Pickpockets shut down Louvre in Paris

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Wednesday, April 10, 2013

BBC: One of the world's most visited museums, the Louvre did not open on Wednesday because of a protest by staff over pickpocket.

Staff at the museum said thieves, some of them children, were targeting both employees and tourists.

 

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"I feel private enterprises are capable of operating at a higher efficiency than state government."

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