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'Chouf': a bitter plunge into Marseille's underworld

Is it possible to break the cycle and leave behind your tough suburb, your ‘quartier nord’ as they call it in Marseille?

Is it possible to break the cycle and leave behind your tough suburb, your ‘quartier nord’ as they call it in Marseille?

Sport

Marseille appoint Garcia as new head coach

French first division club Olympique de Marseille have appointed former AS Roma coach Rudi Garcia as their new manager.

French first division club Olympique de Marseille have appointed former AS Roma coach Rudi Garcia as their new manager.

News

England fans jailed over Euro 2016 violence

At least six England football fans have been jailed after clashes on the sidelines of their team’s opening match against Russia in Marseille on Saturday.

At least six England football fans have been jailed after clashes on the sidelines of their team’s opening match against Russia in Marseille on Saturday.

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French police fire tear gas to disperse Euro 2016 fans

There were tense scenes on the streets of Marseille in the early hours of Sunday morning as police tried to disperse crowds of football fans and…

There were tense scenes on the streets of Marseille in the early hours of Sunday morning as police tried to disperse crowds of football fans and…

Sport

Struggling Marseille sack coach Michel

Struggling French first division side Marseille have sacked coach Michel following a disastrous season that has left the Mediterranean side down the

Struggling French first division side Marseille have sacked coach Michel following a disastrous season that has left the Mediterranean side down the

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Jewish teacher is stabbed in Marseille by ISIL supporters

A Jewish teacher in the French city of Marseille was taken to hospital following a knife attack by three youths professing to be ISIL supporters. The

A Jewish teacher in the French city of Marseille was taken to hospital following a knife attack by three youths professing to be ISIL supporters. The

Sport

Marseille appoint former Real Madrid player Michel as manager

Out-of-sorts French first division side Marseille have appointed former Real Madrid player Michel as the club’s new manager. The 52-year-old Spaniard

Out-of-sorts French first division side Marseille have appointed former Real Madrid player Michel as the club’s new manager. The 52-year-old Spaniard

Sport

Marseille coach quits after just one match of the new season

Marseille coach Marcelo Bielsa has quit his post after just one match of the new season. Marseille manager Bielsa quit after the team's first match

Marseille coach Marcelo Bielsa has quit his post after just one match of the new season. Marseille manager Bielsa quit after the team's first match

Science_technology

Bee rotor navigates like an insect

The question of how bees use their wings to fly has baffled experts for decades, but now bio-robotics researchers at Marseille University in France

The question of how bees use their wings to fly has baffled experts for decades, but now bio-robotics researchers at Marseille University in France

Business

Next stop Marseille for Eurostar

“Off to a cracking start,” that’s how Eurostar International’s CEO Nicolas Petrovic described bookings for the train’s new service to the French

“Off to a cracking start,” that’s how Eurostar International’s CEO Nicolas Petrovic described bookings for the train’s new service to the French

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Hooded gunmen fire at police in Marseille

French police sealed off a housing estate in Marseille on Monday after hooded gunmen opened fire on a police car with Kalashnikov rifles in what a

French police sealed off a housing estate in Marseille on Monday after hooded gunmen opened fire on a police car with Kalashnikov rifles in what a

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1944 anniversaries reach Cote d'Azur landings

Two months after the Normandy landings south-east France got its very own, but lesser-known invasion when the allies landed in Provence. The

Two months after the Normandy landings south-east France got its very own, but lesser-known invasion when the allies landed in Provence. The

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Brussels shooting suspect opposes extradition

Medhi Nemmouche, a French national suspected of shooting dead three people in the Brussels Jewish Museum, is formally opposing extradition to

Medhi Nemmouche, a French national suspected of shooting dead three people in the Brussels Jewish Museum, is formally opposing extradition to

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Main suspect in Brussels Jewish Museum shooting arrested

French police have arrested a suspect in connection with last weekend’s Brussels Jewish museum shooting, according to the AFP news agency. The

French police have arrested a suspect in connection with last weekend’s Brussels Jewish museum shooting, according to the AFP news agency. The

Sport

Marseille confirm Bielsa appointment

After weeks of speculation, French giants Marseille have confirmed that Marcelo Bielsa will be appointed as their new manager from the end of the

After weeks of speculation, French giants Marseille have confirmed that Marcelo Bielsa will be appointed as their new manager from the end of the

Sport

Baup sacked by Marseille

French giants Marseille have sacked manager Elie Baup following their disappointing 1-0 home defeat to Nantes on Friday. The 52-year-old, who was

French giants Marseille have sacked manager Elie Baup following their disappointing 1-0 home defeat to Nantes on Friday. The 52-year-old, who was

Europe

EU fires first salvo for stricter gun control

Gun crime is on the rise in Europe with the Schengen open border policy making it easier for criminals to move weapons across the continent. In

Gun crime is on the rise in Europe with the Schengen open border policy making it easier for criminals to move weapons across the continent. In

Europe

Gun control in Europe - Full Debate

For the full debate on gun control in Europe, please click on the video link above.

For the full debate on gun control in Europe, please click on the video link above.

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Two killed in tourist bus accident in France

A coach has crashed in southern France, killing two tourists and injuring 30 others. The Eurolines bus was travelling from Marseille to Spain when it

A coach has crashed in southern France, killing two tourists and injuring 30 others. The Eurolines bus was travelling from Marseille to Spain when it

Sport

Cavendish strikes in Marseille

Britain’s Mark Cavendish notched up his 24th career Tour de France stage win and first of this edition courtesy of a devastating sprint finish in

Britain’s Mark Cavendish notched up his 24th career Tour de France stage win and first of this edition courtesy of a devastating sprint finish in

Culture

Marseille unveils long awaited MuCEM

The eagerly anticipated Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations (MuCEM) opens this week in the southern French city of Marseille, this

The eagerly anticipated Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations (MuCEM) opens this week in the southern French city of Marseille, this

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Marseille set to host 'Sarkozy's brainchild'

The southern French city of Marseille is hosting a Union for the Mediterranean summit this weekend. The speakers – from parliaments across the

The southern French city of Marseille is hosting a Union for the Mediterranean summit this weekend. The speakers – from parliaments across the