In his televised New Year’s speech, French President Emmanuel Macron promised to push through economic and political changes in France. This was his first year-end address following his election victory in May.

The 40-year-old PM stressed he would take on controversial issues, such as his country’s new immigration law.

“I will ensure all voices, including contrary ones, are heard. But all the same, I will not stop acting,” Macron said, seated at a marble table in his office at the Elysee P...

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