Economy May 01

May Day protesters demand more job protections amid pandemic

Workers and union leaders dusted off bullhorns and flags that had stayed furled during coronavirus lockdowns for slimmed down but still boisterous — and at times violent — May Day marches on Saturday, demanding more labor protections amid a pandemic…

May 01

French police clash with May Day protesters on Paris streets

French police clashed with stone-throwing protesters as thousands of people gathered for May Day rallies. More than 7,000 police have been deployed to try to control a crowd that includes yellow vest demonstrators discontent with President Emmanuel Macron's economic policies.

From Maypoles to May baskets, this year’s May Day inspired a different type of excitement in Istanbul, where more than 140 people have been detained after clashing with police over anti-government and labor protests on International Workers’ Day. Turkish…