What is this shrub with small brown berries?

I saw this shrub with brownish small berries  in Southwestern France.  Please help me to identify this shrub. Are those berries poisonous? Thank you in advance for all your answers.

Shrub with brown berries 1 (in France)

What is this shrub with small brown berries?

Bush with brown berries 2 (in France)

What is this shrub with small brown berries?

Reviewer Asked on May 16, 2016 in Shrubs & Bushes.

Where does it grow? Location is important as well (garden, streets, etc).

on August 6, 2016.
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    It can be a Buckthorn, Rhamnus. Possibly Rhamnus alaternus. I think the berries are mildly toxic, so  better don’t eat them.

    Vice Professor Answered on August 6, 2016.
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