Yellow vest protesters spark outrage after urging police officers to kill themselves during clashes in Paris

*On Saturday, protesters in Paris were heard shouting ‘Kill yourselves!’ at police *Unions say police have seen 28 suicides this year so far, compared to 68 in 2018 *France’s interior minister Christophe Castaner labelled it a ‘disgrace’ With the number … Read More

As Europe struggles, Germany still a beacon of stability

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The sun sets over the River Main in Frankfurt, Germany, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Probst) – Michael Probst BERLIN — European politics just now is a story of how one decision by a pastor’s dutiful daughter has made life … Read More

French police warn the government: ‘We’re at breaking point’

French police have sent a stark warning to the government after another weekend of violence in cities around the country left them “at breaking point”. The protests began in France four weeks ago against the government’s planned fuel tax hikes … Read More

Paris braces for fifth weekend of protests by gilets jaunes

Demonstrations to continue despite demands to call off action after Strasbourg attack. A student protests in Paris against changes in education policy. Photograph: Stéphane de Sakutin/AFP/Getty Images Thousands of riot police and armoured vehicles will be deployed in Paris on … Read More

Macron’s Budget 180 Shows He’s Given Up on Germany

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© Bloomberg. Emmanuel Macron, France’s president, departs following a European Union (EU) leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium, on Friday, June 29, 2018. (Bloomberg) — Once Emmanuel Macron had clinched the French presidency last year, he headed straight to Berlin to … Read More