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November 9, 2018 11:06 AM President Macron salutes BBC man's 'beautiful' WW1 story

French President Emmanuel Macron has thanked a BBC radio presenter for the "very beautiful story" of his grandfather, a pilot in World War One. Dave Monk was invited to an Armistice centenary commemoration in France by President Macron. It was after the president was told about how Mr Monk's grandfather was killed in 1916 and buried in the country 50

November 7, 2018 12:44 PM EU SNUB: France takes matters into own hands and starts plans for UK trade post Brexit

THE French Senate last night passed a draft emergency law to prepare for a no-deal Brexit after politicians warned France could not ignore the stark possibility of Britain leaving the EU without a negotiation in place. As such, the measures will help safeguard the interests of French nationals having worked or studied in the UK, by ensuring that their 66

November 6, 2018 9:01 PM 'EU lied for 50 YEARS' Farage attacks Macron's plans to build a ‘TRUE European army’

NIGEL Farage accused the European Union of “lying to us for 50 years” after French President Emmanuel Macron called for a “real European army” to reduce Europe's dependence on the United States for defence. Nigel Farage warned a European army would be “very dangerous” and “deeply insulting” to the United States. Speaking on his LBC radio show, Mr Farage 44

November 6, 2018 5:51 PM Midterm elections: Facebook removes 115 suspicious accounts as US voters head to the polls

FACEBOOK says it has removed 115 accounts from the site and Instagram for suspected "co-ordinated inauthentic behaviour" as voting begins in the US midterm elections. He added: "Our very early-stage investigation has so far identified around 30 Facebook accounts and 85 Instagram accounts that may be engaged in co-ordinated inauthentic behaviour 65

November 6, 2018 8:41 AM Arsene Wenger heads to AC Milan to work for Arsenal fans and Ivan the Terrible

But the man with the three titles of Premier League and seven Cups of England has been negotiating for a few weeks with AC Milan. These negotiations are close to succeeding for a quick start. The situation of the Lombard club is not dramatic but far from the expectations of its new shareholder, the US investment fund Elliot Management Corporation, which 40

November 5, 2018 12:54 PM Battered Macron FINALLY gets boost as France dodges independence vote humiliation

THE SOUTH Pacific archipelago of New Caledonia chose to remain part of France on Sunday, as voters said “no” to independence in a referendum that capped a 30-year long decolonisation process and was widely seen as a bellwether of support for Paris. More than 1,000 gendarmes were deployed to the streets to maintain order, and the carrying of firearms 60

November 5, 2018 12:28 PM Arsenal balls: all hail Lucas Torreira the greatest love

Barney Ronay was at the Emirates to match Arsenal draw 1-1 with Liverpool. The pre-match chatter was of the Reds being years ahead of Arsenal. Nothing of it. Under Unai Emery’s management Arsenal are on the up. Wengeresque torpor is being dusted away. And at the heart of it all, Lucas Torreira is a force to be reckoned with: Just past the half-hour the Emirates 30

November 2, 2018 4:12 PM ‘I am NOT losing grip’ Macron ignores slipping popularity to enjoy long weekend with wife

EMMANUEL Macron is ignoring his abysmal approval ratings and enjoying a long weekend with his wife Brigitte in Normandy, where he brushed off rumours circulating in the French press that he is teetering on the brink of burnout. Mr Macron, who famously survives on just four hours of sleep a night, has been weakened by a series of political scandals and setbacks 58

November 2, 2018 12:34 PM Macron under fire: President ‘invented enemy to MANIPULATE’ EU public opinion

EMMANUEL Macron has come under fire for comparing rising nationalism in Europe to “leprosy” with critics accusing the French President of trying to sow uncertainty and manipulate public opinion ahead of the upcoming European Parliament elections. The latest clash come as Europe gears up for crunch parliamentary elections next May, which have already 71

October 31, 2018 3:21 PM EU must BEG Brexit Britain to STAY in a NEW Europe warns Nicolas Sarkozy

EUROPE should be bending over backwards to woo Britain back to the EU and scrap any out-of-date Euro rules which stand in the way of this, former French President Nicolas Sarkozy warned today. Mr Sarkozy, who was in power from 2007 to 2012 before being replaced by leftist François Hollande, said a ‘new Europe’ was needed, one which scrapped out of date rules 47