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French protests intensify against pension age rise

The number of marchers was expected to surpass the 1.12 million recorded 12 days ago as Macron government  pushes ahead with its pension age reforms; opinion polls suggest two-thirds of voters are opposed to the changes.

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France has seen a second wave of protests and strikes against President Emmanuel Macron's plans to raise the retirement age from 62 to 64, reports the BBC.

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