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Macron Promises Minimum Wage Hike And Tax Cuts To End 'Yellow Vest' Protests – NPR

Macron Promises Minimum Wage Hike And Tax Cuts To End 'Yellow Vest' Protests - NPR

Enlarge this image French President Emmanuel Macron delivered a special address to the nation on Monday, his first public comments after four weeks of nationwide “yellow vest” (gilet jaune) protests. Ludovic Marin/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Ludovic Marin/AFP/Getty Images Trying to quell violent protests across France’s major cities, President Emmanuel Macron on Monday introduced […]

France's 'yellow vests' want to have their cake and eat it too – Washington Examiner

France's 'yellow vests' want to have their cake and eat it too - Washington Examiner

For the fourth straight weekend in a row, protesters donning their “gilets jaunes” in Paris continued their rioting, expanding the scope of their demands to the economically implausible. President Emmanuel Macron correctly ended the much maligned and environmentally unnecessary gas tax that had initiated the riots, but the protesters still aren’t happy. Quite simply, the […]

After More 'Yellow Vest' Protests, France's President Macron To Address Nation – NPR

After More 'Yellow Vest' Protests, France's President Macron To Address Nation - NPR

Enlarge this image Yellow vest protesters face off against police in Paris on Saturday. Alain Jocard/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Alain Jocard/AFP/Getty Images The French government is hoping Saturday’s “yellow vest” protests were the last. The movement, named for the fluorescent safety vests worn by demonstrators, is not only the country’s biggest social and […]

Brussels police arrest hundreds in 'yellow vest' riot – Reuters

Brussels police arrest hundreds in 'yellow vest' riot - Reuters

Demonstrators clash with police during the “yellow vests” protest against higher fuel prices, in Brussels, Belgium, December 8, 2018. REUTERS/Yves Herman BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Belgian police detained more than 400 people on Saturday after “yellow vest” protesters inspired by riots in France threw rocks and firecrackers and damaged shops and cars as they tried to […]

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