Europe

Macron wins Merkel backing for bid to shake up Europe

French and German leaders announce they agreed on a 'road map' for future EU reform and pledge close cooperation.

Europe

Centre-right politician named new French PM

Chosen by Emmanuel Macron, 46-year-old Edouard Philippe joins diverse group serving in new administration.

Emmanuel Macron names Edouard Philippe prime minister

France

Macron takes office as French president

Centrist leader is tasked with uniting a deeply divided country plagued by high unemployment and a growing far right.

Emmanuel Macron takes office as French president

Emmanuel Macron

France's youngest ever president to take office

Macron, 39, beat his far-right rival Le Pen with a pro-EU centrist agenda and will end the Socialist Party's rule.

France

'France sees itself as a white country'

Author, film director and activist Rokhaya Diallo addresses the challenge of racism following the presidential election.

Rokhaya Diallo: 'France sees itself as a white country'

France

'I didn't vote with conviction for Macron'

Al Jazeera speaks to people in Paris about their mixed emotions over Emmanuel Macron's presidential win on Sunday.

Opinion

Macron, Trump and the Middle East

Emmanuel Macron’s election victory will test US-French relations in the Middle East.

Joe Macaron

by Joe Macaron

Joe Macaron

Inside Story

What does France's new president-elect have to offer?

Emmanuel Macron was elected just a year after launching his own political movement.

French elections 2017

French election: What does Emmanuel Macron stand for?

The centrist's pledge to cut state spending has earned him the distrust of many on the French left.

French election: What does Emmanuel Macron stand for?

Emmanuel Macron

European leaders welcome Macron's victory

Relief as Macron beats far-right Marine Le Pen, while Putin urges president-elect to 'join forces' to ensure security.

Emmanuel Macron

Macron: 'Tonight, you won. France won'

Tens of thousands attend celebration party to welcome 39-year-old Emmanuel Macron as the republic's new president.

Macron: 'Tonight, you won. France won'

Opinion

Macron, Putin and the boomerang effect

How the Kremlin's hackers managed to spoil Moscow's relations with the new French president even before he was elected.

Roman Dobrokhotov

by Roman Dobrokhotov

Roman Dobrokhotov

Emmanuel Macron

Who is Emmanuel Macron?

Incoming president faces challenges from reforming the economy to winning the trust of voters who shunned the election.

People & Power

The Dark Side of France

People and Power examines the impact of the far-right on the French presidential elections.

The Listening Post

France votes: The media effect

As the French media rally around Macron, how will Marine Le Pen tweak her media strategy? Plus, Podemos' challenge.