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An armed French soldier of the 35th RAP (35e regiment d’artillerie parachutiste), part of Operation Sentinelle, patrols under at the Eiffel tower in Paris
Water rising near the statue of the Zouave and the Eiffel Tower at the Alma bridge in Paris.
Eiffel Tower in central Paris through a haze of pollution. More than 30 departments in France have been hit by maximum level pollution alerts since Thursday, prompting the ecology minister to say air quality was “an emergency and a priority for the government”.