French town asks Madonna to lend back lost 19th-century painting

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The mayor of Amiens in northern France has contacted Madonna to ask for the return of Diane et Endymion, a 19th-century artwork by neoclassical painter Jérôme-Martin Langlois, which disappeared from the town's art museum during WWI until it, or a fine copy of it, appeared in a photograph of the US singer at home published by weekly Paris Match.

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

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

French far-right party to sue Madonna over swastika video

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National Front plans to sue after video at a Paris concert contained an image of the party’s leader Marine Le Pen with a swastika on her forehead.