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Top Bordeaux wines are worth thousands
10/02/2014 - France

Police arrest 20 suspects after million euro Bordeaux wine theft

French police have arrested 20 men suspected of involvement in the theft of top Bordeaux wines totalling more than a million euros, a police spokesman said on Monday.

Cartonnage mummy covering from the Ptolemaic era
04/12/2013 - France - Egypt

France returns stolen antiques to Egypt

France has returned five 2,000-year-old antiques to Egypt after they were spotted advertised for sale on the internet. They were stolen during the 2011 uprising against president Hosni Mubarak.

French take to Neighbourhood Watch schemes amid rise in burglaries
27/11/2013 - On-the-spot France

French take to Neighbourhood Watch schemes amid rise in burglaries

Burglaries are on the increase in France, up by 18% over the last five years. The French Ministry of the Interior says there’s one every 90 seconds.

French take to Neighbourhood Watch schemes amid rise in burglaries
05/11/2013 - On-the-spot France

French take to Neighbourhood Watch schemes amid rise in burglaries

Burglaries are on the increase in France, up by 18% over the last five years. The French Ministry of the Interior says there’s one every 90 seconds.

03/10/2013 - France

Street crime against tourists in Paris down

New figures show a drop in the number of tourists visiting Paris who have been victims of robbery.

27/09/2013 - France

Six arrested over Air France gold ingot theft

French police on Friday arrested six men in and around Paris over their suspected involvement in the theft of gold bars worth about 1.6 million euros from an Air France plane flying to Zurich.

Apple's iPhone 5S being presented to the public in Beijing
18/09/2013 - France

Youth breaks legs fleeing police after iPod theft

A 16-year-old thief broke both his legs when fleeing police after stealing an iPod on a Paris street late Tuesday.

16/09/2013 - France

Nice shuts shops in solidarity with jeweller on murder charge

Shopkeepers in Nice on the French Riviera gathered on Monday afternoon, to show their solidarity with a jeweller who has been charged with murder after shooting dead a teenage thief.

Casty jewellers, near Place Vendôme before the attack
09/09/2013 - France

2 million euro theft at exclusive Paris jewellers

Two thieves rammed the front of the Casty jewellers near the Place Vendôme, in the early hours of Monday morning, before making off with a haul worth an estimated 2 million euros.

Philippe Croizon during an interview
13/08/2013 - France

Stolen wheelchair returned to handicapped Channel swimmer

Stolen five days ago, the wheelchair of a handicapped sportsman was returned to its rightful owner after he made a public plea for its speedy return.

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