July 29, 2021

Brexit: Theresa May meets Emmanuel Macron for delay request

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From BBC Theresa May is holding last-minute Brexit talks with the French President Emmanuel Macron, with the UK due to leave the EU in three days’ time. The UK PM will urge Mr Macron to back her request to delay Brexit again until 30 June, having earlier met German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin. After […]

Macron wins French elections

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By Newsmax Wires From Newsmax Emmanuel Macron was elected president of France on Sunday with a business-friendly vision of European integration, defeating Marine Le Pen, a far-right nationalist who threatened to take France out of the European Union, early projections showed. The centrist’s emphatic victory, which also smashed the dominance of France’s mainstream parties, will […]

The Editor speaks: Our election is quiet – compare to the French one – but is balloting really secret anymore

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The French election is an example of how divided opinions run completely out of control. There they are down to just two candidates whilst here we have 61! The last debate between Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron was a classic. A classic where Pen and Macron traded insults for more than two hours, arguing […]

EU Warns UK to back down from spending vote, sets tough divorce terms

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Reuters Newsweek From Yahoo News European Union leaders endorsed stiff divorce terms for Britain on Saturday and warned Britons to have “no illusions” about swiftly securing a new relationship to keep their access to EU markets. At a Brussels summit marked by unusual harmony among the 27 leaders, there was a flash of the cross-Channel […]

France’s Macron must win big now to have a chance of fulfilling pledges

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Michel Rose, Reuters From Business Insider PARIS (Reuters) – Emmanuel Macron’s camp should perhaps keep the champagne on ice a little longer. The young independent centrist’s qualification on Sunday for the runoff of France’s presidential election in two weeks’ time will certainly bring a sigh of relief in European capitals and financial markets; opinion polls […]

The French presidential election is a terrifying farce that everyone needs to pay attention to

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By Brunello Rosa, From Business Insider Italia Following the first presidential debate on March 20, the race for the French presidency is now in full swing. My research firm MacroGeo is following these elections very closely. At the end of last year we published a travel journal from Paris where we noted the risk of […]