Carnival returns to French Riviera, as virus fears recede

A carnival float figure of France's President Emmanuel Macron sits at a warehouse in Nice, southern France, Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022. The theme of the Carnival's 149th edition in the French Riviera city of Nice is King of Animals. A loud celebration of nature, human connection and life itself after months of lockdowns, silence, social distancing and banned public gatherings, kicks off on Friday. (AP Photo/Daniel Cole)

Carnival returns to French Riviera, as virus fears recede