Paris City Hall votes to axe giant ferris wheel

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In an escalating conflict with self-styled fairgound boss Marcel Campion, and following the decision to end a Christmas market he managed on the Champs-Elyséee avenue, Paris City Hall has announced that the 77-year-old's licence to operate the giant Grande Roue situated on the Place de la Concorde will be ended next year.

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Paris councillors have voted to axe the Grande Roue, the French capital's equivalent of 'the London Eye', reports The Guardian.