Keyword: police officer

Greek economist Varoufakis 'manhandled' by police at Paris airport

Yanis Varoufakis, the outspoken former Greek finance minister and co-founder of the leftwing DiEM25 (Democracy in Europe Movement), has complained he was 'manhandled' by a police officer at Paris-Charles-de-Gaulle airport, who he said used 'physical violence' during a passport check.

Video of French policeman 'throwing rock' at protesters prompts probe

Criminal investigation is launched after footage shows a police riot officer from behind as he hurls the rock, but it does not show where it landed.

Police official filmed assaulting suspect in Paris courthouse

A police officer has been arrested after he was caught on CCTV footage violently assaulting a suspected thief in the cells of the main Paris court buildings, with the video sequence apparently leaked by one of his colleagues to a French website.

France policeman formally investigated over Nantes shooting

Officer initially said he had opened fire on the 22-year-old man in self-defence but under questioning said he had fired by accident.

'Cowardly lynching' of police officers in France on New Year's Eve

Attack took place in Champigny-sur-Marne, south-east of central Paris, as officers tried to clear a crowd from a New Year's Eve party.

Hollande calls for unity at tribute to murdered police officer

Xavier Jugelé, 37, was killed with a Kalashnikov rifle while on duty on the Champs Elysées avenue last week.

France police killing: Hollande honours couple stabbed by jihadist

But one serving officer refused to shake Hollande's hand as president commemorated deaths of Jean-Baptiste Salvaing and Jessica Schneider.