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French ‘yellow vests’ spark copycats and fakes abroad

PARIS: The "yellow vest" revolt in France over the high cost of living has sparked copycat protests abroad 1 as well a swarm of fake reports. Copycat protests The month-long French demonstrations, which have led to repeated rioting in Paris, have inspired protesters in a number of mostly European countries. On December 8, some 400 people were detained in Brussels after protesters wearing high-visibility fluorescent vests briefly clashed with police. Others reportedly blocked a highway linking Brussels to the town of…