Protests and clashes marked France's patriotic celebrations for Bastille Day. The violence erupted after President Emmanuel Macron reviewed the military parade alongside other European leaders.
Authorities had banned all "yellow vest" demonstrations near the route while a few hundred protesters tried to occupy the Champs Elysees. Approximately 8,700 people have reportedly been arrested since the movement began last November. CGTN takes you to review how the "yellow vest" movement escalated and the damage caused to the "city of romance". #France