Questions as French theme park allowed to exceed Covid-19 crowd limit


The move has sparked allegations of favouritism since Philippe de Villiers, a far-right French politician who founded the Puy du Fou, is said to be a friend of President Emmanuel Macron.

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A history-themed amusement park in western France was at the heart of controversy yet again over the weekend when organisers of a nightime show received permission to host 9,000 visitors despite restrictions on large gatherings amid a national spike in coronavirus cases, reports FRANCE 24.