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Nice, Marseille game abandoned after player hit by bottle and crowds invade pitch

French footballer Dimitri Payet was hit by a bottle causing the game between Nice and Marseille to be abandoned. Marseille’s Payet was struck in the back by a bottle thrown from the home supporters as he went to take a corner. Payet launched the bottle back to the crowd, leading to fans pouring on to […]


Knife attack in France kills 3, suspect detained

Three people died in a knife attack in Nice, France. French president Emmanuel Macron said was an “Islamist terrorist attack”. Mr Macron said France would not surrender its core values after visiting the Notre-Dame basilica in the southern city. Thousands of troops are being deployed to protect churches and schools. In Nice, one elderly victim […]