France to deploy 80,000 police as yellow vest protests continue | ITV News

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Video Discription: French authorities are preparing to deploy around 80,000 police officers across the country on Saturday ahead of a ninth straight week of yellow vest protests. The nationwide demonstrations were initially triggered by the rising cost of fuel but have since morphed into a broader anti-government revolt. France’s President Emmanuel Macron has so far struggled to find a solution to the crisis as he faces a plethora of demands. The protesters’ demands range from the re-introduction of France’s wealth tax, called the ISF, on the country’s richest people to the implementation of popular votes that allow citizens to propose new laws. Full story: https://www.itv.com/news/2019-01-11/france-to-deploy-80-000-police-as-yellow-vest-protests-set-to-continue/ • Subscribe to ITV News on YouTube: http://bit.ly/2lOHmNj • Get breaking news and more stories at http://www.itv.com/news Follow ITV News on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/itvnews/ Follow ITV News on Twitter: https://twitter.com/itvnews Follow ITV News on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/itvnews/

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