Rome

French student, 27, missing for nine days in Italy found dead in ravine

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Simon Gautier, who was studying art history in Rome, was last heard alerting emergency services in a call in which he said he had suffered a fall while trekking a remote area near Naples and had broken both legs.

France recalls ambassador to Italy over diplomatic row

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Move came after Italian deputy PM met French 'yellow vest' protesters near Paris and France warned him not to interfere in the country's politics.

Paris-Rome refugee dispute awakens dark colonial legacy

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Populists in Italy have accused France of continuing to colonise many African states.

French rogue trader Kerviel to be freed from jail

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Court rules that 'rogue trader' who lost his bank nearly five billion euros can be freed on Monday, after serving 100 days of a 3-year term.

Scandal-hit Vatican bank turns to French financier for redemption

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Jean-Baptiste de Franssu, the former head of Invesco Ltd.’s European business, is to take over running of bank where profits fell by 97%.

Convicted trader Kerviel says will return to France after all

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The trader, 37, who was convicted in 2010, decided to return to France after trek to Rome and is soon expected to start 3-year jail term.

Former trader Kerviel faces jail as lone walk to France ends

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Convicted SocGen trader, returning after a long trek to Rome, has been ordered to attend a French police station where he is set to be jailed.

Thousands march in Paris against austerity, economic reforms

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Demonstrators showed anger over President Holande's 'pro-business' measures with slogans such as 'When you are leftist you support employees'.

Blast targets French interests in Rome as Hollande meets Pope Francis

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A small bomb exploded in central Rome near a French foundation and cultural building just hours before the French president's visit to the Vatican.