452,000 protesters hit the streets in France on Thursday as a transport strike entered its sixth week, according to Ministry of the Interior.
Paris pension protests continue
They oppose plans by the government to merge the country's 42 pension systems into a single scheme and to phase out certain civil service advantages.
The strikes over change to the French pension system are now the longest ever.
The strike is now the second-longest in French history and is on course to surpass the longest, which lasted for 28 days in the winter of 1986/87.
In Paris, half metro lines were announced to be running as normal, while many stations remained closed.
Colonialism was a "grave mistake" and a "serious fault made by the French Republic", French president Emmanuel Macron declared on Saturday from Abidjan, Ivory Coast.
French President Emmanuel Macron says he won't abandon his government's controversial pension reforms but was open to compromise with unions.
Americans are increasingly striking and protesting for economic improvements, with support for unions reaching its highest level in decades.
The government is proposing to simplify the current system, which has 42 different pension schemes for workers depending on their profession. It comes amid crippling strikes by those opposed to the reform.
The French pensions system is complex: it is composed of 42 different systems, based on the specificities of each sector. Merging these into one "universal" points-based system was one of Macron's key campaign pledges. But how can it best be done?
Delevoye said not disclosing his role was "a mistake" and an "omission by oversight".
A ceasefire and further prisoner swaps are among the items on the agenda at the summit in Paris.
Only a fifth of high-speed trains and cross-country services are expected to run in France on Monday as strikes over President Emmanuel Macron's pension reform continue.
Unions across France launched open-ended strikes on Thursday over the government's plan to overhaul its retirement system.
US President Donald Trump slammed Justin Trudeau as “two-faced” after a video emerged showing the Canadian Prime Minister and other world leaders apparently mocking him.
It was clear that both leaders disagreed vehemently about almost all the issues at the NATO summit in London.
Macron and Erdogan will hold talks over the Turkish military offensive in #Syria, after the two leaders exchanged "brain dead" remarks
A low-key gathering in London could lead to rhetorical fireworks as the military alliance marks its 70th anniversary.
Trump’s visit comes amid ongoing quarrels over defense spending by NATO allies and widespread anxiety over the president’s commitment to the alliance.
The 70th anniversary of NATO follows both President Emmanuel Macron’s recent comments about the Alliance suffering from a “brain death” and the legacy of last year’s summit, during which tensions were high and questions swirled about NATO’s longevity and utility.
On Thursday morning, between 200 and 300 people were moved by French police from an illegal site in northern Paris.
French President Emmanuel Macron has stood by the damning comments he made to The Economist last month in which said allies were experiencing the 'brain death' of NATO. During a press conference, he defended the comments and criticised Turkey's incursion into Syria.
French President Emmanuel Macron branded NATO "brain dead". Now the defence alliance has met for the first time since those controversial remarks.
Internal battles in the military alliance hang over the meeting of NATO Foreign Ministers in Brussels this Wednesday.
Protesters near Lyon tell Euronews not just of their anger but also the friendly atmosphere in which Gilets Jaunes have grown to know each other.