Keyword: Briton

Briton shot dead by hunter in French Alps

A 34-year-old British man who lived in the French Alps region where he had openend a restaurant, was shot dead riding his mountain bike through local woodland by one of a party of seven hunters.

British expat admits rural France robberies of compatriots

An unnamed 51-year-old British national has been detained by French gendarmes after admitting to carrying out 38 robberies at houses of fellow Britons in and around the village of Civray, in west-central France.

British poet becomes 'immortal' as he's chosen to guard French language

Michael Edwards, 74, is the first Briton to achieve "immortality" by becoming a member of the hallowed institution the Académie Française.

Briton held over murder of woman in Nîmes

The 32 year-old neighbour of a mother who was stabbed and sexually assaulted after going jogging is being questioned as a suspect of her murder.