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France eases lockdown: Iconic Louvre, Orsay museums reopen doors to public

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The French on Wednesday joyfully made their way back to cafes, cinemas and museums as the country loosened restrictions in a return to semi-normality after more than six months of Covid-19 curbs. While going to a cafe spelt freedom for some, for others it was the chance to see the Mona Lisa again.

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