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Paris police use tear gas, water cannon on 'yellow vest' protests anniversary

Paris police use tear gas, water cannon on 'yellow vest' protests anniversary

French police used a water cannon and fired tear gas in Paris on Saturday to drive back protesters marking the first anniversary of anti-government ‘yellow vest’ demonstrations.

Dozens arrested in Paris 'yellow vest' protests

Dozens arrested in Paris 'yellow vest' protests

Dozens of demonstrators were arrested at yellow vest protests in Paris on Saturday as more than 7,000 police were deployed to quell any violence by the movement and its radical, anarchist ‘black blocs’.

Police face protesters in Nantes as ‘yellow vest’ marches resume

Police face protesters in Nantes as ‘yellow vest’ marches resume

Hundreds of demonstrators faced police in a tense stand-off in the French city of Nantes on Saturday as revived ‘yellow vest’ protests against the government of President Emmanuel Macron took place across the country.

Fewer turn out for 'Yellow vest' protests in France after May Day clashes

Fewer turn out for 'Yellow vest' protests in France after May Day clashes

Fewer protesters turned out for the 25th straight weekend of ‘yellow vest’ anti-government demonstrations in Paris and elsewhere in France on Saturday, days after a wider May Day rally ...

Macron to respond to national debate sparked by Yellow Vest protests

Macron to respond to national debate sparked by Yellow Vest protests

Five months after the Yellow Vest protest movement kicked off in France, President Emmanuel Macron was due on Monday to announce the first measures he plans to bring in to assuage the demands ...

Arrests as Yellow Vest protesters march despite crackdown threat

Arrests as Yellow Vest protesters march despite crackdown threat

Ramped-up rhetoric from French leaders did not dissuade some Yellow Vest protesters from demonstrating in Paris and other cities on Saturday.

'Yellow vests' take protest to UN, denounce French police violence

'Yellow vests' take protest to UN, denounce French police violence

At least 600 French "yellow vest" protesters gathered in Geneva outside United Nations European headquarters on Wednesday to denounce alleged French police brutality against the movement.

French 'yellow vest' boxer on trial for punching police

French 'yellow vest' boxer on trial for punching police

A former boxer who became a hero to some of France's "yellow vest" protesters after being filmed punching police officers during a demonstration in Paris goes on trial Wednesday on charges that carry up to seven years in jail.

Demonstrator loses hand at Paris 'yellow vest' march

Demonstrator loses hand at Paris 'yellow vest' march

A "yellow vest" demonstrator lost his hand during clashes with police outside the main parliament building in Paris on Saturday, witnesses told AFP, during a 13th weekend of anti-government protests across France.

France debates riot bill after 'yellow vest' unrest

France debates riot bill after 'yellow vest' unrest

French MPs on Tuesday began debating a controversial anti-rioting bill which aims to crack down on the sort of street violence that has marred ‘yellow vest’ anti-government protests since November.

'Yellow vest' anger as French boxer who hit police denied bail

'Yellow vest' anger as French boxer who hit police denied bail

Supporters of the French boxer filmed punching police officers during a ‘yellow vest’ protest reacted angrily Thursday after he was denied bail at a court hearing where he expressed regret for his outburst.

French 'yellow vests' keep up pressure on unrepentant Macron

French 'yellow vests' keep up pressure on unrepentant Macron

French 'yellow vest' protesters marched through Paris and other cities on Saturday to highlight their struggle to make ends meet, a day after President Emmanuel Macron's government hardened its stance against them.