French woman with baby fights off armed robberA woman owner of a French bar beat a hapless armed robber round the head with his own bag and chased him out of the premises in dramatic scenes captured on CCTV.
Armed robbers hold up central Paris jewellery storeTwo robbers armed with a gun and grenade stormed one of Paris's best known jewellers on Tuesday in the latest brazen daylight strike on luxury boutiques in the French capital.
IN THE WORLD PAPERS
#OscarsSoWhite: Year twoINTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 15.01.16: There's lots of focus on Thursday's deadly terrorist attacks in Indonesia. The Jakarta attacks come on the heels of a suicide bombing in…
One gunman killed after attempted robbery in FranceFrench police killed one man after an armed group took a bank manager and his family hostage in an apparent attempted robbery in northern France on Tuesday, with security…
Stolen 'La Coiffeuse' Picasso to be returned to France"La Coiffeuse", a cubist work by Pablo Picasso worth about $15 million, will be returned to France via the French embassy, US officials said on Wednesday. The painting, whose…
Gunmen on run after holding up Primark near ParisFrench police on Monday were hunting armed robbers who escaped after holding up a store in a shopping mall near Paris, prompting special forces to intervene and seal off the area.
Endangered monkeys stolen from French zooTwo families of endangered monkeys were stolen from a zoo in central France over the weekend, the sanctuary's director told AFP late on Monday.
Jewel heist on French motorway nets €9 millionAround 15 armed assailants attacked two vans carrying some nine million euros worth of jewels on a French motorway, ejecting the drivers and speeding away with the loot, police…
Tunisian policeman beheaded by ‘terrorists’"Terrorists" in Tunisia have abducted and decapitated an off-duty policeman, media reports on Monday cited the interior ministry as saying.
Paris jewellery heist sparks chase on Champs-ÉlyséesTwo men robbed a Cartier jewellery store in Paris on Tuesday with an AK-47, leading to a police chase and a brief hostage-taking when the assailants sought refuge in a hair salon.
EBOLA - GUINEA
Guinea confirms theft of Ebola-infected bloodGuinea said on Monday a cooler carrying a stolen blood sample infected with the deadly Ebola virus, stolen en route to a test centre, was unlikely ever to be found.
Gunmen lift €250,000 from Saudi prince in Paris heistA Saudi prince’s motorcade was attacked in a commando-style operation on Sunday, with the thieves fleeing the scene with “sensitive” documents and a reported 250,000 euros worth…