Tuesday 6 December 2016

The true sense of this tragedy emerged yesterday - but the people will not be cowed

Published 16/07/2016 | 02:30

A young woman cries as she stands in front of the French Embassy in Berlin, after the deadly attacks in Nice. Photo: AFP/Getty Images
A young woman cries as she stands in front of the French Embassy in Berlin, after the deadly attacks in Nice. Photo: AFP/Getty Images

Promenade des Anglais is like Grafton Street. It's the place where dates are arranged, where families go for a stroll, where people go to see and be seen.

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Nice has been in a festive mood all week in the build up to Bastille Day.

I'm here with my own family and we were out for dinner last night. Restaurants were jam-packed with families, there was a very busy, festive atmosphere and we noted that there were lots of kids out quite late.

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