French PM Elisabeth Borne resigns: presidency

France unveils 10 bn euro budget cuts as growth slows

French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne resigned on Monday after less than two years in office, the presidency said, as President Emmanuel Macron plans a reshuffle to relaunch his second term.

Macron accepted her resignation, a presidential statement said. Writing on X, Macron thanked her for “work in the service of our nation that has been exemplary every day”, without explicitly mentioning her resignation.


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