Keyword: Toulouse

France sells minority stake in Toulouse airport to Chinese-led consortium

Economy minister insists controversial sale of share in biggest airport in south-west France is not 'privatisation' but 'opening up of capital'.

French police clash with demonstrators over protester death

Running battles took place between youths and police in Nantes and Toulouse after protests over death last week of botany student Rémi Fraisse.

French 'jihadists' sent home from Turkey under investigation for terror plot

The three men, extradited from Turkey, include the brother-in-law of Toulouse gunman Mohamed Merah who murdered seven people in 2012.

Toulouse gunman's sister 'may have joined Jihad in Syria'

French interior minister says Souad Merah, whose brother shot dead seven people in south-west France in 2012, is believed to be in Syria.

French court rules e-cigs fall under tobacco monopoly

In a ruling that could set a precedent, shop is told to stop selling e-cigarettes as it breaches French state rules over sale of tobacco.

After student killing, France bans far-right rally

Toulouse's socialist mayor expressed concern about planned torchlight march to commemorate victory of a Christian army in 721 over Muslims.

Two arrests in Toulouse gunman investigation

A man and a woman suspected of criminal links with Mohamed Merah, who shot dead seven people in and around Toulouse in March, have been arrested.

Hollande pledges 'relentless' fight against anti-Semitism

The French president made the pledge alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at a tribute to Jewish victims of gunman Mohammed Merah.

Toulouse gunman: the blunders of France's domestic intelligence

By

French interior minister Manuel Valls last week presented the findings of a damning official police internal investigation into the handling of the case of Toulouse gunman Mohammed Merah, a self-confessed jihadist who shot seven dead in a ten-day rampage in south-west France in March, and in which France’s intelligence services have been accused of deliberately hiding their role. Louise Fessard examines the report’s findings.  

Hostage-taking gunman captured after Toulouse bank siege

A man claiming to be an al Qaeda militant held four people hostage in a bank in Toulouse, where gunman Mohamed Merah killed seven in March.

Gunman Mohamed Merah buried in cemetery near Toulouse

Gunman Mohamed Merah, who went on a killing spree that claimed seven lives earlier this month, has been buried outside the city of Toulouse.

Al Jazeera decides against showing Toulouse killings video

TV network Al Jazeera has decided not to broadcast video it received filmed by Toulouse gunman Mohammed Merah during his seven murders.

Toulouse killings cast shadow over election debate

The aftermath of the Toulouse killing spree leaves French politicians and national media deep in debate about its effect on the elections.

Brother of Toulouse gunman placed under investigation

The brother of Toulouse gunman Mohamed Merah has been placed under investigation for helping attacks against Jewish schoolchildren and soldiers.

France shootings: Police quiz Merah's 'proud' brother

A brother of Islamist gunman Mohamed Merah denies helping him mount his deadly attacks in Toulouse and Montauban, a French police source said.