MARSEILLE, France Protesters in Marseille on Friday demanded President Emmanuel Macron's government reverse an order to shut down bars and restaurants in France's second-biggest city, the epicentre of a second wave of coronavirus infections.
MARSEILLE, France, Sept 25 Hundreds of
restaurant owners and bar staff protested outside Marseille's
commercial court on Friday against a government order to shut
from Saturday to curb the surge in new coronavirus cases in
France's second biggest city.
MARSEILLE, France Civic leaders and business owners in Marseille reacted angrily on Thursday to the closure of bars and restaurants, saying they had not been consulted by the French government which ordered the measures to contain an upsurge in COVID-19 cases.
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