Damien Abad has denied the allegations, saying his disability made it physically impossible for him to commit the acts he was accused of French president Emmanuel Macron has been urged to sack the newly appointed minister for solidarity and the disabled “as a precaution” after two women accused him of rape.
EMMANUEL MACRON could face an embarrassing defeat next month as members of his new executive are at risk of being booted out by rivals in the parliamentary election - just weeks after being called to form the new government. The French President retained his finance and interior ministers while appointing only the second woman to head France's foreign ministry, as the president reshuffled his cabinet ahead of parliamentary elections next month.
FRANCE is set to scrap their version of the TV licence fee which is leading many in the UK to consider whether we should do the same. Following the reelection of President Emmanuel Macron, the French Government will likely end TV licences later this year. This is change which is estimated to impact around 23 million households and save people €138 (£117) annually.
Emmanuel Macron recently changed the name of his party from En Marche to Renaissance but so far all that has been revived are sordid accusations concerning some of his party members. Last week, Jérôme Peyrat withdrew his candidature in the fourth district of the Dordogne from next month’s legislative elections after the media had made much of his conviction in 2020 for domestic violence against his wife.
Business leaders last week accused Boris Johnson of squandering the post-Brexit opportunity to slash red tape and taxes. Britain is becoming a less attractive place to invest and risks falling behind France unless the Government becomes more business-friendly, an influential think tank has said. The Centre for Policy Studies interviewed over 100 business leaders and entrepreneurs and found the UK's international standing was slipping as a result of red tape, rising taxes and ministerial complacency.
Boris Johnson should follow in the footsteps of Emmanuel Macron by ensuring Britain is made a “natural home for investors,” the Centre for Policy Studies (CPS) has said. In launching a new 10-point manifesto to boost Britain’s economic growth, after CPS research found investors are worried about the UK’s trajectory and concerned about the government’s approach to it.
Damien Abad, Emmanuel Macron’s new minister for solidarity and the disabled is accused of raping a woman in 2010 and another in 2011 A newly appointed minister of Emmanuel Macron’s government has denied raping two women, insisting that his disability makes him incapable of sexually assaulting someone.
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EMMANUEL MACRON has set out proposals for a new "European political community" that would sit parallel alongside the EU. But what obstacles might the French President have to navigate in order to push his plans through? Earlier this month France President Emmanuel Macron outlined his idea for a new political group in Europe which would include both members and non-members of the European Union (EU).
France takes a brutal swipe at Scott Morrison after Anthony Albanese claims a historic election victory
France's outgoing foreign affairs minister took a parting shot at Scott Morrison Jean-Yves Le Drian ripped into former PM over submarine contract He accused him of showing 'unequivocal incompetence' with the decision France's outgoing foreign affairs minister took a parting shot at Scott Morrison after Anthony Albanese claimed a victory in Saturday's election.
EMMANUEL Macron's second term is still in the balance as Jean-Luc Mélenchon could oust PM Elizabeth Borne and become Prime Minister. French President Emmanuel Macron has nominated Elizabeth Borne as his Prime Minister after weeks of speculation around who would succeed incumbent Jean Castex. Ms Borne is the first female Prime Minister to have been named in 30 years.
Paris - French President Emmanuel Macron named new foreign and defense ministers on Friday as part of a government re-shuffle intended to create fresh momentum ahead of parliamentary elections next month. France's ambassador to London, Catherine Colonna, was picked as foreign minister, making her only the second woman to hold the prestigious job.
Expert on colonialism and history of race relations faces persistent social inequalities in the school system Pap Ndiaye, the renowned Black French historian and expert on US minority rights, has been appointed education minister for the start of Emmanuel Macron’s second term, as the country faces persistent social inequalities in the school system.
Catherine Colonna named in reshuffle where newly re-elected French president will call the shots on foreign policy and defence Emmanuel Macron’s new foreign minister is a career diplomat who has blamed Britain for post-Brexit tensions and the Channel migrant crisis. Catherine Colonna, 66 - who was, until Friday, France's ambassador to the UK - was appointed as part of a reshuffle intended to create fresh momentum for the newly re-elected French president ahead of parliamentary elections next month.
French President Emmanuel Macron has announced a new Cabinet French President Emmanuel Macron announced a new-look Cabinet on Friday, with a new foreign minister part of the reshuffled line-up behind France’s first female prime minister in 30 years. Three senior ministers — Gérald Darmanin at the interior ministry, Bruno Le Maire for economics and Justice Minister Eric Dupond-Moretti — all survived the extensive shake-up as the centrist Macron embarked on his second term.
writes Deputy Business Editor, Greg Wright. HIS career journey has taken him from Wharfedale to the heart of power among the French political elite, but Neil Coales has never lost the common touch. At heart, he remains the open-minded Ilkley Grammar School pupil who left his home in Yorkshire in search of adventure.
The French president views incidents in Transnistria as warning signs French President Emmanuel Macron, citing recent incidents in Moldova's breakaway region of Transnistria, sees a possibility of the Ukraine conflict spreading to neighboring countries. Speaking at a press conference with his Moldovan counterpart Maia Sandu on Thursday, Macron said that Russia's "unacceptable aggression" against Ukraine "poses a threat to stability for the whole region and, in particular, for Moldova."