“The Eiffel Tower is shut down; so are most of the light rail lines in Paris. And some of the city’s busiest streets were quiet, as commuters either took part in the general strike or made plans to avoid travel disruptions.” NPR: National Strike In France Shuts Down Cities Over Macron’s Pension Reform Plans.

+ BBC: France paralyzed by biggest strike in years. “Workers are angry about planned pension reforms that would see them retiring later or facing reduced payouts.”