Pension reform protests continue with march through Paris


The now two-month long, union-led series of street protests and strikes against the French government's planned reform of the national pensions system saw another day of action with a march through Paris on Thursday, when  unions representing employees from the capital's transport network announced they would strike on February 17th during the draft legislation's passage through parliament.

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Opponents of the French government's pension reform returned to the streets of France on Thursday in a fresh bid to force President Emmanuel Macron to ditch the overhaul of the country's pension system, despite falling numbers, reports Radio France Internationale.