Just ahead of Euro 2016, strikes have paralyzed France in ongoing labor market battle. Trains have stopped running and airport traffic controllers have announced they would join the protests. Even gas stations are short on fuel.
Even after some 200,000 people took to the streets, French PM Philippe said the government will push ahead with reforms the "French people asked for." The proposed changes were part of what got President Macron elected.
France's latest plans to reform the labor market don't seem to trigger a huge backlash from the country's unions. Economists say that's because they don't go far enough.
Nine public sector unions are engaged in a one-day strike to protest Emmanuel Macron's labor reforms. Schools, hospitals and transport are being affected.
The French parliament has passed a new anti-terror law as it eases its way out of the state of emergency. But civil rights campaigners say it will put citizens under general suspicion. Lisa Louis reports from Paris.
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