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A man prepares to throw a burning tyre as farmers protest in front of the prefecture in Saint-Lo, northwestern France.

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A man prepares to throw a burning tyre as farmers protest in front of the prefecture in Saint-Lo, northwestern France.

Soudanese migrant Adam, 26 years old wai...Soudanese migrant Adam, 26 years old waits in the migrant camp called "New Jungle" next to the fence of the ferry port in Calais, northern France, on August 14, 2015, after applying for asylum in France. Some 3,000 migrants and refugees, including many fleeing war and persecution in countries like Syria, Libya and Eritrea, are camped out in a makeshift tent village in Calais waiting for a chance to cross to Britain.  AFP PHOTO / PHILIPPE HUGUENPHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images

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Sudanese migrant Adam, 26 years old waits in the migrant camp called “New Jungle” next to the fence of the ferry port in Calais, northern France, on Friday, after applying for asylum in France 

In the "new jungle" migrant camp, close to the port of Calais. Afghan boys pass the time with a game of football.

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Afghan boys pass the time with a game of football at the new jungle refugee camp, close to the port of Calais, France 

Migrants stand next to their tent at a camp set near Calais, northern France, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015. Thousands of migrants have been scaling fences near the Channel Tunnel linking the two countries and boarding freight trains or trucks destined for Britain

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Migrants stand next to their tent at a camp set near Calais, northern France, Wednesday. Thousands of migrants have been scaling fences near the Channel Tunnel linking the two countries and boarding freight trains or trucks destined for Britain

Striking employees of the My Ferry Link company block the access to Calais harbour with burning tyres following the failure of negotiations with French government concerning job cuts.

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Striking employees of the My Ferry Link company block the access to Calais harbour with burning tyres following the failure of negotiations with French government concerning job cuts.

Hot air balloons fly over the Chambley Airbase, northeastern France, during the international hot air balloons meeting "Lorraine Mondial Air Ballons" in Hageville.

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Hot air balloons fly over the Chambley Airbase, northeastern France, during the international hot air balloons meeting “Lorraine Mondial Air Ballons” in Hageville.

Members of Team France perform in the synchronised swimming team technical final at the Aquatics World Championships in Kazan, Russia July 27, 2015.

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Members of Team France perform in the synchronised swimming team technical final at the Aquatics World Championships in Kazan, Russia today.

Cannondale-Garmin rider Talansky of the US, AG2R La Mondiale riders Bardet of France and Bakelants of Belgium cycle during the 18th stage of the 102nd Tour de France cycling race...Cannondale-Garmin rider Andrew Talansky of the U.S. (L), AG2R La Mondiale riders Romain Bardet of France (C) and Jan Bakelants of Belgium cycle during the 186.5-km (115.88 miles) 18th stage of the 102nd Tour de France cycling race from Gap to Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne in the French Alps mountains, France, July 23, 2015.

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Cannondale-Garmin rider Andrew Talansky of the U.S., AG2R La Mondiale riders Romain Bardet of France and Jan Bakelants of Belgium cycle during the 186.5-km (115.88 miles) 18th stage of the 102nd Tour de France cycling race from Gap to Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne in the French Alps mountains, France

Peter Sagan of Slovakia, wearing the best sprinter's green jersey, left, rides in the pack during the seventeenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 161 kilometers (100 miles) with start in Digne-les-Bains and finish in Pra Loup, France, Wednesday, July 22, 2015

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Peter Sagan of Slovakia, wearing the best sprinter’s green jersey, rides in the pack during the 17th stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 161km (100 miles) with the start in Digne-les-Bains and finish in Pra Loup, France, on Wednesday

A French farmer pushes tyres onto fire with his tractor to block the A1 Lille-Paris highway early in the morning in Seclin, northern France

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A French farmer pushes tyres onto fire with his tractor to block the A1 Lille-Paris highway early in the morning in Seclin, northern France, on Wednesday. The French President on Tuesday promised measures to help livestock and dairy farmers who have been protesting for weeks over what they say is a squeeze on their profits by retailers and food processors.

Smoke billows into the sky from one of two fires that started overnight on a petrochemical facility owned by American firm LyondellBasell at the refineries around the Etang de Berre...Smoke billows into the sky from one of two fires that started overnight on a petrochemical facility owned by American firm LyondellBasell at the refineries around the Etang de Berre, near Marseille, southern France, France, July 14, 2015.  Marseille firemen were still trying to extinguish one of two fires that started overnight on a petrochemical facility owned by American firm LyondellBasell and located near the airport of France's second largest city, a Reuters witness reported on Tuesday. Marseille authorities said no one had been injured on site but that reasons behind the two incidents were still unclear

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Smoke billows into the sky from one of two fires that started overnight on a petrochemical facility owned by American firm LyondellBasell at the refineries around the Etang de Berre, near Marseille, southern France, France, on Tuesday

Alphajets from the French Air Force Patrouille de France fly over the Pyramid of the Louvre Museum during the traditional Bastille day military parade in Paris...Alphajets from the French Air Force Patrouille de France in the formation of a Croix de Lorraine cross and releasing trails of red, white and blue smoke, colors of French national flag, fly over the Pyramid of the Louvre Museum during the traditional Bastille day military parade in Paris, France, July 14, 2015

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Alphajets from the French Air Force Patrouille de France in the formation of a Croix de Lorraine cross and releasing trails of red, white and blue smoke, colors of French national flag, fly over the Pyramid of the Louvre Museum during the traditional Bastille day military parade in Paris, France

The pack of riders make its way past Didi Senft, a cycling enthusiast better known as 'El Diablo', during the 7th stage of the 102nd Tour de France cycling race...REFILE WITH PHOTOGRAPHER NAME  The pack of riders make its way past Didi Senft, a cycling enthusiast better known as 'El Diablo' (The Devil), during the 190.5-km (118.4 miles) 7th stage of the 102nd Tour de France cycling race from Livarot to Fougeres, France, July 10, 2015.

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The pack of riders make its way past Didi Senft, a cycling enthusiast better known as ‘El Diablo’ (The Devil), during the 190.5-km (118.4 miles) 7th stage of the 102nd Tour de France cycling race from Livarot to Fougeres, France on Friday

Eritrea's Daniel Teklehaimanot passes over a bridge as he rides in the breakaway group of three riders in Dieppe during the sixth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 191.5 kilometers (119 miles) with start in Abbeville and finish in Le Havre, France, Thursday, July 9, 2015.

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Eritrea’s Daniel Teklehaimanot passes over a bridge as he rides in the breakaway group of three riders in Dieppe during the sixth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 191.5 kilometers (119 miles) with start in Abbeville and finish in Le Havre, France, Thursday

A young boy walks between fountains, in Nice, southeastern France, Tuesday, June 30, 2015. Temperatures in the area rose to 30 degrees Celsius (86 Fahrenheit)

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A young boy walks between fountains, in Nice, southeastern France, Tuesday. Temperatures in the area rose to 30 degrees Celsius (86 Fahrenheit)

CALAIS, FRANCE - JUNE 26:  Migrants continue to try and board lorries bound for the United Kingdom on June 26, 2015 in Calais, France. Many migrants are camped in Calais on the side of the motorways as they attempt to board trucks stuck in slow moving traffic in the hope of making it into the UK.  (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

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Migrants continue to try and board lorries bound for the United Kingdom in Calais, France. Many migrants are camped in Calais on the side of the motorways as they attempt to board trucks stuck in slow moving traffic in the hope of making it into the UK 

Migrants are seen in a make shift camp known as the 'New Jungle' on Thursday in Calais, France. Many migrants are camped in Calais on the side of the motorways as they attempt to board trucks stuck in slow moving traffic in the hope of making it into the UK

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Migrants are seen in a make shift camp known as the ‘New Jungle’ on Thursday in Calais, France. Many migrants are camped in Calais on the side of the motorways as they attempt to board trucks stuck in slow moving traffic in the hope of making it into the UK

French Research and Intervention Brigades (BRI - Brigade de recherche et d'intervention) policemen officers take part in a training exercice at the Bibliotheque Nationale de France in Paris.

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French Search and Intervention Brigades (BRI – Brigade de recherche et d’intervention) policemen officers take part in a training exercice at the Bibliotheque Nationale de France in Paris.

Visitiors to the  Paris Air Show are reflected in the helmet visor worn by French Lieutenant Romain of the 1st Combat Helicopter Regiment.

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Visitors to the Paris Air Show are reflected in the helmet visor worn by the French Lieutenant Romain of the 1st Combat Helicopter Regiment.

A migrant sleeps outside Milan ...TOPSHOTS A migrant sleeps outside Milan train station on June 15, 2015. Italy and France engaged in a war of words today as a standoff over 250 Africans stuck at their common border exposed divisions over Europe's migrant crisis. Italian Interior Minister Angelino Alfano described images of migrants perched on rocks at the border town of Ventimiglia after being refused entry to France as a "punch in the face for Europe." His French counterpart Bernard Cazeneuve hit back by insisting that France was fully within its rights to send illegal immigrants or asylum seekers back to Italy.  AFP PHOTO / OLIVIER MORINOLIVIER MORIN/AFP/Getty Images

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A migrant asleep outside Milan railway station. The European Commission is proposing that member states share asylum seekers across countries – a demand made by Italy.