Cars and Barricades Burn as New ‘Yellow Vest’ Protests Hit Paris

Cars burn on Paris's famous Champs-Elysees avenue as the French capital is hit by another round of "yellow vest" protests

Cars and Barricades Burn as New ‘Yellow Vest’ Protests Hit Paris

  PARIS – French “yellow vest” demonstrators clashed with riot police in Paris on Saturday in the latest round of protests against President Emmanuel Macron, but the city appeared to have escaped the large-scale destruction of a week earlier due to heavy security. Protesters nonetheless set fire to cars, burned barricades and smashed windows in […]

Riots Erupt in Paris Over President Emmanuel Macron’s Gas Tax and Socialist Policies

Protesters are opposed to taxes Macron introduced last year on diesel and petrol which are designed to encourage people to switch to cleaner forms of transport.

Riots Erupt in Paris Over President Emmanuel Macron’s Gas Tax and Socialist Policies

  PARIS – Police have fired tear gas and used water cannons in Paris against thousands of protesters angry over rising car fuel costs and President Emmanuel Macron’s economic policies, the second weekend of “yellow vest” protests across France. As night fell, the famed Champs-Elysees avenue, where fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld switched on the red […]