The relatively low-profile Jean Castex is replacing Édouard Philippe as Prime Minister of #France Senior Lecturer at @NorthumbriaUni , Ariane Bogain, explains why #Macron might have chosen to replace one right-wing PM with another ⤵️
French President Emmanuel Macron named Jean Castex as his new prime minister. The announcement followed the resignation of Edouard Philippe ahead of a widely anticipated overhaul of the government. Read more
prime minister edouard philippe'>French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe resigned on Friday ahead of a government reshuffle by President Emmanuel Macron
#BREAKING France's Prime Minister Edouard Philippe and his ministers submit their resignations
France is shutting down all restaurants, cafes, cinemas and non-essential retail shops, as the coronavirus continues to spread, French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has announced. Grocery stores and similar public services will remain open.