Paris riots: At least 80 injured as police clash with protesters
Demonstrators set fire to cars and barricades in the middle of the Champs-Elysées, with police firing tear gas and water cannons in response. President Macron has refused to back down over the tax increases, insisting it’s part of his strategy to combat climate change.
Honour for French hero police officer
A procession across Paris, a eulogy from the President and a day-long national homage: France has bestowed its highest honour on the police officer who died after he exchanged himself for a hostage during an extremist attack in south west France. Colonel Arnaud Bertrand, declared President Macron, symbolised “the spirit of French resistance”.