France: 35 arrested in Paris protests

France: 35 arrested in Paris protests (CNN)

Thousands of demonstrators are flooding the streets of Paris - setting cars, trucks and tires on fire

They're protesting rising fuel prices and the policies of the French president.

Police have been using tear gas and water cannon to control the crowds.

Police in Paris have been firing tear gas and using water cannon against protesters on the Champs Elysées.

The 'Yellow Vest' protests, which began as a campaign against rising gas prices, has morphed recently into a wider demonstration against the Macron government.

Police say they have mobilized 3,000 officers in paris to deal with the situation.

The French interior minister says the freedom of demonstrators to protest mst not affect security and public order

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