From sleaze to seaweed – Macron confronts French anger in debates

French President Emmanuel Macron gestures as he speaks during a meeting with mayors of oversee territories as part of the "national debate" in Paris, France, February 1, 2019. Michel Euler/Pool via REUTERS

PARIS (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron showed a trademark mix of bluntness and humour to field questions from overseas mayors at a debate at the Elysee Palace on Friday, one of a myriad of consultations he launched last month to quell social unrest. The meeting with about 60 mayors from overseas territories – some […]

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