Macron ‘will REFUSE to take back migrants who land in Britain on small boats’

Emmanuel Macron is expected to refuse Rishi Sunak’s demands that Britain be allowed to return migrants who cross the Channel in small boats back to France at today’s summit in Paris. Britain hopes to secure his active support at the summit for a long-term deal, similar to the EU’s existing ‘Dublin’ rules, to return illegal … Read more

Tough new laws to tackle small boats crossing the Channel set to be unveiled

Tough new laws to tackle small boats crossing the Channel are set to be unveiled as Rishi Sunak seeks to capitalise on Brexit breakthrough ‘momentum’ The provisionally titled Illegal Migration Bill will combat the arrivals to the UK  Home Secretary Suella Braverman will spend the weekend finalising details  By David Barrett Home Affairs Editor For … Read more

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak branded a ‘friend of France’ ahead of meeting with Emmanuel Macron

Entente cordial as Rishi Sunak heads to Paris: PM is branded a ‘friend of France’ ahead of meeting with Emmanuel Macron that will see illegal Channel crossings discussed as a ‘priority’ Summit will focus on co-operation to curb illegal migration across the Channel  Relations improved since PM agreed a Brexit deal for Northern Ireland with … Read more

Biden says he is willing to talk to Putin – but won’t do it alone

Biden says he is willing to talk to Putin – but won’t do it alone: President wants backing from NATO allies before he opens communications – and insists there is no way Russia can win in Ukraine Biden said he was open to meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin  But he said it must be with … Read more

Anthony Albanese selfie with French President Emmanuel Macron

Excusez moi! Anthony Albanese attempts to smooth things over with French leader Emmanuel Macron with a cheeky selfie at the G20 – after Australia torpedoed $5b submarine deal Anthony Albanese in selfie amid Australia’s strained relationship with France Prime Minister met with French President Emmanuel Macron at G20 summit The former coalition government dumped French … Read more

Suella Braverman says many Albanians are making ‘spurious’ claims to be ‘modern slaves’

MAIL ON SUNDAY EXCLUSIVE: ‘This abuse of our system has to stop’: Suella Braverman accuses many Albanians of making ‘spurious’ claims to be ‘modern slaves’ – as Britain is set to agree deal with France to tackle illegal immigration Rishi Sunak asked his Home Secretary to sign deal with the French  The PM will meet … Read more

EU welcomes Liz Truss following her Tory leadership triumph

EU welcomes Liz Truss following her Tory leadership triumph… but vows to stand firm over Northern Ireland Ursula von der Leyen will not compromise on the Northern Ireland protocol Emmanuel Macron said: ‘We are ready to work together as allies and friends’ Latvian premier Krisjanis Karins said he values the UK’s stance on Ukraine By … Read more

Anthony Albanese fires up at his trip to Ukraine being compared with Scott Morrison:

Anthony Albanese has blasted critics who have questioned his series of overseas trips after he was branded ‘Airbus Albo’ for spending one-third of his time in power overseas since winning the election. He returned on Monday from a nine-day trip to Europe where he was invited to the NATO summit followed by meetings with French President … Read more

‘I wanted to go play ice hockey’: Putin dismissive with Macron in footage talks before invasion  

Vladimir Putin told Emmanuel Macron that he would rather play ice hockey than meet Joe Biden in a last-ditch call to avert the invasion of Ukraine in February. The flippant remark came on February 20 at the end of call which saw the French leader made what turned out to be a fruitless attempt to stop … Read more

Macron tells Ukraine to negotiate with Putin days after saying Russia should ‘not be humiliated’ 

Macron tells Ukraine it will have to negotiate with Putin to end the war days after angering Kyiv by suggesting Russia should ‘not be humiliated’ Emmanuel Macron said in Romania Ukraine ‘will have to negotiate’ with Russia He said he will ‘do everything to stop Russia’ as he pushes for peace talks Macron has been … Read more

Macron sends the Queen a ‘well-behaved’ horse named Fabulous as gift to mark Platinum Jubilee 

The Queen will today receive a cavalry horse named Fabulous as a Platinum Jubilee present from French President Emmanuel Macron. The seven-year-old grey thoroughbred gelding, whose full name is Fabuleux de Maucourt, travelled across the English Channel from Paris, to become the permanent property of Elizabeth II this week.  He is expected to be handed … Read more

Biden says he tried to call Macron but he was ‘having a good time at the Eiffel Tower’

President Joe Biden said on Monday that he feels good about Emmanuel Macron‘s victory in the French presidential election and that he tried to call him but Macron was too busy ‘having a good time’ at the Eiffel Tower to talk.  ‘I feel good about the French election,’ Biden told reporters at Joint Base Andrews … Read more