Possible June reopening for France's cafés

France's 200,000 restaurants, cafés, bars and hotels will not open until at least the start of June, despite warnings of a “catastrophe” and one in three closing for good unless they can restart work on May 11.

Industry federation Umih said it had been in daily talks with the government to look at ways to allow businesses to reopen in safety.

It stressed the danger for the four million hospitality sector jobs – one million in catering alone – if owners cannot see light at the end of the tunnel.

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