France’s latest protest party lasts all night


The Nuit Debout movement has unsettled France’s political elite which is still fearful of the power of street protests.

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Anti-globalisation activists met in central Paris one evening last month to debate ways of “scaring” the government. They had recently forced it to water down reforms to France’s notoriously rigid labour market and wanted to keep up the pressure on President François Hollande and his socialist administration, reports The Financial Times.