The Chicago Tribune, 21 October 2010
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21 octobre 2010
(AP) Protesters blockaded Marseille's airport, Lady Gaga
canceled concerts in Paris and rioting youths attacked police in Lyon on Thursday ahead of a tense Senate vote on raising the retirement age.
"A quarter of the nation's gas stations were out of fuel despite President Nicolas Sarkozy
's orders to force open depots barricaded by striking workers.
"Gasoline shortages and violence on the margins of student protests have heightened the standoff between the government and labor unions who see retirement at 60 as a hard-earned right.
"New violence broke out in Lyon, as police chased rampaging youths who overturned a car and hurled bottles. Riot officers tried to subdue the violence with tear gas. A gendarme helicopter circled overhead."