Gavin Mortimer Gavin Mortimer

The French have rejected Macron’s love for the EU

Demonstrators against pensions reform hold Emmanuel Macron and pirme minister Elisabeth Borne pictures (Credit: Getty images)

Another 1.2 million people took to the streets in France yesterday to protest against Emmanuel Macron’s plan to push back the age of retirement from 62 to 64. His prime minister, Elisabeth Borne, insisted at the weekend that his pension reforms are non-negotiable. We’ll see about that, was the response of the people, who for the second time in a fortnight demonstrated en masse.

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