PARIS | The Latest: Students set fires, join protests across France

PARIS  | The Latest: Students set fires, join protests across France

PARIS — The Latest on France’s response to violent protests (all times local):

3:15 p.m.

High school students have set fires in front of their Marseille school as students across France hold scattered demonstrations as part of a nationwide protest movement.

Images captured on video show crowds gathered around flames spewing out black smoke outside the Victor Hugo School in Marseille. Helmeted riot police later moved in, appearing to disperse the crowd with tear gas.

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