In the case of new protests against the government of President Emmanuel Macron came on Friday evening in southern France killed one person. In one of the "yellow West"-protesters blocked traffic circle in the heart of Perpignan, a car is car with a truck collided, authorities said on Saturday. The 36-year-old motorist had died. Thus, the number of fatalities rose in the case since mid-November, continuing protests on the ten.
As the radio news channel France info reported, gathered on Saturday around 100 people in Strasbourg at the European bridge leading to Germany. After the Intervention of security forces have been normalized to the traffic situation to a great extent.
Also in Paris, it came to protests. Here, protesters in yellow vests gathered on the steps of the Sacre Coeur Basilica. In addition, the "yellow West have planned," a protest March in nearby Versailles. The Palace of Versailles - a Symbol of the French state concluded - remained, therefore, on Saturday.
over The past weekend had protested about 66 000 people across the country. The government decided a few days ago a multi-billion dollar social package to mitigate the conflict.More about
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Inflamed had increases in the protests of the eco-tax plans and the associated price of petrol. They grew quickly to mass demonstrations against Macrons economic policy. It also came to violent riots, mainly in Paris. Macron turned as a result. Among other things, he tipped the Eco-tax and increased the minimum wage. The protests had died down after a bit. Macrons concessions tear, however, is a billion-dollar hole in the state Treasury. France is expected to shoot so well in the next year, the EU deficit limit of three percent of economic output. (reuters, dpa)