Riot police clash with ‘yellow vest’ on the Champs Elysees. Photo: AFP

Police fire tear gas as they clash with ‘yellow vest’ protesters amid another weekend of civil unrest in the French capital

  • The grass roots movement began as resistance against a rise in taxes for diesel and petrol, but quickly expanded to encompass other grievances
  • After two weekends of violence that made authorities look powerless, police in Paris went into overdrive on Saturday to keep a lid on unrest
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Riot police clash with ‘yellow vest’ on the Champs Elysees. Photo: AFP
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