Police used tear gas against the most radical protesters who took part in a rally against pension reforms in Nantes on Thursday. Footage shows officers charging towards the black-clad demonstrators.
Meanwhile around 20,000 people took part in the largely peaceful march through the city decrying the proposal of French President Emmanuel Macron.
Macron's government is reportedly aiming to... Еще introduce a universal pension system but trade unions say that this will result in millions of private sector workers having to work beyond the legal retirement age in order to get a full pension.
The 'Yellow Vests' protesters who have been holding weekly rallies against Macron across the country have vowed to join the union-led demonstrations.