French president Emmanuel Macron. Photo: AFP

French President Emmanuel Macron to unveil new ‘concrete’ measures to allay ‘yellow vest’ anger

  • Televised address comes after more than 10,000 debates on the topic have been held in France
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French president Emmanuel Macron. Photo: AFP
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Protesters from the “Gilets Jaunes” (Yellow Vests) movement clash with French riot police in Toulouse, France, on Saturday. Photo: EPA-EFE

Police clash with up protesters as up to 6,000 Yellow Vests protest against President Emmanuel Macron for the 22nd Saturday in a row

  • The clashes occurred in the French city of Toulouse, even as Macron prepared a series of policy announcements aimed at quelling the anti-government protests
  • Some 5,000-6,000 protesters had gathered on the Allee Jean Jaures, an avenue in the city centre, and on nearby streets; in total 31,000 protested across France
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Protesters from the “Gilets Jaunes” (Yellow Vests) movement clash with French riot police in Toulouse, France, on Saturday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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