France issues warnings after shocking new drowning figures released

France issues warnings after shocking new drowning figures released

France has warned people of the dangers of swimming after a shocking report revealed the country saw nearly 600 fatal drownings last summer.

France sees 121 fatal drownings in just one month this summer

France sees 121 fatal drownings in just one month this summer

Paris canal swimming pool opens with a splash

Paris canal swimming pool opens with a splash

Paris canal swimming set for summer go ahead after tests show water is clean (enough)

Paris canal swimming set for summer go ahead after tests show water is clean (enough)

Parisians invited to swim in the Bassin de la Villette

Parisians invited to swim in the Bassin de la Villette

British expat drowns swimming in French lake

British expat drowns swimming in French lake

Briton drowns in France after ‘hit by giant wave’

Briton drowns in France after ‘hit by giant wave’

British girl drowns on school trip to France

British girl drowns on school trip to France

France falls to Germans in nude swim tourney

France falls to Germans in nude swim tourney

Paris: Birthplace of bikini reopens after 25 years

Paris: Birthplace of bikini reopens after 25 years

Channel swimmer ‘angry’ after wheelchair theft

Channel swimmer ‘angry’ after wheelchair theft

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