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…
Paris robber goes on hold-up spree wearing electronic tagA convicted criminal serving a suspended sentence was charged Monday with 16 armed robberies in Paris, all of which were carried out while he was wearing an electronic monitoring…
Axe-wielding thieves steal €600,000 from luxury Paris shopTwo armed men robbed high-end store Colette in Paris on Saturday morning, making off with 600,000 euros (roughly 828,000 US dollars) of goods, according to a source close to the…
UNITED KINGDOM - OBITUARY
Great Train Robber Ronnie Biggs dies aged 84Legendary Great Train Robber Ronnie Biggs, who escaped from a London prison and spent 36 years on the run from the British authorities, has died aged 84, his spokesperson…
Armed robbers strike Paris jeweller in latest heistArmed men raided a luxury jewellery store near the iconic Place Vendôme in Paris, making off with luxury watches worth some €800,000 ($1 million), a source close to the…