Gilets Jaunes stage ninth round of protests in France

We use cookies to give you the best online experience. Please let us know if you agree to all of these cookies. Thousands of demonstrators turned out across France for new "yellow vests" protests, with dozens of arrests and clashes in Paris and other cities. Police in the capital used water cannon and tear gas as scuffles broke out at the Arc de Triomphe, on the ninth consecutive weekend of protests. Some 84,000 demonstrators were recorded nationwide, an increase compared with last week, official figures show. The nationwide protests were initially triggered by the rising price of fuel. They have since widened to include anger at the cost of living, with a wide-ran ... | Read more at BBC News