Keyword: François de Rugy

Macron names new environment minister in reshuffle

François de Rugy chosen to replace high-profile minister Nicolas Hulot who quit live on TV; a new sports minister has also been named.


French minister quits in fresh blow to President Macron

Popular sports minister Laura Flessel, a former Olympic fencing champion, steps down for personal reasons as president's ratings hit new lows.

French Green defections continue as divided Socialists hold summer conference

Departure of EELV's Senate leader Jean-Vincent Placé follows decision by a senior MP to quit the environmental party.

Senior MP quits 'ultra-left' French Greens

François de Rugy, a long-time supporter of an alliance with the ruling Socialist Party, said the EELV party had moved too far to the left.