French President Emmanuel Macron has been rushed out of a theatre in Paris after protesters tried to confront him.

Dozens of demonstrators had gathered exterior the Les Bouffes du Nord theatre on Friday night the place Mr Macron was watching a play, reportedly along with his spouse Brigitte.

Police tried to carry again the protesters however some managed to enter the constructing, amid chants of “Macron, resign!” and “We’re right here, even when Macron doesn’t need us we’re right here”.

Protesters chanted outside the theatre
Picture: Dozens of protesters had gathered exterior the theatre
Police confronted the protesters
Picture: Police tried to cease the demonstrators however some entered the constructing

A black automobile reported to be carrying the French president then sped away underneath a hail of boos.

Based on experiences, he later returned to the theatre to look at the play – a modernist drama known as The Fly.

The incident got here on the 44th day of strikes geared toward overturning the French authorities’s plans to overtake the nation’s pension system.

On Friday, protesters blocked the doorway to the Louvre museum and compelled the well-known Paris landmark to shut.

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Striking workers block the entry at the glass Pyramid of the Louvre museum in Paris as France faces its 44th consecutive day of strikes January 17, 2020. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Picture: Protesters blocked the doorway to the Louvre museum

Some museum workers had been among the many demonstrators who chanted: “Mona Lisa in on strike, Leonardo is on strike.”

It’s the first time since railway strikes and protests in opposition to the pension overhaul started on 5 December that the Louvre and its Leonardo da Vinci exhibit had been absolutely shut down.

Tourists queue as striking workers block the entry at the glass Pyramid of the Louvre museum in Paris as France faces its 44th consecutive day of strikes January 17, 2020. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Picture: Vacationers wait to get into the Louvre museum through the protest

A number of dozen individuals additionally invaded the headquarters of the CFDT union, which favours a point-system that Mr Macron desires to place in place to find out retirement advantages.

The protesters had been seen on video singing and mocking the union’s chief.

Mr Macron condemned the motion as violent, unacceptable and “shameful for our democracy.”

French President Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech during the opening day of the "Made in France" event at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, France, January 17, 2020. Michel Euler/Pool via REUTERS
Picture: Mr Macron has confronted weeks of protests

In the meantime, dozens of attorneys opposing the president’s proposed pension reforms placed on a dance present in Versailles sporting their black robes.

Unions have known as for a seventh spherical of avenue marches subsequent Friday, when the contested pension plan is to be introduced to France’s cupboard.

The weeks of strikes and protests have disrupted public transport, colleges, hospitals, courthouses and even opera homes and the Eiffel tower.

French labour unions and workers on strike attend a demonstration against French government's pensions reform plans in Paris as France faces its 43rd consecutive day of strikes January 16, 2020. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
Picture: Unions have known as for a seventh spherical of avenue marches subsequent Friday

Main French retailers Fnac Darty and On line casino stated that enterprise in France has been badly affected by the strikes.

Fnac Darty stated the strikes had price it round €70m (£60m) in misplaced income.

In the meantime, On line casino estimates that the strikes in December price it about €80m (£68m) in misplaced income.

Workers of the Paris transport network (RATP) on strike attend a demonstration against French government's pensions reform plans in Paris as France faces its 43rd consecutive day of strikes January 16, 2020. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
Picture: Employees of the Paris transport community (RATP) attend a strike

The French prime minister’s workplace stated earlier this week that the SNCF practice authority and the RATP, which runs public transport, had misplaced greater than a €1bn (£852m) for the reason that begin of the strike.

Trains have suffered most, up to now shedding some €850m (£724m).

Whereas the variety of placing staff has diminished for the reason that motion, the nation’s trains and the Paris subway had been nonetheless disrupted on Friday.