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Is President Macron trying to be leader of the free world?


It's just seven months since Emmanuel Macron burst onto the world stage, after a meteoric rise to France's presidency. With Donald Trump saying he puts America first, Britain focused on Brexit and Germany on domestic politics, Mr Macron has intervened decisively on a host of international issues. The latest is climate change. Anne-Elisabeth Moutet tells us if he cuts the mustard as leader of the free world. Photo: French President Emmanuel Macron attends the One Planet Summit at the Seine Musicale centre in Boulogne-Billancourt Credits: Reuters


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