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French pension reform protests continue, but turnout drops

After five months of mobilisations against President Emmanuel Macron's reform of the pension system, which  raises the legal age of retirement on full pension rights by two years to 64, the 14th day of trades union-organised demonstrations on Tuesday drew the lowest turnout since the protests began.

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Nationwide protests against the French government's contentious pension reform drew a turnout of around 900,000 according to trades unions organisers,  281,000 acorrding to police estimates, both far fewer than the last demonstration on May 1st, reports Euronews.

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