Rama meeting with Macron: The topics of our region were deeply touched

16:44 31/05/2023 The Prime Minister of the country, Edi Rama, has published some photos together with the President of France, Emmanuel Macron from the Bratislava Forum. In a post on Facebook, Prime Minister Rama writes that they held a very friendly meeting with the French President, Macron. Rama says that in this meeting, the topics … Read more

Covid France: Emmanuel Macron slammed by opposition MPs as third lockdown announced

Emmanuel Macron has been accused of behaving like a ‘monarch’ while presiding over ‘a disaster the like of which we’ve never seen’ after he imposed a third national lockdown.  The French president last night blamed the ‘British variant’ for creating ‘a pandemic within a pandemic’ as he finally bowed to weeks of pressure from medics … Read more

Covid France: Emmanuel Macron announces 7pm curfew as third wave surges across Europe

France will enter a third national lockdown for four weeks, French president Emmanuel Macron announced in an address to the nation on Wednesday night. The decision comes as a third wave of Covid-19 – blamed largely on the so-called ‘British variant’ of the virus – surges across Europe and countries face a race against time to … Read more

Macron will address France tonight amid third wave of coronavirus

Is France heading for a national lockdown? President Macron will make televised address tonight as third wave threatens to over-run hospitals Macron has sought to avoid a third national lockdown since the start of the year But his options have narrowed during a third wave blamed on the British variant Number of intensive care patients … Read more

Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron call Vladimir Putin to discuss getting the Sputnik jab into the EU

Germany and France were negotiating with Vladimir Putin to supply Russia’s coronavirus vaccine to the EU.   German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron were on a video call with the Russian president on Tuesday night.  The leaders discussed ‘cooperation’, which would see the Sputnik jab made used in the European Union once regulators give … Read more

Covid France: Emmanuel Macron ‘no longer follows scientists’ advice’, colleagues claim

President Emmanuel Macron believes he has become such an expert on Covid that ‘he is no longer following the advice of scientists,’ according to colleagues. The 43-year-old faced damaging leaks in today’s Le Monde, one of France’s bestselling newspapers, which painted him as self-important and obstinate amid a surging third wave. It comes as his … Read more

Macron believes he’s such a Covid expert ‘he no longer follows scientists’ advice’, colleagues claim

President Emmanuel Macron believes he has become such an expert on Covid that ‘he is no longer following the advice of scientists,’ according to colleagues. The 43-year-old faced damaging leaks in today’s Le Monde, one of France’s bestselling newspapers, which painted him as self-important and obstinate amid a surging third wave. It comes as his … Read more

Johnson, Merkel and Macron, among others, declare world needs a post-Covid treaty

Boris Johnson and other world leaders have called for a global treaty in response to Covid – similar to that agreed after the Second World War. In the face of vaccine nationalism and clashes between countries, the Prime Minister, French president Emmanuel Macron and German chancellor Angela Merkel – among others – warned against isolationism. … Read more

Covid France: Third national lockdown looks unavoidable in blow to Emmanuel Macron

A third lockdown is appearing unavoidable for France as the country faces sharply rising cases and overflowing hospitals in Paris.    This week will be decisive for the strategy overseen by President Emmanuel Macron and his government who argue that every day without a lockdown is a bonus for France which they see as exhausted after … Read more