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Eiffel Tower could get glass wall to boost security

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Eiffel Tower could get glass wall to boost security

<p>The Eiffel Tower in Paris could get a glass wall around its base – as part of efforts to boost protection against terrorist attacks. </p> <p>The world famous landmark already has metal fencing – put up as a temporary measure last year for the Euro football championships. </p> <p>The two-and-a-half metre glass wall would cost around 20 million euros. </p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en-gb"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">According to Le Parisien a 20M€ bullet-proof glass wall will be built around the <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Eiffel?src=hash">#Eiffel</a> Tower due to security threats <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Paris?src=hash">#Paris</a> <a href="https://t.co/npZH7OcuME">pic.twitter.com/npZH7OcuME</a></p>— Michael Horowitz (@michaelh992) <a href="https://twitter.com/michaelh992/status/829626053219999744">9 February 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>