Emmanuel Macron joined his supporters on Sunday evening at the Louvre in Paris. Up to 40,000 flag-waving people were estimated to have gathered in front of the glass pyramid to celebrate their candidate’s win. They welcomed him to strains of Beethoven’s Hymn to Joy then later sang the national anthem.
The Conservatives have made the biggest gains by a governing party in a local election for more than 40 years.
With five weeks to go to the general election, they gained more than 500 seats and seized 11 extra councils.
The gains mainly came at the expense of Labour, which came third in Scotland, and UKIP, which lost all of its seats. The Lib Dems failed to make headway.
Azeri.Today's blitz interview with Joy Barnes, US economist, expert in energy field.
The U.S. Army in Europe says it has begun moving aircraft and personnel to the Powidz military air base in central Poland in preparation for continued training exercises as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve.
“What goes around, comes around” - a recent meeting in Tehran between two of the founders of the Iran Oil Bourse project perhaps opens the way to a new energy market beginning.
The two-day talks in Astana ended with signing the memorandum on establishment of de-escalation zones in Syria. The document was signed by the guarantor states - Russia, Iran and Turkey. “In the past two days, the participants of the Astana Process have reviewed the implementation of the ceasefire regime agreements. As a result, the guarantor states agreed to sign the memorandum on establishment of the de-escalation zones in Syria,
President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with King Philippe of Belgium who came to Lithuania to visit Belgian soldiers serving in the NATO forward presence battalion.
The day on which Boiko Borissov will become Bulgaria’s Prime Minister for a third time began with a brief ceremony at the Presidency, at which the GERB party leader presented to the head of state the cabinet proposed to be voted into office by the National Assembly later on May 4.
Poland and a handful of other coal-dependent countries opposed the plans, which further limit nitrogen oxide, sulphur dioxide, particulates and other emissions.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban promised to respect EU law after EPP leadership told him today (29 April) that his attempts to close the Central European University and his campaign against Brussels were “unacceptable”.