Protestors have blocked nuclear power plants in the next stage of national demonstrations against President Francois Hollande's labor law reforms.
Demonstrations have turned violent in France as people protest against reforms to labor laws. President Emmanuel Macron is overhauling the state-owned railway network to rein in massive debt accumulated by the company.
Train travel in France has been disrupted for a third time this month as SNCF workers protest against a planned overhaul. The strikes pose the biggest challenge so far to President Emmanuel Macron's reform plans.
Two days off, three days on: that's the pattern that will likely bring major delays to France's rail service over the next three months. The strikes will test the French president's proposals — and the unions themselves.
More than 2,000 police were tasked with evacuating around 100 squatters at an anarchist camp on the site of an abandonded airport. The protesters demanded the right to stay after creating an 'autonomous utopia.'
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