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.
French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb has announced he will step down and run for mayor of Lyon in 2020. President Emmanuel Macron has already seen two cabinet members walk out in the past three weeks.
French Sports Minister Laura Flessel has announced that she is stepping down. Her resignation comes just a week after President Emmanuel Macron's environment minister quit his post during a fiery live radio interview.
Emmanuel Macron is showing the first signs of wear: Unpopular reforms, a resigned environment minister and a bodyguard embroiled in scandal. Macron is under pressure, and it's not doing his European project any good.
French President Emmanuel Macron picked up the gauntlet thrown down by Viktor Orban and Matteo Salvini. He's right to do so since strength is the right, and only, response to right-wing populists, says DW's Max Hofmann.
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