During the 16th Saturday of demonstrations, “yellow vests” protesters temporarily enter Bordeaux railway station before evacuating in a calm atmosphere. IMAGES
French President Emmanuel Macron leaves the Hôtel de Nesmond in Bordeaux after taking part in an exchange with local officials as part of the Great National Debate. IMAGES
On the eve of his debate with elected officials in Bordeaux, French President Emmanuel Macron makes a surprise visit at a professional reinsertion centre in a residential neighbourhood. IMAGES
Stencils resembling Banksy’s work appear on Bordeaux streets, including the famous “Girl with Balloon”, show a young girl wearing a yellow vest raising a bloody hand to the sky. It is yet unclear if the pieces were done by the artist Banksy himself.
For “yellow vest” protesters near Bordeaux, President Emmanuel Macron’s “letter to the French” is nothing but “smoke and mirrors” as he struggles to end the biggest crisis of his presidency.
Police forces and ‘yellow vests’ clash in Bordeaux after protesters set up a barricade using plastic barriers and security fences, on a seventh Saturday of anti-government demos that have rocked France and triggered the worst crisis of Macron’s presidency. IMAGES
Clashes break out in Bordeaux between “yellow vest” protesters and police, who used water cannon to disperse the demonstrators. This is the fifth consecutive Saturday of nationwide protests, which have so far been largely peaceful. IMAGES
The ‘yellow vests’ protests against fuel prices in France continued as demonstrators set alight toll booths on the A10 Highway in Virsac, close to Bordeaux, on Tuesday night. Toll booths, gates and lights were heavily damaged during Tuesday’s action, with the A10 currently blocked.
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