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  1. News - World - FRANCE

    French comedian Dieudonne faces race probe over 'gas chambers' jibe

    Posted Dec 31st 2013, 01:53am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Comedian in race probe over 'gas chambers' jibe Prosecutors in Paris yesterday launched a probe into whether a French comedian was guilty of inciting racial hatred by joking about "gas chambers" while talking about a Jewish journalist. Dieudonne, who has caused controversy over an increasingly copied trademark gesture ...

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    Cicadas pose fatal threat to Provence's fields of lavender

    Posted Nov 26th 2013, 09:39pm by GDN

    ... late. Hundreds of thousands of cicada larvae will not only have devastated the plants' roots, but the adult insects will also transmit a fatal micro-bacteria that will make the plants slowly wither and die. Now locals, whose livelihoods depend on the plants, are appealing for funds to save the lavender that has been produced in the region since the Middle Ages. Producers say ...

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    Furore grows over French comic Dieudonne's 'anti-Semitic' gesture

    Posted Jan 05th 2014, 05:36am by AP

    ... a Jewish radio journalist. "When I hear [the journalist] talk, you see... I say to myself gas chambers... A pity," Dieudonne said during a performance last month, parts of which were ...

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    French leader Hollande backs moves to ban 'anti-Semitic' comedian

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 06:37pm by AFP

    ... convict someone in advance, we live by the rule of law Olivier Mayor, local official A recent joke about gas chambers, secretly filmed at one of his shows, was the last straw for Valls who ...

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    Luc Besson under investigation over funding of Film City complex in Paris

    Posted Dec 21st 2013, 12:07am by AFP

    ... embezzlement of public funds, and nor did its directors or shareholders." The complex is located in the working-class Paris suburb of Saint-Denis, in an Art Deco-style former thermal power plant ...

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    ArcelorMittal plant under nationalisation threat

    Posted Nov 29th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Tycoon Lakshmi Mittal told the government could take over the ArcelorMittal plant in Lorraine to ensure its continued operations Hollande warnssteel giant maybe nationalised French President Francois Hollande is threatening to nationalise a plant owned by steelmaker ArcelorMittal in an increasingly heated dispute in which ministers say ...

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    Riot police on alert after two nights of violence in Paris

    Posted Jul 23rd 2013, 12:00am by GDN, AFP

    ... on the previous night, when 250 youths gathered in Trappes and hurled stones at police, who responded with tear gas. A 14-year-old boy suffered a serious eye injury and several police officers were also ... last month when authorities stopped a 25-year-old woman in Argenteuil, a suburb northwest of Paris, who was wearing a full-face veil, or niqab. An angry crowd gathered and police fired tear gas ...

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    Two killed in France's Reims city as apartment block collapses after blast

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 08:55pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Reims Gas explosion suspected after tragedy occurs near scene of similar incident early this month Apartment block collapses after blast, killing two Two people ... in the Champagne region said the "probable" cause of the accident, which saw the extremity of a four-storey building containing some 10 flats crash down, was a gas blast. Pierre Dartout, the top ...

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    EU lawmakers lift French far-right leader Le Pen’s immunity

    Posted Jul 02nd 2013, 09:51pm by AFP

    ... Parliament immunity revoked in 1998 when he said that Nazi gas chambers were “a detail” in the history of the second world war. He has several convictions for racism and anti-Semitism. The National ...

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    Tainted horsemeat 'probably' sold to French, says minister

    Posted Feb 25th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... at a meat processing plant after investigators found it was selling horsemeat labelled as beef. B&F Meats was found to be sending horsemeat to a customer in the Czech Republic. ...




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