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Saving the 'genuine' croissant in France

A one-man crusade against 'cheap imitations'
The croissant is one of France's iconic products when it comes to gastronomy. But Frederic Roy -- a 46-year-old French baker from Nice -- says what most people eat in the country is not the real deal. He wants a label or a registered name for the croissant and spoke to BBC Newsday.

(Croissants displayed at a bakery in Paris. Credit: Francois Guillot/AFP/Getty Images)
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Owen Williams' conversion with the last kick of the game earns Gloucester a losing bonus point from their Challenge Cup loss at Pau.

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Can President Macron transform France?
Reforms of labour laws and plans to cut 120,000 public sector jobs have led to protests in France.