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Volunteers reenact Napoleonic battles in Corsica

Volunteers reenact Napoleonic battle scenes in the city of Ajaccio, Corsica, where the French emperor was born 249 years ago.

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Crows butt in for litter pick-up at French theme park

Six crows specially trained to pick up cigarette butts and rubbish are put to work at a French historical theme park.

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Search continues in France for German swept away by floodwaters

Two Germans have been charged for causing unintentional injury and endangering the lives of others after they brought a group of teenagers to an unauthorised campsite in southern France, where a man was swept away by floods, French prosecutors said on Saturday.

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Salaryman – Breathe

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French beaches are catering for people with disabilities

The beach in Fort-Mahon, in the north of France, prides itself on being an accessible beach for people with disabilities. It has been recognised by the ‘Handiplage’ label, which awards communities with dedicated measures in place for the disabled. At this beach people can hire Tiralos, specially-designed beach chairs for people with reduced mobility, which can be used on land and in water. Around the beach there are flat pavements with no curbs, and plenty of disabled parking spaces nearby too. There are 75 beaches in France which have been recognised by the ‘Handiplage’ label.

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French winemakers begin harvest after torrid summer

Torrid temperatures across much of France have made the past few weeks unbearable for many, but with grape harvests kicking off this week, some winemakers are already hard at work.

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Divers look for downed drone near Macron’s French holiday home

Army and police troops at French President Emmanuel Macron’s holiday home in Bormes-les-Mimosas, France, search for a drone after it reportedly fell into the sea the day before. IMAGES