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French football team chairman under investigation for sex assaults

The chairman of French top-flight Ligue 1 team Angers has been placed under formal investigation for 'aggravated sexual assaults' and handed conditional bail over four complaints filed against him by past and female employees.

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Sex crime, harassment complaints soar in France in October

Official figures show the number of complaints lodged alleging sexual assault and harassment have jumped by almost a third year-on-year in France in the wake of widely reported allegations of sex crimes in the worlds of cinema, politics and the media, notably the accusations levelled at Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein.