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Paris has become the city of love, rats and bugs

1 October 2023

5:00 PM

1 October 2023

5:00 PM

There are said to be six million rats in Paris. I met one last week when I was retrieving some winter clothes from a bag in my cellar.  Neither of us was particularly keen to make the other’s acquaintance.

Such a brief encounter may not please the Socialist mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo.

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