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05/09/2014 - France - Canada -Netherlands

Dutch dentist accused of mutilating French patients arrested in Canada

A fugitive Dutch dentist accused of mutilating dozens of French patients has been arrested in Canada. French prosecutors are seeking his extradition to France.

The Mauritius capital, Port Louis
05/09/2014 - FRANCE - MAURITIUS

French woman faces trial in Mauritius for drug trafficking

The trial of a French woman accused of drug trafficking in Mauritius is to start again on 10 September after being suspended this week after her Mauritian co-accused was taken to hospital.

05/09/2014 - France

Frenchman jailed for stalking ex-girlfriend with 21,807 phone calls and texts

A Frenchman has been given a four-month sentence for stalking his ex-girlfriend with 21,807 phone calls and texts over a 10-month period.

The teenager confessed he "decided" to kill young brother and sister
05/09/2014 - France

French teenager charged with murdering sister, trying to kill brother

A 15-year-old boy has been charged with killing his 11-year-old sister and trying to kill his eight-year-old brother in eastern France.
Men from Eritrea and Sudan eat distributed food near Calais town hall
05/09/2014 - France - UK

Calais mayor repeats blockade threat after migrants try to storm ferries

The mayor of Calais has repeated threats to blockade the French Channel port after about 100 migrants tried to storm a ferry heading for Britain.
Jérôme Kerviel is arrested after crossing the border from Italy to France earlier this year
05/09/2014 - France

Rogue trader Kerviel freed with electronic bracelet

Rogue trader Jérôme Kerviel, imprisoned for losing French bank Société Générale nearly five billion euros, is to be freed under electronic surveillance next ...
Greenpeace activists at France's oldest nuclear reactor at Fessenheim, Alsace
05/09/2014 - France

Greenpeace activists given suspended sentences for French nuclear power station break-in

Green campaigners from 20 countries received two-month suspended sentences Thursday after launching a break-in at France's oldest nuclear plant last March.

04/09/2014 - France

Ségolène slams Trierweiler as Hollande book sales soar

Government ministers lined up to defend François Hollande on Thursday after published excerpts from the kiss-and-tell book written by his former partner Valerie Trierweiler described him ...
France's oldest nuclear power station, outside the eastern French village of Fessenheim, near Colmar, 14 March 2011, file photo.
04/09/2014 - France - Europe

Greenpeace activists on trial in France for nuclear break-in at Fessenheim's plant

Greenpeace activists from 20 countries go on trial in France on Thursday. They broke into France's oldest nuclear plant at Fessemheim last March.

The Mistral-class helicopter carrier Vladivostok at the STX Les Chantiers de l'Atlantique shipyard site in Saint-Nazaire, 4 September 2014.
04/09/2014 - France - Russia

France suspends delivery of warships to Russia

France was decided not  to deliver the first of two helicopter carriers to Russia for now because of Moscow's actions in eastern Ukraine, the French president's office said on Wednesday.

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