France’s Macron picks Jean Castex as PM after Philippe resigns

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has tendered his resignation after heading President Emmanuel Macron’s government for three years.   The president swiftly named centre-right mayor Jean Castex to lead a new team of ministers after a reshuffle.   President Macron promised a “new path” in an interview published on Friday.   Philippe met the president early in the morning and

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