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Climate activists on trial in Paris for stealing Macron portraits

Official portraits of French president stolen from public buildings by protestersEight protesters are to go on trial in Paris on Wednesday for stealing official portraits of the French president, Emma...

Climate activists on trial in Paris for stealing Macron portraits

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Climate activists on trial for taking down Macron portraits BOURG-EN-BRESSE, France (AP) — Across France, activists have been taking down official portraits of President Emmanuel Macron to protest what they consider his “inaction” against climate change. Now they face up to 10 years in prison. The first of several trials targeting the activists o...
2019-05-28, 16:39

Climate activists are on trial for taking down Macron portraits BOURG-EN-BRESSE, France — Across France, activists have been taking down official portraits of President Emmanuel Macron to protest what they consider his “inaction” against climate change. Now they face up to 10 years in prison. The first of several trials targeting the activists opened Tuesday in ...
2019-05-29, 22:13

Taking Macron down: climate protesters strip French town halls of portraits More than 100 portraits of president removed in symbolic civil disobedience movementIt was a quiet Monday afternoon in the picturesque town hall of Lingolsheim, outside Strasbourg. The school summer holidays had started and it was exceptionally hot. But at 4pm something extraordinary happened.Eleven...
2019-08-02, 07:01

Climate activists convicted for removing Macron portrait Six French environmental activists have been convicted of theft for removing an official portrait of President Emmanuel Macron to protest his climate change policies....
2019-06-12, 16:26

Climate activists demonstrate outside Brazil embassies in Paris and London Several hundred environmental activists demonstrated on Friday outside the Brazilian embassy in Paris as a clash between the two countries' leaders over the issue of climate change intensified, while similar protests took place in London....
2019-08-24, 22:52

Climate activists clash with French police at Paris bridge French police used riot shields and pepper spray to clear scores of climate activists blocking a bridge over the Seine in Paris on Friday, as the city sweltered under a record-breaking heatwave that many blame on global warming....
2019-06-28, 23:26

Teen activists face US government in crucial hearing over climate trial The suit accuses the federal government of violating young people’s constitutional rights by contributing to the climate crisisTwenty-one youth activists will face off with the US government in an Oregon courthouse on Tuesday, where their attorneys will petition a panel of judges to let their climat...
2019-06-04, 13:26

Anti-G7 Protesters March With 'Stolen' Portraits Of Emmanuel Macron Several hundred anti-G7 protesters staged an unusual protest in southwestern France on Sunday, holding "stolen" portraits of French President Emmanuel Macron which were held upside down in a pointed......
2019-08-26, 19:39

Paris hit by anti-Macron transport strikes Public transport workers in France's capital, Paris, have walked off the job in protest over a planned pension reform. It is the first major action against President Macron's plan for a "universal" pension system....
2019-09-13, 12:52

Transit Strike Slows Paris to a Crawl, in a Warning to Macron The government’s pension reform plan would take aim at early retirement for some people, like transit workers, who consider it a benefit they have earned....
2019-09-13, 21:13

Johnson and Macron to hold ‘frank’ Brexit talks in Paris French observers fear Britain’s PM is setting up France to take blame over no-deal departureFollow the day’s political developments liveEmmanuel Macron will hold a friendly but “frank” working lunch with Boris Johnson on Thursday after dismissing his request to renegotiate the Brexit withdrawal agre...
2019-08-22, 19:39

Paris prosecutor drops perjury probe into Macron officials The Paris prosecutor on Thursday dropped an investigation into alleged perjury by three current and former officials in the president's office in connection with the "Benalla affair", a saga which engulfed Emmanuel Macron's office last summer....
2019-06-27, 18:39

Defying Macron, maths genius splits French leader's camp in Paris Emmanuel Macron's bid to control Paris City Hall plunged into uncertainty on Wednesday after ruling party lawmaker Cedric Villani said he would challenge the president's own candidate - a rebellious act akin to his own rise to power in 2017....
2019-09-04, 21:26

Rights group says Mexico puts activists on trial to win over Trump Mexico will try two veteran organizers of migrant caravans on Tuesday in a move that rights activists said was aimed at appeasing the Trump administration after an agreement last week that averted new U.S. tariffs on its southern neighbor....
2019-06-11, 03:39

John McDonnell backs Extinction Rebellion activists during trial Shadow chancellor tells court protests led directly to MPs declaring climate emergencyThe trial of three activists from the environmental protest group Extinction Rebellion has heard a statement in their support from the shadow chancellor, John McDonnell, who said that mass protests in central Londo...
2019-08-22, 15:39

UCI keen on mixed team time trial for Paris Olympics A mixed team time trial relay could be part of the Paris 2024 Olympic road cycling program if the event proves popular at this year's world championships, the UCI said on Wednesday....
2019-09-18, 23:39

Air France could face trial over 2009 crash of Rio-Paris flight Prosecutors say airline knew of problems with Airbus A330 plane that crashed, killing 228 peopleFrench prosecutors have recommended that Air France face trial for manslaughter and negligence over the 2009 crash of a flight from Rio de Janeiro to Paris in which 228 people died.Prosecutors concluded t...
2019-07-17, 16:00

Mass trial of Basque activists in Spain ends with plea deal Defendants accused of Eta membership in case alleged by critics to be politically drivenA mass trial of 47 lawyers, doctors, psychologists and political activists began and ended in 25 minutes in Madrid on Monday. A plea deal allowed the accused to avoid sentences of up to 20 years on charges of mem...
2019-09-16, 18:52

Awaiting trial for breaking into nuclear base, 7 Catholic activists unrepentant On the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., a group of seven aging Catholic activists assembled outside Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base and cut a padlock at a maintenance gate....
2019-07-11, 19:13

Salvadoran activists hurl confetti, paint to protest new abortion trial Activists in El Salvador threw eggs filled with confetti and sprayed red paint outside the attorney general's office on Monday to a protest a decision to seek a third trial for a woman accused of killing her stillborn son....
2019-09-10, 09:00

Climate activists to skip plane and sailboat to US Greta Thunberg, the teen-aged global environmental activist, plans to take her message to America the old-fashioned way: by boat.        ...
2019-07-31, 21:39

US philanthropists vow to raise millions for climate activists Fund donates £500,000 to grassroots Extinction Rebellion and other groups, with promise of more to come A group of wealthy US philanthropists and investors have donated almost half a million pounds to support the grassroots movement Extinction Rebellion and school strike groups – with the promise of...
2019-07-12, 10:00

19 Members Of G20, Except US, Recommit To Paris Climate Deal Nineteen members of the G20, without the United States, agreed Saturday to the "irreversibility" of the Paris climate deal and pledged its full implementation, after two days of talks....
2019-06-29, 12:13

Half sister of Saudi crown prince is on trial in Paris after theft and kidnapping charges The princess returned to Saudi Arabia within days of the incident and is being tried in absentia, despite an international arrest warrant that was issued more than a year after her departure....
2019-07-10, 19:00

Climate activists to target Heathrow airport with toy drones British climate change activists said they would disrupt London’s Heathrow airport with toy drones from Sept. 13, a step they hope will ground flights....
2019-08-29, 22:26

Green activists say climate got buried in Democratic debate Climate activists said they will extend a protest outside the Democratic National Committee headquarters on Thursday to demand global warming gets more attention in the party’s debates, after the issue received just seven minutes in the first two-hour face-off between Democratic White House hopefuls...
2019-06-27, 22:26

Germany: Climate activists end coal blockade in Garzweiler Climate protesters have left the Garzweiler coal mine a day after around 1,000 activists broke through police lines and occupied the site. They were highlighting what they say is Germany's inaction on climate change....
2019-06-23, 19:39

Climate activists to fly drones at London's Heathrow Airport Cliamte change activists hope to disrupt flights at the second busiest airport in the world. A mysterious drone pilot caused chaos at nearby Gatwick Airport late last year....
2019-08-29, 14:00

Climate activists call for action in Latin America RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Climate change activists in Latin America rallied for action on global warming Friday, heeding a call by Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg to hold demonstrations across the world. In Rio de Janeiro, a small group of students gathered outside the state legislature to deliver a let...
2019-05-24, 22:39

Climate activists disrupt London concrete plant Climate activists from Extinction Rebellion on Tuesday disrupted London Concrete, the British capital's biggest supplier of ready-mixed concrete which supplies a major road tunnel project under the River Thames....
2019-07-16, 09:52

Activists to ramp up pressure on companies over climate during AGM season Companies face hostile shareholders as Westpac acknowledges a ‘variance’ with Business Council of AustraliaActivist groups are stepping up their efforts to lobby Australia’s biggest companies on climate policy as the corporate sector prepares for the annual general meeting season.Some of Australia’s...
2019-06-13, 22:52

G20 summit could fail as Macron and Trump disagree on climate change action The G20 summit could fail over a commitment to tackle climate change as the French president prepares to veto any final communique if the US waters down the language....
2019-06-29, 07:52

Climate crisis justified removal of Macron portrait, judge rules Two protesters acquitted of theft on basis they were calling for action by French presidentTwo climate crisis protesters who removed Emmanuel Macron’s portrait from an official building were justified in doing so because of the severity of the environmental emergency, a judge has said.​The ​judge in...
2019-09-17, 15:00

Macron Calls Climate Change a ‘Red Line’ Issue at G20, Rebuking Trump President Emmanuel Macron of France said that he would not sign any Group of 20 joint statement unless it dealt with climate change, in a barb at President Trump’s rejection of the Paris accord....
2019-06-27, 18:52

Meet generation Greta: young climate activists around the world They’re too young to vote, but schoolchildren across the globe are taking matters into their own handsIn May, for the second time this year, more than 1.5 million young people in more than 125 countries walked out of schools, colleges and universities in the biggest day of global climate action ever...
2019-06-28, 09:00

Climate activists find warmer reception at shareholder meetings Climate activists found companies more receptive to steps like cutting emissions or buying clean power this year, a new tally of shareholder resolutions shows, a trend proponents said undercuts the case for proxy rule changes sought by business groups....
2019-07-11, 23:00

Climate activists disrupt London's biggest concrete supplier Climate activists from Extinction Rebellion on Tuesday disrupted London Concrete, the British capital's biggest supplier of ready-mixed concrete which supplies a major road tunnel project under the River Thames....
2019-07-16, 13:26

Climate activists' drone fails to disrupt Heathrow flights Climate change activists failed to disrupt flights out of Heathrow when technical difficulties foiled their plan to fly drones close to the airport and prevent planes from using the runways....
2019-09-13, 12:52

Progressive Activists Have Pushed Democrats to the Left on Climate Issues. Now What? Groups like the Sunrise Movement helped pressure Democratic presidential candidates to support the Green New Deal. They are now deciding how to use their rising influence....
2019-08-05, 06:13

Climate activists hope to bring U.S. capital to standstill on September 23 Environmental groups, including Extinction Rebellion, said on Wednesday they plan to shut down traffic in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 23 and bring daily life to a standstill to demand action by U.S. politicians on tackling climate change....
2019-09-11, 21:00

Climate activists block German mine despite orders to leave BERLIN (AP) — Hundreds of climate activists are keeping up their protest inside one of Germany’s biggest open-pit mines despite police orders to leave the place immediately, citing life-threatening danger. Authorities pulled out some of the protesters from the Garzweiler lignite coal mine in w...
2019-06-23, 16:00

World leaders must prove they've listened to climate activists: Thunberg World leaders must prove that they have listened to young climate activists after a year of protests has not led to any progress in the reduction of greenhouse emissions, leading activist Greta Thunberg said on Monday....
2019-08-05, 23:13

Heathrow Airport warns climate activists against flying drones Climate protesters have said they plan to deploy toy drones to ground flights and draw attention to aviation emissions. But authorities say they are working on plans to keep planes in the sky....
2019-09-10, 19:13

Climate activists hope to bring U.S. capital to standstill on Sept 23 Environmental groups, including Extinction Rebellion, said on Wednesday they plan to shut down traffic in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 23 and bring daily life to a standstill to demand action by U.S. politicians on tackling climate change....
2019-09-11, 20:39

German Fridays for Future climate activists block parliament Some 500 students symbolically blocked exits as legislators wrapped up their final legislative session before the summer recess. Last week, 40,000 protested against coal in the western city of Aachen....
2019-06-28, 19:00

The Latest: Young climate activists get ready for court test PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on young people suing the U.S. government over climate change (all times local): 12 p.m. Young people who sued the U.S. government over climate change are preparing for a key court test as the Trump administration tries to prevent the case from moving forward. Nathan...
2019-06-04, 22:26

Climate activists disrupt five British cities with 'summer uprising' Civil disobedience group Extinction Rebellion staged protests in five British cities on Monday, aiming to renew pressure on the government to take bolder action to tackle climate change and slow the worldwide loss of plant and animal species....
2019-07-15, 20:39

70 activists arrested at climate change rally outside NY Times building Seventy environmental protesters were arrested Saturday outside The New York Times building in Midtown, police said. The demonstrators, from the activist group Extinction Rebellion NYC, first gathered at Bryant Park at around noon and then marched through Times Square before setting up on Eighth Ave...
2019-06-23, 10:26

Macron warns he won't sign Mercosur deal if Brazil leaves climate accord French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday he would not sign any trade deal with Brazil if President Jair Bolsonaro pulled out of the Paris climate accord, threatening to put a spanner in the works of EU-Mercosur trade negotiations....
2019-06-27, 22:26

Trump Denounces Paris Climate Accord, Says, "Will Defend The Environment" US President Donald Trump on Monday once again denounced the "unfair, ineffective, and very, very expensive" Paris climate accord, during a speech on "America's environmental leadership."...
2019-07-09, 02:13

Can the Paris Climate Deal Survive a Trump-Style Renegotiation? Some advocates of global climate action think the pact would be stronger if the United States simply left, rather than remaining in and demanding big changes....
2019-05-21, 19:52

Youth climate activists set for nationwide rallies ahead of landmark case Young people to hold day of action on Saturday highlighting lawsuit as youth-driven climate movement growsStudents in Austin, Texas, want you to veg out. Kids in Westport, Connecticut will screen a film. And in rural North Carolina, activists will draw on a toxic spill to commemorate the environment...
2019-06-01, 02:00

The Federal Government Is Still Trying to Kill Young Activists' Climate Change Lawsuit Climate change, which may actually end us all much sooner than anticipated, will nevertheless have the biggest adverse effect on the generation of kids growing up now. So obviously, the federal government is trying to disappear a lawsuit filed by a group of young activists who say the administration...
2019-06-05, 06:52

Climate-change activists plan to disrupt Heathrow with drones on Friday Climate-change activists plan to disrupt Heathrow airport with drones on Friday morning, despite the arrest of five of their members in a pre-emptive strike by London police....
2019-09-13, 08:00

Coal protests in Germany: Climate activists storm Garzweiler mine Protesters here, police there — one group wants to stop coal mining, the other is trying to stop them. Protests, a ritual in the Rhineland, are getting help from the Fridays for Future movement, as Peter Hille reports....
2019-06-23, 00:52

Teenage activists demand climate action on eve of global school strike Children, some as young as eight, will walk out of class in cities around the world on Friday in a fresh wave of strikes called by young people who fear adults are sleepwalking toward a collapse in the global climate system....
2019-05-23, 17:26

Climate activists plan Washington DC protest to 'disrupt workings of power' Local groups join together for an event that seeks to shut down traffic on 23 September, during the UN Climate Action SummitClimate activists will escalate their protests next month in Washington DC, seeking to shut down traffic with blockades at key intersections to bring attention to the intensify...
2019-08-28, 09:39

Drone disruption? Climate activists to target London's Heathrow airport British climate change activists said they would disrupt London's Heathrow airport with toy drones from Sept. 13, a step they hope will ground flights and put pressure on the government to take tougher steps to reduce carbon emissions....
2019-08-29, 14:00

UPDATE 1-Climate activists disrupt London biggest concrete supplier Climate activists from Extinction Rebellion on Tuesday disrupted London Concrete, the British capital's biggest supplier of ready-mixed concrete which supplies a major road tunnel project under the River Thames....
2019-07-16, 09:52

Climate Activists Plan to Shutdown Heathrow Airport by Flying Toy Drones Heathrow is one of the world’s busiest airports. And that’s an exactly why climate activists plan to shut it down by flying drones next month.Read more......
2019-08-29, 20:39

Climate activists arrested for disrupting London's biggest concrete supplier Six climate activists were arrested on Tuesday after the Extinction Rebellion group disrupted London Concrete, the British capital's biggest supplier of ready-mixed concrete which supplies a major road tunnel project under the River Thames....
2019-07-16, 16:26

Greta Thunberg and youth climate activists protest outside White House Young activists rallied in protest of inadequate government action on the climate crisis, chanting: ‘Protect our future’Thunberg joins young activists in climate protest – live updatesSwedish climate activist Greta Thunberg – who has inspired young people around the world to strike in protest of ina...
2019-09-14, 00:00

Climate activists plan to use drones to shut down Heathrow Airport next month A UK group of climate activists is planning to fly drones close to Heathrow Airport next month in a direct action they hope will shut down the country’s largest airport for days or even longer. The planned action is in protest at the government’s decision to green-light a third runway at...
2019-08-30, 08:13

Climate change activists storm red carpet at Venice Film Festival Several hundred demonstrators took over the red carpet at the Venice Film Festival on Saturday, demanding action to fight climate change and a ban on cruise ships entering the lagoon city....
2019-09-07, 15:52

Amazon plans to hit Paris climate change goals 10 years early Jeff Bezos has announced Amazon will sign up to a climate pledge with the aim of meeting the United Nations Paris Agreement climate goals 10 years early. He said Amazon will hit emission reduction targets by 2040, report its emissions regularly and i......
2019-09-19, 17:52

UN chief warns of ‘grave climate emergency,’ says Paris Agreement goals not enough He lauded the Paris climate accord, but says even if its promises are fully met, the world still faces what he describes as a catastrophic three-degree temperature rise by the end of the century....
2019-06-30, 18:39

Amazon vows to meet goals of Paris climate agreement by 2040 Amazon.com Inc is due to sign a pledge to meet the goals of the Paris Climate agreement by 2040 and be net carbon neutral, 10 years ahead of schedule, Chief Executive Jeff Bezos said on Thursday....
2019-09-19, 17:00

China's 'Belt And Road' May Keep Paris Climate Goals Out Of Reach: Report Carbon-heavy development in countries part of China's Belt and Road Initiative could render the Paris climate goals unreachable, according to a new analysis on the gargantuan global infrastructure......
2019-09-02, 11:13

Daily on Energy: The future of the Paris climate deal on the table at Bonn Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-06-19, 01:00

19 Climate Change Activists Arrested for Drone Protest Against Heathrow Airport Expansion UK police have now arrested at least 19 environmental activists who threatened to fly drones and disrupt air travel at Heathrow Airport in protest of the planned construction of a third runway at the UK’s main air hub, the Guardian reported on Saturday.Read more......
2019-09-15, 05:39

Officials and Climate Change Activists Hold Funeral for Okjokull Glacier in Iceland (OKJOKULL GLACIER, Iceland) — It was a funeral for ice. With poetry, moments of silence and political speeches about the urgent need to fight climate change, Icelandic officials, activists and others bade goodbye to what once was a glacier. Icelandic geologist Oddur Sigurðsson pronounced t...
2019-08-18, 21:13

Scientists, students, activists plan global strike ahead of UN climate summit On Sept. 20, millions of people are planning to walk out of their homes, workplaces and classrooms and take to the streets to demand action of climate change, three days before the UN holds an emergency climate summit....
2019-09-14, 02:26

UK police arrest a number of climate activists planning Heathrow drone protest U.K. police have arrested a number of environmental activists affiliated with a group which announced  last month that it would use drones to try to ground flights at the country’s busiest airport. The group, which calls itself Heathrow Pause, is protesting against the government decision to g...
2019-09-13, 20:52

CORRECTED-Climate activists arrested for disrupting London's biggest concrete supplier Six climate activists were arrested on Tuesday after the Extinction Rebellion group disrupted London Concrete, the British capital's biggest supplier of ready-mixed concrete....
2019-07-17, 20:26

Climate activists ready to risk arrest but not passengers' lives in Heathrow protest Climate activists planning to disrupt London's Heathrow airport with toy drones said as they practised on Thursday that they would not fly them when planes were in the air and were prepared to be arrested....
2019-09-12, 17:00

Greta Thunberg: young activists will push leaders to address climate crisis ‘Leaders know that more eyes are on them, much more pressure is on them,’ says Swedish activist in Guardian interviewUnprecedented pressure exerted by young activists will push world leaders to address the unfolding climate crisis, even with a recalcitrant US under Donald Trump, Greta Thunberg has t...
2019-08-29, 14:26

Daily on Energy: Climate activists reckon with the seven-hour town hall’s poor ratings Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-09-06, 20:00

Biden defends fundraiser with fossil fuel company founder after criticism from climate activists Former Vice President Joe Biden insisted at a top-dollar campaign fundraising event in New York City that he doesn’t take contributions from the fossil fuel industry....
2019-09-06, 16:13

Greta Thunberg joins young activists in climate protest outside White House – live Swedish teen climate activist and other youth advocates demand action from the US to address the climate crisisSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 5.26pm BST Climate protesters near the White House, on a cloudy day, are performing an 11-minute “mass extinction” event or “die-in”. P...
2019-09-13, 19:13

Inspired by teen climate activist Thunberg, Latin American activists converge in Chile Inspired by Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg, a group of young activists from several Latin American countries have converged in Chile to exchange ideas on how to battle climate change....
2019-09-02, 02:13

Heathrow drone protest: Climate activists plan to disrupt airport with drones despite five members being arrested Climate activists plan to disrupt Heathrow by flying drones today despite the arrest of five of the group's members in a pre-emptive strike by police....
2019-09-13, 08:52

Extinction Rebellion Lewisham: London roads blocked off by climate change activists in major rush-hour protest Extinction Rebellion protesters have caused rush-hour mayhem this morning after blocking off major roads in south-east London in their latest campaign....
2019-06-14, 12:00

US briefing: climate protest, 1MDB trial and Purdue offers to settle Wednesday’s top story: Purdue Pharma and Sackler family offer up to $12bn compensation over opioids crisis. Plus, climate activists plan major protest in WashingtonSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
2019-08-28, 14:26

'Lying and Stealing' star Emily Ratajkowski explains why stealing art from the rich is OK Emily Ratajkowski helps an art thief (Theo James) in "Lying and Stealing." She talks wig obsessions and why the rich deserve to have their art stolen.        ...
2019-07-18, 15:13

OnePlus 7 Pro has the best camera for portraits Smartphone cameras have evolved so much in the past few years that pretty much only the pros these days NEED to use a big, dedicated camera and we are even seeing cover shots in professional magazines captured on a phone.But when it comes to capturing photos of people and making those shots look pro...
2019-06-07, 18:52

‘I Live This Every Day’: Portraits of Pride in Iowa Eight months before the all-important Iowa caucuses, revelers came to the state’s capital to celebrate Pride — and to hear presidential candidates speak about issues that matter to them....
2019-06-14, 12:13

Powerful portraits of an LGBT community Last week, Botswana's High Court made history when it overturned colonial-era laws criminalizing consensual same-sex relations. The ruling, which came mere weeks after Kenya's High Court ruled to uphold its own 19th-century laws criminalizing "carnal knowledge against the order of nature," is being ...
2019-06-18, 13:26

Algorithms help an artist tease portraits out of thread Our brains are great at forming images out of mishmashes and blotches of color, as a pointillist will tell you. Artist Ani Abakumova has taken that idea and applied it to simple colored threads to create incredible woven art. Creating thread art isn'......
2019-09-12, 17:52

Best in show: artists' portraits of their pooches – in pictures Lucian Freud’s whippet, Pluto, Joan Jonas’s dog, Zina, and William Wegman’s elegant weimaraners are just some of the artists’ pooches that will appear in a new exhibition called Dog Show that marks the 35th anniversary of Southwark Park Galleries (formerly CGP), based in the south London park. “I wa...
2019-06-29, 18:26

This site turns your selfies into Renaissance portraits with AI First came Instagram filters. Then came the Snapchat masks. Now AI renders are the latest way of using technology to change the way we look. Sure, FaceApp has been making the rounds for its dramatic aging filters (and questionable data practices), but for something more dignified, why not render you...
2019-07-22, 23:39

This site uses AI to turn your selfies into classical portraits Have you ever wanted to transform your face into an artistic, museum-worthy portrait? A new artificial intelligence developed by researchers at the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab have built a fun widget that allows you to transform yourself into a classical portrait. At aiportraits.com, you can upload a self...
2019-07-23, 23:26

Wildlife Photographer of the Year: stories behind classic portraits Past images are presented here in extracts from a book by Rosamund Kidman Cox, published by the Natural History MuseumThe watchful pelican by Helmut Moik Continue reading......
2019-05-27, 14:39

Intimate portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama – in pictures Photographer Callie Shell documented the Obamas at home in Chicago, on the campaign trail and in the White House. Her new book shares candid images from the 10 years she spent photographing the family. Hope, Never Fear is published by Chronicle Books Continue reading......
2019-09-03, 19:26

An Algorithm Generated Eerily Accurate Portraits Based Only On Someone's Voice Technology can learn a lot about us, whether we like it or not. It can figure out what we like, where we’ve been, how we feel. It can even make us say or do things we’ve never said or done. And according to new research, it can start to figure out what you look like based simply on the sound of your...
2019-06-07, 19:13

German tourist sued for complaints about hotel's Nazi portraits Visitor posted on Booking.com and Tripadvisor about disgust at pictures in Austria A German man is being sued by the owners of a four-star hotel in Austria after posting online reviews in which he criticised them for decorating their lobby with a portrait of a “Nazi grandpa” in a uniform adorned wit...
2019-09-06, 18:00

Texas shooting: tributes flow as portraits of the victims emerge As the US mourns its latest mass shooting, human stories of the carnage in Odessa are coming to lightMail carrier Mary Granados was alone in her US postal service truck when she was shot and killed by a gunman who hijacked the white vehicle in west Texas amid his frenzy of violence.Granados, 29, was...
2019-09-03, 19:26

Google is making it easier to shoot proper portraits on Chromebooks For all the odd souls out there who love taking photos with their tablets, Google's latest Chrome OS update is a big one. In addition to adding centralized music controls and support for virtual desktops, Chrome OS 76 adds a new portrait mode to the......
2019-08-16, 17:13

Very Cool Portraits Of Every Single Smash Bros. Ultimate Character Freelance artist Jorge Marme has for the last few months been working on a project where he draws every single Smash Ultimate character, from the original roster through to the DLC. He’s now done, and the results are fantastic....
2019-06-13, 04:39

Stunning new portraits of Lady Gabriella Windsor and new husband Thomas Kingston Newly-weds Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston pose in the gardens of Windsor's Frogmore House in this official wedding photograph released today....
2019-05-21, 14:38

Northern Ireland official offended by royal portraits secretly paid $12K A senior Northern Ireland official was secretly paid $12,500 in compensation because he was offended by portraits of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip that hung in his London workplace, according to reports. The miffed civil servant, Lee Hegarty, had worked in the office for between 15 and 20 years,...
2019-07-13, 00:26

French artist’s massive grass graffiti portraits are beyond incredible Land artist Saype’s environmentally-friendly artworks cover grassy fields. They only last a few days, but make a lasting impact.        ...
2019-07-11, 15:39

Netflix's The Witcher releases teaser portraits of Geralt, Yennefer, and Ciri The Witcher fans have been waiting patiently for the series adaptation of the books (not the video game) to reach Netflix before the end of this year. In advance of a Witcher panel at San Diego Comic Con on July 19, Netflix has now released a series of teaser images, as well as the show logo and pos...
2019-07-01, 20:39

Woman suing Harvard over slave portraits gains support of controversial prof's relatives A Connecticut woman suing Harvard University for 19th-century images of slaves she says were her ancestors has been backed by descendants of the professor who commissioned the images in a bid to prove blacks were inferior to whites....
2019-06-21, 04:13

Trial judge rejects El Chapo's bid for new trial over claims of potential juror misconduct Judge Brian Cogan denied Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán's bid for a new trial over possible juror misconduct, terming the request "a fishing expedition."        ...
2019-07-03, 23:26

We must mobilise for the climate emergency like we do in wartime. Where is the climate minister? | Ian Dunlop and David Spratt Unfortunately, much scientific knowledge produced for climate policymaking is conservative and reticentThe second Morrison ministry contains no one with nominal responsibility for “climate” in any sense, despite the fact that it is the greatest threat facing the country. Angus Taylor, who spent much...
2019-06-03, 08:39

'Historic moment' for indigenous people at climate talks, new climate leader says Climate leader Pasang Dolma Sherpa has just been elected to head the Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples Platform in climate talks. She says indigenous people now finally have a voice to tackle the climate crisis....
2019-06-27, 19:13

Teen climate activist urges leaders to admit climate crisis BERLIN — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg called on world leaders Tuesday to acknowledge the seriousness of global warming and that not enough is being done to curb it. Speaking at a conference in the Austrian capital, Vienna, Thunberg suggested it was wrong to portray the worldwide shift nec...
2019-05-28, 23:00

Climate cartoons: an illustrated guide to a major new climate crisis poll The Guardian’s comic artist Susie Cagle draws some conclusions from a major CBS News poll released today as part of Covering Climate NowRead the full poll results: ‘Americans are waking up’CBS News surveyed a representative sample of more than 2,000 Americans earlier this month and found that … Cont...
2019-09-16, 01:13

Teen climate activist to urge climate action on Capitol Hill Swedish teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg will join other youth leaders to urge U.S. lawmakers to support “transformative climate action” during two days of meetings and speeches on Capitol Hill, starting on Tuesday....
2019-09-17, 17:52

Guardian tells staff to use ‘climate crisis’ instead of ‘climate change’ Britain’s Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.” Editor-in-chief Katharine Viner advised the staff in an email Friday that the phrase “climate change” should be avoided because it “so...
2019-05-21, 14:32

Cities key to tackling climate crisis – global climate group The world needs to drastically cut its carbon emissions by 2050 to head off the worst effects of climate change. A new report highlights how cities could make a huge difference with local green initiatives....
2019-09-19, 06:39

My son keeps stealing from me and my dad, but I can’t tell anyone | Dear Mariella You must turn to a support group and confide in people you trust, Mariella Frostrup tells the mother of a young man struggling with addictionThe dilemma I’m 54, single, with two sons and am a carer to my parents. For 10 years my younger son, who is 26, has sporadically stolen from my father and me. ...
2019-08-18, 12:39

‘We’re Lab Rats’: A Baseball League Where Stealing First Is O.K. The Atlantic League has become an M.L.B. testing ground for ideas that could make the game livelier. Experiments include larger bases and an automated strike zone....
2019-08-02, 21:39

Man Beaten To Death For Stealing In Jharkhand A man was beaten to death by villagers when he along with three others was allegedly trying to escape after stealing goods and valuables from a house at Chihudia in Jharkhand's Dumka district....
2019-08-01, 11:13

Thieves are not really interested in stealing your Tesla Driving a Tesla might be the closest thing we have to driving a car from the future… But turns out, thieves are not really into them, or electric cars in general.       ...
2019-08-02, 22:26

Climate action: Can we change the climate from the grassroots up? The past couple of years will likely go down in history as the ones when climate change really hit. Maybe also, however, as the ones in which people started to hit back. DW looks at some civil society victories....
2019-06-13, 14:52

Should We Be Calling Climate Change a 'Climate Crisis'? How we talk about climate change is rapidly shifting as the ramifications of unchecked carbon pollution become ever clearer. The Guardian sped that shift along last week, when it updated its style guide to encourage reporters to refer to climate change as a “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown” a...
2019-05-22, 03:39

Former JTED employee charged with stealing $12K from district PIMA COUNTY- A former employee of the Pima County Joint Technical Education District is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from students and parents. Tyler Jeffrey Buntrock reportedly stole $12,000 from Pima JTED. A district spokesperson said their chief financial officer discovered irregulari...
2019-05-23, 04:13

Ex-Vogue staffer gets probation for stealing from top editor A former Vogue staffer who admitted to stealing thousands of dollars from the fashion magazine’s former creative director was sentenced Wednesday to three years’ probation. Yvonne Bannigan, 26, strolled into Manhattan Supreme Court Wednesday wearing a black-and-white polka dot dress. The Dubli...
2019-05-22, 19:26

How to stop seagulls from stealing your fries, according to new study Had your beachside meal ruined by a scavenging seagull? University of Exeter researchers found that doing this will keep them in check.        ...
2019-08-07, 21:26

2 women charged with stealing from dead Mouseketeer Two Oregon women are facing felony charges for allegedly stealing a car and jewelry that belonged to a Mouseketeer found dead in April. Wanda Garcia and Lori Declusin are accused of swiping original “Mickey Mouse Club” member Dennis Day’s white 1990s Ford Escort station wagon, the ...
2019-06-30, 21:39

Man to plead guilty to stealing endangered lemur A California man has agreed to plead guilty to theft after he admitted taking a critically endangered ring-tailed lemur from the Santa Ana Zoo, according to a Department of Justice news release....
2019-05-21, 22:00

City worker sentenced for stealing over $300K to put hex on her ex A former city Human Resources Administration employee who admitted to stealing more than $300,000 intended for needy New Yorkers — using a portion of the funds to arrange a “supernatural curse” to be placed on her ex-boyfriend — has been sentenced to two years in prison. Eliana Bauta, 36, admitted t...
2019-07-18, 04:00

How Britain can help you get away with stealing millions: a five-step guide Dirty money needs laundering if it’s to be of any use – and the UK is the best place in the world to do it. By Oliver BulloughKleptocrats, fraudsters and crooks steal hundreds of billions of pounds, dollars and euros from the rest of us every year, but that gives them a problem: how can they stop th...
2019-07-05, 22:52

Man who served 36 years in prison for stealing $50 to be released An Alabama man who spent 36 years behind bars for stealing $50.75 from a bakery will soon be a free man — and apologized to a judge this week for his crime, according to a new report. “I’m sorry for what I did,” Alvin Kennard told Jefferson County Bessemer Cutoff Circuit Judge David Carpenter ...
2019-08-30, 19:39

OVPD looking for two young men suspected of stealing cellphones TUCSON – Oro Valley Police Department is looking for two young men suspected of stealing cellphones from an Oro Valley Target on March 30. According to OVPD, the suspects ripped cellphones out of their box and dumped the boxes in the trash before walking out of the store. Officials said the m...
2019-05-24, 10:39

Charter schools charged with stealing $50M from California SAN DIEGO (AP) — A network of charter schools in California is accused of stealing more than $50 million from the state by creating phantom institutions that enrolled unwitting students it found through youth program rosters. San Diego County District Attorney Summer Stephan said Wednesday that A3 E...
2019-05-29, 23:52

5 men arrested for stealing millions from elderly, disabled vets, DOJ says Federal prosecutors say five people have been arrested on charges they obtained social security and other identifying information to steal millions of dollars from mostly elderly and disabled veterans....
2019-08-22, 09:52

Man accused of stealing 1,020 pastries worth $90,000 from New York bakery Gourmet crepes retail for $90 apieceConfections allegedly smuggled from New York warehouseA deliveryman in New York has been accused of stealing $90,000 worth of cake. David Lliviganay, an employee of Lady M Confections, is said to have smuggled 1,020 of their cakes out of their Long Island City war...
2019-09-10, 00:00

Chinese Bitcoin miner arrested for stealing electricity from oil well Authorities in China have arrested a man after he reportedly stole electricity from an oil well to mine Bitcoin. The arrest was made after the police received a phone call from Daqing Oilfield, located in Haerken district (Tsitsihar, China) on May 28th. According to a local media report, the man lai...
2019-06-14, 21:26

N4T Investigators: Hackers stealing money from bank accounts TUCSON – Cybercriminals are gaining access to bank accounts and stealing money. A victim from Oro Valley recently had tens of thousands of dollars stolen from a credit union account. They did not want to be identified. Police believe this man opened a fraudulent account and transferred funds from an...
2019-07-19, 07:39

Manager accuses LLWS team of stealing signs The team from Barrington, Rhode Island, that has advanced to the Little League World Series has denied allegations from an opposing manager that it stole signs during the New England Region final....
2019-08-14, 18:13

Major rise in password-stealing malware detected The number of users targeted by password-stealing malware jumped from 600,000 in the first half of 2018 to over 940,000 during the same period in 2019 according to new research from Kaspersky.Password Stealing Ware (PSW) is a malicious type of software that is able to collect data directly from a us...
2019-07-23, 19:26

Woman accused of stealing $18,000 meant for burial of boy who died in a hot car The family paid Caroline Rich of Evansville, Indiana, more then $19,000, which they believed would go toward burial costs, according to an affidavit.        ...
2019-09-13, 06:26

2 Oregon women accused of stealing from a dead Mouseketeer Two women from southern Oregon were arrested and charged with felony theft of a car and jewelry that belonged to Dennis Day – an original Mickey Mouse Club Mouseketeer whose body was discovered in his home in April after he'd been missing for nearly a year. ...
2019-06-30, 08:26

Criminal justice teacher arrested for stealing from students A criminal justice teacher at a high school in Fort Pierce, Florida has been arrested and accused of stealing money from students and the school. Court records show Sharonda Johnson, 47, faces grand theft, witness tampering and petit theft charges. Johnson is accused of stealing at least $2,500 from...
2019-06-22, 05:13

Ex-NSA contractor gets nine years in prison for stealing classified documents A former contractor for the National Security Agency was sentenced Friday to nine years in federal prison with three years of supervised release, a result of a plea deal for stealing troves of classified government documents over two decades and keeping them at his home in Maryland....
2019-07-20, 01:26

Chrome and Firefox extensions stealing customer data Users of Chrome and Firefox have been warned to check their browser extensions after a number of popular tools were found to be collecting and selling user data without permission.Six extensions have been found to be hoovering up user information, an investigation by the Washington Post found, with ...
2019-07-19, 17:13

Ex-Google Engineer Charged With Stealing Self-Driving Car Secrets SAN JOSE, Calif. — A former Google engineer was charged Tuesday with stealing closely guarded secrets that he later sold to Uber as the ride-hailing service scrambled to catch up in the high-stakes race to build robotic vehicles. The indictment filed by the U.S. Attorney’s office in San ...
2019-08-27, 23:13

Texas cops are looking for this gift-stealing wedding crasher Forget about stolen vows, she took the wedding gifts. Texas cops are hunting a woman dubbed “The Wedding Crasher” after she allegedly stole thousands of dollars in gifts from at least a half-dozen newlywed couples. The avowed thief executes the stunt by dressing as a wedding guest and sn...
2019-08-14, 06:52

'Not again': the online artists accusing pop stars of stealing work Chris Brown’s video Wobble Up features artwork allegedly copied without their consentMarius Sperlich says his first thought when he saw Chris Brown’s music video for his song Wobble Up was “not again”. The image of a nipple that acts as a temperature dial and another of a tropical island shaped like...
2019-06-07, 01:26

U.S. charges former Alphabet engineer with stealing self-driving car secrets The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday filed criminal charges against Anthony Levandowski, accusing the former high-ranking Alphabet Inc engineer of stealing the company's self-driving car technology before joining rival Uber Technologies Inc....
2019-08-27, 20:26

Tucson woman charged with stealing identities to buy vehicles Randi Marie Hartjen/ Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich’s office TUCSON – A grand jury indicted a Tucson woman for stealing identities to purchase and rent vehicles, according to Attorney General Mark Brnovich’s office. Randi Marie Hartjen stole the identities of 6 Phoenix-area...
2019-06-06, 04:00

Serial swindler arrested after stealing $80,000 from woman he just met, police say John Martin HillGwinnett County Police via NBC News An alleged serial swindler is accused of conning a Georgia woman out of more than $80,000 after meeting her on a dating site and becoming engaged in a week, police said. John Martin Hill, 35, was arrested Tuesday night on an outstanding warrant for...
2019-05-22, 22:52

Ex-Google engineer charged with stealing self-driving car technology Former Google engineer Anthony Levandowski, who quit the tech giant before merging his own startup with Uber, has been charged with stealing Google's self-driving car trade secrets, federal prosecutors announced Tuesday....
2019-08-28, 16:00

Accused Of Stealing From Temple, 8-Year-Old Forced To Sit On Hot Tiles An eight-year-old boy suspected of theft was forced to sit on hot tiles as punishment at Arvi in Maharashtra's Wardha district on Saturday. He has been admitted to a local hospital with burns....
2019-06-17, 15:52

Michael Avenatti charged with stealing $300,000 from Stormy Daniels Lawyer allegedly diverted money to fund lavish lifestyleAvenatti denies stealing book advance on TwitterMichael Avenatti, the attorney who rocketed to fame through his representation of the pornographic film star and producer Stormy Daniels in her battles with Donald Trump, was charged on Wednesday ...
2019-05-22, 22:52

Teenager admits to stealing geriatric lemur from a California zoo Man who made off with Isaac, Santa Ana zoo’s 32-year-old ring-tailed lemur, faces prison time and a $100,000 fineThe plastic container left overnight on 27 July 2018 in front of a Marriott Bayview hotel in Newport Beach, California bore two handwritten notes. “This belongs to the Santa Ana Zoo it wa...
2019-05-21, 23:00

New Zealand told: 'Stop stealing Maori kids' New Zealand's government watchdog will investigate the practice of authorities seizing newborn babies from their mothers -- including some when they are still in hospital....
2019-06-20, 02:39

Japanese Man Arrested For Stabbing, Stealing Gun Of Police Officer Japanese police today arrested a man on charges of stabbing a police officer and grabbing a loaded handgun in a western city near Osaka, which hosts a summit of the G20 grouping next week, police......
2019-06-17, 10:26

Michael Avenatti Is Charged With Stealing Nearly $300,000 From Stormy Daniels The lawyer is accused of more than three dozen crimes, including forging a letter to Ms. Daniels’s literary agent to secure funds that he put toward a luxury car lease....
2019-05-23, 01:00

Developer who started a church to worship AI indicted for stealing AI Anthony Levandowski, a former employee at Google sister company Waymo, today was charged with 33 counts of theft and attempted theft of trade secrets after he allegedly stole more than 14,000 sensitive documents that eventually ended up in Uber‘s clutches. You might recognize the case from a year-lo...
2019-08-28, 02:13

"Mai Tai Guy" Has No Regrets Over Stealing Walk-Off Home Run Ball From Kids The Cubs beat the Reds in dramatic, walk-off fashion on Tuesday night, as Kyle Schwarber hit a 10th-inning dinger to put an exclamation point on a Chicago day that had already seen the capture of notorious alligator Chance the Snapper. And as one minor local reptilian celebrity was consigned to a bu...
2019-07-18, 00:39

Former Google Engineer Charged With Stealing Trade Secrets Anthony Levandowski, a pioneer of self-driving car technology who left Google for Uber, was charged by federal authorities with 33 counts of trade-secret theft....
2019-08-28, 03:26

Motorcycle-theft ring busted for stealing dozens of bikes Authorities busted a Big Apple motorcycle-theft ring that “chopped up” dozens of stolen bikes and sold the parts for cash over a six-month span, law enforcement officials revealed Wednesday. Members of the ring — which included 11 alleged thieves from Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Edis...
2019-08-15, 01:13

Hackers are stealing personal medical data to impersonate your doctor When it comes to health, prevention is the best cure. Now it’s becoming apparent it is time to extend this philosohphy to medical data as well. While personally identifiable information — full names, social security numbers, home addresses, dates of birth, credit card numbers — can be exploited by c...
2019-06-11, 16:39

Alabama man who served 36 years of a life sentence for stealing $50 to be freed Alvin Kennard was imprisoned in 1983 with a disproportionately harsh sentence under the ‘three strikes law’A man from Alabama who was sentenced to life without parole after stealing $50.75 from a bakery in his 20s is to be released after more than three decades in prison.Alvin Kennard, who was convi...
2019-08-30, 03:26

Ask The Salty Waitress: Customers keep stealing our salt and pepper shakers Dear Salty, My wife and I own a breakfast and lunch restaurant, and we’re blessed that it does a steady business of tourists and regulars. We’ve been fortunate, our customers and staff are generally all great and our regulars are like family. But we have a problem with customers stealing our salt an...
2019-08-15, 03:39

Staring at seagulls can stop them stealing food, research shows Britain's seaside towns are at war with their seagulls, urging visitors not to feed the birds in an effort to stop them snatching titbits like potato chips from tourists' hands....
2019-08-07, 16:39

Black man hooked up to IV busted by cops who said he was stealing equipment: complaint A black hospital patient in Illinois says he was arrested while on a walk last month after police claimed he was trying to steal the IV that was hooked up to his arm to sell it online. Shaquille Dukes, 24, claims he was being treated for pneumonia at the Freeport Health Network Memorial Hospital in....
2019-07-02, 22:39

US Teen Charged With Stealing Jewels, Rolexes, Then Linked To A Lemur As they do every other day, employees at the Santa Ana Zoo showed up early on July 28, 2018, to get ready for the public to arrive. This time, however, something was amiss. Lemurs and capuchin monkeys......
2019-07-09, 20:52

U.S. DoJ indicts former Alphabet engineer for stealing self-driving car secrets from Waymo Former Alphabet engineer Anthony Levandowski was indicted on federal charges of stealing trade secrets about Waymo's Lidar self-driving car technology.Read More...
2019-08-28, 12:26

Teacher busted for stealing over $8K worth of school supplies in Queens What a way to kick off the school year. A city teacher was busted this week for swiping more than $8,000 worth of supplies from the Queens public school where she works, police said Thursday. Sherran Fields, 44, was working at IS 59 Wednesday — the day before the official start of the school year......
2019-09-05, 16:39

Black patient arrested for 'stealing IV machine' on hospital walk A black man recovering from pneumonia has said he was arrested on suspicion of stealing his IV drip after he left hospital to take a walk on doctors' orders....
2019-07-02, 14:26

"Stealing From RBI Won't Work": Rahul Gandhi Attacks Centre Over Payout Congress MP Rahul Gandhi today made lacerating comments on the Reserve Bank of India approving a record Rs 1.76 lakh crore payout to the government, a move that he said was the same as "stealing from......
2019-08-27, 10:00

Google shifts the blame after being accused of stealing lyrics from Genius You’ve got to hand it to the folks at the song lyrics database company Genius — it was pretty clever how the company discovered that Google had been displaying song lyrics lifted right from its site in Search results. Genius had already suspected this was happening, but it was only when ...
2019-06-19, 00:00

3 accused of attacking Pennsylvania mall worker, stealing SUV, then crashing into bus Police have arrested three people, saying they attacked a Pennsylvania mall employee on Tuesday, stole her SUV and led police on a chase that ended in a crash with a public bus....
2019-09-05, 09:13

Cops release photo of man wanted for stealing SUV with baby inside Police on Tuesday released photos of the suspect wanted for stealing an SUV in Brooklyn with a 1-year-old boy inside. The man carjacked the Mitsubishi Outlander about 6:45 p.m. Monday night on Kingston Avenue near Dean Street in Crown Heights, cops said. The boy’s mother had left the child for a sho...
2019-08-07, 10:26

This cryptocurrency stealing malware was blocked more than 360,000 times over the past year As long as cryptocurrency has value, people will try to steal it. According to the latest figures from cybersecurity firm Avast, a cryptocurrency stealing malware has been blocked more than 360,000 times by its software. The malware, named Clipsa, is described by Avast as a “multipurpose password st...
2019-08-06, 15:26

Woman busted for stealing lawyer’s identity to play one in court A Brooklyn woman was busted for ripping off the name of another lawyer — so she could play one in court. Natasha Riley, who presented herself as “Natasha Riley-Applewhite,” stiffed three people out of $4,700 over a two-year-period by pretending to be a licensed attorney, according to the...
2019-06-28, 22:13

China accused of stealing Australian students’ data to blackmail them China has been accused of stealing the personal data of 200,000 university students and staff in Australia to blackmail them into becoming spies. Senior intelligence officials strongly suspect China of having orchestrated the attack, which targeted bank numbers, tax details and academic records goin...
2019-06-07, 23:39

Ex-NSA contractor sentenced to nine years in prison for stealing secret documents A former National Security Agency contractor was sentenced Friday to nine years in prison for stealing classified material over more than two decades in what may be the largest breach of classified information in U.S. history....
2019-07-20, 11:26

Alabama man arrested after stealing air conditioning units from preschool: police An Alabama man was arrested Wednesday after police say he stole “a large number” of air conditioning units from a local preschool — and then sold off the parts to scrapyards for cash....
2019-09-06, 20:52

Woman wanted for fraud after stealing credit cards at LA Fitness MARANA, Ariz. – Marana Police Department announced on Twitter Thursday afternoon that they are on the lookout for a woman after she allegedly stole some credit cards and made fraudulent purchases. According to MPD, a woman reportedly broke into a locker at the LA Fitness at 5885 W. Arizona Pav...
2019-08-09, 07:13

On Rahul Gandhi's "Stealing From RBI" Tweet, Nirmala Sitharaman's Retort Union minister Nirmala Sitharaman today hit out at critics of the Reserve Bank's unprecedented decision to transfer a record Rs. 1.76 lakh crore from its surplus and reserves. Questioning the......
2019-08-28, 01:13

The Pixel 4 is stealing one of the iPhone XS’s signature features – and we couldn’t be happier When the Pixel 4 launches this fall, it’ll feature several signature features, some more exciting than others. For example, the phone will pack the first dual-lens camera in Pixel history, and we know that thanks to Google’s official Pixel 4 teaser that showed the phone’s rear desi...
2019-07-24, 23:26

Beekeeper turns honey-stealing bears into taste testers These bears just wanted a little smackerel from the honey pot. And beekeeper Ibrahim Sedef is using their honey-loving palates to his advantage. Sedef, an agricultural engineer in Turkey, is constantly trying to protect his hives from the many sweet-toothed bears in his neighborhood, on the country&...
2019-08-29, 22:26

Watch Kim Kardashian Drag Kourtney for Stealing Her Style (Allegedly!) Don't mess with Kim Kardashian's custom dress. Some say imitation is the highest form of flattery, but the KKW Beauty boss doesn't agree in this exclusive clip from......
2019-09-12, 16:39

Slack tightens security to stop people from stealing data Slack is integral to the way many businesses operate, but the messaging service has had problems in the past with security issues. Today, Slack is adding features which the company says will help admins lock down their workspaces to prevent people fr......
2019-08-06, 18:52

How to Stop Gulls From Stealing Your Food or At Least Make Them Feel Guilty About It It turns out you can ward off some thieving gulls by just staring them down, according to a new study. I say some gulls, because others are not deterred by glares from humans.Read more......
2019-08-07, 23:13

Hustlers review – J-Lo's stealing strippers saga is a vicarious thrill The multi-hyphenate star delivers a standout turn in a snappy, fact-based caper about strippers scamming Wall Street bankers After the dog days of August, littered with one lazily patchworked Hollywood product after another, there’s something wickedly indulgent about the arrival of Hustlers, a slick...
2019-09-08, 20:26

Ex-Disney World worker busted for stealing from employee locker room She’s not the most magical co-worker on Earth, authorities say. A brazen former employee at a Walt Disney World water park sneaked into an employee locker room and stole cash, credit cards and other items from staffers, according to an arrest affidavit. Shariel Agosto, 28, who once worked at t...
2019-08-14, 03:13

#ProposingWhileBlack: Couple Says They Had Proposal Interrupted by Security Guards Who Accused Them of Stealing If this New York couple’s story is true (it’s totally true because you already know we can’t have anything nice) then add proposing in a scenic location to the list of things we can’t do while black....
2019-07-23, 17:52

Man Arrested For Allegedly Stealing 80 Copies Of Detective Conan Manga In Japan In Mie Prefecture, a 26-year-old man has been arrested for suspected theft after security camera footage showed the man stealing volumes of the Detective Conan manga. In total, eighty copies were stolen, and the suspect has confessed....
2019-05-24, 18:26

Philadelphia dad beats thief to death after stealing car with kids inside, police say PHILADELPHIA (WCAU) – A car thief who stole a vehicle with children inside was chased down and beaten to death by the kids’ father and other bystanders Thursday night, Philadelphia police said. The violent ordeal began around 9 p.m. when a 25-year-old woman parked her Hyundai sedan outsi...
2019-07-12, 19:52

Couple arrested for stealing rare white sand from Italian beach A French couple was arrested for stealing 88 pounds of protected white sand from an Italian beach while on vacation, according to a report. The duo, a man and woman in their 40s, took the sand from the island of Sardinia, where it’s illegal to remove the natural resource, according to CNN. Italian p...
2019-08-21, 07:39

| WATCH: Woman accused of throwing snake at driver, stealing car and then crashing it Police say a woman stole a vehicle after throwing a snake at the driver, then crashed through barricades set up for a pole-vaulting exhibition in South Carolina....
2019-07-10, 23:00

Ex-Google Engineer Indicted For Stealing Self-Driving Car Secrets, Pleads Not Guilty Anthony Levandowski, a pioneer in self-driving car technology, was criminally charged on Tuesday with stealing trade secrets from his former employer Google before joining rival Uber Technologies Inc.......
2019-08-28, 13:13

Prevent SIM-Swapping Hackers From Stealing Your Phone Number—and the Rest of Your Identity You know what’s worse than having your password stolen? Having your phone number stolen. SIM-swapping, a type of identity theft, is a means for scammers to get access to your phone number and all of the personal accounts secured through it....
2019-09-17, 04:52

Ex-City Council candidate pleads guilty to stealing public funds Albert Alvarez, the ex-chief of staff for former City Council Majority Leader Joel Rivera, copped to a misdemeanor charge of offering a false instrument for filing and agreed to pay $10,450 in restitution as part of a no-jail plea deal....
2019-06-04, 07:26

This data-stealing malware has returned with new attacks and nasty upgraded features Large parts of the Scranos operation were taken out in April - but it's already back and the criminals behind it seem more determined than ever, adding a trojan and a cryptojacker to their adware scheme....
2019-06-13, 17:52

Two Tennessee woman arrested for allegedly stealing $200 worth of crab legs MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) – Two women are in police custody after one woman was identified in a six-person line up for allegedly stealing $200 worth of crab legs from a local grocery store on Aug. 18. According to an affidavit from Memphis Police Department, a witness from Super Lo Grocery iden...
2019-08-31, 14:52

Louisiana woman arrested after allegedly stealing truck, leaving dog to die inside A woman was arrested in Louisiana on Monday after she allegedly stole a truck with a beloved pet dog inside — but instead of returning the dog to its owner when she abandoned the car, officials say she left the animal to die....
2019-07-09, 18:52

New York music executive accused of molesting neighbor, stealing panties A New York music executive was charged with two counts of burglary and one count of sexual abuse after he allegedly snuck into a woman's apartment and molested her before stealing several pairs of her panties. ...
2019-09-18, 14:00

Chinese computer whiz in court for allegedly stealing technology for Huawei A Chinese computer expert at the University of Texas was hauled before a federal judge in Brooklyn Wednesday for allegedly stealing state-of-the art technology from a Silicon Valley startup. Bo Mao, 36, was allegedly secretly working for the Chinese company Huawei — which was indicted last year on c...
2019-09-12, 09:00

MLB teams fear Juan Soto’s power. Now they also must worry about him stealing bases. The 20-year-old left fielder has 12 steals this season and has been caught just once, turning a deficiency, or a non-skill, into a deceptive strength....
2019-08-21, 22:00

Feds charge former Waymo engineer with 33 counts of stealing trade secrets Anthony Levandowski, the former Google engineer at the center of Waymo and Uber's recent trade secret court case, could soon find himself behind bars. On Tuesday, federal prosecutors with the Northern District of California charged Levandowski with 3......
2019-08-27, 21:39

NASA astronaut accused of stealing her estranged wife’s identity from space The first crime in space may be much less dramatic than the movies promised, but the intergalactic identity theft charge did involuntarily out the first publicly gay astronaut. Decorated NASA astronaut Anne McClain allegedly stole her estranged wife’s identity and improperly accessed her bank ...
2019-08-24, 16:52

Michael Avenatti pleads not guilty to stealing $300K from Stormy Daniels Disgraced lawyer Michael Avenatti pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges he stole nearly $300,000 from porn star Stormy Daniels by using her forged signature to divert two advance payments for her memoir. Avenatti, 48, appeared in Manhattan federal court for the first of three scheduled afternoon pro...
2019-05-29, 00:39

Sites stealing iPhone data reportedly targeted Uyghur Muslims The websites stealing data from iPhones might have been used for particularly sinister purposes. TechCrunch sources claim the sites were part of a state-sponsored campaign, presumably from China, targeting the country's Uyghur Muslim population. The......
2019-09-01, 20:39

Feds charge Ex-Google, Uber engineer with stealing trade secrets Anthony Levandowski, the star engineer who was accused by Google’s self-driving car unit of stealing trade secrets for Uber in 2016, has been arrested and charged by federal prosecutors. Levandowski was charged with 33 counts of theft and attempted theft of trade secrets — he allegedly downloaded 14...
2019-08-27, 23:39

Florida woman twerks for store's security cameras, suspected of stealing Florida police are searching for a twerking shoplifter, who allegedly stole $377 worth of items with an accomplice.        ...
2019-06-03, 21:52

Naked intruder arrested after stealing items from college student’s home: police A California man was arrested early Sunday after fleeing the room of a college student who had woken up to find him lying naked next to in her bed, police said....
2019-09-09, 22:52

ICE: Students from Iran, Russia, China stealing military, high-tech secrets In a new warning about immigrant crime, a top ICE official Wednesday said that Iran, Russia, and China are using visiting students to steal military and high-tech secrets from schools and research centers, many funded by U.S. taxpayers....
2019-06-05, 19:52

Timeline: Autonomous car pioneer Levandowski faces criminal charges of stealing from Alphabet The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday filed criminal charges against Anthony Levandowski, accusing the former high-ranking Alphabet Inc engineer of stealing the company's self-driving car technology before joining rival Uber Technologies Inc ....
2019-08-27, 22:52

Hackers stealing cell records from global telcos to ‘spy on high-profile targets’ An ambitious group of suspected state-backed hackers has been burrowing into telecommunications companies in order to spy on high-profile targets across the world, a US cybersecurity firm said in a report published Tuesday....
2019-06-27, 20:13

Police hunt dapper man accused of stealing jewelry with phony credit card Police are looking for a well-dressed man who allegedly bought $17,000 worth of jewelry at a Manhattan Cartier store with a cloned credit card. The suspect used the phony Discover card at the Hudson Yards Cartier store on May 8 sometime between 7 a.m. and midnight to purchase two pieces of bling add...
2019-06-28, 22:13

Cybercrime gang adds new tactics to credit card data-stealing campaign FIN8 is distributing new malware as part of its ongoing goal of stealing and selling payment information from customers of retailers and the hospitality sector....
2019-07-23, 16:26

Iranian hackers resume credential-stealing phishing attacks against universities around the world Over 60 universities in the US, the UK, Australia and more have been targeted by the Colbalt Dickens hacking group in attacks attempting to steal research and intellectual property....
2019-09-11, 21:00

Video of black teen whipped for stealing chocolate sparks outrage in Brazil Footage of gagged child prompts comparisons to treatment of black people during three centuries of slaveryNaked and whimpering, his trousers around his ankles, the black teenage boy jerks and howls with pain as he is whipped with electric cable.“Are you going to come back?” asks one of his tormentor...
2019-09-04, 09:00

Suspect in Trump star vandalism now accused of stealing Marilyn Monroe statue A man who was arrested last year for vandalizing President Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was taken into custody Friday for allegedly stealing a Marilyn Monroe statue in Hollywood....
2019-06-22, 13:52

Deliveryman accused of stealing £73k worth of luxury cakes from boutique New York bakery A deliveryman has been accused of stealing nearly $90,000 (£73,000) worth of handmade cakes from a boutique New York bakery used by Oprah and Martha Stewart....
2019-09-10, 18:52

Ex-NFL fullback Jameel Cook convicted of stealing from NFLPA health reimbursement account Former NFL fullback Jameel Cook was convicted of stealing $105,000 from a NFL Players Association health reimbursement account.        ...
2019-05-30, 03:13

Suspects caught on camera stealing elderly woman’s wallet in grocery store A pair of heartless thieves were caught on camera snatching an elderly woman’s wallet as she was shopping at a California grocery store, authorities said. The suspects, two women, are still being sought for the crime that occurred at a Safeway in Walnut Creek. “The women in this video worked in tand...
2019-09-12, 09:00

Magic Leap accuses Nreal founder of stealing AR glasses tech for China One of the AR industry's biggest players has sued a small but impressive startup, claiming that an inexpensive headset is based upon its pricier technology.Read More...
2019-06-18, 21:52

Thief busted after stealing light bulb while wearing only women’s underwear: video He’s not the brightest bulb in the box. A Texas man clad only in a skimpy pair of pink and gray women’s panties was busted on criminal trespassing charges after he was caught on camera on a stranger’s porch — where he, for whatever reason, unscrewed a light bulb, police said. Heavily-tat...
2019-07-05, 19:39

Texas nurse with HIV accused of stealing narcotic, replacing vials at hospital with anesthetic A Texas nurse has been arrested on charges that he stole vials of a powerful narcotic to get high on the job and replaced them with lidocaine, an anesthetic....
2019-06-15, 16:39

Study: Google Play is riddled with thousands of data-stealing counterfeit apps Google’s Android is facing a tough battle against malware apps, and there seems no end in sight. According to new research, Google’s Play Store is riddled with thousands of possible malware-ridden counterfeit apps and games. The two year study, conducted by researchers from the University of Sydney ...
2019-06-24, 09:26

Coach accuses Little League World Series team of ‘dishonorable,’ ‘disgusting’ sign stealing Rhode Island defeated New Hampshire to win the New England regional championship, but the New Hampshire coach wasn't pleased with his opponent's sportsmanship....
2019-08-14, 22:26

Google researchers reveal data-stealing, web-based iPhone exploit that was active for years Researchers from Google have uncovered what appears to be a concentrated malware campaign targeting iPhones for at least two years. Thankfully, this may be over now, although they warn it’s possible there are others that are yet to be seen. Project Zero, the search giant’s security team tasked with ...
2019-08-30, 09:26

Man who destroyed Trump's Walk Of Fame star has been arrested for stealing Marilyn Monroe statue Last July, a man named Austin Clay was arrested after he destroyed Donald Trump’s Hollywood Walk Of Fame star with a pickax that he had hidden in a guitar case. As the story goes, he then called the cops on himself, told them “see you soon,” and patiently waited for the police to show up and arrest ...
2019-06-23, 23:13

Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas pleads guilty to stealing campaign money Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas on Monday copped to stealing money from his own campaign and lying about it to state officials — as he was ordered to resign and stay away from politics for a year, authorities announced. Thomas raided his Friends of Richard Thomas war chest to the tune of $13,000 d...
2019-07-09, 00:39

Former Microsoft employee bought $1.6M house after stealing millions in digital currency, feds allege A 25-year-old former Microsoft employee, who helped simulate tech company's digital retail sales, has been charged Tuesday after swiping gift cards and reselling them online to buy a $160,000 Tesla and a $1.6 million lakefront house, federal officials say....
2019-07-17, 22:26

Genius Claims It Busted Google Stealing by Hiding a Secret Code in Lyrics That Spells 'Red Handed' For the first few years of its existence, Genius (formerly Rap Genius) featured annotated song lyrics on its platform without permission of music publishers. Now Genius is accusing Google of stealing its content without permission. And it’s used an ingenious mechanism to catch Google in the act. Rea...
2019-06-17, 21:39

Hurricane Dorian spurs Florida authorities to warn against looting, 2 arrested for allegedly stealing sandbags As Hurricane Dorian churns "dangerously close" to Florida's east coast and hundreds of thousands of people in the Sunshine State face evacuation orders, authorities are warning they're out in "full force" to deter potential criminal activity....
2019-09-03, 18:39

Macron gets G7 nod to negotiate with Iran G7 leaders in Biarritz have mandated French President Emmanuel Macron to de-escalate tensions with Iran. The European Union is wary of rising hostilities between Washington and Tehran in the Persian Gulf region....
2019-08-25, 14:52

NASA astronaut accused of stealing identity, accessing bank account of estranged wife while in space: report NASA astronaut Anne McClain is accused of committing the first crime in outer space after her estranged wife alleged she stole her identity and accessed her bank accounts without permission during a six-month mission aboard the International Space station....
2019-08-24, 20:00

RuPaul's Drag Race Star Farrah Moan Accuses Ariana Grande of ''Stealing From Queer Artists'' Sometimes, imitation isn't the sincerest form of flattery. RuPaul's Drag Race star Farrah Moan has a bone to pick with Ariana Grande. But before we dive into the reality TV......
2019-09-05, 10:00

Macron to send Trump a new oak tree The French president has promised to send his US counterpart a replacement for the oak tree that died earlier this week. The world leaders planted it together in 2018 to symbolize their nations' friendship....
2019-06-12, 01:26

Macron's tough message for Johnson Trying to convince Angela Merkel to reopen the Brexit agreement was always going to be a tough one for Boris Johnson. Wooing Emmanuel Macron will be a whole new level....
2019-08-22, 15:39

Macron says GE must keep its jobs commitments in France French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday his government would remain vigilant as to whether General Electric Co respects its commitments in terms of jobs in France....
2019-05-28, 23:13

Much to disagree on as Trump, Macron meet on D-Day CAEN, France (AP) — France wants the D-Day commemoration to showcase its long friendship with the United States. But relations are strained as President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron prepare to meet on the sidelines of the 75th anniversary of the Allied landings in Normandy. Trum...
2019-06-06, 10:39

Macron must not buckle on pension reform In Paris, protesters brought the French capital to a near standstill on Friday. They're furious over President Emmanuel Macron's pension reform program, and they're promising that larger protests will follow....
2019-09-14, 01:13

Macron says France and U.S. reached digital tax deal France and the United States have reached a deal to end a standoff over a French tax on big internet companies, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday....
2019-08-27, 06:13

French PM sets out "Macron II" reform drive France will reduce unemployment benefits for high earners and offer incentives to those who work beyond normal retirement age, two major planks of a renewed reform drive by President Emmanuel Macron after months of "yellow vest" protests....
2019-06-12, 18:52

Carlos Ghosn's wife asks Macron for help Carole Ghosn, the wife of embattled auto executive Carlos Ghosn, has for months been blasting Japanese authorities for how they have handled her husband's case. Now she wants French President Emmanuel Macron to step in....
2019-08-23, 11:39

Trump, Macron speak in meeting ahead of G7 US President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron had a private lunch before the start of the Group of Seven summit in Biarritz on Saturday. (August 24)        ...
2019-08-25, 04:26

No consensus on inviting Russia to G7 next year: Macron French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday G7 leaders had not reached a consensus on inviting Russia to next year's G7 summit in the United States....
2019-08-26, 19:13

Ursula von der Leyen's EU nomination is a win for Emmanuel Macron For the first time in 50 years, a German is set to lead the European Commission. But it's France that will benefit most from Ursula von der Leyen's appointment, writes journalist and political scientist Jörg Himmelreich....
2019-07-06, 02:52

Emmanuel Macron’s Bittersweet Brexit Victory Boris Johnson is proving the French leader right on the dangers of letting the U.K. withdrawal drag on too long. But there’s no cause for celebration. ...
2019-08-23, 11:13

France's Macron wants 'charismatic' men and women for top EU jobs French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday he wanted two women and two men with strong personalities to lead the European Union in the next five years, although he refused to name his favorite candidates at this stage....
2019-05-29, 03:00

Jeremy Corbyn: I agree with Macron on Brexit Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is in agreement with Emmanuel Macron's stance on Brexit - after the French president insisted the Irish border backstop is "indispensable"....
2019-08-22, 23:39

Trump and Macron have another cringe-worthy interaction It’s the most awkward interaction ever — Part II. President Trump looked like he was getting an embrace from his least favorite aunt as he was hugged by French President Emmanuel Macron after their joint press conference at the end of the G-7 summit in France on Monday. Trump, 73, appeared tense, as...
2019-08-27, 00:39

Macron and Merkel offered the PM nothing - apart from a means to fail The cliche "good cop, bad cop" has been used too much about this first episode of shuttle boat diplomacy from Boris Johnson. Merkel, apparently, is the first and Macron the latter....
2019-08-22, 17:13

Italy deserves leaders who are up to the task: Macron French President Emmanuel Macron has said Italy deserves leaders who are up to the task, describing one of the party chiefs in Rome's collapsed government as the "great loser" for having made the mistake of sharing power with the far-right....
2019-08-22, 11:00

Bac to the Future: Macron Modernizes a Napoleon-Era Exam The French president is making good on a campaign promise to overhaul the sacred cow of the country’s education system: the feared baccalauréat exam....
2019-09-05, 14:13

French far-right makes big demands on Macron after small win If French far-right leader Marine Le Pen gets her wish, her National Rally party, victorious in the European Parliament election, will force a dissolution of France's own parliament and lure opponents to her cause, enlarging her base....
2019-05-27, 18:52

Macron vs. Salvini: Two leaders face off over EU’s future France’s pro-EU president and the leader of Italy’s euroskeptic, far-right movement are jockeying for the role of chief powerbroker on the continent after elections to the European Parliament hollowed out the traditional political middle...
2019-05-27, 18:39

Macron says he would back Merkel if she runs for EU leadership French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday that he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she were to seek to succeed Jean-Claude Juncker as president of the European Commission....
2019-06-11, 22:13

G-7 Summit: Emmanuel Macron's nightmare in Biarritz The US-China trade war and forest fires in the Amazon are set to dominate the latest G-7 summit in France. President Emmanuel Macron is doing everything he can to prevent a total debacle, but it's no easy task....
2019-08-24, 05:13

How Emmanuel Macron Positioned Himself as Star of the G7 Show The French president seemed to be everywhere at once at the summit he hosted in Biarritz, using the opportunity to reassert the efficacy of the European approach to global problems....
2019-08-27, 18:00

Macron wants to avoid Brexit 'polluting' EU after 31 October French president says EU27 leaders need to know when UK’s lengthy exit will happenFollow today’s political developments – liveFrance’s president, Emmanuel Macron, has said he wants to avoid Brexit “polluting” the EU after 31 October, and that European leaders need to know when the UK’s prolonged dep...
2019-05-22, 20:13

France's Macron says real 'ecocide' going on in Amazon The Amazon needs better management to end the 'ecocide' that is going on in the rainforest, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday ahead of a G7 summit at the weekend....
2019-08-23, 23:13

G7 Summit: Emmanuel Macron's nightmare in Biarritz The US-China trade war and forest fires in the Amazon are set to dominate the latest G7 summit in France. President Emmanuel Macron is doing everything he can to prevent a total debacle, but it's no easy task....
2019-08-24, 06:00

France: Brigitte Macron to go back to teaching The French first lady is set to teach at a school for adult students in a tough Paris neighborhood. She previously gave up her job as a literature teacher to support her husband's political career....
2019-09-16, 20:00

French President Macron thanks D-Day veterans in English During the D-Day 75th anniversary ceremony, French President Emmanuel Macron said "we know what we owe" to World War II veterans.        ...
2019-06-06, 16:00

French far-right leader says EU vote a referendum on Macron PARIS (AP) — French far-right leader Marine Le Pen says that the nation’s European Parliament elections amount to the referendum the “French asked for but didn’t get.” Le Pen said before a final rally Friday that President Emmanuel Macron’s party “must not be firs...
2019-05-24, 18:26

Bolsonaro wants Macron's apology before taking G7 Amazonia aid Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has said his country was open to taking $20 million from the G7 to fight Amazonia fires, but only if France's Macron withdraws some of the "insults" he allegedly made against Bolsonaro....
2019-08-27, 21:13

Oak tree planted by Macron, Trump has died A sapling planted by the French and US presidents on the White House lawn, meant to symbolize friendship between the two nations, has died. It had been living in US quarantine for the last year....
2019-06-10, 07:39

Putin tells Macron: Russia does not want protests like you have Russian President Vladimir Putin told his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Monday that Moscow did not want protests like the yellow vest ones that have convulsed France, but that peaceful demonstrations were fine....
2019-08-19, 19:00

US and France have reached a deal on digital tax, Macron says The U.S. and France have reached an agreement to settle their differences over a French tax on big tech companies, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday....
2019-08-27, 10:52

Spain's PM to talk EU jobs with Macron on Monday Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez will travel to Paris on Monday to meet with French President Emmanuel Macron to analyze the results of the European parliamentary elections, the PM's office said....
2019-05-27, 10:13

A Paris hotel like no other Domaine de Chantilly is home to one of France's lesser known châteaux. When you're visiting Paris, it makes a great alternative to tourist-burdened Versailles....
2019-06-27, 19:39

Just Outside Paris, a Very Old, and Very New, Castle Owning a Louis XV-era chateau means deciding whether to honor the past or completely upend it. But for Jean-Louis Tapiau, the solution was somewhere in the middle....
2019-09-11, 11:26

France's Macron urges Putin to respect democracy French President Emmanuel Macron told Russian leader Vladimir Putin on Monday that Moscow must abide by fundamental democratic principles, and that it was right to keep a dialogue between the countries to move forward on international crises....
2019-08-19, 19:00

Macron floats backing Merkel as head of EU’s executive arm GENEVA (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron says he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she wanted to be the head of the European Union’s executive body. The French leader said Tuesday the EU “needs someone strong” at the helm of the European Commission but that he ...
2019-06-11, 21:52

Donald Trump Says Relations With Emmanuel Macron 'Outstanding' US President Donald Trump admitted that there had been past difficulties in his relationship with French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday, but said: "right now it's outstanding"....
2019-06-06, 17:52

Macron’s pledge to rebuild Notre Dame in five years may be possible Many have expressed dismay at the “loss” of Notre Dame following Monday’s fire, but thankfully most of the building is still intact thanks to its clever design...
2019-05-21, 17:52

Donald Trump Throws a Tax Bomb at Emmanuel Macron The White House is using France’s digital tax in an attempt to divide and rule in the EU. It’s a big test of whether Europe’s leaders will stand by Paris. ...
2019-07-11, 14:26

UK parliament cannot stop Brexit, Johnson to tell Macron and Merkel Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tell French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the Westminster parliament cannot stop Brexit and a new deal must be agreed if Britain is to avoid leaving the EU without one....
2019-08-18, 11:26

Macron to Trump at D-day ceremony: fulfil the promise of Normandy French president praises multilateralism of Nato and EU while offering gratitude to USFrance’s president, Emmanuel Macron, has appealed directly to Donald Trump to fulfil the “promise of Normandy” by embracing pillars of the postwar peace such as the European Union and Nato as the two leaders marked...
2019-06-06, 17:13

France's Macron to Johnson: Britain's destiny is your choice alone French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday told Prime Minister Boris Johnson that it was for him to choose Britain's destiny and that while a no-deal scenario was not the European Union's wish, the bloc would be ready for it....
2019-08-22, 15:13

Poland, Germany contradict Macron on EU Balkan enlargement Poland and Germany on Friday called for continued progress on European Union membership talks for western Balkan states hoping to join the bloc, rejecting France's position that it shouldn't accept more members until it handles its own issues....
2019-07-05, 18:39

Edward Snowden calls on Macron to grant him asylum Edward Snowden, the US whistleblower who leaked classified documents detailing government surveillance programmes, is calling on France to grant him asylum....
2019-09-16, 12:39

Bolsonaro will agree to $20M aid if Macron takes back ‘insults’ Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said he wants French President Emmanuel Macron to withdraw the “insults” made against him before he considers accepting a $20 million offer from the G7 nations to help fight forest fires in the Amazon....
2019-08-27, 23:39

Opinion: Political craftsman Macron scores victory at the G7 Emmanuel Macron proved himself to be a master of diplomacy at this year's G7 by outmaneuvering the US President on Iran. In doing so, he's also taken over as Europe's foreign policy leader, says DW's Barbara Wesel....
2019-08-26, 10:52

European leaders join Macron for Bastille Day parade European leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel joined French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday for the traditional Bastille Day military parade in Paris which this year honored European military cooperation....
2019-07-14, 13:52

World must not 'sleepwalk' into war, Macron says in speech on reforming capitalism The world is going through a profound crisis and could be on the brink of a time of war, French President Emmanuel Macron said in a speech on Tuesday, calling for a global effort to address the dangers of inequality, unchecked technology and climate change....
2019-06-11, 19:13

France's Macron sides with Cyprus on dispute with Turkey French President Emmanuel Macron urged Turkey to stop "illegal activities" in Cyprus's exclusive economic zone and said the European Union would not back down on the issue....
2019-06-14, 21:13

Brazilians support Bolsonaro after Macron's 'offense': minister French President Emmanuel Macron offended his Brazilian counterpart Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil's foreign minister told Reuters on Wednesday, adding he believed Brazilians support their far-right leader in his spat with Paris....
2019-08-29, 11:39

Macron delivers tough Brexit message to Johnson When Emmanuel Macron and Boris Johnson spoke to reporters ahead of their meeting in Paris on Thursday, they stood side by side but sounded as if they were living in parallel universes....
2019-08-22, 16:52

French soccer leader seeks to smooth Macron row PARIS (AP) — One day after French President Emmanuel Macron upset UEFA’s leader, France’s most senior soccer official has tried to smooth relations. French soccer federation president Noël Le Graët says “UEFA can count on France to be disciplined in the best way possible.” Le...
2019-06-05, 10:00

Highlights: British PM Johnson on Brexit at meeting with Macron British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday. Following are key Johnson quotes when he spoke alongside Macron just after his arrival:...
2019-08-22, 15:13

France to create space command within air force: Macron French President Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday he had approved the creation of a space command within the French air force to improve the country's defense capabilities....
2019-07-13, 23:13

Brazil to accept G7 Amazon aid only if Macron withdraws 'insults' Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday he wants French President Emmanuel Macron to retract "insults" against him before he will countenance accepting an offer of $20 million from the Group of Seven nations to fight forest fires in the Amazon....
2019-08-27, 17:13

Explainer: Macron's quest for an international tax on digital services French President Emmanuel Macron is pressing ahead with a digital tax in France, a move U.S. President Donald Trump described as "foolishness", and the French leader is keen to reach an international agreement on taxing big tech companies....
2019-08-22, 16:52

Trump and Macron’s symbolic friendship tree dies French media say oak given by Macron and planted at White House is no moreIt was a symbolic gift from Emmanuel Macron to Donald Trump at the height of their “bromance” last year: an oak tree ceremoniously planted in the manicured lawns of the White House by both leaders.Macron, on a state visit to t...
2019-06-11, 00:00

| Tree symbolising Trump-Macron friendship has died The photo of Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron planting an oak tree in the garden of the White House symbolised the friendship shown by the two leaders....
2019-06-10, 15:52

The Latest: Macron on Iran: new momentum averted worst French President Emmanuel Macron says “I think we avoided the worst” in the ongoing Iran crisis thanks to a fresh dynamic in the effort toward dialogue....
2019-07-15, 20:26

France's Macron: No time to negotiate new Brexit deal French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday told Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson there was not enough time in the month ahead to negotiate a new Brexit Withdrawal Agreement....
2019-08-22, 15:13

Putin, Macron hold French-Russian talks before G-7 French President Emmanuel Macron and Russian President Vladimir Putin to meet in southern France to discuss the world’s major crises, including Ukraine, Iran and Syria, and try to improve Moscow’s relations with the European Union...
2019-08-19, 21:00

Brazil's Bolsonaro will consider $40M G-7 Amazon aid package - if Macron apologizes to him Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he'll think about accepting offers of international aid to fight raging fires in the Amazon region if French President Emmanuel Macron apologizes for comments he deemed offensive....
2019-08-27, 19:39

Macron, Putin optimistic on Ukraine, clash on Syria The French and Russian leaders have said the change of power in Ukraine has boosted chances of peace in its east. But they were less in agreement over Syria — and how to deal with protests....
2019-08-20, 02:13

Macron to send new tree to Trump after oak gift died French President Emmanuel Macron downplayed the death of an oak tree he had offered U.S. President Donald Trump last year on Tuesday, saying people shouldn't read symbols into everything and that he would send the American leader a new tree....
2019-06-11, 23:52

Emmanuel Macron Congratulates PM Modi After Huge BJP Victory French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his electoral victory and the two leaders reaffirmed their commitment to work together towards further......
2019-05-24, 05:26

EU countries agree to new migrant influx mechanism: Macron Fourteen member countries of the European Union have agreed to a new "solidarity mechanism" proposed by Germany and France to allocate migrants across the bloc, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday....
2019-07-22, 21:52

Le Pen beats Macron in France as nationalists gain in EU vote Marine Le Pen's far-right party edged just ahead of the centrist alliance of President Emmanuel Macron in exit polls as French voters led what pollsters expected to be a nationalist surge in an EU parliament election on Sunday....
2019-05-26, 21:13

EU summit: Merkel, Macron at odds over top European Commission job Ahead of a summit to discuss EU election results, the French and German leaders have disagreed over how to choose the next European Commission president. Emmanuel Macron has said the process should not be automatic....
2019-05-28, 12:26

Far-right seen winning French vote in EU elections, Macron close behind Marine Le Pen's far-right Rassemblement National party secured the most votes in France's election to the European Parliament on Sunday, a result that will greatly strengthen her ability to build a far-right alliance in the European Union....
2019-05-26, 21:13

Macron tells Johnson Brexit backstop is indispensable French president tells Boris Johnson he must present concrete proposals for UK exitEmmanuel Macron has described the Irish backstop as “indispensable” to a Brexit deal and urged Boris Johnson to set out his proposed alternatives as soon as possible, as he met the British prime minister in Paris.The ...
2019-08-23, 10:26

Merkel sticks to Spitzenkandidat though Macron pushes for EU talks Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday said Germany still favors picking the "Spitzenkandidat" from a winning party for the post of European Commission president while French President Emmanuel Macron's office said he didn't want the process to be automatic....
2019-05-28, 08:13

Macron slams Bolsonaro for 'disrespectful comments' about his wife French President Emmanuel Macron has described his Brazilian counterpart Jair Bolsonaro as "extremely disrespectful" after the South American leader appeared to mock his wife, Brigitte Macron, in a Facebook post....
2019-08-27, 07:00

France’s Macron will send new oak to Trump after tree died PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron promised to send a new oak to President Donald Trump after the tree he gave him during last year’s state visit to the United States died. In an interview broadcast Tuesday evening by Swiss television RTS, Macron said the death of the tree shouldn&#...
2019-06-12, 11:52

Macron and Merkel at odds over EU top jobs after European elections German backing of MEP Manfred Weber to replace Juncker has met with resistance from FranceParis and Berlin appear on a collision course over the replacement of Jean-Claude Juncker as president of the European commission after poor results for the centre-right in the European elections damaged Angela...
2019-05-27, 22:00

Macron calls for Iran to reduce its nuclear stockpile ​French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday called on Iran to reduce its stockpile of enriched uranium and abide by ​the ​terms of the 2015 nuclear deal. Macron, in a statement, said he had “noted with concern” Iran’s surpassing the limits set in the pact with world powers. He urg...
2019-07-02, 17:26

Trump Raves Over Macron at G7, While Aides Slam France The orchestrated message underscored the deep rift between President Trump and his counterparts. But Mr. Trump, who tweeted about New York subways, was also focused elsewhere....
2019-08-24, 23:13

France's Macron says no-deal Brexit would be Britain's fault French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday said a no-deal Brexit would be of Britain's own making and not the European Union's, adding that any trade pact London cut with Washington would not mitigate the cost of leaving the bloc without a deal....
2019-08-22, 00:00

France: Macron ally investigated over financial misconduct Minister and French National Assembly President Richard Ferrand was questioned on Wednesday over financial misconduct allegations. This comes as President Macron launches his ethical standards bill in parliament....
2019-09-12, 13:26

Macron floats backing Merkel as head of EU's executive arm French President Emmanuel Macron says he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she wanted to be the head of the European Union's executive body....
2019-06-11, 22:52

Macron dampens Johnson's plan to renegotiate Brexit The details of the Irish backstop continued to split European leaders as British PM Johnson met French President Macron. Macron called the backstop "indispensable" to a Brexit deal. Johnson said a new deal is possible....
2019-08-22, 20:26

Chiding Macron, Putin says 'I don't want yellow vests in Russia' Vladimir Putin rebuked his French counterpart on Monday, saying he did not want "yellow vest" protests spring up like in France, after Emmanuel Macron urged the Russian leader to abide by democratic principles following weeks of protests in Moscow....
2019-08-19, 21:52

Macron delivers breakthrough on Iran at tense G7 summit, but little else French President Emmanuel Macron paved the way at a G7 summit for a diplomatic solution to the standoff between Washington and Tehran over a 2015 nuclear deal, but there was little else to show from a meeting at which allies were sharply divided....
2019-08-27, 05:00

France's Macron to push for charter on biodiversity at G7 summit French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday that he would put pressure on the United States to sign a charter on protecting biodiversity at the G7 summit in Biarritz, France this weekend....
2019-08-23, 23:13

Macron, Abe to discuss Nissan as tensions rise with Renault France is pushing for stronger industrial ties between Renault and Nissan as the two-decade alliance between the two manufacturers has become frayed....
2019-06-20, 00:39

Stonewall at 50: LGBT activists ask 'what's next?' The Stonewall uprising is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The riots and ensuing protests are credited with spurring the US gay rights movement, but five decades later those who were there say there's more work to do....
2019-06-27, 21:52

A new museum in Paris is all about money The new Citéco museum of economics aims to make the mysteries of money comprehensible — and fun — for everyone. From art to film, there's plenty to discover between the walls of this castle-like former mansion....
2019-08-19, 19:00

Changes to the Paris skyline? Non merci Paris is known as one of the world's most elegant cities, captivating visitors with the charms of Montmartre, the romance of the Left Bank, graceful architecture and tree-lined boulevards. But wait:......
2019-05-29, 23:52

Sagan: 'It would be my dream to win in Paris' "Despite the extreme hot weather, Peter Sagan remains one cool customer, and he took time out from his quest for another green jersey to speak to The Breakaway."...
2019-07-24, 19:26

10 best French restaurants in Paris You come to Paris hungry and ready for the real deal -- classic restaurants, masterful chefs and authentic French food. Here are 10 of the best French restaurants in Paris....
2019-08-09, 23:26

5 Little Museums of Paris, for Little Travelers Yes, there’s the Louvre. But Paris and its surrounding region also have some 200 other museums, many of which cater happily to young travelers and their families....
2019-06-14, 14:26

Major nations close to agreement on Amazon fires, says Macron Emmanuel Macron has said leaders of the world's major industrialised nations are close to an agreement on how to help fight the fires tearing through the Amazon in Brazil....
2019-08-26, 00:26

US and France reach deal over French tax on big tech companies: Macron The United States and France have reached a deal over a French tax expected to hit Silicon Valley’s largest companies that heightened tensions between the two countries, French President Emmanuel Macron said Monday....
2019-08-26, 20:26

France’s Macron trying to save Iran nuclear deal by July 15 French President Emmanuel Macron says he wants Iran to renew dialogue with Western partners by July 15 to calm tensions over its renewed nuclear ambitions...
2019-07-07, 04:13

France's Macron announces creation of space force command On the eve of Bastille Day, the president confirmed plans to boost the country's defense capabilities by harnessing outer space. China, Russia and the US have recently fueled fears about the militarization of space....
2019-07-14, 00:52

The tree Macron gave to Trump to symbolize friendship has died The ​friendship tree has died. ​The oak sapling French President Emmanuel Macron presented to President Trump last year to symbolize 100 years of friendship between the two nations died while in quarantine, the French newspaper Le Monde reported. “100 years ago, American soldiers fought in Fra...
2019-06-10, 18:13

Macron’s ex-No. 2 spent public funds on gold hairdryer: reports French President Emmanuel Macron is taking heat over a hairdryer of gold. Macron, who presided over France’s Bastille Day parade Saturday in Paris, is facing fallout from the lavish spending of his environment minister, Francois de Rugy, 45, according to a report. The Sunday Times of London reported...
2019-07-14, 12:00

Macron Slams Brazil President Over "Rude" Remarks About Wife French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday condemned "extraordinarily rude" comments about his wife Brigitte by his Brazilian counterpart Jair Bolsonaro in an escalating spat between the two men....
2019-08-26, 19:39

| France's Macron announces creation of a space force command French President Emmanuel Macron has announced the creation of a new national military space force command that is intended to eventually be part of his country's air force....
2019-07-14, 17:39

Trump lunches with Emmanuel Macron before G-7 as trade tensions rise President Trump sat down for a hastily arranged lunch with French President Emmanuel Macron Saturday less than an hour after arriving in Biarritz, France, for the G-7 summit of world leaders — as fresh trade tensions mounted between the two allies. The two sat by themselves at a private table on the...
2019-08-24, 16:52

G7 nations close to agreeing on how to fight Amazon wildfires: Macron He said the G7 countries comprising the United States, Japan, Germany, France, Italy, Britain and Canada, were finalizing a possible deal on "technical and financial help."...
2019-08-25, 21:13

The Latest: Macron criticizes Champions League format change French President Emmanuel Macron has criticized a plan to make the Champions League a largely closed competition        ...
2019-06-04, 16:52

Macron warns Rouhani of consequences if nuclear deal weakened French President Emmanuel Macron told his Iranian counterpart on Saturday that he was deeply concerned by any further weakening of the 2015 nuclear deal and warned that consequences would inevitably follow any such move....
2019-07-07, 03:26

Macron to unveil France's nuclear-powered 'Barracuda' submarine President Emmanuel Macron will unveil on Friday France's latest nuclear-powered 'Barracuda' class submarine, a 9 billion euro ($10.13 billion) stealth vessel program Paris says is key to maintaining its naval presence for decades to come....
2019-07-11, 17:52

France's Macron calls Amazon fires an international emergency French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday that the fires raging in the Amazon rain forest are an international emergency and called for the situation to be discussed at the G7 summit....
2019-08-22, 23:13

Exit of French center-right leader bolsters Macron's grip France's once-dominant center-right political party, Les Republicains, was in disarray on Monday after its leader quit, acknowledging his responsibility for the group's poor performance in last week's European elections....
2019-06-03, 15:13

Exclusive: Renault chairman weakened as Macron snubs meeting French President Emmanuel Macron has turned down a request to meet Renault chairman Jean-Dominique Senard, who is furious over the government's interference at the carmaker, sources told Reuters, raising questions over Senard's future....
2019-06-12, 16:13

Macron: ‘All G7 powers must help Brazil fight raging Amazon fires’ French president talks up trade sanctions as world leaders convene and thousands of Brazilians march against BolsonaroEmmanuel Macron has asked for world powers to help Brazil and its neighbours fight the fires raging in the Amazon and to plan huge replanting programmes. The appeal came as the Frenc...
2019-08-25, 02:26

Macron would back Angela Merkel as European Commission president The German chancellor has repeatedly denied any intention to continue in politics, but talk of her leading the Commission persists. France's president has now given his backing for Angela Merkel to take over in the role....
2019-06-12, 09:26

Britain joins Germany in criticizing Macron's Mercosur threat Britain joined Germany on Saturday in criticizing French President Emmanuel Macron's decision to block a trade deal between the European Union and the Mercosur group of southern American countries to pressure Brazil on Amazon forest fires....
2019-08-24, 22:26

India, Pak Should Resolve Kashmir Bilaterally: French President Macron India and Pakistan should resolve the Kashmir issue bilaterally and no third party should "interfere or incite" violence in the region, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday after his......
2019-08-23, 02:26

PM Modi Holds Talks With French President Emmanuel Macron Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday held marathon one-on-one meeting during which they reviewed the entire gamut of the dynamic and multi-faceted relationship......
2019-08-23, 02:26

US ambassador to France: Trump, Macron getting along 'famously' ahead of visit President Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron are getting along "famously," and there should be little concern about disagreements, the U.S. ambassador to France said....
2019-06-05, 03:39

France’s Macron Says U.K. Has Given E.U. ‘No Clear or Concrete Proposals’ for New Brexit Deal British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has not floated any negotiable changes to the Brexit deal with E.U. officials in the two months since he came to power, according to French President Emmanuel Macron, who said he had heard only “a lot of noise without a lot of serious discussion.” In ...
2019-09-11, 23:00

India Will Receive 1st Of 36 Rafale Fighter Jet Next Month: President Macron Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is currently on a three-nation tour, arrived in Paris for bilateral meetings with his French counterpart Edouard Philippe and French President Emmanuel Macron. ...
2019-08-23, 02:26

Trump calls purported rift with Macron ‘false reporting’ ​President Trump on Sunday shrugged off any rift between him and Emmanuel Macron after news accounts said White House aides accused the French leader of trying to hijack the G-7 summit by focusing on issues beneficial to him. ​Trump said he had a “fantastic lunch” with Macron on Saturday...
2019-08-25, 20:52

Ally of President Macron Targeted in French Corruption Probe French prosecutors have opened a probe into the past business activity of the speaker of the National Assembly, muddying efforts by President Emmanuel Macron to clean up politics in the wake of the yellow-vest crisis....
2019-09-12, 21:52

G7 To Help Nations Hit By Amazon Fires: French President Emmanuel Macron World leaders at the G7 summit have agreed to help the countries affected by the huge wildfires ravaging the Amazon rainforest as soon as possible , French President Emmanuel Macron said Sunday....
2019-08-25, 20:26

Trump, Macron honour D-Day veterans who fought through "fires of hell" France will never forget the sacrifice of the Allied troops who liberated it from Nazi Germany, President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday, the 75th anniversary of the D-Day operation that helped bring World War Two to an end....
2019-06-06, 14:00

G7 nations close to agreement on tackling Amazon fires: Macron French President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday the leaders of the world's major industrialized nations were close to an agreement on how to help fight the Amazon forest fires and try to repair the devastation....
2019-08-25, 20:00

FIFA boss and Macron booed at World Cup final ceremony The crowd at the women's World Cup final booed FIFA chief Gianni Infantino and French president Emmanuel Macron as United States fans demanded equal pay for the players after their team claimed a fourth global title by beating the Netherlands 2-0 on Sunday....
2019-07-07, 22:39

Amazon fires: Brazil will only accept help if Macron withdraws 'insults' Brazil's president says he will only accept an offer of international aid to fight the devastating Amazon fires if French leader Emmanuel Macron withdraws his "insults"....
2019-08-28, 10:52

The Latest: Merkel, Macron and Putin discuss Iran situation DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 11:40 p.m. The German government says Chancellor Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron have discussed the ...
2019-05-21, 21:52

France's Macron tells Johnson: not enough time for a new Brexit deal French President Emmanuel Macron firmly told Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday that there was not enough time to negotiate a wholly new Brexit divorce deal....
2019-08-22, 15:13

EU leaders suspend talks without deal on top jobs, Macron fumes EU leaders suspended a summit on Monday after 20 hours of talks failed to produce a deal on who should get the bloc's top jobs, prompting anger from French President Emmanuel Macron who said Europe's indecision was hurting its image abroad....
2019-07-01, 15:52

Macron Takes an Unsteady Grip on Shipping's Environmental Path French President Emmanuel Macron’s call for commercial ships to reduce their speed on the water to address climate change is music to the ears of many shipowners, but maritime regulators aren’t likely to join the chorus....
2019-08-30, 14:00

British PM Johnson faces tough Brexit lunch with Macron British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will on Thursday try to convince France to reopen Brexit negotiations less than a day after President Emmanuel Macron bluntly ruled out any further talks on the divorce deal....
2019-08-22, 10:13

Macron feuds with Brazilian leader over ‘rude’ comments about his wife French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday lashed out at Brazilian leader Jair Bolsonaro — who supported a weekend Facebook post that implied his wife was more attractive than Macron’s. “He has made some extraordinarily rude comments about my wife,” Macron said at a G-7 summit press conf...
2019-08-26, 22:00

‘I’m in This Death Valley.’ Read Our Full Conversation with Emmanuel Macron When TIME first interviewed President Emmanuel Macron in 2015, he was an Economy Minister with a grand plan for a new kind of politics. The next time, in 2017, he had won power at the age of 39 and was putting that plan into action. For our third interview at the halfway point of his first term, our...
2019-09-19, 17:52

Far-right wins French vote in EU election, but Macron limits damage Marine Le Pen's far-right Rassemblement National rode a wave of nationalist sentiment to win the most votes in France's election to the European Parliament on Sunday, but the margin of victory over President Emmanuel Macron's party was narrow....
2019-05-26, 23:26

Macron hears police officer refuse to help woman in danger French president’s visit to hotline was supposed to showcase crackdown on domestic violenceIt was supposed to be a showcase of the French government’s new crackdown on domestic violence.But instead, when the French president, Emmanuel Macron, visited the national domestic violence hotline and listen...
2019-09-05, 05:26

Brazilians condemn Bolsonaro over Brigitte Macron remarks: 'Sorry about our president' Brazilians flocked to social media this week to apologize for remarks President Jair Bolsonara made about France’s first lady Brigitte Macron that were deemed sexist and inappropriate....
2019-08-29, 02:00

Macron rebukes Bolsonaro for ‘extraordinarily rude’ comments about wife Jair Bolsonaro’s Facebook message mocking Brigitte Macron’s looks escalates diplomatic clash The French president, Emmanuel Macron, has condemned what he called “extraordinarily rude” comments made about his wife, Brigitte, by the far-right Brazilian leader, Jair Bolsonaro, escalating their diplomat...
2019-08-27, 02:13

Macron defuses French digital tax row, Trump coy on wine threat France and the United States reached a deal to end a standoff over a French tax on big internet companies, though U.S. President Donald Trump declined to say whether his threat of a retaliatory wine tax was off the table as a result....
2019-08-27, 06:13

Spain's PM, France's Macron meet to discuss parliamentary vote Spain's acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez met on Monday in Paris with French President Emmanuel Macron to discuss the results of the European parliamentary elections, Sanchez's office said....
2019-05-28, 08:13

Macron proposes Lagarde to head ECB in push to end EU jobs deadlock President Emmanuel Macron sought to break a deadlock on Tuesday over assigning the EU's top jobs by proposing France's Christine Lagarde, now head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), to lead the European Central Bank (ECB), diplomatic sources said....
2019-07-02, 15:52

Macron listened to a domestic violence hotline — which led to an investigation into police In a move that was supposed to demonstrate the French government's commitment to ending domestic violence, President Emmanuel Macron listened in on calls being taken by a hotline operator....
2019-09-05, 00:26

Macron must take back 'insults' for Brazil to accept G7 Amazon aid: Bolsonaro Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday he wants French President Emmanuel Macron to withdraw the "insults" made against him before he considers accepting a $20 million offer from the G7 nations to help fight forest fires in the Amazon....
2019-08-27, 20:00

Brazil's Leader Spurns Amazon Fire Aid in Spat With Macron President Jair Bolsonaro threatened to refuse $20 million from Group of Seven countries to help fight fires in the Amazon rain forest unless French President Emmanuel Macron apologizes for calling him a liar about his commitment to the environment....
2019-08-28, 00:52

Ahead of G7 summit, Macron presses U.S. to help reform taxes on big tech French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday U.S. tech giants paid unfairly low taxes, failing to contribute to the common good, and urged Washington to help reform the global corporate tax code....
2019-08-22, 08:26

The Latest: Macron woos green vote in European elections THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the European Parliament elections (all times local): 12 noon French President Emmanuel Macron is trying to prove that he’s really a green-friendly guy. His centrist movement is struggling to charm voters ahead of France’s vote Sunday in Europea...
2019-05-23, 12:39

| Brazil's Bolsonaro fuels spat with Macron over Amazon fires Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday repeated a demand for French leader Emmanuel Macron to withdraw recent remarks, as he accused France and Germany of "buying" the Latin American country's sovereignty with Amazon fire aid....
2019-08-28, 23:13

Macron's 2nd place in EU election 'disappointing' but no policy change: Elysee French President Emmanuel Macron's second place in the European elections behind Marine Le Pen's far-right party is a disappointment but will not prompt a change in the government's reform drive, an Elysee official said on Sunday....
2019-05-26, 21:13

France denies report that Macron invited Rouhani to G7 summit French President Emmanuel Macron has not invited Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to the G7 summit to be held in Biarritz later this month, a French diplomatic source said on Wednesday....
2019-08-07, 11:13

In Comeback, Macron Steers Straight for Fresh Clash With Streets French President Emmanuel Macron, having abandoned his top-down governing style and seeing his popularity rise, proposes overhauling the country’s pension system, long regarded as a third-rail of French politics....
2019-09-16, 22:00

French far-right tops poll, EU vote turns into Le Pen/Macron duel Support in France has risen for both Marine Le Pen's far-right party and President Emmanuel Macron's candidates three days before voting in the European parliament elections, an opinion poll showed....
2019-05-23, 21:52

Emmanuel Macron Invites PM Modi To Attend G7 Summit In France Prime Minister Narendra Modi has accepted an invitation from French President Emmanuel Macron to attend the outreach session of the G7 Summit in Biarritz as a special invitee, said a senior official......
2019-06-11, 00:00

Macron gambles on cultural shift with bill allowing IVF for lesbians The French government on Wednesday sent to parliament draft legislation that would allow in-vitro fertilization (IVF) for lesbian couples and single women, honoring a long-standing campaign pledge but risking a backlash from conservative voters....
2019-07-24, 20:26

Macron's vision for Europe faces test in French EU elections Campaign is being dominated by power struggle between far right and president’s centrist agendaIn a restaurant in northern Paris with European flags pinned to the walls, the former French Europe minister Nathalie Loiseau warned female voters that the rise of the far right threatened their fundamenta...
2019-05-24, 16:13

Macron to meet Iranians before G7 to float ideas for defusing crisis France’s President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday he would meet Iranian officials ahead of this weekend's G7 summit and make proposals aimed at de-escalating tensions between Washington and Tehran....
2019-08-22, 00:00

Emmanuel Macron’s Grand Ambitions Are at Stake in European Elections For the French president, who is bitterly opposed by the rising populist forces on the Continent, the vote is a critical test of his vision of deeper integration....
2019-05-21, 17:39

Greenpeace activists board BP oil rig as it is towed out to sea Protesters scale 27,000-tonne rig as it leaves Cromarty Firth to demand end to drilling new wells Environmental campaigners have boarded an oil rig in the north of Scotland as it was being towed out to sea and are staging a protest on board.Greenpeace activists say they scaled the 27,000-tonne rig –...
2019-06-10, 04:26

Greenpeace activists halt BP's North Sea oil rig Greenpeace activists said on Sunday they halted the progress of an oil rig destined for BP Plc's North Sea exploration program off the coast of Scotland....
2019-06-10, 08:00

Greenpeace activists stop BP oil rig in North Sea A group of environmentalists have occupied a 27,000 ton oil rig to prevent it being installed off the coast of northern Scotland. They demanded that BP shut down drilling operations and invest in renewable energy....
2019-06-10, 08:26

Russia cracks down on environmental activists The environmental group Ecodefense is being targeted by the Russian authorities for refusing to comply with a law that was heavily criticized internationally. Now its director, Alexandra Korolyova, has fled to Germany....
2019-07-22, 10:01

Two Transgender Activists Are Getting a Monument in New York Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera, both key figures in the gay liberation movement, will be honored with a permanent installation in Greenwich Village....
2019-05-30, 10:26

G-7 protests: Inside the activists' camp As world leaders prepare to meet in the French resort of Biarritz, hundreds of climate activists and anti-capitalists have gathered in nearby Irun. DW's Bernd Riegert had a look round the official protest camp....
2019-08-24, 05:13

The Kyrgios one-man circus rolls into Paris "With two completed matches on clay, a petulant tournament default in Rome and character assassinations of some of the game\u0027s leading players, Nick Kyrgios\u0027s French Open build-up has been more or less normal by his unorthodox standards."...
2019-05-23, 13:39

What to do in Paris while Notre Dame is out of commission Notre Dame Cathedral is under construction after April's devastating fire. But even with it out of commission, there's still plenty to do in Paris.       ...
2019-08-07, 16:13

Paris nudists can't be naked in peace They just want to get naked in Paris in peace, but some French naturists say the city's clothes-free zone in the Bois de Vincennes park is the target of unwelcome voyeurs....
2019-07-24, 19:13

| Lyles storms to Paris 200m win Noah Lyles went some way to deflecting the spotlight away from under-fire US team-mate Christian Coleman by storming to victory in the 200m at the Diamond League meet in Paris....
2019-08-24, 22:00

Paris wants to give €500 subsidies for e-bikes The Île-de-France transport authority plans to offer citizens €500 to buy an e-bike in 2020. A growing number of local and national governments are following this model to make green transportation a cheaper option....
2019-09-16, 12:39

What's hot at the Paris Air Show in 2019 The Paris Air Show is the largest air show and aerospace-industry exhibition event in the world featuring amazing aircraft.       ...
2019-06-18, 00:52

Fragile Wozniacki another top casualty in Paris Caroline Wozniacki completed a hat-trick of first round exits on red clay this season as she became the third former world number one to fall in the first round of the French Open....
2019-05-27, 17:13

| Three dead in central Paris fire Three people have died and another was seriously injured in a fire that broke out in a building in central Paris in the early hours of Saturday, fire services said....
2019-06-22, 19:26

Vuitton's Paris in Bloom Accessorized with a bouncy castle, designer Virgil Abloh’s Louis Vuitton collection took in the fresh air as his floral designs were paraded around the Place Dauphine while stars like Gigi Hadid sipped coffee on bistro chairs. (June 21)        ...
2019-06-22, 03:39

The Day Ernest Hemingway Liberated A Bar In Paris Even for Ernest Hemingway, a man whose bravado was matched only by his thirst, his liberation of the Ritz Hotel's bar in Paris was the stuff of legend....
2019-08-12, 21:39

Wawrinka at his best in Paris since surgery in 2017 Stan Wawrinka believes he is playing his best tennis since undergoing surgery on his knee but said it was premature to start thinking about winning a second French Open title after beating Grigor Dimitrov in the third round....
2019-06-01, 21:00

Federer feels the love in Paris If Roger Federer wondered how much he means to the French Open he got his answer after a clinically efficient, yet still eye-catching, second-round win over German Oscar Otte on Wednesday....
2019-05-30, 01:39

Tourist buses 'no longer welcome' in Paris France's capital is planning to limit access for tourist buses amid fears the city could become blighted by overtourism issues that are already affecting other major destinations....
2019-07-03, 18:26

‘Angry Birds’ creators sue LA chicken chain ‘Angry Birdz’ for stealing logo The makers of Angry Birds are crying fowl after a Los Angeles chicken chain allegedly cribbed their name and logo. Rovio Entertainment, which owns the game, claims David and Mary Mkhitaryan are profiting off the game’s popularity after the couple named their restaurant chain, “Angry Bird...
2019-06-23, 04:13

Virginia National Guard sergeant accused of stealing WWII-era dogtags from National Archives A Virginia National Guard sergeant is set to head to trial in August after being accused of stealing World War II-era dog tags from the National Archives and Records Administration in Maryland....
2019-06-20, 00:52

A Virginia National Guard sergeant is accused of stealing WWII dog tags from the National Archives Associated Press A Virginia man has been accused of taking dog tags from the National Archives and giving them to family members and others. A French historian was sentenced in April 2018 to one year in prison after pleading guilty to stealing at least 291 dog tags and other items. Visit Business I...
2019-06-19, 23:52

Tree Symbolising Donald Trump-Emmanuel Macron Friendship Has Died The photo of Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron planting an oak tree in the garden of the White House symbolized the friendship shown by the two leaders....
2019-06-10, 21:26

Macron sets sights on France's town halls for power base After dynamiting France's mainstream parties, President Emmanuel Macron is turning his mind to re-election and the need to make inroads in the last bastion of the old establishment: 35,000 town halls....
2019-07-11, 03:26

Brazil may accept G7 Amazon aid if France's Macron withdraws 'insults': Bolsonaro Brazil may accept an offer of at least $20 million from the Group of Seven nations to fight fires in the Amazon rainforest, but only if French President Emmanuel Macron withdraws his "insults," President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday....
2019-08-27, 15:39

French farmers dump manure outside office of Macron party lawmaker French farmers protesting against a trade deal with Canada dumped manure overnight outside the office of a lawmaker from President Emmanuel Macron's LREM party, in the latest example of protesters vandalizing LREM offices to voice their discontent....
2019-08-02, 08:39

Protests abating, Macron sends PM to map out exit from reform 'death valley' President Emmanuel Macron will seek on Wednesday to rebuild momentum behind his measures to shake up the French economy now that yellow vest protests against him are abating and his popularity is picking up....
2019-06-12, 01:52

Emmanuel Macron Offers Donald Trump To Replace 'Friendship' Oak Tree French president Emmanuel Macron will send a replacement oak tree to US President Donald Trump after the original was dug up from the White House garden and died....
2019-06-13, 08:00

No-deal Brexit could reduce UK to 'junior partner of the United States,' says Macron Trying to convince Angela Merkel to reopen the Brexit agreement was always going to be a tough one for Boris Johnson. Wooing Emmanuel Macron will be a whole new level....
2019-08-22, 12:00

Jair Bolsonaro demands Macron withdraw 'insults' over Amazon fires Brazilian and French presidents continue feud over G7 aid package for wildfires raging in Amazon rainforestBrazil’s far-right president and his backers have escalated their row over the Amazon with Emmanuel Macron, attacking the French president’s “lamentable colonialist stance” as fires continued t...
2019-08-28, 04:13

Macron pays D-Day tribute to Resistance victims of Caen prison massacre President Emmanuel Macron paid tribute on Wednesday to 71 French Resistance fighters shot dead by the Gestapo on the day Allied forces landed in Normandy but whose bodies were never recovered, as he marked the 75th anniversary of D-Day....
2019-06-05, 22:13

Trump, Macron discuss Iran's nuclear program: White House U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday spoke to French President Emmanuel Macron about Iran's threat to ramp up enrichment of uranium, the White House said....
2019-07-09, 00:26

Edward Snowden calls on Emmanuel Macron to grant him asylum in France Edward Snowden, the National Security Agency whistleblower who leaked classified documents detailing secret surveillance programs, is pleading with French President Emmanuel Macron to grant him asylum in France. Snowden, who is currently under political asylum in Russia, appealed to the French leade...
2019-09-16, 17:13

Boris Johnson to meet Macron, Merkel as Brexit uncertainty looms The new UK prime minister will attempt to convince the French and German leaders to restart Brexit talks, according to British media. A longtime Brexiteer, Johnson has made his career criticizing Europe....
2019-08-18, 05:52

Macron suffers setback in EU parliament as party pays price for gaffes President Emmanuel Macron's handpicked candidate to lead a new centrist alliance in the European Parliament said on Thursday she was pulling out of the race, in a blow to French government influence in the parliament....
2019-06-13, 18:39

Brazil's tourism ambassador threatens to 'choke' Macron, says he is 'sleeping with a dragon' Brazil’s tourism ambassador and former Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter, Renzo Gracie, has posted a video on Twitter threatening to “choke” French President Emmanuel Macron - along with insulting his wife....
2019-09-02, 19:52

France's Macron, EU's Von Der Leyen hope for constructive talks with Boris Johnson French President Emmanuel Macron and future head of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen both congratulated Boris Johnson on becoming Britain's next prime minister, and said they looked forward to constructive talks with him....
2019-07-23, 15:13

Putin, Merkel and Macron discuss Ukraine in phone call: Kremlin President Vladimir Putin discussed the conflict in eastern Ukraine with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and France's Emmanuel Macron in a phone call on Tuesday, the Kremlin said....
2019-05-21, 21:52

Bolsonaro: Macron shows 'colonialist mindset' by urging G7 to act on Amazon fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro condemned his French counterpart's suggestion for the Group of 7 nations to discuss the Amazon wildfires as "colonialist" as no country in the Amazon basin would be present....
2019-08-23, 14:52

Vladimir Putin gives French first lady Brigitte Macron bouquet of roses Vladimir Putin is living la vie en roses. The Russian president on Monday met with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on the Côte d’Azur — and he didn’t come empty-handed. The despot was spotted handing a classy bouquet of roses and baby’s breath to French first lady Brig...
2019-08-20, 06:39

France's Macron urges more dialogue with Iran, regrets announcements on enrichment French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday he regretted Iran's announcement that it would exceed the allowed enriched uranium limit, but that Paris would hold talks with Iran and its partners to avoid any further escalation in the region....
2019-06-18, 03:39

French President Macron to speak to Boris Johnson in the coming days French President Emmanuel Macron will speak to Britain's incoming Prime Minister Boris Johnson in the coming days, said an official from Macron's Elysee presidential office, who declined to provide further details....
2019-07-23, 15:13

Macron and Bolsonaro's war of words over Amazon fires, aid and their wives – video report Tensions rose between France and Brazil after the French president, Emmanuel Macron, tweeted that the fires burning in the Amazon amounted to an international crisis and should be made a top priority at the G7 summit. Jair Bolsonaro, the Brazilian president, reacted by accusing Macron of having a ‘c...
2019-08-27, 22:00

Trump Trips Up In Tweet About French President Emmanuel Macron Lunch Did Donald Trump really have lunch with someone impersonating France's President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday? No -- but the US president did accidentally tweet that he had....
2019-08-24, 22:00

Trump tells France's Macron U.S. concerned with proposed digital services tax U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday and expressed concerns about the country's proposed digital services tax, the White House said....
2019-07-19, 22:52

Trump accuses France's Macron of sending 'mixed signals' to Iran U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said no one is authorized to speak to Iran on behalf of the United States, and he accused French President Emmanuel Macron of sending "mixed signals" to Tehran over possible talks....
2019-08-08, 22:39

Macron says 'no big drama' after oak tree gifted to Trump dies, will send replacement French President Emmanuel Macron pledged to send a new oak tree to President Trump amid the death of the tree that he gave to Trump during a White House visit last year has died....
2019-06-12, 16:26

Tree Symbolising Donald Trump, Emmanuel Macron Friendship Is dead The photo of Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron planting an oak tree in the garden of the White House symbolized the friendship shown by the two leaders....
2019-06-10, 07:39

France's Macron calls Amazon rainforest fires an 'international crisis' French President Emmanuel Macron has angered his Brazilian counterpart by saying the wildfires blazing in the Amazing rainforest are an "international crisis" that should be on the agenda at the G7 summit in Biarritz....
2019-08-23, 07:39

France's Macron demands answers after dual national detained in Iran French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday demanded an explanation from Iran after the arrest last month of Franco-Iranian dual national Fariba Adelkhah, an incident that complicates Paris' efforts to defuse tensions in the region. ...
2019-07-15, 22:52