Seine News

French police on trial for alleged rape in former headquarters

The tourist, identified as Emily S., now aged 39, met the policemen at an Irish pub near the imposing riverside police building which sits on an island in the Seine in central Paris.

EWN , South Africa Jan 13, 2019

Yellow vest protests hit with police water cannon, tear gas in Paris

Much of central Paris was in lockdown on the first week of post-Christmas sales, with bridges across the Seine river closed and official buildings such as parliament and the Elysee presidential palace protected by police barriers.

EWN , South Africa Jan 12, 2019

Renewed yellow vest protests hit with police water cannon, tear gas in Paris

Central Paris was in lockdown against another feared eruption of violence by radical elements in the “gilets jaunes” (yellow vest) movement, with bridges across the Seine river closed and official buildings such as parliament and the Elysee presidential palace protected by police barriers.

Reuters , Africa Jan 12, 2019

France bracing for bigger, more violent ‘yellow vests’ demos

Last week, a group of demonstrators used a forklift to ram the doors of the ministry of government spokesman Benjamin Griveaux, and a former professional boxer battered two police officers guarding a bridge over the Seine river.

The Independent , Uganda Jan 12, 2019

France to toughen sanctions on undeclared protests, PM says

The latest “yellow vest” marches began peacefully but degenerated on Saturday afternoon as protesters threw missiles at riot police blocking bridges over the Seine.

EWN , South Africa Jan 7, 2019

France to toughen sanctions on undeclared protests, PM says

The latest “yellow vest” marches began peacefully but degenerated on Saturday afternoon as protesters threw missiles at riot police blocking bridges over the Seine.

Reuters , Africa Jan 7, 2019

France's Macron reeling as tough stance against 'yellow vests' backfires

The anti-government protesters on Saturday used a forklift truck to force their way into a government ministry compound, torched cars near the Champs Elysees and in one violent skirmish on a bridge over the Seine punched and kicked riot police officers to the ground.

EWN , South Africa Jan 6, 2019

France's Macron reeling as tough stance against 'yellow vests' backfires

The anti-government protesters on Saturday used a forklift truck to force their way into a government ministry compound, torched cars near the Champs Elysees and in one violent skirmish on a bridge over the Seine punched and kicked riot police officers to the ground.

Reuters , Africa Jan 6, 2019

Clashes erupt in Paris as ‘yellow vests’ protest at unrepentant Macron

The latest ‘yellow vest’ marches began peacefully but degenerated in the afternoon as protesters threw missiles at riot police blocking bridges over the Seine.

EWN , South Africa Jan 5, 2019

French 'yellow vests' rail against unrepentant Macron, tear gas in Paris

The street protests began peacefully in the French capital but degenerated later in the afternoon as protesters hurled missiles at riot police barricading bridges over the Seine river and torched garbage bins on the glitzy Boulevard Saint Germain.

Reuters , Africa Jan 5, 2019