French prosecutor opens probe into Marine Le Pen's wealth

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Investigation is into claims that far-right Front National leader and her father Jean-Marie Le Pen misrepresented extent of their wealth.

French prosecutor advises end of inconclusive Yasser Arafat murder probe

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The enquiry was opened in 2012 after the Palestinian leader's widow filed complaint he had been murdered by poisoning with polonium-210.

French justice minister Taubira accused of political interference

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Top Paris prosecutor says minister sought to remove him on political grounds as she highlights plan to increase neutrality of France's legal system.

French prosecutor Courroye under investigation for spying on journalists

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A top French prosecutor close to President Nicolas Sarkozy has been placed under investigation for illegally spying on French journalists.