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From bows to handshakes, how Macron let social distancing slip

18 December 2020, 7:30 PM

Once an early adopter of the coronavirus-proof ‘namaste’ greeting, French President Emmanuel Macron was showing signs of letting his guard down almost a year into the pandemic.

Portuguese PM tests negative for COVID-19 after lunch with Macron

17 December 2020, 9:16 PM

Portugal’s Prime Minister Antonio Costa has tested negative for the coronavirus but will stay in self-isolation, his office said on Thursday, a day after he met French President Emmanuel Macron, who is infected.

Spain’s Sanchez quarantines after France’s Macron tests positive for COVID-19

17 December 2020, 6:53 PM

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has suspended all public activities and will quarantine until Dec.24 after being in contact with French President Emmanuel Macron, who has tested positive for COVID-19, his office said on Thursday.

France’s Macron tests positive for COVID-19, self isolates

17 December 2020, 12:54 PM

French President Emmanuel Macron has tested positive for COVID-19, the French Presidency said on Thursday, although it was not clear at this stage where he had contracted the virus.

Parisians head home early as France replaces lockdown with curfew

16 December 2020, 2:39 PM

Parisians headed home as a curfew in France came into force on Tuesday at 8pm, while the country lifted a second national lockdown.



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