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Bomb sweeps, bag checks as terror threat looms over Cannes

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Bomb sweeps, bag checks as terror threat looms over Cannes

The glitterati, set to descend on the resort town as the festival opens on Wednesday, will also have to tip open expensive handbags for inspection after climbing the red carpet into the main venue, the Palais des Festivals, which is to be secured by some 400 private security agents.

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