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17/04/2014 - France

European court orders France to compensate killed traveller's family

France has been ordered to pay compensation to the family of a gipsy killed by a police officer while trying to escape in 2008, in a judgement by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on ...

Radio Latitude's website
17/04/2014 - France

Local radio presenter taken hostage in east France

A local radio presenter hostage has been freed after being taken hostage for four hours in eastern France.

Don't even think about it ... the two men were tagging trains across Europe
16/04/2014 - France

Australian tourists arrested on graffiti tour of Europe's rail network

French police have arrested two Australian tourists alleged to be on a tagging tour of Europe's rail network.

The Lycée Fénélon Notre-Dame in La Rochelle where the rape took place
14/04/2014 - France

Mass DNA test begins in hunt for rapist in French Catholic school

French police took DNA samples from 527 schoolboys and male staff at a Catholic school in the west-coast city of La Rochelle on Monday in the search for a rapist who assaulted a female student ...

Lycée Fénelon Notre-Dame in La Rochelle
13/04/2014 - France

French school orders DNA testing to locate rapist

A private Catholic school in the French port city of La Rochelle is DNA testing more than 500 male pupils and staff starting Monday in an effort to trace the rapist of a 16-year-old girl in a ...

Hundreds of Indian election candidates face criminal charges
11/04/2014 - International report

Hundreds of Indian election candidates face criminal charges

Almost a fifth of candidates in India's upcoming elections are facing criminal charges including rape, murder and extortion.

The food court at Elephant and Castle, London - Ivanovs worked at the McDonalds there
10/04/2014 - France - Britain

London court sentences Frenchman to life for murder of deaf Latvian

A Frenchman has been sentenced to life in prison by a British court for strangling a deaf Latvian with a steam-iron cord and stealing his iPad.

French soldiers arrest Somali pirates in the Gulf of Aden
09/04/2014 - France - UK - Somalia

Frenchman murdered in Somalia was piracy profits expert

The motives for the killing of a 28-year-old Frenchman and a 57-year-old British citizen working for the UN were still unclear two days after they were shot at an airport in Somalia.

02/04/2014 - Australia - France

Female French student found murdered in east Australia

A young French woman has been found dead in the Brisbane, the fourth foreign student to be murdered in the east Australian city since November.

Maurice Agnelet released from jail in February 2013.
17/03/2014 - France

Riviera lawyer faces third trial over alleged murder of Casino heiress

Former Riviera lawyer Maurice Agnelet faced a French court for the third time to face accusations of the murder of wealthy casino heiress Agnès Le Roux, who disappeared in mysterious ...