Yellow Vest movement

Yellow Vest movement - Speaking on French radio, France Inter this morning the French Minister of the Economy, Bruno Le Maire, declared that one must have "the courage to give the voice to the people". "No matter how we give a voice to the people of France, I am in favor of a referendum of civic initiative," he added. Le Maire spoke of 2019 being a year of decisive choices for France insisting on the need to reform the pension system, unemployment benefits and public spending.

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Evening Update Friday 22 March

Demonstrations have been banned in certain areas of Nice Evening Update Friday 22 March Read More

22/03/2019

Brexit

According to reports French President Emmanuel Macron, told fellow EU leaders during the EU27 discussion that he thought May had only a 10% chance of... Brexit Read More

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Security ahead of demonstration ban

French media has reported that some soldiers in the French army, which will be present as part of a security measure across France as the Yellow Vest ... Security ahead of demonstration ban Read More

22/03/2019

French and Riviera News Friday 22nd March 2019

Following the decision to ban demonstrations in Nice this weekend the Prefecture has announced that the areas concerned are the city centre, the Prome... French and Riviera News Friday 22nd March 2019 Read More

22/03/2019

Evening Update Thursday 21 March

The French Minister of the Economy Bruno Le Maire has given details of the cost of the yellow vest protests so far... Evening Update Thursday 21 March Read More

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