Protests in France – level 1

27-11-2018 07:00

There are protests in France. People protest high taxes on fossil fuels. Some protesters also want the French president to step down.

Two people die in the protests. Hundreds of people are injured. This weekend, there are 3,000 police officers in Paris. They are there because of the protesters.

Difficult words: tax (the money which goes to the country when you buy something), fossil fuel (a material like gas, coal and oil which people burn to get energy), step down (stop being something).

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