Violence erupts in May Day protests in Paris, marchers criticise re-elected Macron

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By Dominique Vidalon and Noemie Olive PARIS (Reuters) -Police fired tear gas to push back black-clad anarchists who ransacked business premises in the French capital Paris on Sunday during May Day protests against the policies of newly re-elected President Emmanuel Macron. Thousands of people joined May Day marches across France in which they called for salary increases and for Macron to drop his plan to raise the retirement age. Most were peaceful but violence broke out in Paris at the start of the march near La Republique Square and when it reached La Nation Square in eastern Paris. “Black B…

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