The scenes of riots on Saturday, December 1, on the occasion of the demonstration of "yellow vest" did not fail to mark the foreign press. And especially since the boroughs concerned (16th, 8th, 9th and 1st) include streets, parks and monuments known worldwide such as the Arc de Triomphe, the Avenue des Champs-Elysées (which was secure) the garden Tuileries or the Place de l'Opera.
"Paris burns", can read in one of the British newspaper Sunday Telegraph:
"Rioters in Paris raise the temperature," title Sunday Times :
In Italy, the Repubblica insists on the "Guerrilla anti-Macron" and the "yellow vests that burn Paris", and the Spanish daily
El País indicates that "the demonstration of 'yellow vests' plunges Paris into chaos". On its website, the German media Die Welt speaks of an "escalation of violence in Paris".
The Wall Steeve Journal "One of the most violent demonstrations in Paris for decades." The Sun, meanwhile, do not hesitate on his site to speak of "beginning of revolution".