French island in the Mediterranean
Corsica is an island in the Mediterranean Sea and belongs to the 18 regions of France. While being part of France, Corsica is also designated a territorial collectivity by law.
Regions seeking independence frequently have one thing in common: they tend to be the economic engines of their nations. Will it start with Catalonia, then head to Flanders and northern Italy? Is this the next potential economic crisis for the EU?
Two Muslim mothers wearing headscarves have been prevented by two other parents from entering a nursery school on the French island of Corsica. The incident comes amid simmering intercommunal tensions in France.