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B. 2011-12-06 French Alpine glaciers in retreat Southern France
C. 2003-08-29 Heat toll tops 11,000 France
2003-08-14 10,000 dead in heat wave France
E. 2003-08-12 Paris heat wave 'kills 100' Paris
F. 2003-08-11 Death warnings as Paris swelters France
G. 2003-08-10 Records tumble as Europe swelters European Union

Lives at risk amid Europe heatwave
French Alpine glaciers in retreat

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  Southern France: Glaciers in the French Alps have lost a quarter of their area in the past 40 years, according to new research

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  England: Authorities scrambled to save lives in a heatwave in northern Europe, hoping to avoid a repeat of the weather in 2003

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  France recorded 11,435 extra deaths during a heat wave when temperatures soared 104 Fahrenheit
Aug.14   10,000 dead in heat wave
  Paris morgues are full and air conditioned tents have been set up to hold bodies
 Officials blame the high death toll on the length of the heat wave and that Parisian buildings typically lack air conditioning. In 'Plan Blanc' doctors and nurses being recalled from leave, morgue workers called out of retirement, and further 1,000 hospital beds being made available
Aug.12   Paris heat wave 'kills 100'
  50 died in the past 4 days. The Health Ministry is insisting there has been no massive increase in emergencies
Aug.11   Death warnings as Paris swelters  Parisians sweated through their hottest night on record. 4 dozen people had died from the heat in the French capital Aug.10 Records tumble as Europe swelters  European Union: In the French Alps melting glaciers unleashed a cascade of rocks

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