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Charlie Hebdo awarded special prize at French comics festival

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 Award at festival in Angoulême was created after January 7th attack which claimed lives of some of France’s best-loved cartoonists.

Is Astérix creator Albert Uderzo being swindled by members of his entourage?

France

The 85-year-old French artist who co-created the world-famous Astérix comic book series is surrounded by advisers and employees who benefit enormously from his largesse. Crying foul play, Albert Uderzo’s only daughter succeeded in getting an examining magistrate to look into the affair. Mediapart's Michel Deléan reveals the inside story of the ongoing investigation.