Republic on the move. Next on his to do list, find 577 candidates for each seat of the impending elections by Thursday.
I'm Reuters reporter Mia Womansley in Central Paris at the spot where on Sunday night, Macron gave his victory speech in the second round of the presidential election. Now, people here are already talking about
France's announcement is of course particularly interesting. Given that Macron himself made a similar move from socialist economy minister to hopeful centrist leader. But he's likely to be wary of welcoming too many fleeing from the left. With open arms. The 39 year old former investment banker's already faced criticism for being along to.
Nothing more than a continuation of the outgoing and unpopular administration. As loser Le Pen and her far right party work on a rebrand, Macron has renamed his, from
And what's more, Macron has said, he wants half the newcomers to be from civil society and at least half must be women.