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Paris Cops Steel for Facebook Booze Binge

'Giant cocktail party' to gather at Eiffel Tower

(Newser) - Paris cops are girding for thousands of drunken revelers expected at the foot of the Eiffel tower this weekend, even though they warned it's illegal. The Paris gathering, organized via Facebook, will be the latest in a series of 58 mass drunkathons or "apéros géants" that are... More »

France Cracks Down on Facebook Drunkathons

Drinker dies in massive Nantes booze binge

(Newser) - France is cracking down on massive drinkathons organized via Facebook following the death of one young imbiber. Mobs have gathered for the mass outddoor drink-ups—dubbed an apéro gêant in France—in places such as Rennes, Breast and Montpelier. Some 10,000 partied last week in Nantes where... More »

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