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Macron makes a U-turn on fuel-tax increases in the face of Paris protests

The Age Tuesday, 4 December 2018
French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe suspended planned increases to fuel taxes for six months in response to weeks of sometimes violent protests.
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Reuters reports The French government is preparing to suspend fuel tax increases after weeks of sometimes violent protests in what would mark a major U-turn by President Emmanuel Macron after 18 months in office. Prime Minister Edouard Philippe was due to announce the suspension later on Tuesday, the...

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