French police fire tear gas amid more 'yellow vest' violence

NICOLAS TUCAT / AFP

French police fired tear gas to control crowd as the 14th straight weekend of "yellow vest" protests took a violent turn. 

Thousands of protesters threw projectiles and set bins on fire in Paris, Lyon and Bordeaux on Saturday.

However, this comes after a recent poll showed dwindling support for the "yellow vests" demonstrations, which began in November over fuel taxes and transformed into a revolt against President Emmanuel Macron and his policies.

There have also been reports of infighting between leaders, with some outlining plans to extend the weekly protests to Sunday.

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