Alan Cowell, a longtime New York Times correspondent, recalls a different Europe, one of currency controls, cumbersome paperwork and burdensome cross-border regulations.
The French leader, who suffered from a cough, headaches and fatigue after contracting the coronavirus, has remained active during his quarantine period, his office said.
On Friday, President of France Emmanuel Macron posted a video to his Twitter. He spoke about the process of getting tested for Covid-19 as well as his current symptoms.
El presidente francés trabajará en aislamiento, y otros líderes europeos que han estado en contacto con él serán sometidos a pruebas de detección del virus.
The French president will work in isolation, and other European leaders who have been in contact with him will be tested for the virus.
The government is encouraging more factories, but C.E.O.s say labor costs in the country remain high.