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Benjamin Kayser on the pitch
23/07/2014 - France

Two charged with machete attack on French rugby players

Two men have been charged with involvement in a machete attack on three French rugby players in southern France last weekend. Both have police records and have been identified by witnesses.

Stéphanie Foray was killed in 2011during a visit to Malaysia.
09/07/2014 - France - Malaysia

Malaysian sentenced to death for murder of French tourist

A Malaysian court on Wednesday imposed the death penalty on a shopkeeper found guilty of murdering a French tourist on a popular resort island.

A common logo used for bitcoins.
07/07/2014 - France - Europe

French police bust illegal bitcoin trading ring

French police busted an illegal bitcoin trading network worth 200,000 euros, authorities revealed on Monday.

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy arrives with police by car at the financial investigation unit in Paris to be presented to a judge late July 1, 2014.
02/07/2014 - France

Sarkozy placed under formal investigation, but out on bail

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has been placed under formal investigation for alleged corruption and influence peddling, following more than 15 hours of questioning.

Algerian soccer fans celebrate, Marseille, 26 June.
30/06/2014 - France - Algeria

Security tightened in French cities ahead of Algeria world cup match

Security has been tightened in several cities and towns in France ahead of tonight’s world cup match between Algeria and Germany, after rioting by some Algeria fans celebrating the last two ...


French weekly magazines review 29 June 2014

The Bygmalion inflated bills scandal rocking the opposition UMP party is turning into a goldmine for the weeklies.

Wojciech Janowski being arrested on 27 June
28/06/2014 - France - Monaco

Monaco millionairess’s son-in-law charged with hiring hitmen to kill her

The son-in-law of a Monaco millionairess has been charged with hiring hitmen to murder her.

The poster for The Silence of the Lambs
20/06/2014 - France

France’s female Hannibal Lecter cooks husband’s heart, nose, genitals

A 71-year-old Frenchwoman is to undergo psychiatric testing after killing her husband and cooking his heart, nose and genitals.


French press review 19 June 2014

Railway workers, energy, cycling accidents and law and order are among today's subjects..

Algerian police in Guerrara
04/06/2014 - Algeria

Algerian faces three years in prison for filming police stealing

An Algerian man could face three years in jail for allegedly filming police committing theft while they were supposed to be controlling rioting football fans.