President Macron has to reform the French labor market. It's a precarious balancing act. Hardly any other European country grants employees so many rights and the unions so much power as France.
The French leader faced two no-confidence votes amid a political uproar over a former bodyguard and plunging approval ratings. The motions had been brought forward by both conservative and Socialist lawmakers.
French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Theresa May are interrupting their summer holidays for talks on Brexit. May is seeking European support for her plan on future UK relations with the EU.
French President Emmanuel Macron has fired his security aide Alexandre Benalla for beating a protester and impersonating a police officer. Macron faces fierce criticism for failing to respond to the incident sooner.
French President Emmanuel Macron has reportedly ordered an office shake-up amid a scandal surrounding a presidential security aide. The government has been accused of covering up a violent assault.
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