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Mother: I arranged for my daughter to be raped

A woman from eastern France has admitted delivering her 5-year-old daughter to be sexually abused by a 38-year-old paedophile she met on an internet forum.

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French student: I’m not an extremist

A French-Turkish student detained in Turkey for nearly three months on suspicion of links to an outlawed far-left extremist group said Tuesday the case against her is "rubbish".

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Parisian policeman saves puppies from suffocation

A Parisian policeman saved three puppies from certain death yesterday after freeing them from the plastic bag they were tied up in.

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France heading back into recession – bank

France is headed back into recession for the second time in just over three years, the country's central bank warned on Wednesday.

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Travellers invade town’s brand new stadium

A fleet of 200 caravans invaded the local stadium in Marguerittes, southern France, this weekend, leaving the local authorities in despair.

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Babybel offends disabled children with ‘mental’ slogan

Cheese company Bel is apologising after a summer advertising campaign sparked a threatened boycott of its products from the disabled peoples' unions.