• French authorities are bracing for
  • The iconic tower, as well as the Louvre museum and shop fronts along the Champs-Elysees, will close as a precautionary measure.
  • The riots of the past week are regarded as the

Authorities in Paris are bracing for further anti-government protests over the weekend by deploying thousands of security personnel to the area and closing down the city's iconic Eiffel Tower.

The tower, as well as the Louvre museum and several shops along the

Thousands of protesters have joined in on the riots the worst in Paris since 1968

On Wednesday, Macron agreed to abandon the controversial diesel tax, which was seen as a victory for the Yellow Vest movement. Still, protests are expected to continue as the group demands broader tax cuts and government aid.