President appoints political maverick as Prime Minister of France

In his first full day in office as President of France, Emmanuel Macron has named the Deputy Mayor of Le Havre, Edouard Philippe, as his prime minister. The 46-year-old new head of government has been a strong supporter of conservative Alain JuppĂ©, but his first foray into politics was as a Socialist. More recently he … Continue reading President appoints political maverick as Prime Minister of France