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Adam Plowright

Adam Plowright

    Macron's ratings fall further after month of protests
    Macron's ratings fall further after month of protests
    A month of "yellow vest" protests have taken a further toll on the popularity of French President Emmanuel Macron, a new poll showed Sunday, with...
    French government yields on fuel price hikes after weeks of protest
    French government yields on fuel price hikes after weeks of protest
    The French government, under pressure from weeks of "yellow vest" protests over rising living costs, on Wednesday scrapped all planned fuel tax...
    Macron leads crisis meeting after Paris riots
    Macron leads crisis meeting after Paris riots
    French President Emmanuel Macron led a crisis meeting on Sunday after a day of riots in Paris by anti-government protesters left hundreds injured...
    Macron reshuffles government, names new interior minister
    Macron reshuffles government, names new interior minister
    French President Emmanuel Macron reshuffled his Cabinet on Tuesday, appointing new interior, agriculture and culture ministers after a weeks-long...
    The fight to save, not close, a McDonald's in France
    The fight to save, not close, a McDonald's in France
    For decades, McDonald's was the brand French people loved to hate.
    Wave of optimism sweeps France as World Cup unites the nation
    Wave of optimism sweeps France as World Cup unites the nation
    French fans dared to dream of a World Cup victory on Sunday as they prepared to watch the game on a sunny summer weekend after a tournament that...
    Eyesore 'Rubbish Island' hidden from Maldives tourists
    Eyesore 'Rubbish Island' hidden from Maldives tourists
    Descending by plane into the Maldives offers a panoramic view of azure seas and coral-fringed islands, but as the tarmac nears, billowing smoke in...
    Australia elections: Rudd concedes defeat to Abbott
    Australia elections: Rudd concedes defeat to Abbott
    On Saturday, some 100 minutes after the polls closed, Rudd mounted the stage in a function room at the Gabba cricket ground in Brisbane to wish his...
    Tibetan protests cast shadow over Brics summit
    Tibetan protests cast shadow over Brics summit
    The leaders of the emerging world gather in India on Thursday to discuss the creation of a new development bank at a summit shadowed by protests by...
    Israeli diplomats targeted in car bombing
    Israeli diplomats targeted in car bombing
    Israeli diplomats were targeted by bomb attacks in Delhi and Tbilisi on Monday, officials said, with two people injured in the Indian capital when...
    India upbeat after peace talks with Pakistan
    India upbeat after peace talks with Pakistan
    India hailed "extremely positive" peace talks with Pakistan on Monday with both countries looking to build on a recent warming in relations brought...
    Cockpit fraud: Fears grow over India's fake pilots
    Cockpit fraud: Fears grow over India's fake pilots
    India's fake pilot scandal began unravelling when a female captain landed her packed airliner on the nose instead of the rear wheels as she touched...