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'Fans' rally for French jeweller who shot thief dead

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President Hollande drawn into high-profile case which has seen many suporters backing actions of a man who could face life in prison for murder.

French debate boundaries of reasonable self-defence after deadly jewellery heist

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A million people on Facebook have backed Nice jeweller who is now under investigation for murder after shooting dead teenager who robbed him.

French detectives seek vehicle in Alps murder investigation

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Officers release image of dark-coloured 4x4 they want to trace in connection with murder last September of engineer Saad al-Hilli and three others.

French detectives seek vehicle in Alps murder investigation

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Officers release image of dark-coloured 4x4 they want to trace in connection with murder of engineer Saad al-Hilli and three others in September.

Three Kurdish women activists killed in Paris

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One of the women found dead with gunshot wounds is said to be a co-founder of the militant Kurdish separatist movement, the PKK.

French police to quiz Swiss gunman over Alps massacre of British family

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Police investigating the September murders of a British family in the French Alps want to question Swiss gunman who killed three women on Wednesday.

Shooting instructor kills two in France over noisy party

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The 49-year-old man had earlier asked his downstairs neighbours in the town of Sete to turn down the music at the party they were hosting.

One man killed in French anti-terror raid

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Police question 11 members of a suspected terrorist cell after a series of raids across the country, while another suspect was shot dead in Strasbourg.

Mystery continues to surround UK family murders in French Alps

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French investigators still searching a motive for shooting of a British family in the French Alps that left four dead and a child seriously wounded.

French Alps shooting: live update of investigation

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Embarassed officials explain why four year-old girl was left hiding under her dead mother eight hours after police found murder victims' car. 

Four dead in French Alps mystery shooting massacre of family from Surrey

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Two young girls are the only survivors of a shooting attack on a holidaying family from Britain that left four dead in woodland in the French Alps.

French prime minister defends police handling of gunman Merah

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Police had no grounds on which to arrest gunman Mohammed Merah before he carried out three attacks in which seven people died, says PM.

Eighty French nationals 'training with Pakistan Taliban'

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Fears of more attacks as senior commander with Al Qaeda-affiliated group says five of them have already completed ther training and left.

How Toulouse shootings have affected the French election campaign

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The shooting of a rabbi and three young children at a Jewish school in Toulouse in south-west France and the earlier killing of three off-duty French soldiers have shocked the nation. These tragic events occurred as the presidential election entered its final month, forcing the candidates to reconsider their strategies. Some chose to suspend their campaign, others carried on electioneering. Lénaïg Bredoux, Ellen Salvi and Marine Turchi report.

French police corner school shootings suspect

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French police have surrounded a house where a man suspected of a series of deadly shootings in Toulouse and Montauban is holed up.