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French government gives in on fuel-tax hikes in the face of heightened protests

France's prime minister suspended planned increases to fuel taxes for six months in response to weeks of sometimes violent protests. The situation has become the first major U-turn by President Emmanuel Macron's administration after 18 months in office.
France's prime minister suspended planned increases to fuel taxes for six months in response to weeks of sometimes violent protests. The situation has become the first major U-turn by President Emmanuel Macron's administration after 18 months in office. 1:48