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

Dec 5th 2019, 9:20 PM 18,810 Views 23 Comments

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

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

Nov 16th 2019, 5:08 PM 6,963 Views 9 Comments

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

Dozens of yellow vest protesters arrested in Paris
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Dozens of yellow vest protesters arrested in Paris

Sep 21st 2019, 11:54 AM 11,644 Views 30 Comments

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

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

Mar 19th 2019, 4:08 PM 22,926 Views 17 Comments

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

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

Mar 16th 2019, 3:23 PM 23,400 Views 59 Comments

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

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

Feb 9th 2019, 7:09 PM 31,357 Views 85 Comments

Witnesses said the injured man was photographing the protest.

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

Feb 8th 2019, 10:45 PM 11,427 Views 34 Comments

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

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

Feb 2nd 2019, 7:05 PM 15,752 Views 64 Comments

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

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

Jan 27th 2019, 7:00 PM 25,844 Views 79 Comments

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

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

Jan 19th 2019, 6:12 PM 11,249 Views 38 Comments

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

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

Jan 19th 2019, 12:05 AM 71,665 Views 106 Comments

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

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

Updated Jan 12th 2019, 6:50 PM 29,972 Views 73 Comments

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

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

Jan 12th 2019, 5:24 PM 56,670 Views 135 Comments

Around 70 demonstrators marched through the capital this afternoon.

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

Jan 5th 2019, 6:15 PM 13,075 Views 64 Comments

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

French newspaper apologises for Hitleresque image of Macron on front page
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French newspaper apologises for Hitleresque image of Macron on front page

Dec 31st 2018, 6:00 PM 17,637 Views 21 Comments

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

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

Dec 23rd 2018, 1:55 PM 9,028 Views 18 Comments

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

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

Dec 15th 2018, 7:46 AM 9,470 Views 42 Comments

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

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

Dec 11th 2018, 7:21 AM 13,853 Views 31 Comments

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

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

Dec 9th 2018, 5:40 PM 31,996 Views 49 Comments

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

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

Updated Dec 8th 2018, 2:08 PM 34,835 Views 110 Comments

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

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

Updated Dec 5th 2018, 10:26 PM 14,970 Views 39 Comments

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

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

Updated Dec 4th 2018, 3:27 PM 19,035 Views 95 Comments

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

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

Dec 3rd 2018, 2:17 PM 12,765 Views 40 Comments

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

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

Updated Dec 1st 2018, 4:44 PM 22,083 Views 69 Comments

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