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Search continues as death toll rises to six in Marseille flats collapse

Rescuers on Thursday resumed a search of rubble in which six corpses have been found after the collapse on Monday of two dilapidated apartment blocks in the southern French port city of Marseille, following an overnight pause to demolish neighbouring buildings that threatened to tumble in turn.

Three bodies found in rubble of collapsed Marseille buildings

Three people have been found dead in the rubble of two buildings which collapsed in the southern French port city of Marseille on Monday, while emergency services continued to search for possible survivors among up to eight people who are reported missing.

Search for survivors after buildings collapse in Marseille

Rescue workers with sniffer dogs were searching for people who may be trapped in the rubble of two neighbouring buildings which collapsed in the port city of Marseille, southern France, on Monday, injuring two passers-by.

Eight dead in separate building blazes in France

Five children died overnight Saturday in a blaze during a visit to their divorced father, while three squatters perished in a blaze near Paris.

'City of Light' to lose its overnight shine

The French government announces move to blackout overnight illuminations of stores, buildings and offices as part of a cost- and energy-saving plan.