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Picture of the day: Thousands protest, strike across France over labour bill


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Apr
28

Students shout slogans during a demonstration in Marseille, southern France, Thursday, April 28, 2016, during a nationwide day of protest (AP)

Protesters clashed with police in Paris and western France on Thursday as workers and students across the country made a new push for the withdrawal of a hotly contested labour bill.

Student organizations and employee unions have joined to call for protests across France to reject a government reform relaxing the 35-hour working week and other labour rules. 

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