French strike against Macron reforms enters day two

Protestors attend a demonstration against French government's pensions reform plans, as part of a day of national strike and protests, in Paris, France, December 5, 2019. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

PARIS (Reuters) – A strike that crippled public transport and closed schools across France entered a second day on Friday, with trade unions saying they planned to keep going until President Emmanuel Macron backs down from a planned reform of pensions. The strike pits Macron, a 41-year-old former investment banker who came to power in […]

Continue reading this article with a Fiji Times online membership.

More Stories