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Deficit warning gives Emmanuel Macron first reality check - Financial Times

President Emmanuel Macron's new government will have to slash spending if it is to meet its EU budget deficit limits this year, France's public spending watchdog has warned. The Cour des Comptes said the deficit target of 2.8 per cent of gross domestic ...and more »

My thoughts are 'too complex' for journalists, says Emmanuel Macron - Telegraph.co.uk

Emmanuel Macron has sparked anger and mockery for dispensing with the French president's traditional Bastille Day television interview because his thoughts are “too complex” for such a forum. An Elysée official told Le Monde newspaper that the 39-year ...and more »

French Puzzle Over Macron as Their New President Gathers Up Power - New York Times

PARIS — Is he Machiavelli, Bonaparte or de Gaulle? Emmanuel Macron wrote a thesis about the first, is often compared to the second and frequently cites the third. That parlor game playing out in the French media, as France tries to figure out its new ...and more »

Macron says 'you have to come here' - Innovators Magazine

(FRANCE). After much anticipation the Station F startup campus officially launched in Paris this week. French President Emmanuel Macron joined 1500 entrepreneurs for the opening of the eagerly anticipated new facility, labelled the 'world's largest ...and more »

Trump and Macron, friends or foes on Bastille Day? - CNN

David A. Andelman, a contributor to CNN and columnist for USA Today, is the author of "A Shattered Peace: Versailles 1919 and the Price We Pay Today." He formerly served as a foreign correspondent for The New York Times and Paris correspondent for CBS ...and more »

Emmanuel Macron's official portrait is a symbolic celebration of centrism - Quartz

With a two-word tweet, French president Emmanuel Macron unveiled his official portrait yesterday. Taken in his office at the Élysée Palace 46 days after being sworn into office, the 39-year-old centrist's striking portrait is a masterclass in soft ...and more »

The French president's official photo features two smartphones - The Verge

French president Emmanuel Macron today released his official photo, which features the newly elected head of state standing in front of his desk. The photo is perfectly centered, with Macron framed by French and EU flags in front of an open window, but ...and more »

France 'far off course' in efforts to hit deficit targets - The Local France

France is set to miss its 2017 deficit target by a wide margin, the country's public accounts watchdog said on Thursday, predicting the gap between spending and revenue would exceed a eurozone limit of 3 percent of GDP. In the absence of "strong ...and more »

A walk around Station F with Emmanuel Macron - TechCrunch

On Thursday evening, the world's biggest startup campus officially opened. Around 3,000 people are going to work in this huge building. TechCrunch walked around the building with the President of France Emmanuel Macron and other officials. “We called ...and more »

With two smartphones on his desk, Emmanuel Macron's very modern official portrait - Telegraph.co.uk

French President Emmanuel Macron has again torn up the political rule book book with the release on Twitter of his official photo which features, in a likely first for a head of state, a pair of smartphones. The smiling 39-year-old was photographed ...and more »