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30 January 2002

Independent (UK)

After 23 years of procrastination and hair-splitting, the French government has finally agreed to implement a European law which protects wild birds from hunters for much of the year. But French hunters groups yesterday threatened to ignore the government's decree and continue shooting wild geese, ducks and other waterfowl when the season closes on Friday, a month earlier than usual. With presidential elections approaching, it seems certain the controversy will be... (

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