Keyword: interior minister

French minister details virus lockdown measures

French interior minister Christophe Castaner on Monday evening provided further details on the nationwide lockdown of the population announced earlier by President Emmanuel Macron, adding that 100,000 police officers would be deployed to ensure the public only left their homes for reasons that should be justified by a written statement, downloaded from an official website and signed, or face a fine of up to 135 euros. 

Political crisis as Macron forced to accept interior minister's resignation

Qutting: interior minister Gérard Collomb in Marseille, May 24th, 2018. © REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier Qutting: interior minister Gérard Collomb in Marseille, May 24th, 2018. © REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

After ten days of open crisis at the highest echelons of state, President Emmanuel Macron was on Tuesday October 2nd, 2018, forced to accept the resignation of interior minister Gérard Collomb – just hours after refusing it. Prime minister Édouard Philippe will become interim interior minister in the short term. Coming weeks after the resignation of high-profile environment minister Nicolas Hulot, this new departure further weakens the government, as Pauline Graulle, Manuel Jardinaud and Ellen Salvi report.

French interior minister backtracks on Nice attacker profile

Bernard Cazeneuve, who on Friday sounded cautious note on jihadist motive for attack, said on Saturday that killer must have been 'radicalised very rapidly'.

Ex-French interior minister Charles Pasqua dies aged 88

The hardline right-winger spent more than half a century at the heart of French politics in a career dogged by funding scandals.

French interior minister meets Google, Facebook and Twitter on terror posts

Bernard Cazeneuve met the US tech giants in California, asking them to work directly with French authorities to erase online terror propaganda.

'We're in this fight together' says French interior minister on Denmark visit

Bernard Cazeneuve travelled to Copenhagen on Sunday where he visited the scenes of terrorist shootings that left two dead and five wounded.

Under fire French interior minister defends Roma attack

Manuel Valls says he stands by his views that few Roma could integrate into French society and a "majority" should be sent "back to the borders".