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Lady Gaga has cancelled her Paris concerts as nationwide protests continue in France in a standoff over a bill to raise the retirement age.

Her website says the singer postponed two Paris concerts "as there is no certainty the trucks can make it" to the show.

The flamboyant pop star's move comes as the French Senate wraps up debate on the pension reform bill ahead of a possible vote on the matter later.

Students are planning nationwide protests to urge legislators to strike it down.

More than a quarter of the nation's petrol stations were out of fuel because strikers have been blocking oil refineries and fuel depots.

In Marseille, passengers carried luggage on foot to reach the airport, blocked by union protesters.

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