Workers and trade unions around the world have been marking Labor Day. Most of the demonstrations have focused on issues such as workers’ rights and the impact of trade deals.
Candidates Macron and Le Pen held political rallies in the French capital to woo undecided voters. But on this Labor Day celebration, many French workers are divided over whom, if anyone, to vote for.
Every year tens of thousands of left-wing demonstrators hit the streets of Berlin in often violent protests. This year is the 30th anniversary of the original protests and police are taking no chances.
Protests and rallies have been held to mark May Day, also known as International Workers Day. In Germany, trade unions condemned xenophobia at a traditional rally in the southwestern city of Stuttgart.
Thousands of people in the German cities of Berlin and Hamburg are participating in demonstrations marking Labor Day. The protests have so far been peaceful, with police reporting some minor incidents of violence.
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