‘What are the new rules?’: France eases some coronavirus restrictions

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    French government announced on Thursday it would lift the six-week-long partial lockdown on December 15 and impose a night-time #curfew instead. But in a severe blow for the cultural sector, it said that museums, theatres, concert venues and cinemas would remain closed for three more weeks. FRANCE 24’s International Affairs Editor Philip Turle tells us more.

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