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Gerard Depardieu under fire for fleeing French tax rate

French actor Gerard Depardieu Photo: Press Association

Film star Gerard Depardieu's move to Belgium, in an apparent attempt to avoid France's new rate of top tax has been labelled "pathetic" by the French Prime Minister. The 63-year-old star has bought a house in the Belgian town of Nechin, a town very close to the French border.

Europe Correspondent Emma Murphy reports: