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Updated On: Monday, 10 December 2018

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??France abandons petrol tax rises after deadly protests | Al Jazeera English

2018-12-06 | ??France abandons petrol tax rises after deadly protests | Al Jazeera English

The French government is abandoning a fuel tax hike which has led to weeks of violent protests.
They've spread into wider demonstrations against President Emmanuel Macron's economic policies - and become his biggest challenge in office so far.
French protesters welcome Macron's decision to scrap the fuel tax rise planned for next year but said it may not be enough to contain public anger.

Al Jazeera's David Chater reports from Paris.

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Al Jazeera - Al Jazeera English is an international news channel with over sixty bureaus around the world that span six different continents. Since being established in 2006, it has continued to grow in reach and popularity due to its global coverage, especially from underreported regions. The channel currently broadcasts to over 250 million households across 130 countries. Al Jazeera English's in-depth approach to journalism has won it numerous awards and plaudits over the years. Al Jazeera English is part of the Al Jazeera Network - one of the world's leading media corporations, encompassing news, documentary and sports channels.


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