Rioters take to the streets of Paris the day after French election to protest the new president’s ‘capitalist’ agenda

Newly elected President Emmanuel Macron who has talked up a hard Brexit faced his first test today when a hard-left demonstration in the French capital descended into a riot. Communists and revolutionary groups clashed with heavily armed riot police in the centre of Paris. Thousands of demonstrators gathered at the Place de la Republique calling for 'resistance' … Continue reading Rioters take to the streets of Paris the day after French election to protest the new president’s ‘capitalist’ agenda