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Vandals attack French politician's office over pensions row

Mar. 19, 2023 17:27 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron pledged Sunday to protect lawmakers facing threats for supporting his push to raise the retirement age, amid sustained strikes and protests over the pension bill ahead of high-stakes votes in parliament Monday. Protesters vandalized the...

French protests push for withdrawal of Macron's pension plan

Mar. 11, 2023 14:06 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — Opponents of French President Emmanuel Macron’s plan to raise the retirement age from 62 to 64 staged a new round of protests Saturday to push the government to withdraw the unpopular plan. Determination remained high, but crowds were far smaller than in past protests. ...