France is to scrap payments that aimed to encourage Roma to return to their countries of origin but did nothing to prevent them coming back to France.
French police on Tuesday raided three Roma camps on the outskirts of Paris and detained 10 people for forcing children into pickpocketing on the metro.
France may scrap a ban on Bulgarians and Romanians working in an effort to defuse a row over the dismantling of camps by Roma from the two countries.
A French court has acquitted a man after he was kept in jail awaiting trial for three years.
Italian Interior Minister Roberto Maroni on Saturday praised France's crackdown on Roma and travellers, saying that President Nicolas Sarkozy's government is "simply copying Italy".
This week France continued to pay foreign-born Roma people to leave France, with 86 deported to Romania
President Nicolas Sarkozy has come under fire from the spokesperson Austria’s Roms … Rudolf Sarközi.
France is to deport a further 139 Roms on Friday, defying criticism at home and abroad of its clampdown on foreign-born travellers.
France is to begin to expel around 700 Roma rounded-up as part of a summer clampdown on members of the minority living illegally in the country.
More than 250 cars and caravans belonging to members of France’s Roma, or gispy, population on Sunday blocked a major highway outside the south-western city of Bordeaux in protest against ...