Macron intends to keep France's pledge to the United Nations to cut greenhouse gas emissions 40 percent by 2030, but the president-elect also suggested implementing a $110 per ton carbon tax and getting more energy from solar and wind power.
Meanwhile, a ComRes survey carried out for the Daily Mirror suggests Labour's general election pledges are more popular among voters than Mr Corbyn himself. A majority of people believe Theresa May would be a better Brexit negotiator than Jeremy Corbyn, with 58 per cent of people in the region saying they think she'll do the best job compared to 26 per cent for the Labour leader.
Mr Trump has alleged, without evidence, that three to five million people voted illegally in his 2016 campaign against Democrat Hillary Clinton. But the clear indicator of the commission's intent is its vice-chairman, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, a Trump adviser who is to bogus "voter fraud" allegations what Chick-fil-A is to chicken sandwiches.
But US President Donald Trump appears to be laying claim to the phrase for himself. "Have you heard that expression used before?" he asked his interviewer. We'll have to wait and see. Keynes did not actually use the term " prime the pump " or "pump priming" in his seminal work, "The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money" in 1936, but the term is widely associated with him nonetheless.
Four tip a rate rise in early 2018, and swaps data late Wednesday showed a 69 percent chance of an increase in the first quarter. After hitting a 10-month low on April 28, the #NewZealand Dollar enjoyed a rare but brief fillip this this week, first on a better-than-expected jobs report, then on news that inflation expectations had risen.
Here are the winners and losers. Tell them you will pony up and help fix the budget. It also announced 8.4 billion Australian dollars for an inland freight rail line connecting Melbourne and Brisbane, along with billions more for other road and rail projects.