French director accused of sexual assault to appear before judge

The French director Christophe Ruggia has been accused by top French actress Adele Haenel of abusing her when she was an underage teenager. “I’m very angry,” she said. “I want to reveal an abuse that is unfortunately quite commonplace.”

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France is a republic and the largest Western European nation. Through expansion and colonisation in the 17th and 18th centuries France became a great power and still retains territories around the world. It has a seat on the UN security council and is the world’s fourth most wealthy country with a high standard of living and strong cultural identity.

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