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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

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Corsica supermarket bombings

A series of explosions rocked seven supermarkets on the French island of Corsica on Sunday night. Damage was limited. There has been no claim

A series of explosions rocked seven supermarkets on the French island of Corsica on Sunday night. Damage was limited. There has been no claim

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Hope fades for missing Swiss twins

Hope of finding missing Swiss twins alive has virtually disappeared after police confirmed that their father wrote a letter detailing plans to kill

Hope of finding missing Swiss twins alive has virtually disappeared after police confirmed that their father wrote a letter detailing plans to kill

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Hopes fade for missing Swiss twins

Hopes are fading of finding twin six-year old Swiss girls who have been missing for over a week after their father absconded with them. The girls

Hopes are fading of finding twin six-year old Swiss girls who have been missing for over a week after their father absconded with them. The girls

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Sea crash pilot hailed a hero by passengers

The passengers of a plane that crashed into the Mediterranean have hailed the pilot a hero after all those on board escaped alive. The light aircraft

The passengers of a plane that crashed into the Mediterranean have hailed the pilot a hero after all those on board escaped alive. The light aircraft

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"Miraculous" escape as plane crashes into Med

Survivors of a plane crash in the Mediterranean Sea say they have had a miraculous escape. The six people on board the small aircraft managed to

Survivors of a plane crash in the Mediterranean Sea say they have had a miraculous escape. The six people on board the small aircraft managed to

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Police hunt for Corsica arsonists

The hunt is on in France to find out who could be behind deadly forest fires that have ravaged thousands of hectares of land, reducing it to ashes

The hunt is on in France to find out who could be behind deadly forest fires that have ravaged thousands of hectares of land, reducing it to ashes

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Fires in Southern Europe coming Under Control

Fires which have been ravaging southern Europe are being brought under control with countries left to count the cost in deaths and destruction. Spain

Fires which have been ravaging southern Europe are being brought under control with countries left to count the cost in deaths and destruction. Spain

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Flames force evacuations on Corsica

Only hours after a major fire was brought under control near Marseille, French firefighters were busy with wildfires on the island of Corsica. Blazes

Only hours after a major fire was brought under control near Marseille, French firefighters were busy with wildfires on the island of Corsica. Blazes