Fires Burn in Lille as Pension Reform Protests Continue

Protests against pension reforms continued across France on March 21, after President Emmanuel Macron survived a no-confidence vote, local media reported.

Footage filmed by Twitter user @contactrevol shows crowds of protesters gathered in central Lille as police in riot gear stand by. Bins were set on fire, and tear gas was deployed, reports said.

A general national strike was called for Thursday, March 23. Credit: @contactrevol via Storyful