The Euro 2016 soccer championship kicks off in just a few days time. But, ahead of the tournament, there’s little sense of euphoria. In fact, many parts of the country are in the grip of chaos.
France elected a political maverick as president and granted him a huge parliamentary majority. A Franco-German studies expert talks to DW about what Macron has done so far, and what his fading poll numbers really mean.
The French Senate has approved President Emmanuel Macron's push to reform the labor code by decree. Loosening workplace law was one of the central planks of his recent election campaign.
He is the youngest president in the history of the Fifth Republic, and is popular abroad. Yet Emmanuel Macron has earned mixed reviews at home in the first 100 days after his election. DW looks at his presidency so far.
One hundred days after the election, only one in three French citizens is happy with Emmanuel Macron as president. But that doesn't mean it's over for him, argues DW's Christoph Hasselbach.
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