The relatively low-profile Castex replaces Edouard Philippe, who resigned earlier in the day. Macron is reshuffling the government to focus on restarting the economy after months of lockdown.
The only thing holding this back is partisan mainstream media who refuse to report on the EU’s failure to be a partner of any sort to Iran.
The challenge thrown to President Macron over his plans for radical pension reform has seen hundreds of thousands take to the streets and key transport services brought to a standstill.
French hip-hop's unique history has shaped urban culture, and now it's making sure that the youth of the country's long-neglected housing estates can join the Yellow Vest movement.
French police used a water cannon and fired tear gas in Paris to drive back protesters marking the first anniversary of anti-government Yellow Vest demonstrations.
Yellow Vest protesters have clashed with security forces in French city of Nantes. A spokesman with the local prefecture says 21 people have been arrested.
Officials in the southern city of Montpellier said around 2,000 people gathered in the city centre — organisers put their numbers at closer to 5,000.
Macron’s first speech to the press since he became president was meant to offer a change in direction, instead, it delivered more of the same Macron.
The yellow vest movement has attracted large crowds and remains a challenge to President Emmanuel Macron as it hits its 21st consecutive week. Protesters are demanding social and economic justice.
Protesters are showing solidarity with Genevieve Legay, a 73-year-old anti-globalisation activist who suffered a head injury in the southern city of Nice last weekend.
After nearly four months of protests, figures suggest that France's yellow vests movement is struggling to maintain momentum even though tens of thousands of demonstrators marched on Saturday.
Demonstrators gather for the 16th straight weekend in Paris and other cities to protest President Emmanuel Macron's economic policies which they say favours country's rich.
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