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French president yields to weeks of protests and rolls back most reforms

Tuesday, December 11th 2018 - 08:35 UTC
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French president Emmanuel Macron has promised a minimum wage rise and tax concessions in response to weeks of violent protests. France has seen four weekends of violent protests against fuel tax rises, living costs and other issues. Speaking in a televised address, Mr. Macron condemned the violence but said the protesters' anger was “deep, and in many ways legitimate”. Read full article

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  • Voice

    French yield...no surprises there then....

    Dec 11th, 2018 - 04:22 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • chronic

    Frog folds. Retreat!Surrender!

    Dec 11th, 2018 - 06:45 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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