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Three French flood rescuers killed in helicopter crash

Three French flood rescuers killed in helicopter crash

Three emergency workers were killed in a helicopter crash near Marseille while on a rescue mission in southern France where floods have left two dead, officials said Monday.

Up to eight feared dead after buildings collapse in Marseille

Up to eight feared dead after buildings collapse in Marseille

As many as eight people were feared dead Tuesday after two apartment blocks collapsed in the southern French city of Marseille, where three bodies have been pulled from the wreckage.

Eight feared dead in Marseille building collapse

Eight feared dead in Marseille building collapse

As many as eight people were feared dead Tuesday after two dilapidated apartment blocks collapsed in the southern French city of Marseille, where a first body was pulled out of the wreckage.

Aquarius migrant ship cannot disembark in French port

Aquarius migrant ship cannot disembark in French port

France is not ready for now to allow the Mediterranean rescue ship Aquarius to dock and disembark dozens of migrants at the port of Marseille, France's finance minister said on Tuesday.

Aquarius migrant ship calls on Europe for help, sails to Marseille

Aquarius migrant ship calls on Europe for help, sails to Marseille

Charities operating the Mediterranean rescue ship Aquarius on Monday urged European governments to help the vessel find a new flag to sail under after Panama revoked its registration ...

Two women stabbed to death at French train station

Two women stabbed to death at French train station

A witness told Reuters she saw a man take out a knife from his sleeve and then stab a young girl and then a second woman.

One dead after car hits people at Marseille bus stop

One dead after car hits people at Marseille bus stop

One person was killed and another seriously injured in the southern French city of Marseille on Monday after a van ploughed into people at two different bus stops, police sources, adding that the suspected driver had been arrested.

Train passengers stranded by fires in southern France

Train passengers stranded by fires in southern France

Forest fires east of Marseille have left thousands of travellers stranded across southern France, French rail officials and media reported on Sunday.

France arrests two planning 'violent' attack ahead of poll

France arrests two planning 'violent' attack ahead of poll

Two Frenchmen arrested in Marseille on Tuesday planned an "imminent and violent attack" ahead of the first round of the presidential election on Sunday, France's interior minister said.

French police foil terror attack, arrest 7: minister

French police foil terror attack, arrest 7: minister

Police have broken up a terror ring plotting an attack in France after arresting seven suspects in Strasbourg and Marseille, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said on Monday.

Two killed in Marseille 'gangland' Kalashnikov attack

Two killed in Marseille 'gangland' Kalashnikov attack

Two men were cut down by automatic rifles in broad daylight in Marseille on Sunday, in what investigators said was the probably latest round in a bloody gangland war.

British fans get prison for Euro 2016 violence

British fans get prison for Euro 2016 violence

A French court on Monday jailed two British men for their role in the Marseille fan battles before the England-Russia Euro 2016 match