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Port of Calais closed down after migrants storm ferry

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About 50 migrants boarded the boat during incidents at a pro-migrant march by some 2,000 people before police evacuated them in early evening.

French journalist attacked by far-right Jewish extremists in Paris

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David Perrotin, who writes for news site BuzzFeed, was placed under protection after attack by around 12 masked men with batons.

French police gain concessions after protest over officer shooting

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Thousands of police officers staged a noisy protest outside justice ministry over what they perceive as its too lenient policies towards criminals.

Thousands of Kurds demonstrate in Paris over Ankara bombings

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The protesters in central Paris accused Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as responsible for the bomb blasts that killed at least 95 people.

French farmers converge on Paris in prices protest

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Though tractors blocked major arteries into the capital, officials say they caused little disruption as farmers protested over prices.

Road blocks ease but French farmers vow to continue with protest

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The blockade of France's second-largest city Lyon has ended, but union leaders threatened more protest action over low earnings in coming days.

Anti-Uber protests turn violent in France

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Cars are burned and tyres slashed as angry French taxi drivers block transport hubs in protest against the mobile-based service.

French cabbies barricade Paris roads in Uber protest

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Access to three terminals at Paris's busy Charles de Gaulle airport was blocked as angry taxi drivers protested over unfair competition.

Tech firms threaten to leave France over mass surveillance moves

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Seven companies, including web-hosting and technology firms OVH, IDS and Gandi, said 'real-time capture of data' will force them into exile.

French medics demonstrate against reform in biggest protest in decades

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The Paris march was against a bill of law by which doctors consultation fees are paid in arrears by health fund, instead of upfront by patients.

Police move to clear French dam protest site after council changes plan

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After local councillors voted to reduce scale of controversial Sivens dam, interior minister ordered police to remove remaining protestors.

French 'losing taste for force-fed foie gras'

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An opinion poll for a French animal rights group found almost half of those questioned support a ban on the force-feeding of geese and ducks.

Angry French bosses take to the streets of Paris

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Around 4,000 employers marched in the capital as well as in Marseille and Toulouse, calling for the deregulation of France’s economy.

Farmers far from sheepish in Eiffel Tower wolf protest

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Farmers calling for a cull of wolves reintroduced to the French countryside staged a lively protest with flocks of sheep in central Paris.

'Eat French' say fed-up farmers in country-wide protests

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Farmers fear that falling prices linked to Russia's import embargo and big harvests in the European Union this summer will cut incomes.