Fearing 'Act IV' of unrest, France to close Eiffel Tower, Louvre, at weekend
Friday, 7 December 2018 By Richard Lough and Marine Pennetier PARIS (Reuters) - France will close the Eiffel Tower and other tourism landmarks in Paris and draft in thousands more security forces on Saturday to stave off another wave of violent protests in the country over living costs. With protesters from the "yellow vest" movement calling on social media for "Act IV" - a fourth weekend of protest - Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said 89,000 police nationwide would be deployed to stop a repeat of last Saturday's mayhem across France.
France is set to close the Eiffel Tower and other major tourist attractions in Paris this weekend, in fear of another wave of violent protests in the country. Reuters reports Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said 89,000 police would be deployed throughout France this weekend in attempts to stop a...
Protesters with the Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Vests) movement took to the streets of France on Saturday, June 15, during the 31st weekend of demonstrations against the fiscal policies of French President..