Macron won’t cede to ‘thugs’ as he confronts diesel tax anger

Passersby look at a burned car at the Champs-Elysees avenue in the aftermath of a rally by yellow vests protesters against higher fuel prices in Paris, France, November 25, 2018. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

PARIS (Reuters) – President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday he understood the anger felt by voters outside France’s big cities over the squeeze that fuel prices have put on households, but insisted he would not be bounced into changing policy by “thugs”. For over a week, “yellow vest” protesters have blocked roads across France and […]

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