Category Archives: yellow vests

Macron Govt Claims It Doesn’t Know Why Suicides Are Rising Among French Police

PARIS (AP) – Three riot police officers, a police commander, a police academy teacher – all are among eight French police officers who have killed themselves recently. That makes 64 so far this year – and the number just keeps on climbing.

Yellow Vests: French Police Use Tear Gas to Stop March on EU Building

PARIS (AP) — Yellow vest protests are taking place in France’s main cities for the 24th consecutive week to challenge economic policies that President Emmanuel Macron stood by while unveiling measures intended to quell the anti-government movement.

Paris: Yellow Vest Anger Mixes With Notre Dame Mourning

French yellow vest protesters set small fires as they marched through Paris on Saturday to drive home their latest message to the government: that rebuilding the fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral isn’t the only problem the nation needs to solve.

Yellow Vests on the Streets for 21st Straight Weekend

PARIS (AP) – Protesters from the yellow vest movement are taking to the streets of France for a 21st straight weekend, with hundreds gathered for a march across Paris, one of numerous protests around the country.

Yellow Vests: 15,000 Protesters, 100 Arrests, French PM Vows ‘Severe Punishment’

PARIS (AP) – French prime minister Edouard Philippe is vowing to “severely punish” the radicals responsible for rioting and setting fires around one of France’s richest neighbourhoods.

Yellows Vests Hit with Tear Gas and Water Cannon as Violence Flares in Macron’s France

PARIS (AP) – Large plumes of smoke rose above Paris’ landmark Champs-Elysees avenue as French yellow vest protesters set fires, smashed up luxury stores and clashed with police Saturday in the eighteenth straight weekend of demonstrations against President Emmanuel Macron.

France: Yellow Vests March Against Macron for 17th Weekend Straight

PARIS (AP) – Hundreds of protesters from France’s yellow vest movement marched Saturday for a 17th straight weekend in Paris and other cities to maintain pressure on the government to reverse policies they see as favouring the rich.

Calais: Dozens of Migrants Storm Ferry in ‘Co-ordinated Attack’ on UK Border

Dozens of migrants stormed a ferry in Calais, France, in a bid to break into Britain on Saturday night, in what police called a “co-ordinated attack” on the French docks.

France: Anti-Macron Yellow Vests Take to Streets for 16th Straight Weekend

PARIS (AP) – French yellow vests are protesting for a 16th straight weekend in Paris and other cities to show they are still mobilized against the government’s economic policies they see as favouring the rich.