The mayor of a French town has caused a storm by stating he is ready to accept refugees but on the condition they are Christians, claiming that would be enough of a guarantee they were not "disguised terrorists".

Details will soon be given over how exactly France plans to accommodate the 24,000 refugees it has promised to take in over the next years.

But there could be trouble ahead if the statement of the mayor of Roanne, a town in the Loire Valley, are anything to go by.

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