French ‘yellow vests’ defy Macron again in tense protests

Protesters wearing yellow vests, a symbol of a French drivers' protest against higher diesel taxes, gather at the Place de l'Etoile near the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, France, December 1, 2018. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

PARIS (Reuters) – Thousands of “yellow vest” demonstrators marched in Paris and other French cities on Saturday in protests that brought sporadic clashes with police and suggested that President Emmanuel Macron has yet to defuse public discontent. On the 11th consecutive weekend of action against the government, 69,000 people took to the streets, including 4,000 […]

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