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Paris becoming 'European capital of boredom'


More than 14,000 people have signed a petition urging the mayor of Paris to save the city from becoming, as the newspaper Le Monde put it, "the European capital of boredom".

Paris has been famous for its nightlife, but it's now being criticised for getting dull and sleepy.

A growing number of night clubs and bars have been forced to close, because of complaints by residents about noise.

David Chazan reports.

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