Keyword: Saint-Tropez

Rescuers race to save tortoises in France's burnt biodiversity hotspot

Equipped with antennas, around 20 specialist volunteers are on the lookout for the creatures with black and yellow-patterned carapaces still in the area in southern France, home to 241 protected species. 

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Wildfire raging near French Riviera kills 2, injures 27

More than 1,100 firefighters have been battling the flames and thousands of tourists and locals were evacuated to safer areas.

'Air Cocaine' drug-trafficking trial opens in France

The trial has opened in Aix-en-Provence of nine people, including two former French military pilots, a customs officer and a celebrity bodyguard, accused of running a trans-Atlantic cocaine smuggling scam between the Dominican Republic and France using a Dassault executive jet, in a case marked by intrigue and derring-do escapes.

Moroccan singer Lamjarred remains detained in France over rape case

Saad Lamjarred, a Moroccan singer and a star in his home country who fled bail in the US after being charged with beating and raping a woman in New York in 2010, and who was accused of another rape of a woman in Paris in 2016, has been refused bail on appeal after he was arrested in France for the alleged rape of a woman in the Rivierra resort of Saint-Tropez.

Moroccan singer Lamjarred held in France on new rape allegations

The popular Moroccan singer Saad Lamjarre, whose 2015 hit Lmaallem has become the most-viewed song by an Arab artist on YouTube, and who also jumped bail on rape charges in the US in 2010, has been detained in France after a third accusation of rape lodged against him, this time by a woman who says he forced himself upon her in a hotel in Saint-Tropez.