French President, Emmanuel Macron names Edouard Philippe as Prime Minister
New French President Emmanuel Macron has named
parliamentarian Edouard Philippe from the rightwing Republicans party as
his first prime minister.
choice of Philippe, a 46-year-old from the northern port city of Le
Havre, will be seen as an attempt by Macron to attract other moderates
to his new centrist Republique En Marche party (Republic on the Move,