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Police stand down 'gunman' alert in Nîmes, southern France

Police detained a man reportedly carrying a firing pistol in the main railway station of the town of Nîmes in southern France on Saturday, where Spain's celebrated Vuelta a España cycling tournament kicked off earlier in the day just 48 hours after the terrorist attacks in Catalonia.

Allies start to desert him as Fillon vows to stay in election

Latest opinion poll shows that only 25 percent of people now want right-winger to continue as a candidate, as senior supporters jump ship.

Briton held over murder of woman in Nîmes

The 32 year-old neighbour of a mother who was stabbed and sexually assaulted after going jogging is being questioned as a suspect of her murder.

Cash-strapped French snap up ‘yesterday’s baguette’

A discount bakery has opened in southern France which only sells day-old leftovers - a novelty for a country which prides itself on freshness.