Who is France’s new Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne?

Who is France’s new Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne?

/ Europe Issued on: 16/05/2022 – 19:16Modified: 16/05/2022 – 19:18 01:42 France’s Labour Minister Elisabeth Borne leaves the Élysée presidential palace after the weekly cabinet meeting in Paris on May 11, 2022. © Ludovic Marin, AFP French President Emmanuel Macron picked Labour Minister Elisabeth Borne as his new prime minister on Monday as he prepares […]

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France’s new PM Elisabeth Borne dedicates nomination ‘to all little girls’

France’s new PM Elisabeth Borne dedicates nomination ‘to all little girls’

France’s President Emmanuel Macron has appointed Labour Minister Elisabeth Borne as the country’s new prime minister, the first woman to hold the position in three decades, after Prime Minister Jean Castex submitted his resignation Monday, setting the stage for a cabinet reshuffle as Macron embarks on his second term. Follow FRANCE 24’s live updates for all the latest […]

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France’s unprecedented drought shows climate change is ‘spiralling out of control’

France’s unprecedented drought shows climate change is ‘spiralling out of control’

As global warming accelerates, the spectre of drought haunts France’s once verdant farmland. Even now, before the start of summer, 15 administrative départements have had to restrict water use while farmers warn that the current situation will have an adverse impact on crop yields.    Few people in France are talking about this looming catastrophe – but all the signs of a record drought […]

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France’s Mélenchon looks to magic up more leftist votes with hologram campaign rallies

France’s Mélenchon looks to magic up more leftist votes with hologram campaign rallies

/ Europe FRENCH PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION Issued on: 05/04/2022 – 16:21 Far-left French presidential candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon speaks during a rally at the Prado beach in Marseille, southern France, on March 27, 2022. © Daniel Cole, AP Photo Five days before the French presidential election’s first round, far-left candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon is multiplying his efforts – […]

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