Macron warns of 'difficult' weeks ahead but encourages 'optimism'


In his televised New Year's Eve address, the last before the next election, the French president said despite the challenges it had faced, France was stronger now than two years ago.

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French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday said the next few weeks would be difficult as the country headed into subdued New Year celebrations after registering 232,200 new Covid-19 cases over the last 24 hours, its highest-ever recorded total, reports Yahoo! News