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French president Macron anoints Elisabeth Borne as prime ministerPresident Emmanuel Macron on Monday selected Elisabeth Borne as the first prime minister of his second term in office. The 61-year-old replaces Jean Castex and becomes the first woman to hold the post since Edith Cresson's 11-month reign between 1991 and 1992.
Who is France's new Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne?French President Emmanuel Macron picked Labour Minister Elisabeth Borne as his new prime minister on Monday as he prepares for legislative elections in June — only the second time in 30 years that a woman has got the job.
France’s new PM Elisabeth Borne dedicates nomination ‘to all little girls’France's President Emmanuel Macron has appointed Labour Minister Elisabeth Borne as the country's new prime minister, the first woman to hold the position in three decades, after Prime Minister Jean Castex submitted his resignation Monday, setting the stage for a cabinet reshuffle as Macron embarks on his second term. Follow FRANCE 24's live Read More
So from what I can gather from the media - Johnson loathes Sunak and feeling is mutual. They all can’t stand Truss who is messing up N Ireland for her leadership ambitions. And they’re all blaming the Bank of England and Europe for everything. There you go. No need to... The Riviera Reporter Retweeted
How far left will President Macron lean in his choice of prime minister?Recently re-elected centre-right French President Emmanuel Macron has promised to take account of the groundswell of revolt that saw the political extremes attract record numbers of voters. Macron's choice of leader for the new government will be crucial. Could Jean-Luc Mélenchon get the job?
They're back! Why is France so popular with tourists?Recent visitors to France will no doubt have noticed the return of foreign tourists. Two years of Covid-19 took a heavy toll on what is otherwise a booming business and an important part of the French economy. Now things appear to be looking up again for the tourist industry. For decades, Read More