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Water cannon deployed at Paris protests amid nettle over COVID guidelines and vaccine rollout

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Hundreds of demonstrators in Paris were met with water cannon as protests in opposition to a novel privacy law attracted larger crowds enthusiastic to air their grievances over coronavirus restrictions and France's gradual vaccine rollout.Riot police were deployed alongside the cannon to clear the Situation de la Republique within the centre of the capital fine earlier than 6pm local time, when a curfew kicks in day to day. The roar started peacefully, but as the solar space, tempers on either side of the police cordons flared. Image: Police breaking up the protests in Paris earlier than a 6pm curfew. Pic: AP Sky's Europe correspondent Adam Parsons, reporting from the scene, stated that "for just a few hours, i...