The list of economic reforms that French President Emmanuel Macron is resolved to implement is long. Some people feel his agenda is only serving the rich, but economist Karen Horn from Erfurt University disagrees.
After intense street protests, French President Emmanuel Macron has said he will postpone a proposed fuel tax increase. He is hopeful the move will appeal to moderates and weaken the resistance movement.
French President Emmanuel Macron has promised a minimum wage increase and tax concessions in a televised response to weeks of anti-government street protests. Political opponents have called the response insufficient.
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.
President Emmanuel Macron will speak to the French people after a fourth week of protests that have shaken the country. Unrest sparked by proposed fuel tax hikes has morphed into a general anti-government revolt.
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