Charles de Gaulle

Merkel, Macron promise new Franco-German treaty

French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have vowed to deepen Franco-German cooperation in a joint statement released …

France

Merkel, Macron to strengthen EU

Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Emmanuel Macron say they wanted to deepen Franco-German co-operation and give the European Union a fresh push …

Emmanuel Macron

Affluent enclave becomes poor relation in London’s property slump

The property market was so heated in the London district of Fulham 12 years ago that when a heavily pregnant Katinka Donagemma visited a two-bedroom …

Real Estate

France cries foul over MPs in football shirts and instigates new dress code

The French are renowned for dressing stylishly, but the National Assembly has been forced to uphold standards by specifically banning MPs from turning up in football shirts.<p>The new dress code to be adopted by the lower house of parliament was prompted by outrage over the appearance of a far-Left MP …

Clothing

Kaia Gerber & Cindy Crawford Keep It Casual as They Arrive for Paris Fashion Week

After making her runway debut in September, Kaia Gerber has shot to model stardom — which is unsurprising, given that her mom is Cindy Crawford.<p>The …

Fashion

Germany 'must develop EU further' with France : minister

Berlin must work with Paris to improve and deepen the European Union, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel urged as his Social Democrats weigh …

Brexit

Republican Suggests ISIS Was Responsible for Las Vegas Shooting Despite Complete Lack of Evidence

During a segment of the Tucker Carlson show on Friday, Pennsylvania Congressman Scott Perry floated the idea that the terrorist group ISIS was …

Stephen Paddock

Macron-May migrant deal: why Britain and France need strong bilateral ties

Ever since 1963, when the then French president Charles De Gaulle first vetoed its application to join the European Economic Community (EEC) in 1963, …

Refugees

Merkel, Macron map out Europe's future

EPA-EFE/CHRISTOPHE PETIT TESSON<p>Click for full view<p>French President Emmanuel Macron (L) welcomes German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) prior to their …

European News

Merkel, Macron pledge to drive forward European reform

PARIS — Emmanuel Macron and Angela Merkel pledged on Friday to accelerate efforts to reform Europe as they prepared a joint declaration to form the …

Bruno Le Maire

Don’t obsess on a second Brexit vote. Focus instead on trade

Of course it’s possible to change our minds in a democracy. But we have to be realistic about what can and can’t be achieved<p>They wander Westminster with staring eyes. “Repent,” they cry, “or be doomed. We are all doomed.” They are the second-referendum adventists, the priests of the afterthought, …

Brexit

Macron goes where no French leader has dared to tread …

PARIS — Is France finally willing to take its farmers’ snouts out of the European Union trough and let the bloc spend more of its budget on new …

Brexit

With Emmanuel Macron, France is having its Tony Blair moment

What a difference two Channel-hopping decades make. When 44-year-old Tony Blair won the 1997 election, we in France bought into Cool Britannia in a big way.<p>Our President, Jacques Chirac, then 65, had first held a Cabinet post under Charles de Gaulle. A self-inflicted defeat left him hobbled by a …

Emmanuel Macron

What if H.R. McMaster Is Right About North Korea?

It’s reassuring to think the country wants only a defensive capability. It could very easily be wrong.<p>In the increasingly urgent, dramatic debate about the North Korean nuclear threat, National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster stands out in the Trump administration as the strongest advocate of a …

North Korea

F-35 'incomparable' to Harrier jump jet, top test pilot tells El Reg

<b>Interview</b> Naturally we demanded proof – and we got itWhat's it like to fly an F-35 fighter jet? We interviewed the chief British test pilot about a …

Aerospace

Pop These 25 Bottles and Become a Champagne Master

From the classics you know and love to vegan sparklers, here’s everything you need to drink.<p>Champagne lovers, put down that glass (not for long, …

Wine

How khichdi, mix of lentils and rice, became India’s national dish, and its almost infinite varieties | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

The question had never been asked before, perhaps because it seemed preposterous; like asking Italians which pasta is the finest; or Germans which …

News (China)

Macron, not Merkel, is Europe's strongest leader

• Elections<br>• Foreign Policy Corner<br>• Video<br>• Regions<br>• More<p>up next: Will Russia and China Stand By Venezuela? now reading: Macron, Not Merkel, Is Europe's Most Powerful Leader AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein<p>Macron, Not Merkel, Is Europe's Most Powerful Leader<p>By Ronald Tiersky January 11, 2018Select Language<p>If anyone …

Electrical Grid

Brexit Talks Let France Give Ancient Foe Another One in the Eye

Even since William the Conqueror invaded England in the 11th Century, Anglo-French ties have been choppy. But Brexit is a reminder that bad blood …

France

Allied Leaders at Casablanca: The Story Behind a Famous WWII Photo Shoot

(L-R) General Henri Giraud, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Charles de Gaulle, and Winston Churchill at the Casablanca Confer<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Bettmann Archive …

France

France’s Ongoing Quest to Crush English Loanwards

Saying “adieu” to “le smartphone.”<p>The French language police tend not to shoot from the hip. Instead, these guardians of the Gallic tongue will …

Culture

Emmanuel Macron serves Theresa May a reminder of past glories

Call it grandiloquence but, with Angela Merkel to his east and Theresa May to his west, Emmanuel Macron’s manner of speech offers a break from all …

Brexit

Greece to negotiate FREMM Frigate acquisition with France

Greek daily newspaper Kathimerini reported last week that the Greek government is set to enter talks with France regarding the procurement of two …

War

Dakota Johnson Is Fifty Shades Of Happy Dating Chris Martin After Gwyneth Paltrow Announces Engagement

Dakota Johnson and Chris Martin stepped out together this week after Gwyneth Paltrow made her engagement public. <i>Fifty Shades</i> actress and Coldplay …

Entertainment

Dakota Johnson, Chris Martin spark relationship rumours

Looks like <i>Fifty Shades Freed</i> star Dakota Johnson has made up her mind about who she wants to date.<p>She seems to have picked Coldplay lead singer Chris …

Dakota Johnson

Robert Lepage's 887 shows brilliant stagecraft, deft balance of personal and political

<b>NAC English Theatre</b> presents 887By Robert Lepage, an Ex Machina productionTo Jan. 27, Babs Asper Theatre, National Arts Centre<b>Tickets and times:</b> …

France

Dakota Johnson and Chris Martin pictured together for first time as they enjoy Malibu date night

Chris Martin and Dakota Johnson have finally been pictured together for the first time, after rumours of a relationship between the two began …

Dakota Johnson

Will French President Macron lead Europe down the New Silk Road? | This Week In Asia | South China Morning Post

French leaders have shown remarkable foresight when it comes to China.<p>In the early 19th century, Napoleon predicted that “the sleeping giant’s …

China

Today in History

Today in History<p>Today is Sunday, Jan. 14, the 14th day of 2018. There are 351 days left in the year.<p>Today's Highlight in History:<p>On Jan. 14, 1968, …

Dave Grohl