France has been in a second lockdown since the end of October. As the end of November looms the streets of Paris are deserted of the Christmas shoppers. Flagship stores are boarded up.
“It’s sad. We are outside Galeries Lafayette and everything is closed,” said one would-be shopper, Emmanuelle Tiger. “They’ve put up (shop window) lights. That’s great, but we don’t feel the Christmas spirit at all.”
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