Macron celebrates his 40th birthday with party in royal castle

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Before turning 40 next Thursday, French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday held early celebrations at the sprawling Loire Valley Renaissance castle of Chambord, once a residence of France's 16th-century king François 1st, prompting sarcasm and accusatons of haughtiness from political opponents. 

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French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday celebrated his birthday at the iconic chateau of King François I, a choice denounced by critics as an example of how he is “cut off” from the people, reports FRANCE 24.