Hundreds arrested in Paris during 'gilet jaunes' protests


At least 100 people were injured in street battles, with cars being torched and shops raided in central Paris.

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The French president, Emmanuel Macron, has insisted he will “never accept violence” after central Paris saw its worst unrest in a decade on Saturday when thousands of masked protesters fought running battles with police, torched cars, set fires to banks and houses, and burned makeshift barricades on the edges of demonstrations against fuel tax, reports The Guardian.