Bordeaux Hall Set On Fire In France, Amidst Protest Against France
Bordeaux town hall has been set on fire as French protests continued over plans to raise the pension age.
More than a million people took to the streets across France on Thursday, with 119,000 in Paris, according to figures from the interior ministry.
Police fired tear gas at protesters in the capital and 80 people were arrested across the country.
The demonstrations sparked by legislation raising the retirement age by two years to 64.
Unions have called for further protests next Tuesday, which would coincide with king Charles iii’s state visit to the country.
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AP news agency reported that police forces used tear gas and were pelted by objects and fireworks, with 33 people arrested in the capital.