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Guillaume Frouin

Police blame ultra-leftists for violent standoff in western France

13 Apr 2018

NANTES, France French riot police clashed with protesters for a fifth day on Friday as their operation to clear squatters from an abandoned airport site evolved into a violent standoff that looked like it could go on for some time.

French police clash with eco-activists as they clear abandoned airport site

09 Apr 2018

NOTRE-DAME-DES-LANDES, France French police fired teargas and stun grenades and were pelted with stones during a dawn swoop to clear eco-activists and anarchists from a site in western France that had been planned as a new airport. | Video

Man rams van into Christmas market in France

23 Dec 2014

NANTES, France A man ploughed a van into a crowded Christmas market in Nantes in western France on Monday, injuring at least 10 people in the country's third violent attack in as many days. | Video

Man rams van into Christmas market in France

23 Dec 2014

NANTES, France A man ploughed a van into a crowded Christmas market in Nantes in western France on Monday, injuring at least 10 people in the country's third violent attack in as many days. | Video

Man rams van into Christmas market in France

22 Dec 2014

NANTES, France A man ploughed a van into a crowded Christmas market in Nantes in western France on Monday, injuring at least 10 people in the country's third violent attack in as many days.

Man rams van into Christmas market in France

22 Dec 2014

NANTES, France A man ploughed a van into a crowded Christmas market in Nantes in western France on Monday, injuring at least 10 people in the country's third violent attack in as many days.

Defying allies, France to deliver first warship to Russia

22 Jul 2014

PARIS/ST NAZAIRE President Francois Hollande won broad domestic applause on Tuesday for defying allies Britain and the United States by confirming plans to deliver a helicopter carrier to Russia, with one backer dismissing the objections as hypocritical.

Defying allies, France to deliver first warship to Russia

22 Jul 2014

PARIS/ST NAZAIRE President Francois Hollande won broad domestic applause on Tuesday for defying allies Britain and the United States by confirming plans to deliver a helicopter carrier to Russia, with one backer dismissing the objections as hypocritical.

Defying allies, France to deliver first warship to Russia

22 Jul 2014

PARIS/ST NAZAIRE President Francois Hollande won broad domestic applause on Tuesday for defying allies Britain and the United States by confirming plans to deliver a helicopter carrier to Russia, with one backer dismissing their objections as hypocritical.

A French icon totters: country's biggest Gauloise plant may close

14 Apr 2014

NANTES France In a blow to Gallic pride, the largest Gauloise cigarette factory in France may be shut down.

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