Monday, 24 January 2022

Tag Archives: yellow vest

More than 100 arrested in Paris ‘yellow vest’ protests

PARIS: Over a hundred demonstrators were arrested at yellow vest protests in Paris as about 7,500 police were deployed to deal with the movement´s radical anarchist “black blocs” strand. After first marching with the yellow vests, around 1,000 radical demonstrators joined a separate march against climate change where they provoked ...

Read More »

Yellow vest protest in Brussels turns violent: 350 detained

BRUSSELS : A yellow vest protest march was taken over by black-hooded demonstrators and turned violent in Brussels, forcing authorities to detain a few hundred people. The yellow vest demonstration was intended to be against social injustice on the day of European Parliament elections. But it degenerated into disorder, with ...

Read More »

French fuel price revolt boosted ethanol use

PARIS: Public anger in France over increasing fuel prices, which gave rise to the anti-government “yellow vest” movement, has further boosted demand for crop-based ethanol fuel from motorists seeking cheaper deals, industry representatives said. Ethanol, which is blended with gasoline as part of renewable energy policy targets, had already benefited ...

Read More »

More than 10,000 march in Paris against ´yellow vest´ violence

PARIS: More than 10,000 people marched through Paris on Sunday in protest at “yellow vest” violence during the anti-government demos that have drawn tens of thousands of people to the streets over the past 11 weeks. Since mid-November President Emmanuel Macron has offered concessions and debates seeking to quell the ...

Read More »

Paris bakery blast kills 3 as ‘yellow vest’ protests continue

PARIS: A powerful explosion in central Paris on Saturday killed three and injured dozens of others while around 8,000 participated the “yellow vest” protests in the capital city, both pressing the government to take concrete actions promptly. A Spanish female tourist and two firefighters were killed in the explosion that ...

Read More »

France plans to toughen laws in response to Yellow Vest protests

PARIS: France is planning to introduce legislation to toughen sanctions on undeclared protests after weeks of social unrest stemming from the Yellow Vests movement. French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said that France is hardening its stance on the unrest, in a speech he made after rioters torched motorbikes and set barricades ablaze on Paris’s ...

Read More »

Yellow Vest protesters locked down printing house

PARIS: A printing house of a major regional French newspaper, Ouest-France, was locked down during the night into Thursday by protesters claiming allegiance to the “yellow vest” movement, the newspaper said in a statement. “A group of protesters, who claimed allegiance to the ‘yellow vest’ movement, locked down our printing ...

Read More »