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Tensions erupt in France as riot police fire tear gas at protestors.

PARIS in flames: Tensions in France erupt- Riot police fire tear gas at furious protestors

The yellow vest protests began three months ago (Image: Getty Images)

Rivals lose patience over Yellow Vests – ‘We no longer tolerate it!’

Yellow Vest protesters in Paris on Saturday, the 13th consecutive weekly demonstration.CreditCreditSameer Al-Doumy/NurPhoto, via Getty Images

Their numbers are dwindling, but the Yellow Vest protesters continue to bedevil the government of Emmanuel Macron.

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Western liberal democracy seems almost quaint now, loitering quietly in the corner as its most prominent standing proponent, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, steps slowly out of the limelight.

High-vis yellow vests will be donned again in less than 24 hours.

Tomorrow’s Yellow Vest violence set to be worst so far – and its spreading

In essence, the people’s revolt against Macronism speaks to a profound crisis of legitimacy among the 21st-century political class and a willingness within the public to kick up a fuss about things they might previously have been silent about.

The ‘gilet jaunes’ — or yellow-vests, after the hi-vis vests they wear — are in rebellion against Macron’s hikes in fuel tax.

'If the government makes the historic mistake of prioritizing placating the EU over establishing an independent and whole U.K., then regrettably we must vote against the deal'

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