Sunday, October 22, 2017

Emmanuel Macron

British Prime Minister Theresa May, left, walks past Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern, center, and Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipila during a breakfast meeting at an EU summit in Brussels on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017.

BY LORNE COOK and VANESSA GERA BRUSSELS (AP) — Leaders of Britain and the 27 other European Union members agreed Friday that much remains to be done in Brexit talks amid deep divisions about the terms of their breakup, particularly ...
Hans-Christian Strache, leader of the strongly eurosceptic Austrian Freedom Party, waves to his supporters in Vienna, Austria, Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, after the closing of the polling stations for the Austrian national elections.

BY PAN PYLAS LONDON (AP) — For months, the outlook for the eurozone economy has brightened thanks to a series of electoral defeats for populist parties in key states like France. Now, following votes in Germany and Austria and the ...
French President Emmanuel Macron, center, arrives for an EU Digital Summit in Tallinn, Estonia on Friday, Sept. 29, 2017.

BY RAF CASERT TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — The European Union nations, minus Britain, will be coming up with clear options on a more tightly knit future for themselves even before they will allow divorce negotiations with the UK to move ...
This Wednesday, April 30, 2014, file photo shows the company logo of Alstom at their headquarters in Levallois-Perret, outside Paris, France.

PARIS (AP) — France’s finance minister is defending a deal to merge French high-speed train maker Alstom with Germany’s Siemens as crucial to keeping European industry globally competitive. Finance and Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire told reporters Wednesday that the ...
French President Emmanuel Macron signs documents in front of the media to promulgate a new labor bill in his office at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017.

BY ANGELA CHARLTON PARIS (AP) — French far-left leader Jean-Luc Melenchon rallied disaffected voters Saturday against President Emmanuel Macron’s plan to weaken worker protections, amid spreading discontent with Macron’s vision of a more business-friendly economy. Thousands gathered at the iconic ...
President Donald Trump shakes hands with French President Emmanuel Macron during a meeting at the Palace Hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, in New York.

BY EDITH M. LEDERER UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump and French leader Emmanuel Macron are expected to take the spotlight at the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations — but it’s the tough global ...
French President Emmanuel Macron hugs Bulgarian Prime Minister, Bojko Borisov, right, at the Euxinograd residence outside Varna, Bulgaria, Friday, Aug. 25, 2017.

BY ALISON MUTLER and MONIKA SCISLOWSKA VARNA, Bulgaria (AP) — A bitter exchange of words erupted between France and Poland on Friday after French President Emmanuel Macron sharply criticized Poland’s opposition to plans to change European Union rules on “posted ...
French President Emmanuel Macron greets children as he visits a recreation center in Moisson, east of Paris, France, Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017.

BY SYLVIE CORBET MOISSON, France (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron played ball and lunched with children at a charity holiday program Thursday to call attention to problems suffered by families who can’t afford summer vacations. While France is famed ...
Gayle Smith CEO of the non-governmental organization ONE, left, Brigitte Macron the wife of French President Emmanuel Macron, center, and founder of the non-governmental organization ONE, U2 singer Bono, pose for the media after a meeting at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, France, Monday, July 24, 2017.

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron has received pop singer and philanthropist Bono at the Elysee Palace in Paris for talks about poverty. Bono met with Macron for over an hour Monday to discuss the U2 front man’s non-governmental ...
French President Emmanuel Macron reviews the troops as he arrives at the Istres air base, southern France, Thursday, July 20, 2017.

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron promised an “unprecedented” hike in defense spending next year and vowed to safeguard the country’s nuclear deterrent, as he tries to show his commitment to the troops amid a crisis over the military ...
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