Edition:
United States
Pictures | Fri Dec 7, 2018 | 10:45am EST

Yellow vest anger endures in France

Yellow vests are hung outside windows of an apartment building in support of the "yellow vests" movement in Marseille, France, December 7, 2018. The protests, named after the fluorescent jackets French motorists are required to keep in their cars, erupted in November over the squeeze on household budgets caused by fuel taxes. Demonstrations swiftly grew into a broad, sometimes-violent rebellion against Macron, with no formal leader. Their demands are diverse and include lower taxes, higher salaries and Macron's resignation.

REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

Yellow vests are hung outside windows of an apartment building in support of the "yellow vests" movement in Marseille, France, December 7, 2018. The protests, named after the fluorescent jackets French motorists are required to keep in their cars,...more

Yellow vests are hung outside windows of an apartment building in support of the "yellow vests" movement in Marseille, France, December 7, 2018. The protests, named after the fluorescent jackets French motorists are required to keep in their cars, erupted in November over the squeeze on household budgets caused by fuel taxes. Demonstrations swiftly grew into a broad, sometimes-violent rebellion against Macron, with no formal leader. Their demands are diverse and include lower taxes, higher salaries and Macron's resignation. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier
Close
1 / 26
Youths and high school students attend a demonstration to protest against the French government's reform plan, in Paris, December 7, 2018. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Youths and high school students attend a demonstration to protest against the French government's reform plan, in Paris, December 7, 2018. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Youths and high school students attend a demonstration to protest against the French government's reform plan, in Paris, December 7, 2018. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
Close
2 / 26
Pedestrians walk past wood panels protecting the "Cafe de la Paix" on the eve of a "yellow vests" protest in Paris, December 7, 2018. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

Pedestrians walk past wood panels protecting the "Cafe de la Paix" on the eve of a "yellow vests" protest in Paris, December 7, 2018. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

Pedestrians walk past wood panels protecting the "Cafe de la Paix" on the eve of a "yellow vests" protest in Paris, December 7, 2018. REUTERS/Charles Platiau
Close
3 / 26
Protesters hold a French flag as they occupy a roundabout as part of the "yellow vest" movement in Nice, December 7, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

Protesters hold a French flag as they occupy a roundabout as part of the "yellow vest" movement in Nice, December 7, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

Protesters hold a French flag as they occupy a roundabout as part of the "yellow vest" movement in Nice, December 7, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard
Close
4 / 26
Youths and high school students attend a demonstration to protest against the French government's reform plan, in Paris, December 7, 2018. The slogan reads "Another school = another society". REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Youths and high school students attend a demonstration to protest against the French government's reform plan, in Paris, December 7, 2018. The slogan reads "Another school = another society". REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Youths and high school students attend a demonstration to protest against the French government's reform plan, in Paris, December 7, 2018. The slogan reads "Another school = another society". REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
Close
5 / 26
Workers protect a shop window with wood panels on the Champs-Elysees Avenue near the Arc de Triomphe on the eve of a "yellow vests" protest in Paris, December 7, 2018. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

Workers protect a shop window with wood panels on the Champs-Elysees Avenue near the Arc de Triomphe on the eve of a "yellow vests" protest in Paris, December 7, 2018. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

Workers protect a shop window with wood panels on the Champs-Elysees Avenue near the Arc de Triomphe on the eve of a "yellow vests" protest in Paris, December 7, 2018. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer
Close
6 / 26
A burning car is seen in the street as youths and high school students clash with police during a demonstration against the French government's reform plan in Marseille, December 6, 2018.

REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

A burning car is seen in the street as youths and high school students clash with police during a demonstration against the French government's reform plan in Marseille, December 6, 2018. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

A burning car is seen in the street as youths and high school students clash with police during a demonstration against the French government's reform plan in Marseille, December 6, 2018. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier
Close
7 / 26
French police apprehend a youth during clashes with youths and students in Lille, December 6, 2018. 

REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

French police apprehend a youth during clashes with youths and students in Lille, December 6, 2018. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

French police apprehend a youth during clashes with youths and students in Lille, December 6, 2018. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol
Close
8 / 26
A vandalized car is seen in the street as youths and high-school students clash with police in Marseille, December 6, 2018. 

REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

A vandalized car is seen in the street as youths and high-school students clash with police in Marseille, December 6, 2018. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

A vandalized car is seen in the street as youths and high-school students clash with police in Marseille, December 6, 2018. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier
Close
9 / 26
French police stand ready during clashes with youths and students in Marseille, December 6, 2018.

REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

French police stand ready during clashes with youths and students in Marseille, December 6, 2018. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

French police stand ready during clashes with youths and students in Marseille, December 6, 2018. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier
Close
10 / 26
A French flag and a yellow vest, the symbol of a French drivers' protest against higher diesel fuel prices, are seen at a roundabout in Roppenheim, December 6, 2018. 

REUTERS/Vincent Kessler

A French flag and a yellow vest, the symbol of a French drivers' protest against higher diesel fuel prices, are seen at a roundabout in Roppenheim, December 6, 2018. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler

A French flag and a yellow vest, the symbol of a French drivers' protest against higher diesel fuel prices, are seen at a roundabout in Roppenheim, December 6, 2018. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler
Close
11 / 26
French riot police face off with youth and high school students in Bordeaux, December 6, 2018. 

REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

French riot police face off with youth and high school students in Bordeaux, December 6, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

French riot police face off with youth and high school students in Bordeaux, December 6, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau
Close
12 / 26
A French riot policeman walks past a burning car as youth and high school students protest in Nantes, December 6, 2018. 

REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

A French riot policeman walks past a burning car as youth and high school students protest in Nantes, December 6, 2018. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

A French riot policeman walks past a burning car as youth and high school students protest in Nantes, December 6, 2018. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
Close
13 / 26
Youths and high school students attend a demonstration in Marseille, December 6, 2018. The slogan reads "Angry high school students".

REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

Youths and high school students attend a demonstration in Marseille, December 6, 2018. The slogan reads "Angry high school students". REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

Youths and high school students attend a demonstration in Marseille, December 6, 2018. The slogan reads "Angry high school students". REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier
Close
14 / 26
Students attend a meeting at the Paris 3 New Sorbonne University campus as part of a protest to change the university system, in Paris, December 6, 2018. 

REUTERS/Charles Platiau

Students attend a meeting at the Paris 3 New Sorbonne University campus as part of a protest to change the university system, in Paris, December 6, 2018. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

Students attend a meeting at the Paris 3 New Sorbonne University campus as part of a protest to change the university system, in Paris, December 6, 2018. REUTERS/Charles Platiau
Close
15 / 26
High school students block the entrance of the Lycee Henri IV secondary school to protest against the French government's reform plan, in Paris, December 6, 2018. 

REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

High school students block the entrance of the Lycee Henri IV secondary school to protest against the French government's reform plan, in Paris, December 6, 2018. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

High school students block the entrance of the Lycee Henri IV secondary school to protest against the French government's reform plan, in Paris, December 6, 2018. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Close
16 / 26
Protesters wearing yellow vests occupy a roundabout in Cissac-Medoc, December 5, 2018. 

REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

Protesters wearing yellow vests occupy a roundabout in Cissac-Medoc, December 5, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

Protesters wearing yellow vests occupy a roundabout in Cissac-Medoc, December 5, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau
Close
17 / 26
French ambulance drivers hold blue, white and red smoke bombs during a demonstration at the Place de la Concorde in Paris, December 3, 2018. 

REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

French ambulance drivers hold blue, white and red smoke bombs during a demonstration at the Place de la Concorde in Paris, December 3, 2018. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

French ambulance drivers hold blue, white and red smoke bombs during a demonstration at the Place de la Concorde in Paris, December 3, 2018. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Close
18 / 26
French police apprehend a youth during clashes with students at a demonstration in Marseille, December 6, 2018. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

French police apprehend a youth during clashes with students at a demonstration in Marseille, December 6, 2018. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

French police apprehend a youth during clashes with students at a demonstration in Marseille, December 6, 2018. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier
Close
19 / 26
French riot police stand near a burning car as youths and high school students protest in Nantes, December 6, 2018. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

French riot police stand near a burning car as youths and high school students protest in Nantes, December 6, 2018. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

French riot police stand near a burning car as youths and high school students protest in Nantes, December 6, 2018. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
Close
20 / 26
A car that was vandalized by students is seen on a street near a technical school in Nantes, December 4, 2018. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

A car that was vandalized by students is seen on a street near a technical school in Nantes, December 4, 2018. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

A car that was vandalized by students is seen on a street near a technical school in Nantes, December 4, 2018. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
Close
21 / 26
A protester wearing a yellow vest holds a flag near burning debris at the approach to the A2 Paris-Brussels Motorway, in Fontaine-Notre-Dame, December 4, 2018. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

A protester wearing a yellow vest holds a flag near burning debris at the approach to the A2 Paris-Brussels Motorway, in Fontaine-Notre-Dame, December 4, 2018. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

A protester wearing a yellow vest holds a flag near burning debris at the approach to the A2 Paris-Brussels Motorway, in Fontaine-Notre-Dame, December 4, 2018. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol
Close
22 / 26
Protesters wearing yellow vests occupy a roundabout in Sainte-Eulalie near Bordeaux, December 5, 2018. The slogan reads "Macron Get Out". REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

Protesters wearing yellow vests occupy a roundabout in Sainte-Eulalie near Bordeaux, December 5, 2018. The slogan reads "Macron Get Out". REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

Protesters wearing yellow vests occupy a roundabout in Sainte-Eulalie near Bordeaux, December 5, 2018. The slogan reads "Macron Get Out". REUTERS/Regis Duvignau
Close
23 / 26
Christophe Chalencon (L), one spokesman of the "yellow vest" movement, and Jamel Tobal, wearing yellow vests, watch French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe's speech at the French National Assembly, on a television screen at a bar in Paris, December 5, 2018. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

Christophe Chalencon (L), one spokesman of the "yellow vest" movement, and Jamel Tobal, wearing yellow vests, watch French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe's speech at the French National Assembly, on a television screen at a bar in Paris, December 5,...more

Christophe Chalencon (L), one spokesman of the "yellow vest" movement, and Jamel Tobal, wearing yellow vests, watch French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe's speech at the French National Assembly, on a television screen at a bar in Paris, December 5, 2018. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer
Close
24 / 26
Students protest against reform plans in front of a high school in Marseille, December 4, 2018. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

Students protest against reform plans in front of a high school in Marseille, December 4, 2018. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

Students protest against reform plans in front of a high school in Marseille, December 4, 2018. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier
Close
25 / 26
Graffiti is seen on a vandalized wall at the Arc de Triomphe the day after clashes with protesters wearing yellow vests in Paris, December 2, 2018. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Graffiti is seen on a vandalized wall at the Arc de Triomphe the day after clashes with protesters wearing yellow vests in Paris, December 2, 2018. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Graffiti is seen on a vandalized wall at the Arc de Triomphe the day after clashes with protesters wearing yellow vests in Paris, December 2, 2018. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
Close
26 / 26

Next Slideshows

President George H.W. Bush's funeral train

The first funeral train in nearly half a century begins its 70-mile journey to Texas A&M.

Dec 06 2018

Fiery protests in Greece

Protesters clash with police during an anniversary rally marking the 2008 police shooting of 15-year-old student Alexandros Grigoropoulos.

Dec 06 2018

Photos of the week

Our top photos of the week.

Dec 06 2018

Going hungry in Yemen

More than 15 million people are in a food crisis or emergency in Yemen's third year of war, the U.N. World Food Programme says.

Dec 06 2018

MORE IN PICTURES

Week in sports

Week in sports

Some of our top sports photos of the past week.

France's 'yellow vests' face off with police

France's 'yellow vests' face off with police

Anti-government protesters faced off with French riot police in Paris, hurling projectiles, torching cars and vandalizing shops and restaurants in a fourth weekend of unrest that has shaken President Emmanuel Macron s authority.

White House departures

White House departures

White House staff, advisers and government officials who have resigned or been fired under President Donald Trump.

John Kelly to leave White House

John Kelly to leave White House

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly will leave his job at the end of this year, President Donald Trump said on Saturday, describing the former Marine Corps general as a loyal aide during his tenure.

Pictures of the year: Environment

Pictures of the year: Environment

Our top environment photos from the past year.

Creatures caught on camera

Creatures caught on camera

Remote cameras capture elusive animals in their natural habitats.

President George H.W. Bush's funeral train

President George H.W. Bush's funeral train

The first funeral train in nearly half a century begins its 70-mile journey to Texas A&M.

Fiery protests in Greece

Fiery protests in Greece

Protesters clash with police during an anniversary rally marking the 2008 police shooting of 15-year-old student Alexandros Grigoropoulos.

Photos of the week

Photos of the week

Our top photos of the week.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast