17 Mar 2023

France pension bill: Protesters clash with riot police in Paris

Special Correspondent and Presenter

There’s been chaos on the streets of Paris as protestors clashed with riot police overnight.

Fires blazed across the French capital, fueled by demonstrators outraged at President Macron’s new pension reform bill.

After facing a possible defeat in parliament, the president pushed through the measure without a vote, plunging the country into a political crisis.