The French president laid out his proposals to a joint session of parliament held in the palace of Versailles. Macron said he would streamline parliament, introduce new anti-terrorism laws and liberalize France's highly regulated labor market.
Robert Biedron is a politician for openness and a hero to Poland's left. The challenge the current mayor of Slupsk poses to the country's establishment has drawn comparisons to French President Emmanuel Macron.
The French president has addressed a joint session of parliament in Versailles. Some right- and left-wing lawmakers boycotted the event, criticising his "monarchical" style.
In a tense vote, a majority of EU lawmakers backed a motion that opens the door to sanctions against Hungary. Viktor Orban's government is accused of silencing media, targeting NGOs and removing independent judges.
French President Emmanuel Macron has placed himself squarely against Hungary's Viktor Orban and Italy's Matteo Salvini on migration. "I will yield nothing to nationalists and those who advocate hate speech," Macron said.
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