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Paris in lockdown as France braces for new anti-Macron riots

Paris was in lockdown early on Saturday with thousands of French security forces braced to meet renewed rioting by "yellow vest" protesters in the capital and other cities in a fourth weekend of confrontation over living costs.

December 11, 2018
December 11, 2018

Macron unveils new measures in bid to end 'yellow vest' revolt

Embattled French President Emmanuel Macron announced a series of financial measures seeking to defuse the "yellow vest" revolt that has triggered violent protests in cities across the country.

December 8, 2018
December 8, 2018

Paris in lockdown as France braces for new anti-Macron riots

Paris was in lockdown early on Saturday with thousands of French security forces braced to meet renewed rioting by "yellow vest" protesters in the capital and other cities in a fourth weekend of confrontation over living costs.

December 7, 2018
December 7, 2018

Eiffel Tower to close on Saturday amid Paris riot fears

France will close the Eiffel Tower and other tourism landmarks in Paris and draft in thousands more security forces on Saturday to stave off another wave of violent protests in the country over living costs.

November 25, 2018
November 25, 2018

Police fire tear gas, water cannon

Police yesterday fired tear gas and water cannon in central Paris against "yellow vest" protesters demanding French President Emmanuel Macron roll back tax hikes on motor fuel.