France: Over 200 arrested in 'Yellow Vests' protests

Fiery clashes broke out between riot police and 'Yellow Vest' protesters in Paris on Saturday, where more than 200 people have now been arrested. Protesters hurled rocks and barriers at riot police officers who responded with tear gas and water cannons. The demonstrations, which began earlier in the month, were initially called in response to French President Emmanuel Macron's announcement of... Еще fuel tax hikes but have since evolved into an expression of general anger at high costs of living, poverty and inequality in France.

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