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Macron won large majorities of votes in the presidential and assembly elections but the depth of his support is thin.




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The Latest on France’s public sector strike and demonstration (all times local):

4:30 p.m.

Police are using tear gas and batons to push back protesters throwing projectiles at a demonstration in Paris over public sector job cuts and salary freezes.

While Tuesday’s demonstration was largely peaceful, a small group of protesters skirmished with police at the end of a march to the Place de la Nation in eastern Paris. Several people could be seen with injuries.

A Paris police spokesman said protesters were throwing projectiles at police and businesses, including a bank. The spokesman, who was not authorized to be publicly named, said three people were detained at the beginning of the march for carrying weapons.

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France (FR) is estimated to have a population of 66.8 million with a growth rate during 2010-2015 of 0.5% pa.
At the same rate of change, in five years' time its population will increase by 1.7 million.