French President Emmanuel Macron's victory in the first round of French parliamentary elections has him riding high. He has an ambitious agenda, especially when it comes to the economy. Will the French people support his reforms?
In a speech to Germany's parliament, French President Emmanuel Macron has called for a new Franco-German alliance to equip Europe for future challenges. His visit came on Germany's annual war remembrance day.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel didn't offer any new ideas during her long-awaited keynote speech at the European Parliament. The signal she sent was loud and clear, says DW's Bernd Riegert: Wait for my successor.
A woman taking part in protests against rising fuel prices in France has died after being hit by a car. The incident took place as activists angered by the government's tax hikes blocked motorways across the country.
The French president has praised Philippe Petain as a WWI hero, "shocking" France's Jewish leaders. Petain later collaborated with the Nazis and was responsible for the deportation and death of tens of thousands of Jews.
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