The southern French port city of Marseille is basking in the glory of being named European Capital of Culture. But behind the glitter there is a grittier side to Marseille. A spate of killings is worrying police; gangland reprisals are on the rise as more and more young people turn to crime as a way out of poverty and unemployment. Our team went to Marseille to investigate the criminal culture the city is struggling to contain.
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2014-11-21 National Front party (France)
With the National Front on the rise in France, our reporters returned to three towns where the far-right party’s mayoral candidates won the most recent local elections.
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