In a response to the gilets jaunes protests across France, president Emmanuel Macron announced fuel taxes would be adapted to price fluctuations but that he will not reverse the policy.
Edouard Philippe says he has "heard" the French people after two days of road blockades, but that France needs reforms.
The French government says around 288,000 people took part in fuel price protests over the weekend in which one woman was accidentally killed and over a hundred people were arrested
The best images from a day of protests in France over rising fuel prices.
Around 50,000 people are estimated to have joined the "yellow vests " in over a thousand locations the Interior Ministr said on Satuday.
Euronews' Cristina Abellan Matamoros asked people around France how they feel about the upcoming mass protest.
Motorists in France and Belgium are hoping to bring the former to a standstill on November 17 by blocking roads and highways in protest against rising fuel costs.
French President Emmanuel Macron is under pressure over growing fuel prices in France. But how do the costs there compare to elsewhere in Europe?
The French president says planned tax rises on petrol and diesel will go ahead, despite a threatened nationwide protest by motorists.
Haitian Prime Minister, Jack Guy Lafontant, has resigned after a no-confidence vote triggered by protests against the rise of fuel prices.
State of emergency declared in Rio de Janeiro and megacity Sao Paulo.
Sales of new cars in the U.K. have seen their biggest drop since the global recession.
Almost 9% of Europeans can’t afford to heat their homes
Measure prompts speculation and concern on social media.
Italian police bust a gang smuggling €30 million euros’ worth of low-quality diesel from Libya into Europe and selling it at the standard price
Puerto Rico struggles with food fuel and medical shortages and calls for relief efforts to be stepped up
Fuel from Egypt used to be smuggled through tunnels, many of them now destroyed by Cairo.
British low-cost airline easyJet warns the weaker pound and pricier fuel will reduce its profits more than expected this year.
Air quality in cities is getting worse according to a recent UN report which says pollution leads to the deaths of more children every year than malaria and HIV/AIDS…
Strikes over labour reforms have left fuel in short supply in France.