Alexandre Benalla protecting Emmanuel Macron in Rodez, on  May 5th, 2017. Photograph: Regis Duvignau

President Emmanuel Macron has been plunged into the biggest scandal and political crisis since he took office by the violent behaviour of his “Monsieu(...)

A video grab from footage filmed on May 1st shows a man identified as Alexandre Benalla dragging away a demonstrator during protests in Paris, France. Photograph: Bouhafs/AFP/Getty Images

French president Emmanuel Macron came under fire on Thursday after his office briefly suspended one of his aides for beating a May Day protester and p(...)