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MAJOR: Yellow Vests Relaunch Protests Across France

PARIS – Organizers of France’s Yellow Vest protest movement called for a major demonstration on Saturday on the Champs-Elysées, despite police orders forbidding access to large areas of central Paris. Protest marches have been called for Paris, Marseille, Toulouse, Lyon, Lille, Nantes, Nice, Bordeaux and Strasbourg, RFI reported. Invoking the potential risk of public disturbances, […]

BREAKING: VIDEO – FOUL PLAY? France’s Historic Notre Dame in Ruins, Fire Engulfs Roof

PARIS – The Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris has caught fire, emergency services in the city have said. Photographs and videos shared on social media show huge clouds of smoke around the landmark. The fire broke out at the French building on Monday afternoon, a spokesperson from the fire department said. First photos/videos emerge on social media #NotreDame MORE: […]

Over 350 People Detained During Saturday’s Yellow Vest Protest in France

More than 350 people were detained in France last Saturday during a rally of yellow vests. This was reported by France’s BFMTV channel on December 16th. A total of 351 demonstrators were detained by police, 242 of them were detained. In Paris alone, 179 arrests were made. 144 people were arrested. Mass protests in France began in mid-November due to the […]