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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 »

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 »

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 »

Emmanuel Macron Raises the Presidential Portrait Stakes - New York Times

For anyone who has ever doubted the extent to which politicians consider their image, the official portrait of President Emmanuel Macron of France that was released on Thursday should put any lingering questions permanently to rest. Or rather, a video ...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 ...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 »

Heading to Sahel, France's Macron scrambles for exit strategy - Reuters

PARIS/DAKAR (Reuters) - President Emmanuel Macron heads to Mali on Sunday to throw France's weight behind a new West African military force he hopes will lay the basis for an exit strategy for its own troops; but its prospects for success look slim ...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 »

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 »

Is Europe on the verge of becoming the new world leader? - Hindustan Times

When leaders of G20 states gather in Hamburg this week, the world will be watching closely to see if they step up to the plate to fill the space ceded by the US under President Donald Trump. The rise of Trump with his “America First” credo had boosted ...and more »