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French mother shot and set on fire in street by husband

A 31-year-old French mother died after she was shot in the legs and set on fire in a street near Bordeaux by her estranged husband who was arrested by police soon after the attack.  

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Mother on trial in France after hiding malnourished child in car boot

A 50-year-old woman is on trial in central France for having caused harm and permanent disability to her infant girl, now aged seven, who she allegedly hid from her husband and kept in the boot of a car, leaving the child with possibly irreversible autism, in a complex case in which the mother was apparently in denial of her pregnancy.

French court jails mother who murdered five of her babies

At the end of a week-long trial, a court in Bordeaux has sentenced Ramona Canete, 37, to eight years in prison for murdering over a period of ten years five of her newborn babies whose bodies she hid from her family in a freezer.

French court sentences mother of jihadist for financing terrorism

Nathalie Haddadi was sentenced to two years in prison for 'financing terrorism' because she sent her jihadist son money.

British mother arrested after baby found dead in France

Woman in her 30s on holiday in south-west France arrested after baby's father reported death and doctor declared it was not from natural causes.

French woman who left baby to drown on beach blames 'witchcraft'

Defence lawyer says Fabienne Kabou, 39, accused of murder of daughter in 2013, is 'extremely intelligent but subject to irrational beliefs'.

Mother of November Paris attacks victim vows to sue Belgium for negligence

Mother of 26-year-old murdered at the Bataclan theatre in attack by a group of mostly Belgian gunmen said Belgium could have arrested them earlier.

Mother sues France over jihadist son’s trip to Syria

Mother says authorities should have done more to stop her 16-year-old son from making the journey to the war-torn country.

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 mother stands trial over prison rape of 4 year-old son

Sabrina Bonner, 25, allegedly helped her schizophrenic boyfriend rape her four-year-old son during a prison visit

French mother, daughter 'executed' at Nairobi mall

The two French citizens killed in attack on Nairobi shopping mall were a mother and daughter who were 'executed' in the parking lot.

Suspended jail for French mother over son's 9/11 T-shirt

Mother had sent her three-year-old son to school in a T-shirt reading 'I am a bomb' and 'Jihad, born on September 11'.

French mother disguised as teenager caught sitting daughter's exam

A 52-year-old Frenchwoman has been caught sitting a crucial pre-university English examination in Paris in her 19-year-old daughter's place.

French mother acquitted in son's 'Jihad' T-shirt trial

Court in Avignon clears mother who sent her 3-year-old son to school in a tee-shirt reading "I am a bomb" and "Jihad, Born on September 11".