French 'Yellow Vest' day of action on Saturday sees fall in turnout


The sixth Saturday of nationwide protests organised by the grass-roots 'Yellow Vest' movement against falling living standards for low- and middle-income earners saw turnout significantly down on last weekend, according to the French interior ministry, which estimated the total number of demonstrators at 38,000.


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Small demonstrations by "yellow-vest" protesters have been seen throughout France for a sixth consecutive Saturday, but not on the scale of the ones seen in recent weeks, reports BBC News.