Biarritz in lockdown as G7 summit descends on French resort


More than 13,000 police have arrived in the town in south-west France and the authorities say any unrest will not be tolerated.

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The French seaside resort of Biarritz is under lockdown by security forces ahead of the G7 summit, with more than 13,000 police as well as a special magistrates court set up to try anyone committing offences, reports The Guardian.