French President Emmanuel Macron delivers New Year’s Eve

French President Emmanuel Macron delivers his New Year’s Eve at a time when the country is in the grip of yet another sharp rise in Covid-19 cases.

With curfews still in place, nationwide festivities surrounding the New Year will be much more subdued. And while the president’s announcements are likely to include typical New Year’s references to happiness, happiness and good health, they will be of particular importance to many people eager to say goodbye to 2020 – a year that many of us would rather forget.

Click on the video player above to see the NYE address live.