‘Collective punishment’: French papers reflect on muted Bastille Day festivities

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NEWS – Friday 14 July 2023: As France celebrates Bastille Day in the shadow of recent unrest, left-wing newspaper Le Liberation lamented the cancellation of celebrations, especially in regions where many families cannot afford the holiday. We also followed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s controversial reaction to this year’s military parade. Meanwhile, India launches a moon mission, Fran Drescher (aka “The Nanny”) becomes a Hollywood star, and golden retrievers gather in their Scottish homeland.

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