Regional names allowed in France
Regional languages such as Breton and Corse are nearer to being better supported after MPs backed a law giving protection and allowing diacritic symbols to be used in forenames.
Symbols caused problems when a baby was given the Breton name Fañch as the tilde was not legal.
A top appeal court then allowed it.
The bill now goes to the Senate but it has dropped key provisions for language learning.
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