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Why the Eiffel Tower is now HIGHER

THE Eiffel Tower has experienced a growth spurt thanks to the installation of a new antenna.

The iconic landmark now towers even higher over Paris after a new communications antenna was installed, making it six meters taller.

The Eiffel Tower has experienced a growth spurt thanks to the installation of a new antenna

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The Eiffel Tower has experienced a growth spurt thanks to the installation of a new antennaCredit: AP
The landmark grew six meters taller after the antenna was installed on Tuesday

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The landmark grew six meters taller after the antenna was installed on TuesdayCredit: AP

The antenna was added on Tuesday and means the Eiffel Tower is now 330m into the sky.

According to the Associated PressJean-François Martins, president of the Eiffel Tower Company, said scientific advances are an integral part of the tower’s 133-year history.

He said: “It’s a historic moment because the Eiffel Tower is getting taller, which is not so common.

“From the invention of radio at the beginning of the 20th century to the present day, decades upon decades, the Eiffel Tower has been a partner for all radio technology.”

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Vaccinated Britons looking to view the newly grown structure can visit France without having to access a Covid passport.

The country scrapped his strict Covid vaccination card rules at the beginning of the week.

Now visitors no longer have to use the French Covid passport – called Pass Vaccinal – to enter restaurants, bars or cinemas.

In addition, the mask requirement has been lifted – with the exception of public transport and nursing homes.

To enter France, vaccinated Britons must Show proof of vaccination and complete an affidavit certifying that they do not have any symptoms of Covid.

At present, unvaccinated Britons can still only enter France for good cause.

In other travel news, the Britain is dropping the latest of its Covid travel rules starting tomorrow to make the holiday easier.

Of Tomorrow 4 o’clocklengthy Passenger Locator Forms are being dropped along with Covid tests for unvaccinated Brits.

The changes were made ahead of the Easter holidays and will save travelers time and money.

The Eiffel Tower was 324 m high, but now it towers 330 m into the sky

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The Eiffel Tower was 324 m high, but now it towers 330 m into the skyCredit: Alamy

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