légion d'honneur

McCartney to join French Légion d'honneur ranks

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Former Beatle Paul McCartney is to receive France's highest civil award from French President François Hollande on September 8th.

Top French expert on industrial illnesses snubs Légion d'honneur

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A top French researcher on industrial health issues refuses Légion d'honneur in protest at inaction over what she called "industrial crimes".

Former Sarkozy aide denies influence peddling

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Xavier Musca says he will take steps to fight back legally against accusations arising from his time as a top official under former French president.