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Killing of Holocaust survivor raises anti-Semitism fears in France

Prosecutors probe whether anti-Semitism was a motive for killing of Mireille Knoll who was stabbed 11 times and left in her burning Paris flat.

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Thousands of millionaires have quit France

Net total of around 10,000 millionaires left France in 2015, with one report claiming that religious tensions were partly to blame for exodus.

Looted Pissarro to return to France

American universiry will hand 'La bergère rentrant des moutons', a painting looted by Nazis in 1941, to Holocaust survivor Leone Meyer.

French journalist attacked by far-right Jewish extremists in Paris

David Perrotin, who writes for news site BuzzFeed, was placed under protection after attack by around 12 masked men with batons.

France to seek extradition of 'mastermind' behind Jewish restaurant attack

Zuhair Mohamad Hassan Khalid al-Abassi, arrested in Jordan on June 1st, is wanted over 1982 Paris attack that left six people dead and 22 injured.

France seeks three men for deadly 1982 attack on Jewish restaurant

The men,who are now living in Norway, Jordan and the occupied West Bank, are wanted for attack in rue des Rosiers, Paris, that killed six.

Hundreds of Jewish graves desecrated in eastern France

About 200 grave stones were knocked down and a monument to Holocaust victims damaged in a cemetery near to the border with Germany.

How Hayat Boumeddiene became France’s most-wanted woman

The 26-year-old wife of Amedy Coulibaly is emerging as key figure to understanding planning behind Charlie Hebdo and kosher store killings.

French comedian in court over comments about Jewish radio presenter

Dieudonné, accused of inciting racial hatred for saying presenter 'reminds me of the gas chambers', said he was a 'comedian not an historian'.

France promises to fight anti-Semitism after attack

Interior minister told rally held to protest against attack on Jewish couple that combating anti-Semetic acts would be a 'national cause'.

President Hollande condemns anti-Semitic rape and burglary

The French head of state has described the brutal attack on a woman aged 19 and her boyfriend, 21, near Paris as 'unbearable'.

Woman raped and home burgled in 'anti-Semitic' attack in France

Interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve said young couple assaulted in middle of day at their home near Paris were clearly victims of anti-Semitism.

France considers ban on radical Jewish group

Interior ministry 'analysing' its options against the Ligue de Défense Juive, accused of provoking pro-Palestinian demonstrators in Paris area.

France's Marine Le Pen rebukes father in new anti-Semitism row

Leader of far-right Front National says her father's remark linking a Jewish singer to concentration camp gas ovens was a 'political mistake'.

Nazi memorabilia auction cancelled after French minister intervenes

Culture minister Aurélie Filippetti said she did not want planned sale of objects that belonged to Adolf Hitler and Hermann Goering to go ahead.