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Macron’s dream of a European metaverse is far from a reality

European businesses, investors, and talent are all vying for a ticket on the metaverse hype train. Even political heavyweights are making moves — or, at least, pronouncements. French President Emmanuel Macron wants to build “a European metaverse” to challenge US and Chinese tech giants. The EU’s digital chief, Margrethe Vestager, meanwhile, is mulling new antitrust regulation. […]

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France turns on Emmanuel Macron’s ‘disastrous’ energy plans

The French President has been accused of trying to impose rationing on his citizens after he called for for “energy sobriety” and asked people to cut down on what they are using. He said: “We have seen this for several months. Our country was first subjected to a rise in energy prices, which is largely […]

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Trump brags he has illicit ‘intelligence’ on Macron’s sex life

August 8 saw FBI agents search former US President Donald Trump’s Florida residence, the Mar-a-Lago estate, where 11 sets of classified documents were seized. The 45th President of the United States said the “raid” and “siege” of his home was representative of “dark times” for America and that it was “not necessary or appropriate”. The item named […]

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Science

Not enough! Macron’s ‘greenwashing’ torn apart as new rule ‘won’t change anything’

Macron slammed as leader to dip France into Ukraine war On Monday, the French President made his country the first in Europe to ban adverts for fossil fuels. It is set to apply to all petroleum energy products, energy from the combustion of coal mining and hydrogen- containing carbons, but will exempt natural gas until June […]

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Putin agreed to send IAEA mission to Ukraine plant, Macron’s office says

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a ceremony opening the international military-technical forum Army-2022 at Patriot Congress and Exhibition Centre in the Moscow region, Russia August 15, 2022. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PARIS, Aug 19 (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron told his Russian counterpart on Friday that […]

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‘Madness!’ XR attacks Macron’s hosepipe ban exemption for golf by filling hole with cement

Environmental protestors from Extinction Rebellion have humiliated French President Emmanuel Macron by exposing France’s decision to exempt golf courses from the hosepipe ban. The activists sought to disrupt the play and expose their activities by filling the golf holes with cement. Like much of Europe, France has been struck by a blistering drought, as hot […]

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UK

Furious UK musician shames Macron’s ‘lies’ – cancels Paris show over ‘horrific experience’

The singer, songwriter and guitarist from Liverpool, told his fans he would no longer go to Paris with his musicians for the tour date set for August 11 after experiencing the “horrific” events in the French capital at the Champions League final between Liverpool FC and Spanish club Real Madrid in May. Back in May, […]

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World

Macron’s economic nightmare as inflation SURGES again with France price hikes imminent

Millions of French households are being hit hard by the horrific cost of living crisis and soaring price rises sweeping throughout Europe and inflicting hardship on some of the continent’s biggest economies. But the situation worsened in France with inflation jumping again in July, up to 6.1 percent from 5.8 percent in June, according to […]

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Finance

Eurozone has ‘big problems at its heart’ with Macron’s ‘chickens coming home to roost’

Julian Jessop also suggested the “chickens were coming home to roost” for Emmanuel Macron’s France, while he also said Germany, led by Chancellor Olaf Scholz, was now “the sick man of Europe”. Mr Jessop, who is the former Chief Economist at the Institute for Economic Affairs (IEA), where he is still an Economics Fellow, told […]

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‘Let’s vote!’ Macron’s PM heckled as she blocks confidence vote in power grab move

While giving a speech at France’s lower court – the National Assembly – Emmanuel Macron’s Prime Minister Elizabeth Borne was booed by opposition MPs for blocking a confidence vote. As Emmanuel Macron’s coalition failed to get an absolute majority in the National Assembly, Prime Minister Elizabeth Borne ruled out a confidence vote amid the risk of […]