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Artworks removed from Louvre as flood chaos hits France, Germany

Flooding leaves 10 people dead, forces thousands to leave homes; forecasters warn of more downpours

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OUT OF BOUNDS: Paris's Musée du Louvre, the world's most visited museum, shut its doors on Friday to evacuate artworks from its basement storage, as the nearby Seine river began to burst its banks following days of torrential rain.

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FLOODS in Germany and France have killed at least 10 people and forced thousands from their homes, officials said as Paris's Louvre museum moved treasures out of reach of the swollen Seine.

The world's most visited museum shut its doors on Friday to evacuate artworks from its...

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