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Liliane Bettencourt, January 2011. Files.
26/01/2015 - France

France's L'Oréal heiress trial opens amid suicide revelation

The trial of ten people close to France's richest woman Liliane Bettencourt opened on Monday. The ten are accused of taking advantage of the 92-year-old billionaire.
Nicolas Bonnemaison and his wife (left) at the courthouse of Pau in France in June 2014.
30/12/2014 - FRANCE

French high court upholds dismissal of mercy-killing doctor

The Council of State upheld Tuesday the decision by the French Order of Doctors to dismiss mercy-killing Dr Bonnemaison, forbidding him to practise medicine.
Xynthia cyclone, La Fausse sur Mer, 27 February 2010.
12/12/2014 - France

French mayor jailed for four years over 2010 storm deaths

The former mayor of a coastal town in south-west France has been jailed for four years for indirectly causing the deaths of 29 people during 2010's Storm Xynthia by concealing the danger of flooding ...
Protestors call for trial of suspects in Lee Zeitouni case, French Embassy, Tel Aviv
27/11/2014 - France - Israel

Trial over death of Israeli Lee Zeitouni begins in Paris

The trial begins in Paris today of two French men accused of causing the death of a pedestrian through dangerous driving and then fleeing the scene, in Tel Aviv in Israel in 2011.

The two French journalists Valentine Bourrat and Thomas Dandois with an interpreter during their trial in Jayapura (Indonesia) in October 2014.
29/10/2014 - FRANCE - INDONESIA

Freed French journalists return to Paris from Indonesia

Two French journalists who were handed a two-and-a-half month jail term in Indonesia for illegally reporting in the country's Papua province arrived Wednesday morning at an airport near Paris.

The two French journalists, Valentine Bourrat and Thomas Dandois,with an interpreter in Jayapura
24/10/2014 - FRANCE - INDONESIA

French journalists detained in Papua will go free

Two French journalists were handed jail terms for illegal reporting in Indonesia's Papua province, but will be freed next week as they have already served time in custody.

Thomas Dandois and  Valentine Bourrat at Jayapura, 4 September 2014.
14/10/2014 - France - Indonesia

French journalists face trial in Indonesia for reporting in Papua

Two French journalists arrested in August for illegal reporting in Papua will face trial in Indonesia next Monday.

Cocaïne. Files.
23/09/2014 - France - Dominican Republic

French pilots' cocaine-trafficking trial postponed again in Dominican Republic

The trial of four French nationals, two of them pilots, on cocaine-smuggling charges in the Dominican Republic was postponed for the eighth time on Monday.
The Mauritius capital, Port Louis
05/09/2014 - FRANCE - MAURITIUS

French woman faces trial in Mauritius for drug trafficking

The trial of a French woman accused of drug trafficking in Mauritius is to start again on 10 September after being suspended this week after her Mauritian co-accused was taken to hospital.

France's oldest nuclear power station, outside the eastern French village of Fessenheim, near Colmar, 14 March 2011, file photo.
04/09/2014 - France - Europe

Greenpeace activists on trial in France for nuclear break-in at Fessenheim's plant

Greenpeace activists from 20 countries go on trial in France on Thursday. They broke into France's oldest nuclear plant at Fessemheim last March.

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