British police interview Cliff Richard over sex abuse claimBritish police interviewed veteran singer Cliff Richard, one of the country's most successful entertainers, on Saturday in connection with an alleged historic sex crime, his s...
In The Papers
IN THE FRENCH PAPERS
Police investigate Paris ring road robbersFRENCH PAPERS - Tues. 19.08.14: French papers focus on the government ahead of tomorrow’s cabinet meeting, the first since the summer recess. Also, police investigate the incredibl...
Former Costa Concordia captain 'teaches panic management'Former Costa Concordia captain Francesco Schettino gives a seminar in "managing panic" at a Rome university, sparking uproar. The Independent reports he compared the crui...
What solutions for California's overcrowded prisons?California has more inmates than any other US state - some 150,000 - and the reincarceration rate is the highest in the country, at 65%. Ordered by Supreme Court judges to reduce t...
French rugby stars attacked with machetes and swordsThree French rugby internationals who all play for Clermont were attacked by a gang with machetes and swords in southern France, police said on Sunday.
FRANCE / WORLD WAR II
Vel d'Hiv' Roundup: remembering one of the darkest dates in France's modern historySeventy-two years ago, on July 16th 1942, French police acting on orders of the Nazi occupiers began rounding up thousands of Jews living in Paris. They were assembled at the city&...
Alps Murder wife had ex-husband who died on same dayIn a sinister twist to the killing of a British-Iraqi family murdered in 2012 in the French Alps, police have discovered that the murdered mother had a secret ex-husband – who died...
More than 10 years later, stolen Matisse returns homeA painting by French master Henri Matisse stolen more than a decade ago from a museum in Caracas, Venezuela finally arrived home on Monday.
Palestinian youth killed in suspected revenge attackIsraeli President Benjamin Netanyahu condemned the suspected kidnapping and murder of a Palestinian youth in Jerusalem as “despicable” on Wednesday, amid suspicions that the boy wa...
USA: Felon's mugshot goes viralIn this edition: a US felon's mugshot goes viral; the Redskins trademark is cancelled by the US patent office; and the somewhat unusual sporting activity known as skijouring.
French ‘female Hannibal Lecter’ cooked husband’s heart and genitalsAn elderly French woman is suspected of having killed her husband and cooked his heart, nose and genitals, a judicial source said on Friday, describing the crime as carried out by...
Hollande condemns vigilante attack on Roma teenagerFrench President François Hollande strongly condemned a mob attack in the troubled northern Parisian suburb of Seine-Saint-Denis that left a Roma (Gypsy) teenager fighting for his...