Widespread travel disruption is expected to continue in France for a second day on Friday as the largest nationwide strike in years continues.
Workers from a wide range of sectors are protesting against pension reforms.
More than 800,000 people took to the streets on Thursday, with violent clashes reported in a number of cities.
Widespread rail cancellations and disruption to flights are expected on Friday with only a fraction of the capital’s transport system working.
Many French workers are angry about President Emmanuel Macron’s plan to introduce a universal points-based pension scheme.
The disruption meant popular tourist sites, including the Eiffel Tower, were closed for the day and usually busy transport hubs like the Gare du Nord were unusually quiet.