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French police fired tear gas for a second day running Saturday as they sought to evict protesting occupiers from protected swampland where Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault wants to build a new airport. 

Protestors against an airport project clash with police at Notre-Dame-des-Landes, western France. rench police fired tear gas for a second day running Saturday as they sought to evict protesting occupiers from protected swampland where Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault wants to build a new airport.

Clashes between police and protesters resumed at Notre-Dame-des-Landes, outside the western city of Nantes, as officers fired tear gas and squatters threw stones and glass bottles at them in return.

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