Further protests in Paris over France’s pension reforms

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Protesters took to the streets of the French capital again on Saturday to oppose the government’s controversial pension reform plans. The protests in Paris, called by the left-wing party La France Insoumise (France Unbowed, LFI) and several youth organizations, were the latest in several days of demonstrations seeking to stop the pension changes. Among the French government’s proposals is a gradual increase in the retirement age from 62 to 64. The French pension system is facing long-term financial troubles because of the country’s ageing population. President Emmanuel Macron’s government has …

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