Europe

France's Macron vows to 'do better' amid 'yellow vest' protests

New Year's Eve speech comes at end of torrid period for Macron after six weeks of anti-government demonstrations.

France's Macron vows to 'do better' amid 'yellow vest' protests

Europe

Arrests made as French 'yellow vests' protest for fifth Saturday

An estimated 66,000 people protested across France on Saturday, about the half the level of a week ago.

Europe

From Brexit to yellow vests, a common thread of economic hardship

Economists say many issues currently plaguing Europe are rooted in policies that pushed citizens to the financial brink.

From Brexit to yellow vests, a common thread of economic hardship

Europe

France braces for fifth straight weekend of 'yellow vest' rallies

Security services intend to deploy the same numbers and strength as last weekend, with about 8,000 officers in Paris.

France braces for fifth straight weekend of 'yellow vest' rallies

France

French president addresses the nation on 'yellow vest' crisis

Emmanuel Macron announces 'immediate and concrete measures' to respond to protesters' grievances.

French president addresses the nation on 'yellow vest' crisis

Emmanuel Macron

French president offers concessions to protesters

In his first comments since deadly protests erupted over social inequality, Emmanuel Macron offers an olive branch.

Opinion

Why are the 'yellow vests' protesting in France?

The wave of protests sweeping through France is not a rejection of green policies. It's a revolt against the 1 percent.

Rokhaya Diallo

by Rokhaya Diallo

Rokhaya Diallo

France

French PM calls for 'national unity' after Paris violence

Official estimates say 125,000 protesters took to streets across France on Saturday, with 10,000 in Paris alone.

French PM calls for 'national unity' after Paris violence

France

Tear gas and clashes at Paris 'yellow vest' protests

Hundreds have been detained across France as thousands of security personnel face another day of 'yellow vest' protests.

UpFront

Emmanuel Macron's empty liberalism

Why Emmanuel Macron's brand of centrist liberalism is undermining French democracy.

Emmanuel Macron's empty liberalism

France

France abandons petrol tax rises after deadly protests

Protesters welcome decision to shelve tax rise planned for next year but say it may not be enough to halt public anger.

France

Trump mocks Macron, blames French riots on Paris climate accord

President Trump posts tweets about demonstrations, linking French protests to Paris climate agreement.

Trump mocks Macron, blames French riots on Paris climate accord

Europe

The 'yellow vest' movement explained

Here's all you need to know about the French protest movement that has rocked Emmanuel Macron's presidency.

The 'yellow vest' movement explained

France

Macron tells PM to hold talks with protesters

French President Emmanuel Macron leads crisis meeting in Paris, but no discussion on imposing a state of emergency.

Inside Story

Can Macron survive the biggest challenge to his presidency?

Barricades burn in Paris for a third successive week as calls grow for the president to resign.