Tag: Yellow Vest

Life won’t be normal after May 11, Macron tells French

"May 11 will not be the passage to normal life. There will be a recovery that will need to be reorganised," Macron said in a speech at the presidential palace after a meeting with horticulturists. "There will be several phases and May 11 will be one of them."

Macron’s EU election flagbearer targets 100-strong alliance with kingmaker role

The flagbearer of President Emmanuel Macron's European election challenge on Sunday foresaw building a centrist alliance of more than 100 lawmakers, enough she said...

Photos: Thousands march as France’s ‘yellow vest’ protests rumble on

Thousands of people marched on Saturday in Paris and other cities and dozens were arrested as France's "yellow vest" movement staged its 15th consecutive...

French media denounce violent ‘yellow vest’ attacks on press

French media and reporters' organisations on Sunday denounced attacks on journalists by "yellow vest" anti-government protesters and called for better protection after a series...

France’s ‘yellow vest’ protests rumble on in quieter mood

France's "yellow vest" demonstrators kept numerous roads across the country blocked on Saturday as groups of protesters gathered in city centres, but the anti-government...

Few turn out for French ‘yellow vest’ protests, driver dies at...

France's anti-government "yellow vest" protest was losing steam on Saturday but caused traffic disruption through road blocks across the country, leading to the death...

Death toll in French ‘yellow vest’ protests rises to nine

The death toll linked to France's anti-government "yellow vest" protests has risen to nine, the government said on Thursday, as demonstrators kept up major...

Macron to give speech in coming week amid further violent protests

French President Emmanuel Macron is set to make a major announcement in the coming week after further violence from "yellow vest" protesters, the government...

Photos: Paris in lockdown as France braces for new anti-Macron riots

Paris looked like a ghost town early on Saturday, with museums, department stores and the metro closed as riot police braced to meet "yellow...

Macron makes U-turn on fuel-tax increases in face of ‘yellow vest’...

France's prime minister on Tuesday suspended planned increases to fuel taxes for at least six months in response to weeks of sometimes violent protests,...