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France refuses to open new Calais migration camp

France refuses to open new Calais migration camp

France’s interior minister rejected calls from charities for a new migrant reception center in the northern port of Calais, where hundreds who have fled war and poverty are again roaming the streets in search of food and shelter. The minister, Gerard Collomb,...
Million-euro crown stolen from Lyon museum

Million-euro crown stolen from Lyon museum

Thieves have stolen a crown studded with 1,791 jewels from a religious art museum in central France. The Museum of Fourvière in the city of Lyon on Saturday confirmed the theft of the Crown of the Virgin, which is estimated to be worth over one million euros. The...
Macron sworn in as French president

Macron sworn in as French president

Emmanuel Macron declared that the world and Europe needed a strong France at his swearing-in as French president on Sunday 14 May 2017. Former prime minister Laurent Fabius greeted Macron as “a man of his time”, adding that he now faced the task of leading...