German elections ‘could stall Macron and France’s EU ambitions’

German elections ‘could stall Macron and France’s EU ambitions’

French President Emmanuel Macron will emerge as the EU's most powerful leader when Angela Merkel steps down but German coalition building after Sunday's vote may stall his EU ambitions, analysts say.

OPINION: Macron got concessions for France from Biden in the wake of submarine row

OPINION: Macron got concessions for France from Biden in the wake of submarine row

Macron presses Biden for ‘clarifications’ over submarine snub

Macron presses Biden for ‘clarifications’ over submarine snub

ANALYSIS: Is Macron going too far in his fury over Australian submarine deal?

ANALYSIS: Is Macron going too far in his fury over Australian submarine deal?

Macron asks for ‘forgiveness’ for France over abandoning Algerian Harkis

Macron asks for ‘forgiveness’ for France over abandoning Algerian Harkis

OPINION: France’s Australian submarine row shows that Macron was right about NATO

OPINION: France’s Australian submarine row shows that Macron was right about NATO

Court fines Frenchman €10k for depicting Macron as Hitler

Court fines Frenchman €10k for depicting Macron as Hitler

French health passport ‘could be lifted in certain areas’ says Macron

French health passport ‘could be lifted in certain areas’ says Macron

ANALYSIS: Which of the 30 candidates has any chance of winning France’s 2022 presidential election?

ANALYSIS: Which of the 30 candidates has any chance of winning France’s 2022 presidential election?

Macron reveals €1.5 billion plan to regenerate Marseille

Macron reveals €1.5 billion plan to regenerate Marseille

Marseille’s drug crime in spotlight as Macron visits

Marseille’s drug crime in spotlight as Macron visits

Marseille: What are the French city’s problems and what will Macron do about them?

Marseille: What are the French city’s problems and what will Macron do about them?

France to give 10 million Covid vaccine doses to Africa, says Macron

France to give 10 million Covid vaccine doses to Africa, says Macron

UPDATE: Macron says France to stay in Iraq even if US withdraws

UPDATE: Macron says France to stay in Iraq even if US withdraws

Macron to visit Marseille as city battles ‘explosion’ of gang-related violence

Macron to visit Marseille as city battles ‘explosion’ of gang-related violence

The 6 challenges Emmanuel Macron faces as France returns to work

The 6 challenges Emmanuel Macron faces as France returns to work

Turnout, aims and support: 5 things to know about France’s anti-health passport protests

Turnout, aims and support: 5 things to know about France’s anti-health passport protests

French mayors offer to take in Afghan refugees as 200 evacuated from Kabul overnight

French mayors offer to take in Afghan refugees as 200 evacuated from Kabul overnight

France’s Macron calls for EU cooperation over Afghanistan crisis

France’s Macron calls for EU cooperation over Afghanistan crisis

Macron: Covid crisis in French Caribbean is ‘cruel proof’ that vaccines work

Macron: Covid crisis in French Caribbean is ‘cruel proof’ that vaccines work

‘Do it for others’: Macron pushes young people in French to get vaccinated

‘Do it for others’: Macron pushes young people in French to get vaccinated

France owes French Polynesia ‘a debt’ over nuclear tests says Macron

France owes French Polynesia ‘a debt’ over nuclear tests says Macron

Macron calls national security meeting over claims of Pegasus spyware in France

Macron calls national security meeting over claims of Pegasus spyware in France

Macron and 15 French ministers’ phone numbers on Pegasus spyware list, reports say

Macron and 15 French ministers’ phone numbers on Pegasus spyware list, reports say

Polling dates confirmed for France’s hotly-contested 2022 presidential election

Polling dates confirmed for France’s hotly-contested 2022 presidential election

France to tackle Covid fourth wave with stricter border controls, health passports and compulsory vaccines

France to tackle Covid fourth wave with stricter border controls, health passports and compulsory vaccines

OPINION: Macron is now coercing the French into getting vaccinated – and it seems that they like it

OPINION: Macron is now coercing the French into getting vaccinated – and it seems that they like it

Pension reform, investment, new jobs – Macron unveils France’s post-Covid recovery plan

Pension reform, investment, new jobs – Macron unveils France’s post-Covid recovery plan

Covid fourth wave: What can we expect from Macron’s Monday TV appearance?

Covid fourth wave: What can we expect from Macron’s Monday TV appearance?

Macron to give TV address to France on Monday

Macron to give TV address to France on Monday

Macron to restart discussions over France’s controversial pension reforms

Macron to restart discussions over France’s controversial pension reforms

Digital healthcare to biotherapy: 5 key points of Macron’s €8 billion healthcare plan for France

Digital healthcare to biotherapy: 5 key points of Macron’s €8 billion healthcare plan for France

OPINION: The winner of France’s elections was neither Macron nor Le Pen, but apathy

OPINION: The winner of France’s elections was neither Macron nor Le Pen, but apathy

Le Pen’s far-right fails to win any areas in French regional elections

Le Pen’s far-right fails to win any areas in French regional elections

EXPLAINED: What’s at stake in France’s regional elections

EXPLAINED: What’s at stake in France’s regional elections

Merkel and Macron to meet for dinner in Berlin on Friday

Merkel and Macron to meet for dinner in Berlin on Friday

Macron calls for pharma giants to donate Covid vaccines to poorer nations

Macron calls for pharma giants to donate Covid vaccines to poorer nations

Four months in jail for Frenchman who slapped Macron across the face

Four months in jail for Frenchman who slapped Macron across the face

Macron ‘will continue to greet crowds’ after slap in face

Macron ‘will continue to greet crowds’ after slap in face

VIDEO: Macron slapped in face while on tour of France

VIDEO: Macron slapped in face while on tour of France

Macron’s ‘grand tour’ of France gets underway ahead of regional elections

Macron’s ‘grand tour’ of France gets underway ahead of regional elections

ANALYSIS: Can Macron cheer up the French with his ‘Tour de France’?

ANALYSIS: Can Macron cheer up the French with his ‘Tour de France’?

Macron pledges to protect France’s regional languages

Macron pledges to protect France’s regional languages

Macron calls on US and UK to stop blocking vaccine exports

Macron calls on US and UK to stop blocking vaccine exports

OPINION: Call it a choice or a gamble, Macron is taking a risk in reopening France

OPINION: Call it a choice or a gamble, Macron is taking a risk in reopening France

Inquiry launched in France over ‘clandestine’ Covid-defying dinners for the elite

Inquiry launched in France over ‘clandestine’ Covid-defying dinners for the elite

‘Blind’ France bears responsibility in Rwanda genocide, report says

‘Blind’ France bears responsibility in Rwanda genocide, report says

French yellow vests hold national assembly to debate ‘future of the movement’

French yellow vests hold national assembly to debate ‘future of the movement’

French President Macron backs international intervention in Amazon

French President Macron backs international intervention in Amazon

In Pictures: France pays tribute to ‘the other D-Day’ soldiers

In Pictures: France pays tribute to ‘the other D-Day’ soldiers

Trump and Macron’s tree of friendship dies

Trump and Macron’s tree of friendship dies

Macron says Isis defeat removes ‘significant threat’ to France

Macron says Isis defeat removes ‘significant threat’ to France

France’s Macron says he won’t be baited by Italian populists

France’s Macron says he won’t be baited by Italian populists

Macron’s popularity falls to 25 percent: poll

Macron’s popularity falls to 25 percent: poll

Free fall: Macron’s popularity at record low

Free fall: Macron’s popularity at record low

France and Germany push for compromise on eurozone reform

France and Germany push for compromise on eurozone reform

France on G7: ‘Fits of anger’ cannot dictate international  cooperation

France on G7: ‘Fits of anger’ cannot dictate international cooperation

Firm friends? Macron handshake leaves mark on Trump

Firm friends? Macron handshake leaves mark on Trump

Anti-corruption group seeks probe of Macron’s campaign accounts

Anti-corruption group seeks probe of Macron’s campaign accounts

Macron says ‘things moving forward’ after G7 trade spat

Macron says ‘things moving forward’ after G7 trade spat

Thousands stage anti-Macron protest in Paris

Thousands stage anti-Macron protest in Paris

Beijing slams Macron warning on Chinese ‘hegemony’

Beijing slams Macron warning on Chinese ‘hegemony’

Denmark’s female imam to meet French president Macron at Élysée Palace

Denmark’s female imam to meet French president Macron at Élysée Palace

Macron and Modi sign key security deal with an eye on China

Macron and Modi sign key security deal with an eye on China

Macron faces grilling from farmers at agricultural fair

Macron faces grilling from farmers at agricultural fair

Austria’s leader during France visit: ‘Judge us on our actions’

Austria’s leader during France visit: ‘Judge us on our actions’

Macron vows ‘French renaissance’ in 2018

Macron vows ‘French renaissance’ in 2018

Macron to raise human rights issues with Erdogan

Macron to raise human rights issues with Erdogan

Macron criticised for celebrating 40th birthday in royal style

Macron criticised for celebrating 40th birthday in royal style

France’s Macron vows to combat ‘shameful’ violence against women

France’s Macron vows to combat ‘shameful’ violence against women

France’s Macron nods to the left with cabinet mini-shuffle

France’s Macron nods to the left with cabinet mini-shuffle

Netanyahu to meet France’s Macron on Lebanon crisis

Netanyahu to meet France’s Macron on Lebanon crisis

New leader for Macron’s party as honeymoon fades

New leader for Macron’s party as honeymoon fades

France’s Macron ‘considers’ trip to Iran after Rouhani invite

France’s Macron ‘considers’ trip to Iran after Rouhani invite

French Senate vote: Macron’s first electoral setback?

French Senate vote: Macron’s first electoral setback?

French left to stage street showdown over Macron reforms

French left to stage street showdown over Macron reforms

Paris 2024 Olympics: A ‘victory for France’, says Macron

Paris 2024 Olympics: A ‘victory for France’, says Macron

France angers Philippines president in row over human rights

France angers Philippines president in row over human rights

Macron hosts African and EU leaders for migration talks

Macron hosts African and EU leaders for migration talks

Make-up bill causes blushes for France’s Macron

Make-up bill causes blushes for France’s Macron

Macron spends whopping €26,000 on makeup in just three months

Macron spends whopping €26,000 on makeup in just three months

Former French President Hollande criticizes Macron, warns he has ‘not retired’ from politics

Former French President Hollande criticizes Macron, warns he has ‘not retired’ from politics

Macron: The EU is a ‘real step’ closer to overhauling controversial cheap labour rule

Macron: The EU is a ‘real step’ closer to overhauling controversial cheap labour rule

Macron shares support for US anti-racism activists

Macron shares support for US anti-racism activists

Macron lodges legal complaint against press photographer for ‘harassment’ on holiday

Macron lodges legal complaint against press photographer for ‘harassment’ on holiday

After 100 days, have the French already fallen out of love with Macron?

After 100 days, have the French already fallen out of love with Macron?

The Swedish model is a ‘true source of inspiration’: Macron

The Swedish model is a ‘true source of inspiration’: Macron

France bans MPs from hiring family members

France bans MPs from hiring family members

Macron in Mali for diplomatic push on Sahel anti-jihad force

Macron in Mali for diplomatic push on Sahel anti-jihad force

Ex-minister to run France’s ruling party in parliament

Ex-minister to run France’s ruling party in parliament

Turnout worries for Macron ahead of parliament election

Turnout worries for Macron ahead of parliament election

Macron seeks majority as France votes for new parliament

Macron seeks majority as France votes for new parliament

Macron party readies for parliamentary assault

Macron party readies for parliamentary assault

Will Macron face French resistance with reform drive?

Will Macron face French resistance with reform drive?

Macron presses Turkey over detained French photojournalist

Macron presses Turkey over detained French photojournalist

Modi tells Macron India will ‘go beyond’ Paris climate accord

Modi tells Macron India will ‘go beyond’ Paris climate accord

France ‘corrects’ White House video on climate pact facts

France ‘corrects’ White House video on climate pact facts

France to scrap prison terms for cannabis users

France to scrap prison terms for cannabis users

Putin, Macron to air tough issues at Versailles meet

Putin, Macron to air tough issues at Versailles meet

France urges Trump not to rush on Paris climate deal

France urges Trump not to rush on Paris climate deal

Trump meets Macron, says whole world talking about win

Trump meets Macron, says whole world talking about win

Macron wins Merkel backing for bid to shake up Europe

Macron wins Merkel backing for bid to shake up Europe

In his own words: The best quotes from Macron’s inauguration speech

In his own words: The best quotes from Macron’s inauguration speech

Emmanuel Macron talks Brexit with Theresa May as she calls to congratulate him

Emmanuel Macron talks Brexit with Theresa May as she calls to congratulate him

How the French voted: The maps and graphs that tell the story of Macron’s win

How the French voted: The maps and graphs that tell the story of Macron’s win

French MP dies campaigning for Macron

French MP dies campaigning for Macron

Macron team blasts ‘massive hacking attack’ on eve of vote

Macron team blasts ‘massive hacking attack’ on eve of vote

Emmanuel Macron is well on course to pull off his ‘crazy gamble’

Emmanuel Macron is well on course to pull off his ‘crazy gamble’

Meet the candidates vying to become the next French president

Meet the candidates vying to become the next French president

France’s presidential candidates: The view from abroad

France’s presidential candidates: The view from abroad

Macron promises Nordic remedy for France’s economic ills

Macron promises Nordic remedy for France’s economic ills

Macron takes swing at ‘self-serving’ politicians in France

Macron takes swing at ‘self-serving’ politicians in France

Woman held after ‘mailing erotic pics’ to French minister

Woman held after ‘mailing erotic pics’ to French minister

France unveils divisive plan to unblock economy

France unveils divisive plan to unblock economy

Macron tells German parliament European revival can prevent global ‘chaos’

Macron tells German parliament European revival can prevent global ‘chaos’

Macron, Merkel meet amid WWI centenary debate on European army

Macron, Merkel meet amid WWI centenary debate on European army

Löfven and Macron team up to boost green innovation

Löfven and Macron team up to boost green innovation

Macron confident future German government won’t oppose EU reforms

Macron confident future German government won’t oppose EU reforms