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Pete Doherty arrested in France for second time in a week


British singer Pete Doherty has been arrested in France for the second time in the space of a week. The Paris prosecutor’s office said the 40-year singer was placed in custody on Sunday for “violence by a person in a manifest state of intoxication”. Doherty is a former frontman for the Libertines and Babyshambles.

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Google fined £44m under EU data privacy law


France’s data privacy watchdog has fined Google 50 million euros (£44 million), the first penalty for a US tech giant under new European data privacy rules that took effect last year.