France's fledgling political party 'La République en Marche' has recorded another dramatic victory - this time in the second and final round of parliamentary elections. According to projected results, LREM wins 361 seats.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is heading for talks with French President Macron, the man slowly assuming her role as Europe's leading figure. But with a new Franco-German treaty to discuss, both still need each other.
France cannot enact pro-European reforms without Germany's involvement, the French president said after meeting with the German chancellor. Macron urged Germany's SPD to move forward with another Merkel-led coalition.
French President Emmanuel Macron says France wants more money from the UK and to negotiate a better police cooperation to handle the migrants in Calais. He made the comments during a visit to the French port town.
Monday's simultaneous session of the French and German parliaments commemorated 55 years of the Elysee Treaty and seeks to bring closer cooperation between both nations. But as always, the devil is in the details.
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