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Protesters maintain the rage in Europe's cities

Protesters maintain the rage in Europe's cities

Protesters in France, Serbia and Hungary have one thing in common - they are angry with what they see as out-of-touch governments.

  • by Sabine Glaubitz

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Macron hits the reset button with national debate to counter protests
Emmanuel Macron

Macron hits the reset button with national debate to counter protests

To his allies, Emmanuel Macron's letter to the French launching a national policy debate was an exercise in democracy. To his critics, it was a mere gesture.

  • by Richard Lough
France's Le Pen launches EU campaign with appeal to 'yellow vests'
France

France's Le Pen launches EU campaign with appeal to 'yellow vests'

French far-right leader launched her campaign for the European Parliament election on Sunday with an appeal to the broad "yellow vest" protest movement.

  • by Geert De Clercq
Police use tear gas as thousands protest for ninth week in France
France

Police use tear gas as thousands protest for ninth week in France

Much of central Paris was in lock-down with bridges across the Seine river closed and official buildings such as parliament protected by police barriers.

  • by Geert De Clercq
France braced for showdown as Yellow Vests refuse to budge
France

France braced for showdown as Yellow Vests refuse to budge

French 'Gilets Jaunes' protesters will be met by about 80,000 officers across the country this weekend as neither side shows a willingness to back down.

Yellow vest violence surges with attack on French government building
France

Yellow vest violence surges with attack on French government building

What started two months ago as a protest over fuel taxes has turned into a more general attack on the French government.

  • by Adam Nossiter
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French 'yellow vest' protests losing steam but claim another death
France

French 'yellow vest' protests losing steam but claim another death

The turnout on the streets of Paris and other cities on Saturday was smaller than in previous weekends, authorities said.

  • by Johanna Decorse
Amid Paris protests, Emmanuel Macron to speed up tax cuts, raise wages
Emmanuel Macron

Amid Paris protests, Emmanuel Macron to speed up tax cuts, raise wages

Macron pledged to cut taxes for pensioners and raise the minimum wage as he sought to respond to protests that have challenged his authority.

  • by Henry Samuel
Russian links to 'yellow vests' protests to be probed
Emmanuel Macron

Russian links to 'yellow vests' protests to be probed

Workers in Paris swept up broken glass and towed away burnt-out cars on Sunday after the latest round of protests in the French capital.

French police assert control as protesting 'yellow vests' rampage
Emmanuel Macron

French police assert control as protesting 'yellow vests' rampage

A massive French police operation appeared to give authorities the upper hand in the the fourth weekend of protests by the so-called gilets jaunes.

  • by Nick Miller
French police clash with 'yellow vest' protesters in Paris
France

French police clash with 'yellow vest' protesters in Paris

Riot police fired tear gas canisters at protesters in central Paris at the start of a planned demonstration against the high cost of living under President Emmanuel Macron.

  • by Sybille de La Hamaide & Emmanuel Jarry