- FREXIT? French Protesters Call for EU EXIT as Macron Fails to Control DEADLY Paris Riots
by ALESSANDRA SCOTTO DI SANTOLO, https://www.express.co.uk/
YELLOW vest protesters in Paris have been calling for France to leave the European Union as President Emmanuel Macron struggles to control the deadly riots currently shutting down the capital.
The yellow vest protests in the French capital escalated on Saturday with protesters firing tear gas canisters against police officers and holding up banners calling for France to leave the European Union. More than 400 people have already been arrested with thousands of protesters breaking police barriers to inundate the streets of Paris. The so-called gilets jaunes have been protesting against French President Emmanuel Macon‘s policies for the fourth weekend in a row.
8,000 officers and 12 armoured vehicles sent into Paris today as more than 1,000 people gathered in the city centre. Protesters met at the Champs-Elysées and marched to a police cordon before stopping.