No taboos at Elysee as Mrs. Macron signals change

/ | May 15, 2017

No taboos at Elysee as Mrs. Macron signals change

As Emmanuel Macron and his wife, Brigitte, settle in to the Elysee Palace, their unconventional partnership stands as a symbol of the changes the new president is aiming to bring about in France. She’s almost 25 years his senior. They met when she taught ...

Niece of France's Le Pen held as rising star quits politics

/ May 10, 2017

Niece of France's Le Pen held as rising star quits politics

The niece of defeated far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen announced Tuesday that she’s leaving political life, at least temporarily, citing “personal and political reasons.” Marion Marechal-Le Pen had been seen as a rising star of the nationalist and anti-immigration National Front party. ...