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#YELLOW VESTS

# yellow-vests - Thursday 5 December, 2019

France paralysed as hundreds of thousands take to the streets in protest over pensions overhaul plan
# Pensions
# Pensions

France paralysed as hundreds of thousands take to the streets in protest over pensions overhaul plan

Dec 5th 2019, 9:20 PM 18,851 Views 23 Comments

The protest stem from French President Macron’s proposals to reform the pension and retirement structure.

# yellow-vests - Saturday 16 November, 2019

Yellow vest protesters return to streets of Paris to mark one-year anniversary of movement
# Gilet Jaunes
# Gilet Jaunes

Yellow vest protesters return to streets of Paris to mark one-year anniversary of movement

Nov 16th 2019, 5:08 PM 6,974 Views 9 Comments

Police used tear gas and water cannons to disperse the protesters.

# yellow-vests - Saturday 21 September, 2019

Dozens of yellow vest protesters arrested in Paris
# France
# France

Dozens of yellow vest protesters arrested in Paris

Sep 21st 2019, 11:54 AM 11,660 Views 30 Comments

More than 7,000 police officers were deployed to quell any violence.

# yellow-vests - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

'Yellow vest' protesters have stormed the British Attorney General's office
# Geoffrey Cox
# Geoffrey Cox

'Yellow vest' protesters have stormed the British Attorney General's office

Mar 19th 2019, 4:08 PM 22,946 Views 17 Comments

No arrests have been made, the Met Police said, who are at the scene.

# yellow-vests - Saturday 16 March, 2019

Mother and child saved from apartment building set on fire by yellow vest protesters in Paris
# Gilets Jaunes
# Gilets Jaunes

Mother and child saved from apartment building set on fire by yellow vest protesters in Paris

Mar 16th 2019, 3:23 PM 23,426 Views 59 Comments

French police said more than 80 people had been arrested by mid-afternoon.

# yellow-vests - Saturday 9 February, 2019

Yellow Vest protester's hand 'blown off' during violent clashes in Paris
# Grenade
# Grenade

Yellow Vest protester's hand 'blown off' during violent clashes in Paris

Feb 9th 2019, 7:09 PM 31,386 Views 81 Comments

Witnesses said the injured man was photographing the protest.

# yellow-vests - Friday 8 February, 2019

Italy's deputy prime minister defends meeting with France's yellow vests
# Luigi Di Maio
# Luigi Di Maio

Italy's deputy prime minister defends meeting with France's yellow vests

Feb 8th 2019, 10:45 PM 11,443 Views 34 Comments

In a letter to French daily Le Monde, Di Maio accused French governments on both the left and right of pursuing “ultraliberal” policies.

# yellow-vests - Saturday 2 February, 2019

Thousands march in Paris 'yellow vest' protest to rally against alleged police violence
# March For The Injured
# March For The Injured

Thousands march in Paris 'yellow vest' protest to rally against alleged police violence

Feb 2nd 2019, 7:05 PM 15,763 Views 64 Comments

A police estimate put the turn-out at 10,500 in Paris.

# yellow-vests - Sunday 27 January, 2019

10,000 attend 'red scarf' march in Paris against 'yellow vest' violence
# Red Scarves
# Red Scarves

10,000 attend 'red scarf' march in Paris against 'yellow vest' violence

Jan 27th 2019, 7:00 PM 25,855 Views 79 Comments

The crowds marched in rain from the Place de la Nation square to the Bastille monument.

# yellow-vests - Saturday 19 January, 2019

French yellow vests hit back at Macron's debate attempts with 10th weekend of protests
# YELLOW VESTS
# YELLOW VESTS

French yellow vests hit back at Macron's debate attempts with 10th weekend of protests

Jan 19th 2019, 6:12 PM 11,256 Views 38 Comments

In Paris, several thousand people marched peacefully through the Left Bank in freezing temperatures.

A look inside the angry, fractured world of Ireland's 'yellow vests'
# Yellow Vest Ireland
# Yellow Vest Ireland

A look inside the angry, fractured world of Ireland's 'yellow vests'

Jan 19th 2019, 12:05 AM 72,809 Views 106 Comments

The movement – inspired by the French gilets jaunes – has had a shaky start.

# yellow-vests - Saturday 12 January, 2019

'Macron out': Tens of thousands of 'yellow vest' protesters march in France
# Riot Police
# Riot Police

'Macron out': Tens of thousands of 'yellow vest' protesters march in France

Updated Jan 12th 2019, 6:50 PM 29,985 Views 73 Comments

Officials have vowed zero tolerance for the violence that has marred the weekly protests since they began two months ago.

'Yellow Vest' protesters attempt to block traffic near Port Tunnel in Dublin
# Port Tunnel
# Port Tunnel

'Yellow Vest' protesters attempt to block traffic near Port Tunnel in Dublin

Jan 12th 2019, 5:24 PM 56,693 Views 135 Comments

Around 70 demonstrators marched through the capital this afternoon.

# yellow-vests - Saturday 5 January, 2019

France's 'yellow vest' protesters return to the streets
# Gilet Jaunes
# Gilet Jaunes

France's 'yellow vest' protesters return to the streets

Jan 5th 2019, 6:15 PM 13,081 Views 64 Comments

Around a thousand protesters gathered on the Champs-Elysees in central Paris.

# yellow-vests - Monday 31 December, 2018

French newspaper apologises for Hitleresque image of Macron on front page
# Le Monde
# Le Monde

French newspaper apologises for Hitleresque image of Macron on front page

Dec 31st 2018, 6:00 PM 17,670 Views 21 Comments

The paper’s weekly magazine was accused of being reminiscent of the Nazi leader.

# yellow-vests - Sunday 23 December, 2018

Macron appeals for 'order' after yet more violence sees police officers attacked in Paris
# YELLOW VESTS
# YELLOW VESTS

Macron appeals for 'order' after yet more violence sees police officers attacked in Paris

Dec 23rd 2018, 1:55 PM 9,039 Views 18 Comments

In one incident, a group of three officers were forced to make a hasty escape after coming under attack on the Champs-Elysees.

# yellow-vests - Saturday 15 December, 2018

France set for more 'yellow vest' protests despite Macron concessions
# Protests
# Protests

France set for more 'yellow vest' protests despite Macron concessions

Dec 15th 2018, 7:46 AM 9,489 Views 42 Comments

In a bid to end the protests, Macron has cancelled the planned fuel tax hikes and offered a rise in the minimum wage.

# yellow-vests - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

'For us, this is nonsense': Yellow vest protesters slam Macron's 'crumbs' speech
# Minimum Wage
# Minimum Wage

'For us, this is nonsense': Yellow vest protesters slam Macron's 'crumbs' speech

Dec 11th 2018, 7:21 AM 13,864 Views 31 Comments

After three weeks of large scale protests, Macron announced last night that the minimum wage would be increased.

# yellow-vests - Sunday 9 December, 2018

'Don't insult my country': France tells Trump to stop interfering in its politics
# YELLOW VESTS
# YELLOW VESTS

'Don't insult my country': France tells Trump to stop interfering in its politics

Dec 9th 2018, 5:40 PM 32,008 Views 49 Comments

Trump yesterday posted two tweets referring to the “yellow vest” anti-government protests.

# yellow-vests - Saturday 8 December, 2018

Over 700 arrested in early morning clashes at Paris 'yellow vest' protests
# Gilets Jaunes
# Gilets Jaunes

Over 700 arrested in early morning clashes at Paris 'yellow vest' protests

Updated Dec 8th 2018, 2:08 PM 34,851 Views 110 Comments

Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said 481 people had been detained in Paris.

# yellow-vests - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

French government scraps all plans to hike fuel taxes following fierce protests
# YELLOW VESTS
# YELLOW VESTS

French government scraps all plans to hike fuel taxes following fierce protests

Updated Dec 5th 2018, 10:26 PM 14,983 Views 39 Comments

Many of the “yellow vest” protesters have called for new protesters on Saturday

# yellow-vests - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

French Prime Minister suspends fuel hikes in bid to end 'yellow vest' protests
# Paris Riots
# Paris Riots

French Prime Minister suspends fuel hikes in bid to end 'yellow vest' protests

Updated Dec 4th 2018, 3:27 PM 19,044 Views 95 Comments

Hundreds were arrested last weekend when protests turned into street clashes in Paris.

# yellow-vests - Monday 3 December, 2018

The yellow vests: Dozens block fuel depot as PM to meet with protesters
# France
# France

The yellow vests: Dozens block fuel depot as PM to meet with protesters

Dec 3rd 2018, 2:17 PM 12,780 Views 40 Comments

Around 1,000 students shouting “Macron resign!” demonstrated in the city of Nice today – some wearing high-vis jackets.

# yellow-vests - Saturday 1 December, 2018

At least 224 people arrested and 80 injured in 'yellow vest' protests in Paris
# Champs Elysees
# Champs Elysees

At least 224 people arrested and 80 injured in 'yellow vest' protests in Paris

Updated Dec 1st 2018, 4:44 PM 22,093 Views 69 Comments

Clashes between police and demonstrators broke out after crowds began gathering near the Arc de Triomphe.