Watch: 'Gilets jaunes' protesters clash with police in Paris

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By Emma Beswick
Watch: 'Gilets jaunes' protesters clash with police in Paris
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As the "gilets jaunes" (yellow vests) movement entered its 13th week of action, protesters took to the streets in Paris.

Demonstrators marched past the foot of the Arc de Triomphe, the monument at the top of the French capital's Champs Elysees.

They then continued to the National Assembly buildings where police fired tear gas after protesters vandalised the walls around the building.

The movement started in November over planned fuel-tax hikes before snowballing into a broader revolt that mobilised tens of thousands of demonstrators against the government.

Protesters wear fluorescent jackets, which French motorists are required by law to carry in their cars. 

Watch video from the scene in the above video player.

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