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The deal is off.

French politics killed the Fiat Chrysler-Renault merger

The major challenge with the proposed deal was always going to be with the French government, which controls 15% of Renault.
A yellow vest protester in Paris.

The ‘yellow vest’ protests may be over, but the damage to France will rumble on

Weeks of protests by "yellow vests" in France have touched a nerve of discontent. The damage to the economy is apparent, and more is still to come.

Emmanuel Macron says the ‘legitimate anger’ of the ‘yellow vest’ protests led him to raise the minimum wage and cut taxes

French President Emmanuel Macron addressed the "yellow vests" protests Monday in his first public address in weeks.
A composite image showing Donald Trump, and a fire started by French "Yellow Vests" protesters in front of the Arc de Triomphe, Paris, on Saturday December 8.

Trump mocks Emmanuel Macron as rioters set Paris ablaze in a second week of anti-government protests

The US president observed "the Paris Agreement isn’t working out so well for Paris," as police fired tear gas and water cannons at protesters.

Trump gets the last laugh on Macron with Paris burning after his rebuke of ‘America First’

Emmanuel Macron's rebuke of Donald Trump was widely seen as a slap in the face. But it fell on deaf ears among protesters to whom he has now yielded.
A yellow vests (gilets jaunes) protester waves a French flag at the Arc of Triomphe, Paris, on November 24, 2018.

France is delaying a divisive fuel tax after days of violent protest from Yellow Vest movement that killed 3

Edouard Philippe met with the French National Assembly on Tuesday to set out the freeze on the tax — which raised diesel prices by 16% in 2018.