With Emmanuel Macron newly elected and Angela Merkel looking likely to be re-elected, the shape of the EU they will re-craft is becoming clearer. Damien McGuinness in Berlin. (Photo: An EU supporter wearing pro-EU symbols as President Macron of France visits Chancellor Merkel of Germany Credit: Getty Images
The new French president visited the West African country less than a week after taking office.
Emmanuel Macron began his first day as French president in Berlin meeting with Chancellor Angela Merkel. Before leaving he announced Republican Edouard Philippe as France's new prime minister. Ben McPartland, The Local France reporter spoke to Outside Source and revealed a few surprising facts about the new PM - like his skills in boxing Photo: Edouard Philippe. Credit: Getty Images