Members of the “yellow vests” protest movement have vandalised almost 60% of France’s entire speed camera network, the interior minister has said. Christophe Castaner said the wilful damage was a threat to road safety and put lives in danger. The
One of the leaders of the “yellow vest” anti-government demonstrations, Eric Drouet, was detained by French police and placed in custody on Wednesday for organising a central Paris protest without declaring it, according to a source at the prosecutors office.
SVE NEWS & The New York Times Sharing Series – France’s Yellow Vests Reveal a Crisis of Mobility in All Its Forms
SENLIS, France — After more than a month of furious, antigovernment demonstrations across France, it is easy to forget that a gasoline tax set all this off. A few cents per liter at the pump. A pebble in the sea
PARIS (Reuters) – In the midst of the biggest political crisis of his presidency, Emmanuel Macron is enlisting the help of former French president Nicolas Sarkozy, in a sign that the right-wing ex-leader’s influence on Macron is on the rise.
SVE NEWS & The New York Times Sharing Series – France’s Yellow Vests Confront Macron with a New Reality
PARIS — Emmanuel Macron’s presidency was battling a crisis less than two weeks ago, blindsided by the gathering strength and fury of the “Yellow Vests” protests sweeping the country. On the streets of Paris, demonstrators shouted for Mr. Macron’s resignation
SVE NEWS & NDTV Sharing Series – France’s “Yellow Vest” Protests Inspire Copycats, Spark Fakes Abroad
The “yellow vest” revolt in France over the high cost of living has sparked copycat protests abroad — as well a swarm of fake reports. PARIS: The “yellow vest” revolt in France over the high cost of living has sparked copycat
France’s President Emmanuel Macron has promised a minimum wage rise and tax concessions in response to weeks of violent protests. France has seen four weekends of violent protests against fuel tax rises, living costs and other issues. Speaking in a
Paris (CNN) French police clashed Saturday in Paris with protesters staging a fourth weekend of “gilets jaunes,” or “yellow vest,” demonstrations against the government of President Emmanuel Macron. Officers fired rubber bullets and hundreds of canisters of tear gas at the
SVE NEWS & CNN Sharing Series – France protests: Paris tourist sites to close amid fears over ‘gilets jaunes’ action
Paris (CNN)France is bracing for yet another weekend of protests that could rock Paris and other parts of the country. Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said the government was deploying 89,000 troops across France — including 8,000 in the capital —
Fuel tax rises which sparked weeks of violent protests in France have now been dropped from next year’s budget, the government has announced. The move was announced by Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, who a day earlier had only promised to