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Sunday 29 January 2023 Dublin: 5°C

# Love locks

All time
# breaking hearts
You may have thought it would last forever, but your Paris love lock is probably now gone
Don’t cry though, they’re going to be ‘recycled’.
# where is the love?
Here's the new plan to stop people putting love locks on the Ha'penny Bridge
The council are trying to curb the practice, as it could potentially damage the structure.
# pas plus s'il vous plaît
Paris to couples: stop putting "love locks" on our bridges
They’d rather you took a selfie.
# too much love
Love Locks caused a Paris bridge rail to collapse... but why are they there?
A section of the The Pont des Arts railing couldn’t stand the weight.
# key to my heart
Thousands of 'love locks' caused a bridge in Paris to partially collapse
The railings of the Pont des Arts disintegrated under the weight of the padlocks.
# graffiti bridge
Meet the hackers' group tackling the Ha'penny Bridge's 'love' problem...
Ever walked across the Ha’penny Bridge and wondered where all those graffitied locks keep coming from – or who keeps taking them down?
# Love locks
'Love locks' removed from Rome's Ponte Milvio bridge
The ‘love padlocks’, which are placed there by couples, were also taken off the Ha’penny Bridge in January of this year.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Friday
In tonight’s fix: Downgrades for France – and difficulty for us? Plus: yet more rows over septic tanks, victory for workers at La Senza, and every presentation you’ve ever seen…