Keyword: arrests

Couple arrested after malnourished child found in car boot

French investigators unraveling the harrowing case of an infant girl found in the boot of a car believe she may have been hidden there since birth.

Greenpeace activist in Eiffel Tower stunt protest over Russia arrests

The man suspended himself in a tent from the second floor of the monument in protest against Russia's detention of 30 of the group's members.

Gang sold plonk under one of France's most expensive wine labels

Prosecutors in Burgundy say a network of counterfeiters sold at least 400 bottles of cheap wine as Romanée-Conti for a total of 2 million euros.

Six arrested over Air France gold cargo heist

The arrests in Paris were in connection with the theft this month of gold worth about 1.6 million euros from a Zurich-bound Air France flight.

French mother of daughter 'missing in park' admits she is dead

The mother, who made a tearful appeal for her missing five-year-old daughter, has admitted the girl is dead after she and four others were arrested.

French police arrest eight in horse meat probe - prosecutors

Managers of former meat processing firm Spanghero detained for questioning as authorities continue inquiry into the mislabeling of beef as horse.

France, Spain bust China-based human-trafficking ring

French and Spanish police announce arrests of 75 alleged members of a gang smuggling Chinese citizens into Europe and the US.

French police arrest six in anti-terrorism raids

Those detained during a series of raids in the Paris region were suspected of planning terrorist acts on well-known figures in Franc.

Second arrest after teenager shoots three dead in southern France

A second person has been arrested in Paris in connection with the apparently random killings near Marseille by a 19 year-old gunman.

Police swoop on gang suspected of Paris train hold-up

French police arrest 16 youths suspected of holding up a suburban train near Paris in March and robbing passengers of valuables.

Two arrests in Toulouse gunman investigation

A man and a woman suspected of criminal links with Mohamed Merah, who shot dead seven people in and around Toulouse in March, have been arrested.

Pair arrested in France includes 'ETA killer squads chief'

Woman arrested with her boyfriend in Macon is described as leader of the ETA Basque terrorist movement's killer squads.

Bomb material found in French 'Islamist terror cell' probe

French police investigating 12 men in connection with a suspected Islamist terrorist gang have found bomb-making materials in a garage near Paris.

Detained Islamists in France 'planning a kidnap'

Seventeen people detained in France during a crackdown on suspected Islamist networks are suspected of plotting a kidnap according to police.