French Prime Minister Resigns, Triggering Shuffle of Macron’s Government


PARIS—The government of President Emmanuel Macron was upended Friday following the resignation of his prime minister, Édouard Philippe, who spearheaded the president’s professional-small business agenda and garnered sizeable acceptance for his handling of the coronavirus.

The two leaders agreed Thursday on the will need to change the web site on Mr. Philippe’s administration and to begin a new section in Mr. Macron’s five-year time period, a spokeswoman for the presidency said.