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Springtime returns to city of love

Springtime in Paris, the season for lovers, has arrived early this year - just in time for Saint Valentine's day.

The meteorological office said temperatures in the French capital soared to 64 degrees Fahrenheit on Thursday - the warmest Feb. 12 since records began in 1873.The previous high of 59 was set in 1982.

In the southwestern resort of Biarritz, sunbathers took to the beaches as temperatures breached the 68-degree mark.

Temperatures were expected to edge higher on Friday, and stay mild through Saturday's Valentine's Day.