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  1. News - World - FRANCE

    Carlos the Jackal back in court to appeal French bombing conviction

    Posted May 13th 2013, 03:44pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, the Venezuelan better known to the world as Carlos the Jackal, returns to court on Monday to appeal his conviction for a series ... reunification. At the heart of Carlos’s appeal will be a claim that the evidence garnered from these files is fundamentally unreliable. The panel of judges that will hear the appeal will also review ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1236787/carlos-jackal-back-court-appeal-french-bombing-conviction
  2. News - World - FRANCE

    Lawyer guilty for murder of heiress after 36 years

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 01:28am by AFP

    ... 1977, aged 29. Her body was never found. Agnelet showed no emotion as the verdict was read in the Rennes court. Agnelet was initially acquitted but convicted on appeal in 2007 to serve 20 years- a verdict that was later overturned by the European Court of Human Rights. His retrial has seen a number of shocking new revelations, including testimony from Agnelet's own son who said he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1477236/lawyer-guilty-murder-heiress-after-36-years
  3. News - World - FRANCE

    1977 murder mystery of French heiress takes twist as son says father is killer

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 08:41pm by AFP

    ... disappeared without a trace Agnelet, a former lawyer, was initially acquitted of the murder but convicted on appeal in 2007 to serve 20 years' jail, a verdict that was overturned by the European Court of Human Rights. At his retrial in Rennes, northwest France, on Monday, Agnelet's son Guillaume told the court that his mother had confided in him that Agnelet had killed Le Roux ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1469548/1977-murder-mystery-french-heiress-takes-twist-son-says-father-killer
  4. News - World - FRANCE

    New Paris zoo aims to revolutionise the way humans look at wild animals

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 08:58pm by AFP

    ... concrete mountain at the foot of which baboons used to scamper for food, the zoo was a favoured destination for school children, courting couples and families. It was closed in 2008 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1474159/new-paris-zoo-aims-revolutionise-way-humans-look-wild-animals
  5. News - World - FRANCE

    Hollande set to name Manuel Valls as French PM after election rout

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 07:44pm by AFP

    ... Marine Le Pen's efforts to extend its appeal. It was also a night to savour for France's main opposition, the centre-right Union for a Popular Movement (UMP). The party of former ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1461836/hollande-set-reshuffle-cabinet-after-stinging-defeat-french-local
  6. News - World - FRANCE

    Far right National Front party poised for electoral breakthrough in France

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 08:47pm by Agence France-Presse in Paris

    ... the principal scapegoat for the government’s failures and Valls, a dapper and tough-talking character who has broad appeal across the political spectrum, is the favourite to replace him. Hollande’s ... in 2011, has been credited with broadening the appeal of a party regarded as taboo by many voters in light of her father’s repeated convictions for Holocaust denial and inciting racial hatred. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1461131/far-right-national-front-party-poised-electoral-breakthrough-france
  7. News - World - FRANCE

    Crunch time for Francois Hollande's Socialists in French local elections

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 05:53am by AFP

    ... scandals allegedly involving former president Nicolas Sarkozy. Tensions reached a peak just ahead of the polls with Sarkozy likening the court-ordered phone tapping on him to methods employed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1454913/crunch-time-francois-hollandes-socialists-french-local-elections
  8. News - World - FRANCE

    Secret Sarkozy tapes could threaten his political comeback

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 09:06pm by AP

    ... personality". A lawyer for the publication questioned why the couple- whose courtship was very much out in the open- were suddenly so worried about privacy. Adding to Sarkozy's woes, a French court ... Monde said that the case centred around whether Sarkozy and his lawyer, Herzog, were kept informed of insider investigation information by a friendly magistrate, who was promised a plum court ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1446510/secret-sarkozy-tapes-could-threaten-his-political-comeback
  9. News - World - FRANCE

    Sarkozy suspected of attempting to pervert course of justice, says report

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 01:49am by AFP

    ... week, into a suspected attempt to obtain, via a friendly judge, inside information about ongoing, top secret, proceedings before one of France's highest courts. The proceedings arise from ... discussed the possibility of approaching a senior judge in connection with a case before France's Court of Cassation. That court is due to rule next week on whether examining magistrates ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1443231/sarkozy-suspected-attempting-pervert-course-justice-says-report
  10. News - World - FRANCE

    Top French court rules mayors cannot block gay marriage

    Posted Oct 18th 2013, 08:30pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris France’s top court ruled on Friday that mayors cannot refuse to conduct gay marriages on the grounds it goes against their beliefs, following a landmark law that has divided the Catholic country. The Constitutional Council’s ruling followed an appeal by mayors and registrars opposed to the law which entered into force on May 18, making France the 14th ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1334703/top-french-court-rules-mayors-cannot-block-gay-marriage

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