French government offers sweeteners to head off fresh ‘yellow vest’ unrest

A burning car is seen in the street as youths and high-school students clash with police during a demonstration against the French government's reform plan in Marseille, France, December 6, 2018. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

PARIS (Reuters) – The French government hinted at more concessions to ‘yellow vest’ protesters on Thursday in a bid to head off another wave of violence in the capital over living costs and regain the initiative after weeks of civil unrest. With protesters calling on social media for “Act IV” – a fourth weekend of […]

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