‘Yellow vest’ protester convicted of assaulting photojournalist at demo

‘Yellow vest’ protester convicted of assaulting photojournalist at demo

James Goddard was convicted of common assault by grabbing at his victim’s camera.

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French protests into 24th week despite president’s pledges

French protests into 24th week despite president’s pledges

The yellow vest demonstrators are against Emmanuel Macron’s alleged favouring of the wealthy.

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Macron announces tax cuts in response to yellow vest protests

Macron announces tax cuts in response to yellow vest protests

French President Emmanuel Macron also warned that France and Europe must better fight illegal immigration.

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Anger at yellow vest protesters who urged French police to kill themselves

Anger at yellow vest protesters who urged French police to kill themselves

The taunts in Paris came amid a rise in suicides for officers.

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Yellow vest protests to resume despite Notre Dame fire

Yellow vest protests to resume despite Notre Dame fire

A founding leader of the movement has accused French president Emmanuel Macron of exploiting the blaze for political gain.

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French PM calls for quick tax cuts to appease yellow vest protesters

French PM calls for quick tax cuts to appease yellow vest protesters

France's prime minister has called for quick tax cuts to respond to the anger expressed through yellow vest protests across the country.

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Tear gas fired as yellow vest protesters invade Paris ring-road

Tear gas fired as yellow vest protesters invade Paris ring-road

It was the 21st weekend in a row of demonstrations across France.

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Gilets Jaunes may be the start of a worldwide revolt against climate action

Gilets Jaunes may be the start of a worldwide revolt against climate action

The episodes of violence as a result of the Gilets Jaunes protests in France, which were initially triggered by increasing fuel prices, are an example of a recent type of conflict related to energy resources.

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French yellow vest protesters march in support of injured 73-year-old activist

French yellow vest protesters march in support of injured 73-year-old activist

Genevieve Legay suffered a head injury in Nice last weekend.

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Emmanuel Macron says he hopes injured protester, 73, acquires ‘wisdom’

Emmanuel Macron says he hopes injured protester, 73, acquires ‘wisdom’

Genevieve Legay, an anti-globalisation protester, collapsed with blood spilling from her head after police charged demonstrators in Nice.

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Ban on yellow vest protests in Paris, Bordeaux and Toulouse areas

Ban on yellow vest protests in Paris, Bordeaux and Toulouse areas

Officials said the ban would apply in the ‘most-impacted’ areas.

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Yellow vest protesters set fire to Paris bank amid renewed rioting

Yellow vest protesters set fire to Paris bank amid renewed rioting

Dozens of people have been arrested on the 18th straight weekend of protests.

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French yellow vest protesters return to streets

French yellow vest protesters return to streets

Polls suggest support for the movement is fading.

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'Macron is contemptuous,' says co-ordinator as yellow vest protests continue for 16th straight weekend

'Macron is contemptuous,' says co-ordinator as yellow vest protests continue for 16th straight weekend

Protesters gathered at the Arc de Triomphe monument as a march was planned through the well-off western neighbourhoods of the capital.

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Pop historian Éric Zemmour - The hi-vis ‘reactionary

Pop historian Éric Zemmour - The hi-vis ‘reactionary

The pop historian Éric Zemmour has fashioned himself as an evangelist of French culture — and has become a driving force for French conservatism, writes Elisabeth Zerofsky.

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Our collapsing world: French follies

Our collapsing world: French follies

What has happened to France, the nation to whom the world has looked for rational thought and which gave us Descartes, who declared: “I think, therefore I am”?

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Ex-boxing champion jailed for assaulting police during yellow vest protests

Ex-boxing champion jailed for assaulting police during yellow vest protests

Christophe Dettinger, a former French champion in the light heavyweight category, was jailed for a year.

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France recalls ambassador to Italy after yellow vest meeting

France recalls ambassador to Italy after yellow vest meeting

Italy’s deputy prime minister Luigi Di Maio met earlier this week with supporters of a yellow vest group.

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Doubts raised over Macron letter to quell French yellow vest anger

Doubts raised over Macron letter to quell French yellow vest anger

The president will undertake a series of local meetings around the country to address protesters’ concerns.

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Yellow Vest protesters issue 18 demands, including Taoiseach's resignation

Yellow Vest protesters issue 18 demands, including Taoiseach's resignation

Yellow Vest protesters say they will not stop until the Taoiseach has resigned and a general election is called.

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