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7.06am GMT In normal times Paris’s famous Place du Tertre – the “artists’ square” – is packed with tourists and visiting out-of-towners, even on a chilly January afternoon. In the time of coronavirus, however, the square, home to painters, portraitists, caricaturists and silhouette artists, is almost entirely deserted.The cafes and brasseries are closed, their terrace chairs chained up, and only a handful of the more optimistic artists have braved the cold for a few hours before the 6pm curfew kicks in: Related: By the homes of Degas and Renoir, Paris street artists face a lonely struggle 6.51am GMT Here is a look at some of today’s coronavirus-related UK front pages: OBSERVER: Minister faces fury over mass Covid outbreak at state agency #TomorrowsPapersToday pic.twitter.com/E0povZ9fJYINDEPENDENT DIGITAL: PM under pressure to act now on quarantine hotels #TomorrowsPapersToday pic.twitter.com/qzSwODQOlSSUNDAY TELEGRAPH: ‘Don’t break rules once you’ve had the vaccine’ #TomorrowsPapersToday pic.twitter.com/m0fy4dc65zSCOTLAND ON SUNDAY: ‘I am tired of having to tell families their dad is dead’ #TomorrowsPapersToday pic.twitter.com/baHlbHPYH2SUNDAY EXPRESS: Van-Tam: Let’s stay patient #TomorrowsPapersToday pic.twitter.com/eam6yQQIShMAIL ON SUNDAY: Top schools: we can jab all teachers #TomorrowsPapersToday pic.twitter.com/Ce4pzmXMre Continue reading…
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Author : Helen Sullivan
Publish date : 2021-01-24 07:19:51
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