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Killing in Marseille brings region's shooting deaths in 2016 to 33

A 19-year-old man was shot dead in a café in the Mediterranean port in an attack by three men who the local prosecutor said are also suspected of kidnapping an aquaintance who was with him. 

Two shot dead in Marseille

The victims, aged 20 and 22, were shot by two men on a scooter using a semi-automatic rifle and a handgun who escaped the scene said a local public prosecutor in the Mediterranean port, bringing to 28 the number of people fatally wounded in shootings in and around the city this year.

French billionaire Serge Dassault's 'foot soldier' jailed for attempted murder

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Billionaire Serge Dassault was called as a trial witness but said he was unable to attend. © Reuters Billionaire Serge Dassault was called as a trial witness but said he was unable to attend. © Reuters

On Wednesday May 18th Younès Bounouara was jailed for 15 years after being found guilty of trying to kill a man whose secret recording helped expose alleged vote buying by industrialist Serge Dassault in the town where the latter was mayor for many years. The verdict will come as a major embarrassment for Dassault, who has had close ties with Bounouara for more than 20 years. The two men are currently under investigation over the alleged system of vote buying. Yann Philippin reports.

French police shoot man trying to enter Paris police station

Man with knife shouted 'God is greatest' and was killed by police before he could enter the 18th arrondissement's Goutte d'Or station.

French lawyer shoots bar chairman in courthouse then kills himself

Henrique Vannier is said to be in a critical but stable condition after shooting at court building near Paris by lawyer facing suspension.

Three dead, including two teenagers, in Marseille shooting

The two 15-year-olds and a man, 24, were standing near stairwell of apartment block when they were gunned down by occupants of two cars.

French police gain concessions after protest over officer shooting

Thousands of police officers staged a noisy protest outside justice ministry over what they perceive as its too lenient policies towards criminals.

One dead, five wounded in Marseilles bar shooting

Two men opened fire with a Kalashnikov automatic rifle on a group standing outside an all-night bar in the port city, killing a security guard.

French Roma gypsies block major motorway to Calais with burning tyres

Protest aimed at getting prisoner, whose father was among those killed in Roma camp earlier this week, released for funeral.

Four dead in shooting at Roma camp in France

The dead at the camp near Roye in the Somme in northern France include a six-month-old baby and a gendarme.

Hollande tribute to Americans who overpowered train gunman

The three young men, two of whom are servicemen, restrained the gunman who had begun shooting in a carriage of the train carrying 554 passengers.

Manhunt after police officer shot in government building near Paris

The victim was shot after he surprised two men who had broken into an interior ministry complex at Pantin, a suburb north of the French capital.

Police shoot at car forcing past Tour de France barriers in central Paris square

Police opened fire on a vehicle after the driver sped through early morning barricades set up for the Tour de France final stage in Paris.

French farmer gets eight years for killing suspected truffle thief

Laurent Rambaud, 37, increasingly frustrated with a spate of thefts, shot dead a man he thought was a truffle thief and armed.

First drug 'shooting gallery' to open in French hospital despite protests

Drug consumption facilities with clean needles and staffed with counsellors and health workers to open at Lariboisière hospital in Paris.