Corsica - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Corsica


10,000 evacuated over new wildfire in France

Jul 26, 2017 - 1:30 PM

UPDATED The new fire comes a day after France asked for Europe s help to tackle the flames already raging in the tinder dry south including near the popular resort of Saint Tropez

People sit on the beach as they look at Canadair aircraft flying to drop water over a fire in La Croix-Valmer, near Saint-Tropez, southern France on July 25, 2017. Valery Hache/AFP

Protesters ransack Muslim prayer hall on Corsica

Dec 26, 2015 - 10:50 AM

They also try to burn copies of the Koran as tensions escalate

Europe breathes sigh of relief after Scotland vote

Sep 19, 2014 - 10:30 PM

While the European Union had stayed officially neutral before the vote there was clear relief in Brussels after the result that the first ever break up of a member state was off the cards

HAPPY DAYS. No supporters celebrate their win over the Yes campaign at the Royal Highland Centre during the Scottish referendum in Edinburgh, Scotland, 19 September 2014. Andy Rain/EPA

Interpol elects French woman as first female president

Nov 08, 2012 - 10:27 PM

Michelle Balestrazzi is known for her drive against organised crime in Bordeaux and Corsica

FIRST WOMAN TO LEAD INTERPOL. Mireille Ballestrazzi (L) of France, who is candidate to be the next president of Interpol, looks at French interior minister Manuel Valls during a reception at the French embassy in Rome on November 5, 2012. AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS