Picture taken on December 23rd, 2018, of Eric Drouet, a leader of the ‘yellow vests’ movement, in Paris, France. Photograph: Francois Guillot/AFP/Getty Images

Police in France have detained one of the leaders of the gilets jaunes anti-government movement for organising an unauthorised protest, as authorities(...)

Workers protect a shop window with wood panels on the Champs-Élysées  on Friday ahead of  the eve of a protest by the gilets jaunes (yellow vests) movement. Photograph: Philippe Wojazer/Reuters

French security forces will deploy armoured vehicles in Paris on Saturday in anticipation of more violence and rioting by radical groups on the fringe(...)