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Former  budget minister Jerome Cahuzac leaving court
08/02/2016 - France - Justice

Former budget minister Cahuzac in court for tax fraud trial

France's former budget minister Jerome Cahuzac, who stashed millions abroad while cracking down on tax cheats at home appeared in court Monday.
Retired French General Christian Piquemal makes an address during a PEGIDA-organized protest on 6 February, 2016.
08/02/2016 - France

Trial of former French Foreign Legion chief postponed

The trial of the former chief of the French Foreign Legion, General Christian Piquemal (75), who took part in a banned demonstration in Calais over the weekend has been postponed.
Biotrial's laboratory in Rennes, undated
05/02/2016 - FRANCE

"Major shortcomings" in French drug trial death lab: inquiry

An inquiry into the death of a man during a drug trial has found "three major shortcomings" at the French laboratory where he was being tested, the country's minister of health said on Thursday.

General view of the National Assembly during a debate to extend a state of emergency, 19 November 2015
05/02/2016 - FRANCE

French MPs to debate post-attacks constitution changes

French lawmakers have begun debating proposals to change the constitution to strip dual nationals of their French citizenship in terrorism cases and enshrine in the text controversial measures put in ...
Christiane Taubira at the Elysée presidential palace in 2014
27/01/2016 - FRANCE

French government free to push anti-terror agenda after Taubira resigns

France’s outspoken justice minister Christiane Taubira stepped down Wednesday in protest of controversial plans to write revoking of citizenship into the Constitution.
Former Minister for Justice Christiane Taubira.
27/01/2016 - France

French Justice Minister Christiane Taubira quits

The French minister of Justice, Christiane Taubira has tendered her resignation to the President Francois Hollande. She will be replaced by the Socialist deputy Jean-Jacques Urvoas.

Jérôme Kerviel, October 2015.
18/01/2016 - FRANCE

Surreptitious recording revives Kerviel case

Two French media released on Sunday a surreptitious recording of a judge involved in the Kerviel investigation.
Police officers stand in front of the traveller community camp in Moirans, 18 January 2016
18/01/2016 - FRANCE

Fifteen held for questioning over riots

Fifteen people were held for questioning on Monday morning after a police operation took place in a traveller community camp.
Valence's prosecutor Alex Perrin, speaks to the press, on January 2, 2016, at the Valence's courthouse, on driver shot and wounded yesterday as he drove a car at four soldiers guarding a mosque.
02/01/2016 - France

Car-rammer who attacked soldiers sought to kill: Prosecutor

A Frenchman who tried to run down soldiers guarding a mosque in central France said he wanted to kill them and be killed himself, a prosecutor said on Saturday.
A Belgian soldier patrols on Brussels' Grand Place, December 30, 2015, after two people were arrested in Belgium on Sunday and Monday, both suspected of plotting an attack in Brussels on New Year's Eve, federal prosecutors said.
31/12/2015 - BELGIUM

Belgium charges 10th terror suspect over Paris attacks, cancels New Year's Eve

Belgian prosecutors say they have arrested a tenth terror suspect linked to the Paris attacks last month, as the country tightens security ahead of New Year celebrations.