Protests erupt in France over Macron’s retirement age push


PARIS (AP) — Angry protesters disrupted traffic along a busy Paris ring road Friday in opposition to French President Manuel Macron’s decision to ram a bill raising the retirement age from 62 to 64 through parliament without a vote while the government faces two no-confidence motions.

A day after Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne invoked a special constitutional power to skirt a vote in a chaotic lower chamber, the far-right National Rally and a small group representing leftist lawmakers and others filed separate no-confidence motions that are expected to be voted on early next week.

The fury Borne had faced in the National Assembly poured into the streets with citizens

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