Cost of living tops French concerns before election


As prices rise, there are warnings President Macron could face another protest movement like that by the 'gilets jaunes' or 'yellow vests' that rocked the country in late 2018 and early 2019. 

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Outside Lidl, Isabelle Martin, a childminder from a village in Creuse, in central France, was loading discounted eggs, sugar and milk into her car. With prices rising, the 55-year-old couldn’t stretch to a full trolley and could rarely afford to drive to Guéret, her nearest town, reports The Guardian