Monday November 19th
French President Emmanuel Macron is heading to Belgium on Monday for a two-day visit.
This is a rare state visit that it is hoped will cement strong relations between the two countries at a time when the European Union is going through a turbulent period due to the rise of populism across the bloc.
Meanwhile French MPs will debate the proposed justice reforms which are intended to allow the institution to “strengthen and adapt” but which have received criticism from judges and lawyers in France.
And the “yellow vest” fuel tax protests around France continued into a third day on Monday with road blocks set up at petrol refineries and at strategic points on roads and motorways across the country. CLICK HERE for the latest.