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'Lovelocks' collapse Paris bridge rail

9 June 2014 Last updated at 07:50 BST

Part of the parapet of the world famous Pont Des Arts bridge in Paris has collapsed under the weight of the growing number of locks that had been attached.

Couples write their initials on the so-called 'lovelocks', and attach them to the bridge as a sign of their love.

Wendy Urquhart reports.

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