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Emmanuel Macron: Britain should respect its post-Brexit trade agreement with EU

Emmanuel Macron has urged Britain to respect its post-Brexit trade agreement with the European Union. The French President made the comments at a G7 press conference after responding to questions about the "sausage war" trade dispute between the UK and EU. Mr Macron said: "My wish, my will is that...
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"America is back" now that Biden is in charge, says French President Emmanuel Macron

U.S. President Joe Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron speak at a G7 summit on June 12, 2021. (Getty Images) This article originally appeared on AlterNet. French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday declared to reporters that President Joe Biden definitely" convinced allies that "America is back" following their meeting at the Group of Seven (G7) summit.
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Boris Johnson infuriated after Emmanuel Macron suggested Northern Ireland was not part of UK

Boris Johnson was left infuriated on Saturday when Emmanuel Macron suggested in head-to-head G7 summit talks that Northern Ireland was not part of the UK. The Prime Minister attempted to explain his frustration with the Northern Ireland Protocol by asking Mr Macron what he would do if sausages from Toulouse could not be moved to Paris, according to a UK government source.
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Man who slapped Emmanuel Macron to appear at fast-track trial

A medieval martial arts enthusiast who slapped the French president, Emmanuel Macron, across the face will appear before a judge in a fast-track trial on Thursday. Damien Tarel had acknowledged striking Macron while the president was on a visit to a professional training college, but told investigators it was not premeditated, the prosecutor Alex Perrin said in a statement.
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Man who slapped Emmanuel Macron sentenced to 4 months in prison

June 10 (UPI) -- The man who slapped French President Emmanuel Macron during an appearance in Southern France earlier this week was sentenced to four months in prison. Prosecutors had requested a sentence of 18 months for 28-year-old Damien Tarel on charges of willful violence against a person holding public authority, but the judge ultimately sentenced him to four months with 14 suspended.
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France president Emmanuel Macron backs N'Golo Kante for Ballon d'Or

France president Emmanuel Macron is the latest voice to push for N'Golo Kante to win the Ballon d'Or this year. Speaking to French radio RMC on Thursday from the team's training facility in Clairefontaine where he paid a visit to the national team, Macron was full of praise for the Chelsea midfielder.
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Frenchman sentenced to 4 months in jail for slapping Emmanuel Macron

The man who slapped French President Emmanuel Macron revealed he attacked the leader because of the “decay of our country” — as he was sent to jail for four months at a hearing Wednesday. A court slapped Damien Tarel, 28, an aficionado of medieval swordsmanship and martial arts, with a...
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Man who slapped Emmanuel Macron gets four-month jail sentence

A French court has sentenced a 28-year-old man to four months in prison for slapping France’s president, Emmanuel Macron, in the face. Damien Tarel was quickly arrested after the swipe that caught Macron’s left cheek with an audible thwack on Tuesday, as the French leader was greeting a crowd. The...
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Protester who slapped French president Emmanuel Macron to serve four months in jail

A French court has sentenced a 28-year-old man to four months in prison for slapping President Macron in the face.Damien Tarel was arrested after hitting Macron on Tuesday, as the French leader was greeting a crowd.The court, in the southeastern city of Valence, convicted Tarel on a charge of violence against a person invested with public authority. He was given four months in prison and an additional 14-month suspended sentence, and also banned from ever holding public office and from owning weapons for five years.Tarel described himself as a right-wing or extreme-right “patriot” and member of the yellow vest...
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Man who slapped Emmanuel Macron appears in court and could be fined up to £39,000

The unemployed man accused of slapping French President Emmanuel Macron across the face has appeared in court as he faces a fine of up to €45,000 (£39,000). Medieval martial arts enthusiast Damien Tarel, 28, said he is a right-wing sympathiser who had acted because the Macron represented 'all that was rotten' with France.