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Corsican town bans the burkini

It comes after violent clashes on Saturday night between what are described as local youths and people of north-african origin. Five people were injured.

It comes after violent clashes on Saturday night between what are described as local youths and people of north-african origin. Five people were injured.

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Corsican separatists to end military campaign

Separatist fighters in Corsica have said they will end military operations in their quest for independence from France. The National Liberation Front

Separatist fighters in Corsica have said they will end military operations in their quest for independence from France. The National Liberation Front

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Rare cyclone wreaks havoc across Mediterranean

A rare Mediterranean cyclone has wreaked havoc in Sardinia, as more than two months of rain hit the island in just 24 hours. There are no reports of

A rare Mediterranean cyclone has wreaked havoc in Sardinia, as more than two months of rain hit the island in just 24 hours. There are no reports of

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'Olive Tree Killer' rife in Corsica

Some 68 sources of contamination by the bacterium Xylella fastidiosa have been identified on Corsica, according to a report by local officials. Known

Some 68 sources of contamination by the bacterium Xylella fastidiosa have been identified on Corsica, according to a report by local officials. Known

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Picasso painting seized in Corsican port

French customs officials have seized a Picasso painting worth 25 million euros from a boat moored in the Corsican port of Calvi. There were concerns

French customs officials have seized a Picasso painting worth 25 million euros from a boat moored in the Corsican port of Calvi. There were concerns

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France's Ex-interior minister Charles Pasqua dies 88

Former French interior minister, Charles Pasqua has died at the age of 88. A hardline politician, Pasqua was a close ally of former president Jacques

Former French interior minister, Charles Pasqua has died at the age of 88. A hardline politician, Pasqua was a close ally of former president Jacques

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Corsica's main separatist group lays down arms

Corsica’s most active militant separatist group is ending its armed campaign. The National Front for the Liberation of Corsica, the FLNC, was set

Corsica’s most active militant separatist group is ending its armed campaign. The National Front for the Liberation of Corsica, the FLNC, was set

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Corsican businessman gunned down in Ajaccio

The French prime minister has said the murder of a leading Corsican businessman was the work of the mafia. Jacques Nacer was shot dead in his own

The French prime minister has said the murder of a leading Corsican businessman was the work of the mafia. Jacques Nacer was shot dead in his own

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Uphill struggle to mark 100th Tour de France

    Some of the biggest names in the world of sport who have not been implicated in the recent doping scandal were in Paris to help launch next

    Some of the biggest names in the world of sport who have not been implicated in the recent doping scandal were in Paris to help launch next

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Top nationalist lawyer shot dead in Corsica

One of Corsica’s most prominent lawyers is among two men who have been shot dead on the French island. 63-year-old Antoine Sollacaro, who had

One of Corsica’s most prominent lawyers is among two men who have been shot dead on the French island. 63-year-old Antoine Sollacaro, who had