President Macron is known for his excellent grasp of English, but his top team are also rather good at German.
The new French president has announced a cabinet with members from the left, right and greens.
Social democratic parties across the continent are struggling for different reasons. They can learn from each other to bounce back.
If the UK fails to maintain its global outlook, it could lose business to a globalist France.
France's president-elect made his name in the global arena, and has a diplomatic bent. Revitalising French foreign policy may well be among his early successes.
The self-confessed europhile will need to respond to concerns about the EU if he is to succeed as French president.
Reforming France's intelligence and policing practices will be a big political battle.
He is a strident europhile, but that doesn't mean France's new leader is out to punish the UK for Brexit.
Macron's win showed France is internationalist, outward looking, pro-EU and free market-oriented; Le Pen's rise revealed that it's also nationalist, protectionist, anti-EU and suspicious of outsiders.
Being president of France won't be easy for Emmanuel Macron. Without the support of an established political party, his legislative agenda may go nowhere fast.
France's new president is just 39-years-old and started his own political movement barely a year ago. So how did he do it?
Never before in French presidential elections have commentators and pundits expressed alarming concern about the size of the blank voting.
France's two presidential candidates diverge markedly on many issues, but nothing is as divisive as France's relationship with the EU.
The French must choose between two visions – one from Macron that looks externally to EU partners in trade and security, or one from Le Pen that closes France's borders and yearns for a 'Frexit'.
Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron went head-to-head in the final debate before the second round of voting on May 7.
France seems more divided than ever going into the run-off vote between Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen on May 7.
What does it mean to be French? The two standing presidential candidates hope voters will agree with their version of the answer.
A new survey of French voters reveals a divide that predicts support for Le Pen. This same characteristic also explains Brexit and the election of Donald Trump.
It might look like an odd move, but quitting your party in the middle of a presidential election plays into a particular myth that might appeal to voters.
The first round of the presidential election has left French citizens and politicians divided – and the top candidates' four-way split doesn't favour governance of the country.