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Dublin: 3 °C Thursday 12 December, 2019

#YELLOW VESTS

From TheJournal.ie France paralysed as hundreds of thousands take to the streets in protest over pensions overhaul plan Pensions

France paralysed as hundreds of thousands take to the streets in protest over pensions overhaul plan

The protest stem from French President Macron’s proposals to reform the pension and retirement structure.

From TheJournal.ie Yellow vest protesters return to streets of Paris to mark one-year anniversary of movement Gilet Jaunes

Yellow vest protesters return to streets of Paris to mark one-year anniversary of movement

Police used tear gas and water cannons to disperse the protesters.

From TheJournal.ie Dozens of yellow vest protesters arrested in Paris France

Dozens of yellow vest protesters arrested in Paris

More than 7,000 police officers were deployed to quell any violence.

From TheJournal.ie 'Yellow vest' protesters have stormed the British Attorney General's office Geoffrey Cox

'Yellow vest' protesters have stormed the British Attorney General's office

No arrests have been made, the Met Police said, who are at the scene.

From TheJournal.ie Mother and child saved from apartment building set on fire by yellow vest protesters in Paris Gilets Jaunes

Mother and child saved from apartment building set on fire by yellow vest protesters in Paris

French police said more than 80 people had been arrested by mid-afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Yellow Vest protester's hand 'blown off' during violent clashes in Paris Grenade

Yellow Vest protester's hand 'blown off' during violent clashes in Paris

Witnesses said the injured man was photographing the protest.

From TheJournal.ie Italy's deputy prime minister defends meeting with France's yellow vests Luigi Di Maio

Italy's deputy prime minister defends meeting with France's yellow vests

In a letter to French daily Le Monde, Di Maio accused French governments on both the left and right of pursuing “ultraliberal” policies.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands march in Paris 'yellow vest' protest to rally against alleged police violence March For The Injured

Thousands march in Paris 'yellow vest' protest to rally against alleged police violence

A police estimate put the turn-out at 10,500 in Paris.

From TheJournal.ie 10,000 attend 'red scarf' march in Paris against 'yellow vest' violence Red Scarves

10,000 attend 'red scarf' march in Paris against 'yellow vest' violence

The crowds marched in rain from the Place de la Nation square to the Bastille monument.

From TheJournal.ie French yellow vests hit back at Macron's debate attempts with 10th weekend of protests YELLOW VESTS

French yellow vests hit back at Macron's debate attempts with 10th weekend of protests

In Paris, several thousand people marched peacefully through the Left Bank in freezing temperatures.

From TheJournal.ie A look inside the angry, fractured world of Ireland's 'yellow vests' Yellow Vest Ireland

A look inside the angry, fractured world of Ireland's 'yellow vests'

The movement – inspired by the French gilets jaunes – has had a shaky start.

From TheJournal.ie 'Macron out': Tens of thousands of 'yellow vest' protesters march in France Riot Police

'Macron out': Tens of thousands of 'yellow vest' protesters march in France

Officials have vowed zero tolerance for the violence that has marred the weekly protests since they began two months ago.

From TheJournal.ie 'Yellow Vest' protesters attempt to block traffic near Port Tunnel in Dublin Port Tunnel

'Yellow Vest' protesters attempt to block traffic near Port Tunnel in Dublin

Around 70 demonstrators marched through the capital this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie France's 'yellow vest' protesters return to the streets Gilet Jaunes

France's 'yellow vest' protesters return to the streets

Around a thousand protesters gathered on the Champs-Elysees in central Paris.

From TheJournal.ie French newspaper apologises for Hitleresque image of Macron on front page Le Monde

French newspaper apologises for Hitleresque image of Macron on front page

The paper’s weekly magazine was accused of being reminiscent of the Nazi leader.

From TheJournal.ie Macron appeals for 'order' after yet more violence sees police officers attacked in Paris YELLOW VESTS

Macron appeals for 'order' after yet more violence sees police officers attacked in Paris

In one incident, a group of three officers were forced to make a hasty escape after coming under attack on the Champs-Elysees.

From TheJournal.ie France set for more 'yellow vest' protests despite Macron concessions Protests

France set for more 'yellow vest' protests despite Macron concessions

In a bid to end the protests, Macron has cancelled the planned fuel tax hikes and offered a rise in the minimum wage.

From TheJournal.ie 'For us, this is nonsense': Yellow vest protesters slam Macron's 'crumbs' speech Minimum Wage

'For us, this is nonsense': Yellow vest protesters slam Macron's 'crumbs' speech

After three weeks of large scale protests, Macron announced last night that the minimum wage would be increased.

From TheJournal.ie 'Don't insult my country': France tells Trump to stop interfering in its politics YELLOW VESTS

'Don't insult my country': France tells Trump to stop interfering in its politics

Trump yesterday posted two tweets referring to the “yellow vest” anti-government protests.

From TheJournal.ie Over 700 arrested in early morning clashes at Paris 'yellow vest' protests Gilets Jaunes

Over 700 arrested in early morning clashes at Paris 'yellow vest' protests

Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said 481 people had been detained in Paris.

From TheJournal.ie French government scraps all plans to hike fuel taxes following fierce protests YELLOW VESTS

French government scraps all plans to hike fuel taxes following fierce protests

Many of the “yellow vest” protesters have called for new protesters on Saturday

From TheJournal.ie French Prime Minister suspends fuel hikes in bid to end 'yellow vest' protests Paris Riots

French Prime Minister suspends fuel hikes in bid to end 'yellow vest' protests

Hundreds were arrested last weekend when protests turned into street clashes in Paris.

From TheJournal.ie The yellow vests: Dozens block fuel depot as PM to meet with protesters France

The yellow vests: Dozens block fuel depot as PM to meet with protesters

Around 1,000 students shouting “Macron resign!” demonstrated in the city of Nice today – some wearing high-vis jackets.

From TheJournal.ie At least 224 people arrested and 80 injured in 'yellow vest' protests in Paris Champs Elysees

At least 224 people arrested and 80 injured in 'yellow vest' protests in Paris

Clashes between police and demonstrators broke out after crowds began gathering near the Arc de Triomphe.