Following an overwhelming two-thirds victory for nationalists in Corsica on Sunday, Paris made clear on Tuesday there would be little scope for enhanced autonomy.

The nationalists are due to take office on January 1st. 

In a sign of good will, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe called the Corsican nationalist leader Gilles Simeoni to congratulate him on his triumph and told him he was willing to see him in Paris soon. By Tuesday, it became apparent that their agenda for discussion will be rat...

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