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Bastille Day

French national day

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Bastille Day: French national day
Bastille Day is the common name given in English-speaking countries to the national day of France, which is celebrated on 14 July each year. In French, it is formally called FΓͺte nationale and commonly and legally le 14 juillet.

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France marks Bastille Day with scaled-down military parade [Video]

France marks Bastille Day with scaled-down military parade

Macron dedicated day to essential workers who 'enabled public, social and economic life to continue' during pandemic.

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Health workers honored at France's Bastille Day [Video]

Health workers honored at France's Bastille Day

France held a scaled-down annual Bastille Day celebration on Tuesday, with none of the usual tanks and troops parading down Paris's Champs Elysees avenue, in a concession to the epidemic still stalking..

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Bastille Day: What are the July 14 celebrations all about? [Video]

Bastille Day: What are the July 14 celebrations all about?

Bastille Day: What are the July 14 celebrations all about?

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Yellow-vest protesters formed barricades and lit fires after the annual military event in Paris.
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French police fired tear gas to disperse protesters from Paris's Champs Elysees avenue on Sunday, a few hours after President Emmanuel Macron had reviewed the traditional Bastille Day military parade..
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