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Emmanuel Macron ex-bodyguard admits using diplomatic passports after dismissal

Emmanuel Macron ex-bodyguard admits using diplomatic passports after dismissal

PARIS: The disgraced former bodyguard of French President admitted on Sunday he had used his diplomatic passports “for personal convenience” after being fired in August, a day after investigators opened a probe into his failure to return the documents. Alexandre Benalla, a former campaign bodyguard who got a senior job […]

Macron faces new embarrassment from ex-bodyguard

Macron faces new embarrassment from ex-bodyguard

PARIS: The French presidency on Monday accused ‘s disgraced ex-bodyguard of being bent on revenge after he claimed to be in regular with the centrist leader despite being sacked in July. Alexandre caused the biggest scandal to date of Macron‘s presidency after he was caught on video roughing up protesters […]

French start-up offers ?Google of the dark web?, but not for everyone

French start-up offers ?Google of the dark web?, but not for everyone

For years, criminal websites shrouded in secrecy have thrived beyond the reach of traditional search engines, but a group of French engineers has found a way to navigate this dark web ? a tool they do not want to fall into the wrong hands. ?We insist on this ability to […]

Small French yellow vest protests in Paris, after violence

Small French yellow vest protests in Paris, after violence

PARIS: Yellow vest protesters are turning out in small groups in Paris and elsewhere in France, even as momentum for their movement appears to be waning. A few dozen gathered on Saturday on the elegant Champs-Elysees, scene of rioting earlier this month. Police are watching carefully, but both police and […]

‘Yellow vest‘ protesters target Emmanuel Macron‘s vacation hideaway

‘Yellow vest‘ protesters target Emmanuel Macron‘s vacation hideaway

NICE (FRANCE): If is hoping for some holiday respite from the anti-government protests which have rocked France, he might want to avoid the presidential retreat along the Mediterranean coast. Around 40 “yellow vest” demonstrators on Thursday tried to storm the medieval fort of Bregancon that serves as Macron‘s summer retreat […]