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New demolitions halt search in deadly French building collapse

Marseille - Pressure grew on Marseille's mayor and other officials Thursday, accused of ignoring warnings about unsafe housing as a seventh body was pulled from rubble after a deadly building collapse in the southern French port city.

New demolitions halt search in deadly French building collapse

Marseille - Two dilapidated buildings next to those which collapsed in southern France were to be demolished Thursday, forcing rescue workers to call off their search after six bodies were pulled from the rubble.

Anger in France as six killed in Marseille building collapse

Marseille - A sixth body was found Wednesday in the wreckage of two dilapidated buildings that collapsed in the French city of Marseille, where furious residents have accused authorities of ignoring warnings about the state of housing for the poorest.

Up to eight feared dead in Marseille building collapse

Marseille - As many as eight people might have died in the southern French city of Marseille in two building collapses, officials said Tuesday after the first body was pulled out from the wreckage.

Rescuers search for victims after buildings collapse in Marseille

Marseille - French rescue workers were searching into the night Monday for possible victims under the wreckage of two dilapidated buildings that suddenly collapsed in the centre of Marseille.

Rescuers search rubble after buildings collapse in Marseille

Marseille - French rescue workers were searching for possible victims under the wreckage of two dilapidated buildings that suddenly collapsed Monday in the centre of the southern city of Marseille.

Ten on trial over mafia-style killing of Monaco heiress

Aix-en-provence - The imprisoned son-in-law of a murdered Monaco billionaire goes on trial Monday with nine other people suspected in the brazen daylight killing of the heiress, a case which prosecutors say bears all the hallmarks of a sordid crime thriller.

New high-rises spark land battle in Paris

Courbevoie - A group of tenants near Paris whose apartments are to be destroyed to build the tallest skyscrapers in western Europe are refusing to leave after fighting for years to save their homes.

Fresh clashes as anti-capitalists attempt to rebuild French camp

Notre-dame-des-landes - Police said hundreds of activists attacked officers on Sunday ahead of a peaceful rally to protest the forced closure of an anti-capitalist camp in western France.

Fresh clashes as anti-capitalists attempt to rebuild French camp

Notre-dame-des-landes - Police said hundreds of activists attacked officers on Sunday ahead of a peaceful rally to protest the forced closure of an anti-capitalist camp in western France.

Fresh clashes as anti-capitalists attempt to rebuild French camp

Notre-dame-des-landes - Police said hundreds of activists attacked officers on Sunday ahead of a peaceful rally to protest the forced closure of an anti-capitalist camp in western France.

ThyssenKrupp shelves plans to sell railway, construction ops

Frankfurt - German heavy industry giant ThyssenKrupp said on Tuesday it is abandoning plans to sell its rail and construction activities after failing to secure sufficient offers.

Watch 'Racist woman on train in Woolwich—Who is she?'

London - British Transport Police (BTP) say they are looking for a woman caught on camera abusing passengers on a train. She says to a group of black passengers: "Go home where you belong... You might have been born here, but I bet your grandparents weren't."
 

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