Parisians brave police fine to soak up sunshine at the Sacré-Cœur | AFP

A handful of Parisians brave the threat of a police fine to soak up the sunshine on a warm spring day in the French capital. By the time police arrive to check people for the appropriate authorisation for going outside there are few remaining at the tourist hotspot. It is the 52nd day of confinement, set in place to curb the spread of coronavirus. France will gradually begin easing its lockdown restrictions from May 11. IMAGES

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