The disruption to France's regional and long-distance rail services is expected to last for three months. The four unions involved will strike for two days and and then work for three. Programmed chaos.
France has suspended a planned fuel tax hike which has sparked violent protests. In a televised address, the prime minister called for an end to the demonstrations, saying "no tax deserves to risk unity of the nation."
Six weeks after posting a Facebook video calling on protesters to take up the yellow vest as a symbol, the movement is changing French politics. Ghislain Coutard tells DW he's shocked to see how quickly it spread.
The power lines connecting France and the Iberian Peninsula are set to be upgraded. But will more renewable electricity flow from Portugal to Central Europe, or more French nuclear power flow in the other direction?
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