The Louvre’s pyramid covered in treacle

 The Louvre’s pyramid covered in treacle - Environmental activists have covered the Louvre’s glass pyramid with thick black treacle in protest at what they said were the environmentally damaging activities of museum sponsor Total.

The activists belonging to “Liberons le Louvre” plastered the museums famed 70 foot high glass and steel pyramid, a much loved Paris landmark, as tourists gazed on.

Total has made contributions to the Louvre for renovation work.

 

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