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Schools in France to display flags in classrooms

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The move - effective from the start of the school year on Monday - was approved as part of educational reforms recently passed by Parliament.

President Hollande calls on French to display national flags

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France's head of state will lead a ceremony during a day of mourning on Friday for the 130 people killed by jihadists on 13 November 13th.

Flags to fly at half-mast in France in mourning of Air Algérie dead

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The flags will be lowered for three days as of Monday, while President Hollande has said bad weather was the likely cause of crash.

French city of Nice bans foreign flags before Algeria match

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The right-wing mayor Christian Estrosi announced ban until end of tournament following riots after the last two Algerian games.

Nelson Mandela: French flags to fly at half-mast

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France joins in tributes to the passing of the iconic anti-apartheid leader, with prime minister Jean-Marc Ayrault saying: 'All humanity is in mourning'.