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Judges adjourn Diack trial for athletics doping cover-up

13 Jan 2020

PARIS French judges on Monday adjourned the trial of Lamine Diack, the disgraced former head of athletics' governing body IAAF who faces charges of corruption and money laundering linked to a Russian doping scandal.

UPDATE 1-Judges adjourn Diack trial for athletics doping cover-up

13 Jan 2020

PARIS, Jan 13 French judges on Monday adjourned the trial of Lamine Diack, the disgraced former head of athletics' governing body IAAF who faces charges of corruption and money laundering linked to a Russian doping scandal.

Cash for doping cover-up: trial of former athletics chief Diack to begin

13 Jan 2020

PARIS Lamine Diack, the disgraced former head of athletics' governing body IAAF, goes on trial in Paris on Monday on charges of corruption and money laundering linked to a Russian doping scandal.

French knife attacker was radicalised, anti-terrorism prosecutors say

04 Jan 2020

PARIS France's anti-terrorism prosecutors on Saturday took over the investigation of a fatal knife rampage near Paris, saying they had established that the attacker had been radicalised and had carefully planned an act intended to spread terror.

France opens rape investigation after writer accused of child abuse

03 Jan 2020

PARIS French prosecutors said on Friday they were opening an investigation into allegations of rape of a child, after a woman said she had been sexually abused by a prominent author when she was 14.

Hard cheese? French chef loses court case over lost Michelin star

31 Dec 2019

PARIS A French chef who said he had contemplated suicide after the prestigious Michelin guide removed one of his restaurant's stars on Tuesday lost a legal attempt to force the guide's inspectors to justify their decision. | Video

French telco Orange found guilty over workers' suicides in landmark ruling

20 Dec 2019

PARIS French telecoms group Orange and its former CEO Didier Lombard were guilty of "moral harassment" that prompted a spate of suicides during a restructuring at the company in the late 2000s, a Paris court ruled on Friday. | Video

French anti-terror investigators take over knife rampage probe

04 Oct 2019

PARIS France's anti-terror prosecutor has taken over the lead in investigating a knife attack in which an IT worker at police headquarters in Paris killed four co-workers before a police officer shot him dead.

Paris police employee stabs four to death in force HQ before being shot dead

03 Oct 2019

PARIS A 45-year-old IT assistant at the police headquarters in central Paris went on a knife rampage inside the building on Thursday, killing three police officers and an administrative worker before he was shot dead by an officer, French officials said. | Video

France's far-right Marion Marechal convinced of rising to power one day

28 Sep 2019

PARIS The niece of French far-right leader Marine Le Pen said on Saturday she was convinced her ideas would carry her to power in the future, though she did not declare herself officially as a candidate for the next presidential election in France in 2022.

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