A video from a reception at Buckingham Palace appears to show several world leaders, including UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and French President Emmanuel Macron, poking fun at US President Donald Trump over his antics at this week’s NATO summit. In the video, which was […]
The US proposed retaliatory tariffs against France on Monday for its new digital services tax. Critics said the tax has disproportionately hit technology companies based in the US. The US has separately prepared to broaden tariffs against the EU bloc as part of a long-running dispute over aircraft subsidies. Visit […]
President Donald Trump on Friday doubled down on plans to retaliate against a French tax on American technology giants including Facebook andAmazon. Trump has sharply criticised steps European allies have taken to crack down on technology companies. The escalation could open another front in a global trade dispute that has […]
France’s economy has taken a hit after weeks of yellow vest protests have caused issues across the country. French President Emmanuel Macron faces a vote of no confidence in the national assembly Thursday. Macron has offered concessions to quell the protests, but the country might breach the EU’s budget deficit […]
France’s Prime Minister froze a controversial diesel tax on Tuesday, one which sparked deadly riots in Paris. It’s a victory for the Yellow Vest movement who say the tax, which jacked up diesel prices by 16% in 2018, hits the poor hardest. Protesters torched 100 cars in Paris on Saturday, […]
Protestors calling themselves the “Yellow Vests” and donning high-visibility tops have been violently clashing with police in Paris in protest of French President Emmanuel Macron for weeks. On Saturday, the third weekend of demonstrations saw Paris’ Arc de Triomphe stormed and vandalised in protests the police met with riot gear […]
An elderly woman has died after being struck by a tear gas canister that smashed through her apartment window during France’s nationwide demonstrations. On Monday, French students and paramedics joined the fray, clashing with riot police in Paris, while lines of ambulances sought to block access to the National Assembly. […]
Nissan and Mitsubishi shares tumbled in Tokyo after Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn was arrested in Tokyo, where prosecutors said he reported only half of his $US89 million in earnings. French President Emmanuel Macron said France would be “vigilant” in encouraging stability at Renault, while French ministers said they would push […]
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and French President Emmanuel Macron together warned China to follow the rule of law in the Asia Pacific. France is the only European country with direct territorial links to the Pacific region, which plays an important role in the country’s defence building. Australia has been […]
A group of masked anarchists dressed mostly in black clothing hijacked a May Day rally in Paris on Tuesday, torching a vehicle, a McDonald’s, looting stores, and throwing cobble stones at riot police, according to Reuters. About 1,200 protesters from the far-left anarchist groups known as Black Blocs took over […]
French President Emmanuel Macron called on the US to reject “isolationism” and “extreme nationalism” in an address the US Congress on Wednesday. The French president urged the US against “closing the door to the world,” saying that would “not stop the evolution of the world.” Though Trump and Macron have […]
State visits are an important tradition in the US, and follow a strict protocol. Donald Trump, the president of the United States, is currently hosting French president Emmanuel Macron for a state visit. It’s the first state visit that Trump has ever handled. So far, observers have commented on the […]
French president says UK must accept it will lose trade access if it diverges from the single market. If Britain wants full free trade it must accept open immigration, budget contributions and EU law. He warns that there can be no “cherry picking” for the UK financial sector. Macron leaves […]
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Good morning. 1. “Sell everything.” We heard it back in 2016 from the Royal Bank of Scotland, but one Australian fund management veteran actually is selling everything. Philip Parker, chairman of Altair Asset Management, is liquidating all the company Australian shares funds and returning hundreds of millions of dollars back […]