Images of France's oldest nuclear power plant before shutdown

Images of France's oldest nuclear power plant before shutdown

RAW-FRANCE-EXCLUSIVE-LABOUR-EMPLOYMENT Exclusif: Aerial images of Fessenheim nuclear plant before shutdown VIDI1P64F3_EN France will start closing its oldest atomic power plant on Saturday after 43 years in operation, the first in a series of reac...
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African countries in lockdown to escape coronavirus

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Coronavirus: French Riviera yacht owners sound horns in support of medical staff

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In the port of Nice, southern France, yacht and boat owners sound their foghorns and applaud in support of the medical staff fighting against the coronavirus pandemic, that has caused 1,995 deaths in the country.
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Coronavirus: Eiffel Tower says "Thank You" to crisis responders

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Paris's Eiffel Tower pays tribute to the people mobilised in the face of the coronavirus crisis with a glittering message reading "Merci" (Thank You), also advising people between 2000 and 2300 local time to "stay at home".
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Belgium's homeless struggling under virus lockdown

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Coronavirus: South Africa police patrol to enforce lockdown

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Madrid streets empty as Spain virus death toll hits 4,800

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Coronavirus: Iconic NYC shopping streets deserted

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Police enforce lockdown on South African roads

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Coronavirus: Aerial views of Paris during confinement

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Coronavirus: Munich deserted asT second week of lockdown begins

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Japanese shoppers stock up on supplies over coronavirus fears

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