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France deploys 45,000 police, arrests hundreds in riots

Some 45,000 police officers and a number of armoured vehicles have been deployed as riots rock French cities for a fourth night over a teenager's fatal shooting.

More clashes during French protests over pension reform

Paris police have clashed with demonstrators for a third night as thousands of people marched throughout the country amid anger at the government pushing through a rise in the state pension age without a parliamentary vote.

Police, protesters clash in Paris over pension reforms

Riot police have clashed with protesters in Paris as a new demonstration took place against the government's plans to raise the French state pension age.

French Senate adopts Macron’s unpopular pension reforms

The French Senate has adopted President Emmanuel Macron's unpopular pension reform plan in the wake of a seventh day of demonstrations.

May Day rallies in Europe honour workers

Citizens and trade unions in cities around Europe are taking to the streets for May Day marches, and to put out protest messages to their governments.

French President Emmanuel Macron wins new term, pledges change

French President Emmanuel Macron beat far-right challenger Marine Le Pen with a solid margin, final results show, but he displayed no triumphalism as he acknowledged widespread discontent and all eyes turned to the June parliamentary ballot.