Another Saturday, Another Day Of Protests In France

France 24: Fires, tear gas as French Yellow Vests stage first Saturday protest since Notre-Dame blaze

French Yellow Vest protesters set fires Saturday along a march through Paris to drive home their message to a government they believe is ignoring the poor: rebuilding the fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral isn't the only problem France needs to solve.

* The Paris police headquarters said authorities detained 227 people carried out more than 20,500 spot checks.

* Police fired tear gas and stun grenades amid tensions at a march of several thousand people from France's Finance Ministry toward the Place de la République plaza in eastern Paris.

* The violence contrasted sharply with the peaceful atmosphere at another march through Paris, where demonstrators mourned the Notre-Dame blaze while also keeping up the pressure on President Emmanuel Macron, who is expected to unveil new policies aimed at appeasing the Yellow Vests in a speech on Thursday.

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More News On The Yellow Vests Protests In France

Yellow vest anger burns in France, fueled by Notre Dame fire -- AP
Yellow vest demonstrators, police clash in Paris -- Reuters
'Millions for Notre-Dame, what about for us?': Yellow Vest fury explodes in Paris as anti-Macron activists clash with police and start fires after nearly £1bn is pledged to rebuild world-famous cathedral in ruins -- Daily Mail
Yellow Vest Protesters Fueled By Anger Over Notre Dame Funds March In Paris -- NPR
Violence returns to Paris 'yellow vest' protest with 200 arrests, scorched cars and tear gas -- The Local
Gilets Jaunes: 137 arrested in Paris as protesters clash with police -- Euronews/Reuters
France's Yellow Vest protesters return to the streets enraged by billions pledged to rebuild Notre Dame -- FOX News
Yellow Vest protesters warned to keep clear of Notre Dame -- DW

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