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Escaping the heat in Paris

Escaping the heat in Paris

<p>Despite the signs put up by the local town hall, a good dozen youths where fighting the scorching heat on Wednesday by jumping into the Ourcq canal in the northeast of Paris.</p> <p>The French capital has fallen prey to an intense heat wave with temperatures rising above 35 degrees Celsius (95 degrees Fahrenheit), some 13 degrees above average</p>