Brigitte  and Emmanuel Macron: Ms Macron is waiting for her situation to be clarified, as her husband promised during his presidential campaign. Photograph: Wolfgang Rattay/Reuters

Brigitte Macron has kept a low profile since her husband Emmanuel’s inauguration on May 14th last. On Bastille Day, Donald Trump marvelled that Ms Ma(...)

U2 performing The Joshua Tree at Croke Park. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

U2 has released video footage of parts of last Saturday night’s concert in Croke Park, including the four-plane flyover that wowed 80,000 fans in the (...)

Emmanuel Macron’s official portrait. “He seems to be saying, ‘Over my dead body,’” observes a former cabinet minister. Photograph: Soazig de la Moissonniere

An opposition and media outcry over President Emmanuel Macron’s scheduled address to the two house of the French parliament at the Château de Versaill(...)

British prime minister Theresa May at the Élysée Palace in Paris with French president Emmanuel Macron. Photograph: Thierry Chesnot/Getty Images

Receiving British prime minister Theresa May at the Élysée Palace in Paris on June 13th, French president Emmanuel Macron twice emphasised that he wan(...)

French president Emmanuel Macron (centre) at a cabinet meeting at the Elysee Palace: “The US loves freedom as much as we do. But they don’t share our taste for justice.” Photograph: Christophe Petit Tesson/Reuters

On the eve of his first EU summit as France’s president, Emmanuel Macron laid out his vision of Europe and the world in an interview with European new(...)

French President Emmanuel Macron (R) and Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May attend a joint press conference at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, June 13, 2017.    REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

A government left paralysed by a botched election; a faltering economy; a spate of ugly terrorist attacks; a London tower block engulfed by an appalli(...)

A trader works at  the New York Stock Exchange

Political stability in Europe with the success of President Emmanuel Macron’s party in the French legislative elections buoyed markets, while speculat(...)

Socialists’ downfall: Jean-Christophe Cambadélis, the party’s secretary general, was among the electoral losers. Photograph: Geoffroy Van Der Hasselt/AFP/Getty

“The Berezina of the Socialist Party” was the term widely used to describe the defeat of the former ruling party in Sunday’s French legislative electi(...)

French president Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Trogneux cast their ballots at their polling station in the first round of the French legislatives elections in Le Touquet, northern France. Photograph:  Christophe Petit Tesson/EPA

French president Emmanuel Macron’s new party, La République En Marche (LREM), is set to take an absolute majority in the national assembly after secur(...)

Patrols at Whitehall, near Downing Street and the Houses of Parliament, in central London, on Wednesday. Photograph: Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images

Theresa May’s decision to deploy almost 1,000 heavily-armed soldiers on the streets of London on Wednesday is a step her predecessor, David Cameron, (...)