Emmanuel Macron, France’s economy minister, has sent shockwaves through the country’s political spectrum by creating his own cross-partisan political movement to “unblock France” a year before presidential elections. Mr Macron said on Wednesday evening that his new party, named Working ! (“On the march!” or “Forward!”), would be open toRead More →

The iconoclastic French Minister of the Economy Emmanuel Macron is preparing to upset the political landscape ahead of next year’s presidential election by launching a political movement, sparking speculation about his own ambitions to run for power. Macron, 38, a charismatic and outspoken former investment banker, has seen a meteoricRead More →