French hunters spark uproar for slaying stag in front garden

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Video shows hunters killing a tired but otherwise unhurt stag in a residential area on the outskirts of the forest of Compiègne, northeast of Paris.

Former French budget minister faces formal investigation over 'illegal' land sale


Former French budget minister Eric Woerth faces being placed under formal investigation - one step short of being charged - over a sale he ordered when in office of state-owned forest land to a horse-racing company, after a preliminary enquiry into the deal has been told it was concluded at just one third of the real value, Mediapart can reveal.