The government deployed a massive police presence on Saturday as it feared yellow-vest supporters would take advantage of authorised protests over climate change and pension reform to cause disruption in the French capital.
French President Emmanuel Macron also announced other measures, such as tax cuts for lower-income households and to boost pensions and help single parents to decrease yellow vest protesters' grievances.
Protesters clash with riot police near Champs-Elysees avenue, vandalise luxury stores and set fires during the 18th straight week of anti-government rallies.
Demonstrators gather for the 16th straight weekend in Paris and other cities to protest President Emmanuel Macron's economic policies which they say favours country's rich.
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