Tag: France

France in limbo, Macron rejects Attal’s resignation: “Stay for stability”

France in limbo, Macron rejects Attal’s resignation: “Stay for stability” France in limbo, Macron rejects Attal’s resignation: “Stay for stability”

France is in limbo after the legislative elections. The second round decreed a National Assembly divided into three main blocs: left, centre and far right, with a left-wing majority, but none of the three groups close to the 289-seat threshold for an absolute majority. So, as Paris prepares to host the Olympic Games, the country […]

Italy closes off from France and Poland. ‘They cannot speak for NATO’

Italy closes off from France and Poland. ‘They cannot speak for NATO’ Italy closes off from France and Poland.  ‘They cannot speak for NATO’

France and Poland cannot speak on behalf of NATO about sending troops to Ukraine, said Guido Crosetto, Italy’s defense minister. French President Emmanuel Macron said in late February after a meeting of European leaders in Paris that there had been no decision on officially sending land troops to Ukraine, but he did not rule out […]

France, stabs three people at Gare de Lyon: “He has an Italian driver’s license”

France, stabs three people at Gare de Lyon: “He has an Italian driver’s license” France, stabs three people at Gare de Lyon: “He has an Italian driver’s license”

At least three people were injured in a knife attack at Gare de Lyon station in Paris. It happened at 7:45am on Saturday, February 3, and a man was arrested. The police have not yet revealed the reasons for the gesture. Of the injured, one is in a serious condition, but his life is not […]

Karim Benzema criticized the French Interior Minister

Karim Benzema criticized the French Interior Minister Karim Benzema criticized the French Interior Minister

French striker Karim Benzema filed a complaint against French Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin, claiming links to the Islamist group Muslim Brotherhood. Roma fired José Mourinho and his replacement will be Daniele De Rossi As reported by RTL radio on Tuesday, the 2022 Ballon d’Or winner’s lawyers filed the lawsuit after Darmanin assured that Benzema’s ties […]

France, a cyclone immediately hits the new Minister of Education

France, a cyclone immediately hits the new Minister of Education France, a cyclone immediately hits the new Minister of Education

Having just taken charge of the super-ministry of National Education, Youth, Sport and the Olympics, there is a storm over Amèlie Oudèa-Castèra for having criticized French public schools, triggering a call for her resignation from the opposition. The slip-up of the new minister, a former tennis champion, occurred during her first trip to a secondary […]

ArcelorMittal says goodbye to Italy and chooses France, maxiinvestment in Dunkirk

ArcelorMittal says goodbye to Italy and chooses France, maxiinvestment in Dunkirk ArcelorMittal says goodbye to Italy and chooses France, maxiinvestment in Dunkirk

The steel group ArcelorMittal ready to leave Italy, where it manages the former Ilva, invests in France for its European future. The French Economy Minister, Bruno Le Maire, announced that ArcelorMittal intends to invest 1.8 billion euros in the decarbonization process of the Dunkirk steelworks, in order to reduce CO2 emissions from the industrial sector […]

French bishops support ‘Fiducia supplicans’

French bishops support ‘Fiducia supplicans’ French bishops support ‘Fiducia supplicans’

Days after nine French bishops announced they would not give blessings to same-sex couples, the Permanent Council of the French Bishops’ Conference released a statement saying such blessings should be given as a sign of “unconditional and merciful acceptance.” In a communiqué dated January 10, 2024, signed by each member of the Permanent Council of […]

France, Gabriel Attal is the new prime minister. Macron: “Overcome and dare”

France, Gabriel Attal is the new prime minister. Macron: “Overcome and dare” France, Gabriel Attal is the new prime minister.  Macron: “Overcome and dare”

Gabriel Attal was appointed Prime Minister of France by President Emmanuel Macron. Until now Minister of Education, Attal is 34 years old and thus becomes the youngest prime minister in French history (the record until now was held by Laurent Fabius, who in 1984 was appointed prime minister at the age of 37). He will […]

France: Prime Minister’s resignation. The position could be held for the first time by a declared homosexual

France: Prime Minister’s resignation. The position could be held for the first time by a declared homosexual France: Prime Minister’s resignation.  The position could be held for the first time by a declared homosexual

After two years in office, French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne resigned. French media speculate who will replace her. “French President Emmanuel Macron announced details of the long-awaited government reshuffle on Monday. Elisabeth Borne will be replaced after less than two years in office. The position will most likely be taken over by 34-year-old Education Minister […]

Middle East, French Minister Colonna: “Enough.” Who is he taking it out on?

Middle East, French Minister Colonna: “Enough.” Who is he taking it out on? Middle East, French Minister Colonna: “Enough.”  Who is he taking it out on?

The French Foreign Minister urged her Iranian counterpart to stop “destabilizing actions” that could expand the conflict in the Middle East. In a phone call with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, Minister Catherine Colonna “gave a very clear message: the risk of regional conflagration has never been greater; Iran […]

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