Radical plan to ban sand from French beaches - and ISIS could be loosely to blame
The local authorities in Paris are currently looking at plans to ban the unique beaches as of 2017.
And in a strange twist, ISIS could be loosely to blame.
The company delivering the sand to the Paris-Plages have allegedly “paid taxes” to ISIS.
The popular artificial beach pops up every year along the Seine during a summer-long festival.
The Le Parisian newspaper reported the city is considering “alternatives” to sand on the beaches, including grass and wood chips.
This comes after France’s Left Party called for a boycott of the sand.
Danielle Simonet, Left Party co-ordinator, voiced an... read more
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