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Time-lapse shots of Notre-Dame spire may yield clues on blaze

Apr 18 2019

PARIS A time lapse camera installed just hours before Monday's devastating blaze at Notre-Dame de Paris may contain vital clues as to what caused the inferno, a French scaffolding company working at the cathedral said on Thursday. | Video

Time-lapse shots of Notre-Dame spire may offer clues on blaze

Apr 18 2019

PARIS, April 18 A time lapse camera installed just hours before Monday's devastating blaze at Notre-Dame de Paris may contain vital clues as to what caused the inferno, a French scaffolding company working at the cathedral said on Thursday.

Macron tests German patience in split over Brexit delay

Apr 11 2019

BRUSSELS The 'De Gaulle moment' that many had speculated about before Wednesday night's Brexit summit did not come, but President Emmanuel Macron still lived up to the spirit of the post-war French leader by throwing his weight around the EU table. | Video

Macron looks to build 'Green front' ahead of EU elections

Mar 29 2019

PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron has set his sights on the green vote in May's European elections, aiming to tap into deepening environmental concerns to build as broad a coalition as possible in the EU parliament and increase his party's influence.

Macron's lead candidate opens European campaign with Brexit swipe

Mar 26 2019

PARIS The head of French President Emmanuel Macron's party list for upcoming European elections launched her campaign on Tuesday with a potshot at Britain's pro-Brexit leaders.

France to seal deals with China but will challenge on Belt and Road project

Mar 25 2019

PARIS, March 25 France and China will sign trade deals worth billions of euros on Monday during a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping but Paris will also take the opportunity to push back against Beijing's "Belt and Road" infrastructure intiative.

After Paris violence, pressure mounts on Macron's post-debate response

Mar 18 2019

PARIS Just when Emmanuel Macron thought he had regained the upper hand over the yellow vest protest movement with his "great debate", the latest flare-up of violence reminded the French leader that putting his reform agenda back on track won't be easy.

France's Macron says Britain would have to justify delaying Brexit

Feb 27 2019

PARIS, Feb 27 French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday that the European Union would only agree to extend the Brexit deadline beyond March 29 if Britain justified a delay with a clear objective and new choices.

French senators demand probe of Macron aides in Benalla affair

Feb 20 2019

PARIS French senators urged an investigation into three top aides to President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday, saying there was reason to believe they had withheld information from an official inquiry into a scandal involving Macron's former bodyguard.

'Wake up', Macron will tell Europe in major pre-Brexit speech: sources

Feb 18 2019

PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron will describe Brexit as a wake-up call in a speech in coming weeks in which he will outline how Europe must be more assertive in the face of rival world powers, sources close to Macron said.

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