraw troops from Syria

French president announces ‘fake news’ law

French President Emmanuel Macron has announced plans for a new law to combat so-called fake news.

Macron wins big parliament majority, but radicals play up abstention

French President Emmanuel Macron’s year-old centrist party and allies Sunday won a large majority in the National Assembly

France edge thrilling friendly against England

Ousmane Dembele capped a thrilling performance with the deciding goal as 10-man France beat England 3-2 in a friendly in Paris