Frenchman jailed for calling and texting ex-girlfriend 21,807 times

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Man started his ten months of harassment after the woman ended their relationship - he wanted her to thank him for doing up their flat.

Protestors greet Turkish PM on visit to Lyon

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Pro-democracy and minority groups protested PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan's visit to meet with Turkish expats ahead of presidential poll.

French prosecutors seek to have Le Pen stripped of immunity

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Officials want the European Parliament to strip National Front leader of MEP's immunity with a view to pursuing her over a remark about Muslims.

France, Italy battle to keep high-speed rail on track

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The controversial plans for a 26-billion-euro high-speed rail link between the two countries face opposition from environmental activists.