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That's 'Mr. President' to you, Macron lectures young man

French President Emmanuel Macron may have his hands full with hisplan to boost economic growth, hisfading bromancewith President Donald Trump and a tiny ruckus over theprice of new dinnerwarefor the Élysée Palace. But at a parade on Monday, he found time to impart a lesson in manners as well.

NBC NEWS - 2018-06-19 04:42:00

For the French Author Édouard Louis, His Books Are His Weapon

Édouard Louis uses literature as a weapon. “I write to shame the dominant class,” said the 25-year-old French writer in a recent interview.This confrontational approach began with the publication of his first autobiographical novel “The End of Eddy,” which was translated into multiple languages and

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-06-19 00:00:00

Spain's PM heads to France on June 23 for migration, euro zone talks

PARIS (Reuters) - New Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez will travel to Paris on June 23 for talks with Emmanuel Macron on migration and euro zone reforms, the French presidency said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Spain's new Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez poses for a family photo following the first cabin

REUTERS - 2018-06-18 22:00:15

Macron scolds teen for asking 'How's it going, Manu?'

PARIS (Reuters) - President Emmanuel Macron upbraided a French teenager on Monday after the boy addressed the president informally as "Manu" and sang the socialist anthem in front of him. French President Emmanuel Macron attends a ceremony marking the 78th anniversary of late French General Charles

REUTERS - 2018-06-18 21:03:55

From Klansmen to a kindergarten teacher: the unmissable films of Sydney Film Festival

We queued up for hours on George Street, suffered the scoldings of officious State Theatre staff, battled through the sea of pedestrians at Circular Quay for Vivid – and, this year, it was all worth it: the 2018 Sydney Film Festival was outstanding. There was, as usual, a wide variety of films – mai

THE CONVERSATION - 2018-06-18 20:10:56

Sold as a 'slave', fleeing FGM, orphaned at 11: Lives of Aquarius

Valencia, Spain -Ibrahim, a 20-year-old, had travelled to Libya to look for work, but after he arrived he was abducted and sold for 1,000 dinars ($738)."[My owner] was drunk," he said. "He came and took some other black men to his truck and shot them. A friend and I had to pick up the bodies and bur

ALJAZEERA.COM - 2018-06-18 19:58:00

Macron's euro zone reforms: Grand vision reduced to pale imitation

PARIS (Reuters) - When French President Emmanuel Macron laid out a sweeping vision for eurozone reform last September, he spoke of “rebuilding Europe”, with a common budget for the euro nations and a single minister to oversee it all.

REUTERS - 2018-06-18 19:27:15

Air France unions suspend four-day strike from June 23

FILE PHOTO: Air France logo is pictured at the Air France check-in at Bordeaux-Merignac airport, as Air France pilots, cabin and ground crews unions call for a strike over salaries in Merignac near Bordeaux, France April 7, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

REUTERS - 2018-06-18 18:55:55

Voters prefer Shorten's tax plan to Turnbull's – Guardian Essential poll

Bill Shorten’s tax proposal, which doubles tax cuts for low and middle income earners and increases rates for high income earners, is more popular with all income groups. Photograph: Mick Tsikas/AAP

THE GUARDIAN - 2018-06-18 18:00:04

France stunned after Beyonce and Jay-Z storm world's biggest museum in surprise Louvre shot

France has been stunned after discovering that music's most famous couple managed to shoot a video for their latest album in the world’s most famous museum in total secret inParis.Beyonceand Jay-Z are the world’s music power couple, with the pop diva alone selling around 120 million albums and her h

TELEGRAPH - 2018-06-18 16:59:00

Half of Aquarius migrants want to seek asylum in France - France 24

The migrants arrived inSpainon Sunday in three vessels, including the rescue ship Aquarius, after being turned away byItalyandMaltalast week.

FRANCE 24 - 2018-06-18 16:55:29

EU executive 'confident' of migration deal but many beg to differ

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission said on Monday it was confident that EU leaders could agree at a summit next week on handling migrants and refugees, but some diplomats were much less optimistic. Migrants and Bosnian police are seen next to the border with Croatia in Velika Kladusa, pic

REUTERS - 2018-06-18 16:35:13

France should have attacking space against Peru

ISTRA, Russia (Reuters) - France struggled to break the deadlock against Australia in their World Cup opener but they are confident Peru, with their backs to the wall after a loss, will leave them more space in their second Group C game on Thursday.

REUTERS - 2018-06-18 14:41:49

Angela Merkel given ultimatum over migration policy

On July 1, after the completion of a two-day EU summit, Merkel will meet with the CDU executive to discuss next steps, the chancellor said Monday.

CNN - 2018-06-18 14:41:30

Will Russia benefit from a failed Iran nuclear deal?

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani pose for a photo during their meeting in Qingdao, China, on June 9, 2018 [AP/Alexander Zemlianichenko]

ALJAZEERA.COM - 2018-06-18 14:37:00

Baby born on Paris suburban train gets free rides until 25

La ligne A est heureuse de vous annoncer que le ? qui vient de naître bénéficiera de la gratuité des transports sur l'ensemble du réseau#RATPjusqu'à ses 25 ans.#RERA#Cestungarçonpic.twitter.com/aW6mSEO2Bi— RER A (@RER_A)June 18, 2018

FOXNEWS - 2018-06-18 14:14:59

France's Blaise Matuidi says international football is 'complicated' – video

Midfielder Blaise Matuidi has saidFrance, Brazil, Argentina and Germany's struggles in the World Cup thus far show that the standard of international football has improved. Matuidi added that France need "to be focused on ourselves first" as they face Peru in their second match. France claimed acont

THE GUARDIAN - 2018-06-18 13:47:59

'Is all truth final?': French baccalaureate kicks off with philosophy exam - France 24

On Monday, as the final-year baccalaureate exam kicks off in France, thousands of students poured into schools throughout the country to sit one of the most demanding – and perhaps dreaded - exams of all: philosophy.

FRANCE 24 - 2018-06-18 12:41:33

France have three points but no clear identity after six years of Deschamps

France’s 2-1 win overAustraliaon Saturday means they top their group before what should be a considerably more difficult match against Peru on Thursday. Didier Deschamps should be lauded for approaching the opening game with an attacking mindset, bringing Corentin Tolisso and Paul Pogba into the mid

THE GUARDIAN - 2018-06-18 11:43:47

France's plastic revolution

Each piece of plastic will take hundreds of years to decompose, taking up space in landfills, poisoning bodies of water, land, and both marine and land-based animals alike.

ALJAZEERA.COM - 2018-06-18 11:28:00