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Wife of missing ex-Interpol chief says arrest in China politically motivated

28 Mar 2019

PARIS The wife of the missing Chinese former head of Interpol on Thursday dismissed allegations by authorities in China accusing her husband of graft and said his arrest was politically motivated.

Tycoon Tapie goes on trial in long-running French business saga

11 Mar 2019

PARIS The tycoon at the center of a decades-old French legal battle that has dragged politicians and business leaders in its wake goes on trial on Monday accused of fraud.

Filmmaker Besson faces sexual aggression enquiry, rape probe dropped

25 Feb 2019

PARIS French prosecutors said on Monday they had dropped a preliminary investigation on rape allegations against film director Luc Besson, but later confirmed that a separate enquiry has been launched following new claims of sexual aggression.

UBS to appeal after fined 4.5 billion euros in French tax fraud case

20 Feb 2019

PARIS A French court found Swiss bank UBS AG guilty of illegally soliciting clients and laundering the proceeds of tax evasion, ordering it to pay 4.5 billion euros (£3.9 billion) in penalties. | Video

French court ruling due in UBS $6 billion tax case

20 Feb 2019

PARIS, Feb 20 A French court will rule on Wednesday whether UBS, Switzerland's largest bank, helped wealthy French clients evade taxes between 2004 and 2012 and launder the proceeds.

French court allows paedophile priest film ahead of trial

18 Feb 2019

PARIS A Paris court on Monday threw out an attempt to block the French release of a film inspired by the real-life battle fought by victims of a paedophile Catholic priest, lawyers said.

More violence in Paris as 'yellow vests' keep marching

10 Feb 2019

PARIS Thousands of French "yellow vest" demonstrators marched on Saturday for their 13th weekend of action, with scuffles in Paris and a demonstrator's hand mangled by a small explosive. | Video

Chile says France decision not to extradite leftist rebel 'incomprehensible'

23 Jan 2019

PARIS/SANTIAGO A French court on Wednesday refused an appeal by Chile to extradite a longtime fugitive leftist guerilla who had escaped prison after being convicted for killing an ally of ex-dictator Augusto Pinochet, spurring an immediate rebuke from Chile.

Cardiff City's Sala missing after plane disappears over English Channel

23 Jan 2019

PARIS Cardiff City's new soccer star, Emiliano Sala, was on board a light aircraft that disappeared en route to the Welsh capital for his club debut, France's civil aviation authority said on Tuesday. | Video

France holds trial of firms accused of selling horse meat as beef

21 Jan 2019

PARIS Two former managers of French meat-processing firm Spanghero and two Dutch meat traders go on trial in Paris on Monday accused of passing off cheap horse meat as pricier beef in ready-made meals and burgers that were sold in countries across Europe.

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