“Yellow Vests”: Nearly 283,000 Protesters Yesterday, Still Blockages Today

After the mobilisation of yesterday, blockages orchestrated by the yellow jackets continue in France this Sunday. And some movements are going to last. Nearly 283,000 “yellow vests” protested Saturday across the country against the rise in fuel taxes and the decline in purchasing power, in 2,000 rallies sometimes tense resulting in accidents causing a death and 227 wounded. Seven people are …

Rising Taxes and Less Purchasing Power: “Yellow Vests” Block Roads

The “yellow vests” call to block roads and strategic points this Saturday 17th November across the country. We take stock of the regions. The “yellow vests” call to block roads and strategic points this Saturday 17th November across the country during a “general mobilisation” of citizens unprecedented against the rise in fuel prices, an initiative part of social networks that …

Yellow Vests: “We Can Protest” but Blocking a Country is “Not Acceptable”, warns Edouard Philippe

For Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, “blocking a country” is “obviously not acceptable”. But the government will guarantee the freedom of yellow vests to demonstrate. The government will guarantee the freedom of ” yellow vests ” to demonstrate Saturday, November 17throughout France against the rise in fuel prices , but “block a country” is “obviously not acceptable,” warned Friday Édouard Philippe on the …

Brexit: A Pro-Brexit MP Calls for a Vote of No Confidence against Theresa May

Conservative member Jacob Rees-Mogg on Thursday called for a vote of no confidence against Theresa May’s government. Partisan of a tough Brexit, he blames the head of the executive for having an agreement creating a different status for Northern Ireland. Theresa May will she fall because of Brexit  ? Conservative pro-Brexit MP Jacob Rees-Mogg has called for a vote …

Brexit: “We are not at the end of the road,” Warns Michel Barnier

The European negotiator for the exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union expressed Thursday on the agreement found since Strasbourg. He officially handed over the text to the President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani and MEP Guy Verhofstadt. According to Michel Barnier, there are still many steps before a total withdrawal from the United …

Brexit: What is Known about the Agreement between London and Brussels

The British government validated Wednesday night the agreement on the exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union. Transition period, Northern Ireland, Brexit bill … Here are the main points of the text that leaked. The agreement found on the UK exit has  585 pages, 185 articles  and goes into very practical details. However, the “technical document” that Theresa May and Michel Barnier, the …

Mobilisation of 17th November: Pierre Perret Alongside the Yellow Vests

Singer Pierre Perret expressed his support for the Yellow Vests, which are mobilising on November 17th against rising fuel prices. Guest of the  Journal Unexpected  on RTL Saturday, November 10 to present  Humor and Freedom , his new album, Pierre Perret who lives in Nangis (Seine-et-Marne) spoke about the mobilisation of November 17against the fuel price increases. The singer took the opportunity …

Fuel: Distributors Pledge to Pass on the “Day-to-Day” Drop in Oil Prices

The government is trying to quell the grumbling over rising fuel prices, as we approach a call to block the roads on November 17th … The Minister of the Economy, Bruno Le Maire, assured him, Thursday, the fuel distributors are committed to reflect the day-to-day decline in crude oil prices at the pump. The government is trying …