Keyword: shot

Briton shot dead by hunter in French Alps

A 34-year-old British man who lived in the French Alps region where he had openend a restaurant, was shot dead riding his mountain bike through local woodland by one of a party of seven hunters.

France pressured to remember WW1 soldiers executed for 'cowardice'

Next year's first world war centenary, to be launched by François Hollande, may include memorial for the 600 young men shot by firing squad.

French minister defends decision to detain jeweller who shot robber dead

Interior minister Manuel Valls says justice must take its course after protests over detention of Stephan Turk, who killed a robber outside his shop.

Mauritanian president in France after 'friendly fire' shooting

Mauritanian president Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz receives treatment at a French military hospital after he said troops "shot him by accident".