Gilets Jaunes

In pictures: May Day protests in Paris turn violent

1 May 2019 15:12

Hundreds of people have been arrested after violent May Day clashes in the centre of Paris. Tens of thousands of…

Why aren’t Corbynistas celebrating the gilets jaunes?

29 April 2019 16:50

Why aren’t we Brits talking about the revolt just across the English Channel? Our silence on the gilets jaunes and…

Will France cut taxes and boost the economy in response to the protests?

12 April 2019 11:38

For 21 weeks now the Gilets Jaunes have taken to the streets of French cities to protest. It began as…

Has Macron done enough to stop the yellow vest protests?

11 December 2018 12:43

Emmanuel Macron spoke to the French people for thirteen minutes on Monday evening. It was an uncharacteristically sombre address from…

Whoever declares victory in France this weekend, Macron’s reputation has been diminished

8 December 2018 14:08

Emmanuel Macron, though it may be a little premature to be sure, appears to be maintaining the semblance of a…

In praise of the Gilets jaunes

3 December 2018 13:12

At last, a people’s revolt against the tyranny of environmentalism. Paris is burning. Not since 1968 has there been such heat…

What’s the truth about the Gilets jaunes?

29 November 2018 14:59

Marine Le Pen spent last Saturday commenting on the scenes from the Champs-Elysées as the latest Gilets Jaunes demonstration turned…