Yellow vest

Yellow Vests look to keep up pressure with 22nd consecutive Saturday of protests

Sat, 13 Apr 2019 - 01:02 GMT

Thousands have gathered in Toulouse, the “capital” of this edition, the first since a controversial anti-rioting law took effect on Thursday.

'Yellow Vests' march in Paris as troops join police to prevent trouble

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 - 12:42 GMT

French "yellow vest" demonstrators began their 19th consecutive weekend of protests against President Emmanuel Macron's government on Saturday.

French President Macron considers banning protests on Champs Elysees - official

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 - 09:55 GMT

Macron is considering banning all demonstrations on the Champs Elysees after "yellow vest" rioters wrecked the iconic Parisian avenue last weekend

Yellow Vests find new ways to protest for Act 17

Sat, 09 Mar 2019 - 09:51 GMT

The Yellow Vests are organizing a weekend of new types of protest for their Act 17 to try to combat falling numbers.

Macron condemns anti-Semitism at ‘Yellow Vest’ protest in Paris

Sun, 17 Feb 2019 - 10:44 GMT

Macron condemned anti-Semitic abuse of a leading intellectual by "yellow vest" protestors and said it would not be tolerated.

'Yellow Vest' protests show signs of splintering ahead of ‘Act 13’

Sat, 09 Feb 2019 - 11:05 GMT

Yellow Vests protesters will demonstrate for a 13th consecutive weekend on Saturday, with multiple rallies planned throughout France.

French debates rally Macron's supporters but rebels hold out

Sun, 27 Jan 2019 - 10:25 GMT

On a midwinter evening in northern France, a group of people gathered in a local hall with the air of barely suppressed excitement of those about to witness a momentous event.

French 'yellow vests' defy Macron again in tense protests

Sun, 27 Jan 2019 - 05:00 GMT

Thousands of "yellow vest" demonstrators marched in Paris and other French cities on Saturday in protests that brought sporadic clashes with police.

Dior switches Paris catwalk date to avoid 'yellow vest' protests

Thu, 10 Jan 2019 - 10:32 GMT

Christian Dior is bringing forward its men’s fashion show in Paris to avoid “yellow vest” protesters who have fought police, torched cars and smashed up shops over recent weekends, a source familiar with the decision said.

French official due to lead 'yellow vests' debate quits in pay furore

Wed, 09 Jan 2019 - 01:30 GMT

The official appointed by the French government to lead a national debate over the grievances raised by 'yellow vest' protesters quit on Tuesday.

France's "yellow vest" protests rumble on in quieter mood

Sat, 29 Dec 2018 - 02:51 GMT

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

France's 'yellow vests' target borders ahead of Christmas

Sun, 23 Dec 2018 - 04:03 GMT

France's 'yellow vests' target borders ahead of Christmas.

Few turn out for French 'yellow vest' protests, driver dies at road block

Sun, 23 Dec 2018 - 04:00 GMT

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

Death toll in French "yellow vest" protests rises to nine

Thu, 20 Dec 2018 - 01:10 GMT

The death toll linked to France's anti-government "yellow vest" protests has risen to nine.

France 'yellow vest' protests: Timeline of unrest

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 - 11:46 GMT

Here is a timeline of the "yellow vest" movement in France.

'Yellow vests' denounce Macron speech as 'charade'

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 - 09:29 GMT

Groups of "yellow vest" protesters across France responded scathingly to the "crumbs" offered by President Emmanuel Macron in a speech intended to defuse their revolt.

France's Macron to make "important announcements" in coming week

Sun, 09 Dec 2018 - 11:30 GMT

Macron is set to make a major announcement early in the coming week, his government's spokesman said on Sunday.

Over 1,700 arrested in latest 'yellow vest' protests in France

Sun, 09 Dec 2018 - 09:26 GMT

A total 1,220 of the 1,723 detained were ordered held in custody, the ministry said.

In Pics: French police clash with 'yellow vest' protesters in Paris

Sat, 08 Dec 2018 - 12:46 GMT

French riot police fired tear gas and clashed with "yellow vest" protesters in central Paris on Saturday.

French government urges unity in face of mass protests

Wed, 05 Dec 2018 - 11:10 GMT

The French government on Wednesday urged parties across the political divide to calm the protests that have raged nationwide for more than two weeks.