Keyword: arrest

Dieudonné released after bailiff assault allegation

The anti-Semitic French comic was arrested after a bailiff complained of being assaulted when demanding payment from him of several fines.

Italian killer 'St Valentine's beast' arrested in France

Bartolomeo Gagliano, 55, a convicted Italian serial killer, was arrested on the French Rivierra after escaping from an Italian jail.

Pink Panther 'jewel thief' held in France

Police said the man, in his 40s, of Montenegrin origin, was arrested at his home in southern France as he tried to escape through a window.

French serviceman held in Lyon over suspected mosque plot

The 23-year-old man from an air base near Lyon, said by the interior minisrty to be close to the far-right, was allegedly preparing a gun attack.

Kazakh opposition oligarch Ablyazov arrested in France

Kazakh fugitive opposition oligarch Mukhtar Ablyazov, who is accused of embezzling billions of dollars, was arrested in a village near Cannes.

Brother of French Alps murder victim released on bail

The 54-year-old, who was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder, has been freed 'pending further enquiries', say British police.

French Alps shootings: man arrested over murder of British family

Arrested man is thought to be brother of Saad al-Hilli, who was gunned down along with his wife and mother-in-law and French cyclist last year.

Man suspected of stabbing soldier in Paris 'known to French intelligence'

The  21-year-old was said to have been flagged up to French intelligence services months ago over fears he had been radicalised.

French police arrest man over soldier stabbing

The 22-year-old man arrested outside Paris on Wednesday morning is said by sources close to the inquiry to be a ‘Muslim radical'.

France troops capture suspected French jihadist in Mali

Authorities had been searching for Gilles Le Guen since October when he published a video in which he warned France not to interfere in Mali.

Outrage sweeps French slopes as British ski instructor faces year in jail

Scores of angry Britons on skiing holiday in the Alps stage demonstration outside a French police station to protest against instructor's arrest.

Confused Indonesia police arrest 17 over French flag

Officers arrested 17 local supporters of France's football team after mistaking their hoisted French flag for a bold separatist statement.

Soldier arrested in Toulouse Islamist gunman investigation

The soldier was arrested at army barracks in Castres and is reported to be an aquaintance of Mohamed Merah who shot dead seven people last year.

Arrested Islamists suspected of planning attack in France

Police found weapons and explosives at the home of one of the suspects in the town of Marignane, near Marseille.

Fugitive Seattle real estate developer arrested in France on FBI tip

Seattle real estate developer Michael Mastro and his wife are arrested in France pending extradition to US on charges of money laundering and fraud.