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310,000 People Attended Labour Day Rallies Across France on Wednesday

Police Clash With Labour Day Protesters.

380 protestors were arrested on Wednesday and more than 17,700 “preventive checks” carried out by police. In Paris, protesters in some parts of the city have erected barricades to block the advance of charging riot police. According to the media reports, 14 police officers sustained injuries. A group of between 200 and 300 protesters tried to break into a police station in Besançon, eastern France. Efforts were made to break into the station via the car park behind the building, but were repelled by police using tear gas.