Paris: A prominent French anti-government "yellow vest" activist, badly injured in the eye at a protest, was struck with one of the controversial rubber bullets used by police, his lawyer said Sunday.
Legendary Paris restaurant Le Fouquet’s is to open Sunday for the first time since “yellow vest” protesters torched the plush hangout on the Champs-Elysees boulevard in March.
Authorities have warned that this year's May 1 marches could be tense, coming barely a week after leaders of the Yellow vest anti-government movement angrily dismissed a package of tax cuts by President Emmanuel Macron.
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 was marked by violent clashes in the French capital.
The protesters were marking the 23rd straight weekend of “Yellow Vest” actions against economic inequality and President Emmanuel Macron's government, which they see as favoring the wealthy and big business at the expense of ordinary workers.
Paris prosecutors have launched an investigation after French anti-government protesters in the latest of a series of demonstrations shouted slogans mocking police over a spate of recent suicides in the force, judicial sources said on Sunday.
Thousands of trade unionists and activists from left-wing parties marched with "yellow vest" protesters through Paris on Saturday to present a united front against French President Emmanuel Macron's latest reforms package.