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Macron slams Bolsonaro after insults about wife

Aug 26, 2019 - 11:59 PM

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's endorsement of vicious personal comments about French President Emmanuel Macron's wife posted online appear to force their relationship to a new low

HOSTS. French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte wait to welcome leaders at the Biarritz lighthouse, southwestern France, ahead of a working dinner on August 24, 2019 on the first day of the annual G7 Summit attended by the leaders of the world's seven richest democracies, Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United States. File photo by Francois Mori/Pool/AFP

The week in photos: April 21-27, 2018

Apr 28, 2018 - 4:32 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

Princess Charlotte of Cambridge (L) turns to wave at the media as she is lead in with her brother Prince George of Cambridge (R) by their father Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, (C) at the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital in central London, on April 23, 2018, to visit Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and their new-born son. Kate, the wife of Britain's Prince William, has given birth to a baby son, Kensington Palace announced Monday. "Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a son at 11:01 (1001 GMT)," the palace said in a statement. The baby boy weighs eight pounds and seven ounces (3.8 kilogrammes). / AFP PHOTO / Ben STANSALL

Brigitte Macron to work on charities, as unofficial 'first lady'

Aug 21, 2017 - 6:45 PM

UPDATED A statement from the presidency says she would represent France at her husband s side during international summits and meetings and would also organize meetings at the Elysee Palace

MACRON. French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron arrive to attend a concert by the Pierre Claver Association at the Elysee Palace in Paris on July 25, 2017. Photo by Julien de Rosa/AFP

Brigitte Macron says will take on informal role as first lady

Aug 17, 2017 - 5:06 PM

Speaking to Elle magazine in her first interview since her husband s election in May she also jokes about the young leader s age – 25 years less than her – and spoke glowingly of their marriage

This file photo taken on July 14, 2017 shows Brigitte Macron (C), wife of French President, smiling ahead of the start of the annual Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris. Alain Jocard/AFP

Macron to backpedal on creating First Lady status

Aug 09, 2017 - 7:52 AM

The issue has become a new political headache for Macron after an online petition against creating the role garners around 285 000 signatures and an opinion poll showed a majority of French people are also opposed

FIRST COUPLE. French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron arrive to attend a concert by the Pierre Claver Association at the Elysee Palace in Paris on July 25, 2017. Julien de Rosa/EPA/AFP

Macron courts the stars; meets Rihanna on education

Jul 27, 2017 - 8:05 AM

The meeting comes as Macron tries to fend off accusations of sacrificing French students with controversial plans to trim a housing subsidy on which many students rely to pay the rent

WELCOME TO THE ELYSEE. Brigitte Macron (L), wife of the French president, welcomes Barbadian musician and Global Ambassador for the Global Partnership for Education Rihanna at the Elysee Palace in Paris on July 26, 2017. Christophe Archambault/AFP

Brigitte Macron: From teacher to potential first lady of France

May 02, 2017 - 10:00 AM

The 64 year old blonde with blue eyes is Emmanuel Macron s closest collaborator whom he has pledged to give an official role at the presidential palace if he emerges victorious in the May 7 runoff vote

MRS. MACRON. Brigitte Macron (C) looks on during a campaign visit of the ruins in the village of Oradour-sur-Glane, on April 28, 2017. Pascal Lachenaud/Pool/AFP