French 'yellow vest' weekend protests approach six-month mark

French interior ministry figures put turnout for the 26th consecutive weekend of nationwide marches by the so-called 'yellow vest' anti-government movement, protesting falling living standards for low- and middle-income earners, at just under 19,000 on Saturday, suggesting the numbers are bottoming out after nearly six months of demonstrations. 

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Yellow Vest protests were held across France on Saturday as the movement closes in on six months of recurrent weekend marches, but it failed to rebuild momentum after last weekend’s record-low turnout, reports FRANCE 24.