Thursday 21 September 2017

A horrifying assault on the spirit of France

People comfort each other in the aftermath of the truck rampage in Nice. Below: Passers-by walk with their hands over their heads as soldiers stand guard after Nice went into lockdown. Photo: AFP/Getty
People comfort each other in the aftermath of the truck rampage in Nice. Below: Passers-by walk with their hands over their heads as soldiers stand guard after Nice went into lockdown. Photo: AFP/Getty
Fionnan Sheahan

Fionnan Sheahan

Anybody who has ever been in France on the 14th of July will be aware it's more than a national celebration.

France invites people of all nationalities to join in.

Bastille Day occurs at the height of the tourist season in a country which transforms into a holiday industry.

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