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Greens candidate quits Provence run-off, complicating Le Pen bid

Jun 21 2021

PARIS The Greens candidate on Monday pulled out of a run-off election in southeastern France set for next Sunday, making it harder for far-right leader Marine Le Pen's party to beat the centre-right and take control of the region.

French far right irked by election results, southern region in play

Jun 21 2021

PARIS (Reuters) -France's far right performed worse than predicted in Sunday's regional elections, exit polls showed, leaving victory in the southern battleground of Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur and a platform for the 2022 presidential election in the balance. | Video

French far-right tests voters' appetite in regional elections

Jun 19 2021

PARIS, June 20 French voters go to the polls on Sunday in regional elections that will test the appeal of far-right leader Marine Le Pen's softened image less than a year before the next presidential election.

EU and UK's 'sausage war' sizzles at G7 as Macron and Johnson spar

Jun 14 2021

CARBIS BAY, England (Reuters) -Growing tensions between Britain and the European Union threatened to overshadow the Group of Seven summit's conclusion on Sunday, with London accusing France of "offensive" remarks that Northern Ireland was not part of the United Kingdom. | Video

'Whatever it takes', UK's Johnson warns EU over post-Brexit trade

Jun 13 2021

CARBIS BAY, England (Reuters) -Britain will do "whatever it takes" to protect its territorial integrity in a trade dispute with the European Union, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Saturday, threatening emergency measures if no solution was found. | Video

America is back with Biden, France's Macron says

Jun 12 2021

CARBIS BAY, England (Reuters) -The United States is back as a cooperative leader of the free world under President Joe Biden, France's Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday, illustrating the relief felt by many key U.S. allies that the tumult of Donald Trump's presidency is over. | Video

Exclusive-Macron offers UK's Johnson 'Le reset' if he keeps his Brexit word

Jun 12 2021

CARBIS BAY, England (Reuters) -French President Emmanuel Macron offered on Saturday to reset relations with Britain as long as Prime Minister Boris Johnson stands by the Brexit divorce deal he signed with the European Union.

EXCLUSIVE-France's Macron tells UK's Johnson: keep your word on Brexit deal

Jun 12 2021

CARBIS BAY, England, June 12 French President Emmanuel Macron told British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday that Franco-British relations could only be reset if he stood by the Brexit divorce deal he signed with the European Union.

G7 'circus' gives leaders a chance to hug, hustle and joke

Jun 11 2021

CARBIS BAY, England (Reuters) -Boris Johnson cast the Group of Seven summit as a "gigantic media circus" on Thursday after leaders were paraded before journalists and U.S. President Joe Biden walked arm-in-arm up the beach discussing democracy with France's Emmanuel Macron.

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