The drug dealers adapting to lockdown in France

France — Investigation

The coronavirus epidemic in France and the lockdown restrictions on public movement aimed at containing it are forcing drug dealers to adapt their business methods. They are also faced with a significant downturn in earnings as supplies are trapped behind closed national borders and their stock begins running out. In this report, originally published by Mediapart’s online regional news partner Mediacités, Mathieu Martinière investigates developments in the dark traffic in and around Lyon, France’s second-largest city.

One dead and nine wounded after suspected knife attack in France

France — Link

Police have arrested one suspect after stabbings in Villeurbanne, near Lyon in eastern France.

French police hold fifth suspect over gang hammer attack on three Jewish men

France — Link

A fifth man has been detained on suspicion of taking part in a hammer attack against three young Jewish men in the town of Villeurbanne.