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France’s Macron Faces Two No Confidence Votes Amid Scandal

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron’s government is facing two votes of no confidence brought by opposition parties in response to a political uproar triggered by a former presidential security aide seen in a video beating a protester.

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France to Boost Military Spending After Trump NATO Target Criticism

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron’s government is ramping up military spending, arming drones and hiring more “cyberfighters” for Europe’s biggest army — notably amid demands by NATO and U.S. President Donald Trump for European countries to pitch in more for their own defense.

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REUTERS: Macron Says Britain CAN Have a Bespoke EU Deal

LONDON (Reuters) — French President Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday Britain would be able to have a bespoke deal with the European Union after Brexit, one of Prime Minister Theresa May’s objectives.

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France to Loan Britain 11th-Century Bayeux Tapestry

PARIS (AP) — French officials plan to loan the historic Bayeux Tapestry to Britain, allowing the 11th-century artwork depicting the conquest of England to leave France for the first time in centuries.

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France’s Macron Suggests European Union Partnership with Turkey

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron suggested Friday that the European Union develop a partnership with Turkey after its leader said he was “seriously tired” of waiting for the bloc to decide if it wants Turkey as a member.