French President Emmanuel Macron is under pressure to find a way out of the pension reform crisis as hundreds of thousands join a ninth day of protests.
Macron under pressure to find way out of pension crisis
President Emmanuel Macron is under pressure to find a way out of a crisis that has seen some of France’s worst street violence in years over a pension bill he has pushed through parliament without a vote.
In Paris and many cities across the country, clean-up crews sifted through broken glass, charred garbage cans and shattered bus stops after violent clashes overnight between black-clad anarchists and police.
Some 441 police officers were injured and 475 people were arrested.
Dozens of protesters were also injured, including a woman who lost a thumb in the Normandy town of Rouen.