Emmanuel Macron, candidate for re-election, presents his program and promises a “new democratic method”

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3:26 pm : Emmanuel Macron begins to elaborate his program, starting with the army and the defense of the country. He announces that the reservists for the army will be doubled and for the internal security forces (police and gendarmerie).

3:21 pm : The head of state has just stated that he has lowered the unemployment rate and lowered taxes. In this article, we have verified these two statements, which are true, except that the decline in unemployment had started two years before the start of Emmanuel Macron’s mandate, during François Hollande’s five-year term.

3:17 pm“I made a commitment to cut taxes and despite the crises, we did it. We have reduced our greenhouse gas emissions twice as fast as before over this five-year period”continues Emmanuel Macron.

3:21 pm “I try to do what I said and I try to say what I do every time. I promised to lower unemployment and despite the crises, we did it.”

3:21 pm“The project I present to you is also anchored in the moment that is ours: the return of the tragedy in our history, where our societies must experience the return of war on our continent and crises that we have not yet foreseen: cyber attacks And major transformations: the climate and demographic transition.”

3:11 pmThe project I would like to present to you today is the result of cohesion, emancipation, progress for all, fueled by the crises we have gone through. It’s a project with what you want to do and then you have to face the world as it comes”declares the head of state in the preamble.

3:07 pmBeginning of Emmanuel Macron’s press conference, in Aubervilliers (Seine-Saint-Denis), for the presentation of the programme. Thirty major proposals are expected. Follow his speech in this live

2:27 pm : Our journalist Antoine Comte is in Aubervilliers (Seine-Saint-Denis) to cover the press conference of Emmanuel Macron, who will present his program from 3 pm.

2:08 pm : It’s time to take stock of the news:

• Volodymyr Zelensky has urged Germany to adopt the new “Wall” founded in Europe against freedom since the Russian invasion of Ukraine, a parallel to the old Berlin Wall. The Ukrainian president spoke on video in front of the Bundestag, the lower house of the German parliament, and received a standing ovation, just like the day before against the US Congress. Follow us live.

• Ukraine’s defense minister called on the EU to consider Vladimir Putin as a “war criminal” and urged Europeans to step up arms deliveries to help Kiev fight against Moscow’s forces.

from 3 p.m., Emmanuel Macron will present his program. His speech could last three hours. He presents about thirty key measures and answers questions from 320 journalists. Follow the situation in our life.

12:12 pmIt’s noon and dust, here are the key titles:

• The Kremlin rejects the decision of the International Court of Justice, the UN’s highest court, which ordered Russia to immediately suspend its military operations in Ukraine the day before. Follow the situation in our life.

• Before the end of this election campaign, franceinfo has chosen to focus on four major topics, as close as possible to your concerns: the cost of housing, the crisis in public hospitals, the environmental footprint of transport and the taboo on mental health . Discover our reports, testimonials and decryptions here.

• Emmanuel Macron is holding a press conference this afternoon to present his program. His speech could last three hours. Follow the situation in our life.

• Gérald Darmanin continues his discussions in Corsica. The Home Secretary has proposed to the local elected officials to reach an agreement “on autonomy status by the end of the year”.

11:55 am : After mentioning the idea of ​​​​stopping his campaign, Jean Lassalle announces that he is going ahead with it. “Ladies and gentlemen, let’s move forward together”he launches in a video shared on YouTube, believing that Emmanuel Macron “is afraid of his own shadow”

And why not work on Sundays too?
Does Yannick Jadot draw his proposals from Medef?
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11:49 : Fabien Roussel, the communist candidate, criticizes the proposals of Yannick Jadot, the environmental candidate. “Does he withdraw his proposals from the Medef?”, he wonders on Twitter. The main interested person answers him directly on Twitter.

10:50 am : Less than a month before the first round, franceinfo launches an operation called “Les focus de franceinfo”. We invite you to explore four themes that deserve to exist in the public debate, even if they don’t necessarily manage to be at the center of this campaign. Reports, testimonials, decryptions… Follow the guide.

(ELLEN LOZON / FRANCE INFO)

10:30 am. : Yannick Jadot does not rule out shorten vacation time school, especially during the summer holidays. According to the environmentally conscious presidential candidate, “we need to better articulate and balance fundamental knowledge during the day (reading, writing, arithmetic) and spend more time on practical knowledge, nature, culture, sports, handicrafts”‘All countries that do better at school than us have fewer school holidays’he argues.

09:53 : Emmanuel Macron has to present his program this afternoon during a long press conference. “It is not yet the debate requested by his opponents, but it is starting to look like the beginning of a confrontation”says our journalist Alix Bouilhaguet.

09:19It’s 9 o’clock, here are the main titles:

• US President Joe Biden has Vladimir Putin’s first “war criminal”. Kremlin condemns comments “unacceptable and unforgivable”† Follow the situation in our life.

• Before the end of this election campaign, franceinfo has chosen to focus on four major topics, as close as possible to your concerns: the cost of housing, the crisis in public hospitals, the environmental footprint of transport and the taboo on mental health . Discover our reports, testimonials and decryptions here.

• A turning point in the campaign. Emmanuel Macron is holding a press conference this afternoon to present his program. His speech will probably last three hours.

• Jean Castex yesterday afternoon presented a series of measures to mitigate the effects of the invasion of Ukraine on the French economy, including aid to companies, fishermen and even farmers. Here is an overview of the announcements.

08:51 : Franceinfo launches an operation called “Les focust de franceinfo” less than a month before the first round. We invite you to explore four themes that deserve to exist in the public debate, even if they don’t necessarily manage to be at the center of this campaign. Reports, testimonials, decryptions… Follow the guide.

08:58 : The distribution of real estate has very concrete consequences for access to housing. “This concentration accentuates the broadening of inequalities”, warns the director-general of the Abbé-Pierre foundation. Several presidential candidates are also proposing to tackle this phenomenon. Find all the explanations in our life.

(ELLEN LOZON / FRANCE INFO)

08:50 : It’s not surprising that these investors are among the wealthiest households in the population. “You must have built up sufficient income and capital in your life to be a multi-owner”, Mathias André specifies. For example, 42% of the households of the richest 0.1% own at least five homes.

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08:50 : They are a million. One million “maxi owners” in France to own at least five houses. And if they represent only 3.5% of households, they only own half of the accommodation that individuals rent in France. We have examined this real estate concentration which raises questions.

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08:01 : Florence Portelli, spokesman for Valérie Pécresse, the LR presidential candidate, deplores the lack of debate during this campaign and the evasion of Emmanuel Macron. She believes that for him, Nicolas Sarkozy and François Hollande “Have had to report many times, even in very few voluntary broadcasts”“We roll out the red carpet for him quite a bit and in his mandate he had a lot of excuses”she judges.

(FRANCE INFO)

07:54 : According to an Ipsos-Sopra Steria survey for France Télévisions, more than seven in ten respondents believe that immigration is not the main cause of all problems in the country. More than half of respondents (54%) are in favor of maintaining family reunification introduced in 1976, while the two far-right candidates (Marine Le Pen and Eric Zemmour) want to abolish it and Valérie Pécresse (LR) wants to harden it. Find more details in our article.

06:23 : Last month, on franceinfo, some 1,400 scientists lamented the lack of debates about the climate and environmental crisis in the presidential campaign. In a forum, members of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) or the Supreme Climate Council called on presidential candidates and the media to step down “speaks of passivity”† You can (re)read it here.

(NICOLAS TUCAT / AFP)

06:20 : Ubiquitous in our daily lives, transport, dominated by private cars, is the main source of pollution and greenhouse gas emissions, which fuel global warming in France. In an effort to bring this topic to the fore in the campaign, franceinfo is paying attention to it.

(ELLEN LOZON / FRANCE INFO)