Factbox: Impact of France's 'Yellow Vests' protests on companies
Friday, 18 January 2019 The "yellow vests" movement - named after the fluorescent jackets French motorists have to carry in their vehicles - started in mid-November as a protest against a fuel tax but has since grown into a broader backlash against President Emmanuel Macron's government.
"Yellow vest" protesters descended on Paris in their thousands, according to police estimates, on Saturday (January 19), for a tenth consecutive weekend of protests against President Emmanuel Macron's government. Rough cut (no reporter narration)
French unions took to the streets on Tuesday to protest against President Macron's economic policies. As Francis Maguire reports, the demonstrations ramp up pressure on Macron who is also dealing after..
French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said Paris could soon ban protests in “worst hit” neighborhoods, after radical protesters turned a Yellow Vests’... WorldNews Also reported by •Eurasia Review •Sify •SBS
PARIS, March 19 (Xinhua) -- France has reduced its economic growth target for this year to 1.4 percent from 1.7 percent after the "Yellow Vest" protest movement... WorldNews Also reported by •Eurasia Review •Rediff.com •Sify •CBC.ca •SBS