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.
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.
Nathalie Haddadi was sentenced to two years in prison for 'financing terrorism' because she sent her jihadist son money.
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.
Defence lawyer says Fabienne Kabou, 39, accused of murder of daughter in 2013, is 'extremely intelligent but subject to irrational beliefs'.
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 says authorities should have done more to stop her 16-year-old son from making the journey to the war-torn country.
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.
Sabrina Bonner, 25, allegedly helped her schizophrenic boyfriend rape her four-year-old son during a prison visit
The two French citizens killed in attack on Nairobi shopping mall were a mother and daughter who were 'executed' in the parking lot.
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'.
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.
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".