Foreign Office warns Britons over travel to France during riots

Britons travelling to France may face disruption and are advised to monitor the media, the Foreign Office has said, as the country grapples with widespread rioting.

In new travel advice, the government urged Britons to avoid the riots, saying their locations and timings were “unpredictable”.

They also said it was “more important than ever” to get travel insurance.

Riots began on Tuesday after police shot a 17-year-old of Algerian descent.

Nahel M was killed as he drove away from a traffic stop. His death has reignited debate around the state of French policing, including questions of racism in the force. READ MORE

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