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Pete Doherty has been ‘arrested in France’ after police allegedly found him trying to buy drugs.

British musician arrested in Paris for cocaine possession

British rocker Pete Doherty was arrested and taken into custody in Paris Friday after being caught buying cocaine, a French police source told AFP.
The operation came after France’s government set out a tougher stance in immigration. Martin Bureau-AFP via Getty Images

Police evacuate 1,600 migrants from Paris tent camps

The French police in Paris cleared two migrant camps in the northern part of the city and the inner suburb of Saint-Denis on Thursday.
Chinese embassy staff are heading to Essex in Britain to verify that 39 people found dead in a truck were its nationals, the foreign ministry said on Thursday.

China embassy staff heading to UK site where 39 found dead in truck

Chinese embassy staff are heading to Essex in Britain to verify reports that 39 people found dead in a truck were its nationals, the foreign ministry said on Thursday. The victims were discovered in a...
(FILES) In this file photo taken on October 8, 2019 Police officers hold the coffins of their fallen colleagues during a ceremony at The Prefecture de Police de Paris (Paris Police Headquarters) in Paris, held to pay respects to the victims of an attack at the prefecture on October 4, 2019. – French police on October 14, 2019 detained five people linked to a radicalised employee at the Paris police headquarters who killed four colleagues in a knife attack earlier this month, sources said. (Photo by LUDOVIC MARIN / AFP)

French police hold five over deadly knife attack

French police on Monday detained five people linked to a radicalised employee at the Paris police headquarters who killed four colleagues in a knife attack earlier this month, sources said.
Neymar has hinted that his future lies in Ligue 1 with Paris Saint-Germain, despite speculation regarding a move to Real Madrid continuing to bubble away in the background.

Neymar under investigation for alleged rape in Paris

A woman has accused Brazil football player Neymar of raping her in Paris, according to a Sao Paulo police report seen by Reuters.
Soldiers secure the area around the scene of the attack

Police hunt suitcase bomber after blast in Lyon

French police were hunting a suspected suitcase bomber on Friday after an explosion in the central city of Lyon that injured 13 people, officials said.

Five held over link to gunman in Strasbourg market attack

French police have arrested five people for allegedly helping supply a revolver used in a mass shooting at a Christmas market in the city of Strasbourg, sources close to the investigation said Tuesday.
Yellow vest protester Jerome Rodrigues was struck with a 'flashball', the 40mm rubber projectile used by French anti-riot police [Zakaria Abdelkafi-AFP]

Yellow vest leader badly injured in police action during protest

A prominent anti-government "yellow vest" activist was badly injured in the eye after being hit by a rubber bullet used by the French police, his lawyer has said.
A protestor gestures during a traffic slow down operation on the fourth day of action by the "yellow vest" (Gilets Jaunes in French) movement against high fuel prices which has mushroomed into a widespread protest against stagnant spending power under French President, in Rennes western France, on November 20, 2018. - Hundreds of thousands of people blockaded roads across France on November 17, 2018 wearing high-visibility yellow vests in a national wave of defiance aimed at centrist President Emmanuel Macron. (Photo by SEBASTIEN SALOM GOMIS / AFP)

French police dislodge fuel protesters as movement wanes

French police moved to dislodge protesters blocking roads and fuel depots on Tuesday as the government took a harder line on the so-called "yellow vest" movement against environmental taxes on fuel.
Real Madrid's Karim Benzema

Karim Benzema associates charged over extortion bid

Two associates of scandal-dogged Real Madrid star Karim Benzema were charged by French police on Thursday over suspected extortion, sources close to the case told AFP.
Meng Hongwei

China: Interpol’s Meng Hongwei is under investigation

The announcement came on Sunday shortly after the wife of Meng Hongwei said her husband sent her an image of a knife before he disappeared during a trip to their native China.
Riot police members stand guard to prevent supporters from invading the pitch during the French L1 football match between Montpellier and Nimes, on September 30, 2018 at the the Mosson stadium in Montpellier, southern France. / AFP PHOTO / PASCAL GUYOT

Nigerian prostitution network dismantled in France

French police said Friday they have dismantled a Nigerian prostitution and trafficking network suspected of collecting and laundering tens of millions of euros across the country.
A fan is caught on camera performing a Nazi salute during Lyon's win over Manchester City

Lyon issue life ban to Nazi-saluting fan during Manchester City clash

Lyon have confirmed they have identified a fan accused of performing a Nazi salute during their 2-1 win over Manchester City in the Champions League group-stage opener on Wednesday and will ban him from games for life.
Some of the 50 migrants board a waiting bus as they leave the immigration hall at Roissy-Charles de Gaulle airport on the outskirts of Paris on July 5, 2018, after arriving on a flight from the Mediterranean island of Malta.France has granted asylum to 52 people rescued by the German charity boat Lifeline in June, which was also stranded for days last month after picking up migrants in distress off the Libyan coast. / AFP PHOTO / Thomas SAMSON

France holds five migrants who rode Britain-bound ‘solidarity’ bus

French police on Sunday detained five of some two dozen migrants who took part in a "solidarity march" staged by rights activists who had set off from southern France headed for Britain in late April.
Firefighters work to put out a fire near a burning car in the Malakoff neighborhood of Nantes

Twelve arrested in riots over police killing of French youth

Twelve people were arrested after a second night of rioting in the western city of Nantes triggered by deadly shooting of a young man during a stop-and-search operation by police.
Firefighters work to put out a fire in the Malakoff neighbourhood of Nantes. Sebastien Salom Gomis-AFP-Getty Images

French authorities calls for calm after police killing sparks riots

French authorities called for calm Wednesday after riots erupted in the western city of Nantes following a deadly police shooting, highlighting simmering tensions in deprived urban areas.
Notorious French criminal Redoine Faid had been serving a 25-year jail sentence - Shutterstock

2,900 policemen hunt convict who escaped from jail in helicopter

Some 2,900 French police and gendarmes were Monday searching for a convicted armed robber, the Interior Ministry said, a day after a helicopter-borne commando sprung him from a jail south of Paris.
Paris-8 University in Seine-Saint-Denis

French police drive out migrants squatting in University of Paris 8

French police on Tuesday removed almost 200 migrants who were living on the campus of the University of Paris 8 in Saint-Denis, located to the north of the French capital.

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Initial information suggests the suspect and one or more of the victims knew each other, police have said. Reuters

Police: Gunman kills six in Germany attack

Six people were killed and two seriously wounded in a shooting in southwestern Germany, police said on Friday.

Undergraduate jailed for 13 years in Ondo

A Federal High Court sitting in Akure, Ondo State capital, on Friday, sentenced a final year student of Achievers University, Owo, Fisayo Adetoro, to 13 years imprisonment and a fine of N1m over impersonation, forgery and money laundering.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is facing an anxious wait to learn how long England striker Tammy Abraham will be sidelined with his ankle injury.

Frank Lampard unsure about Tammy Abraham ankle injury

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is facing an anxious wait to learn how long England striker Tammy Abraham will be sidelined with his ankle injury.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the finance bill into law.

President Buhari: It might take time, but we‘ll remedy things in North East

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the European Union (EU) that though it might take a bit longer, the nation will surely put the issues associated with the troubles in the North East in order and move ahead.
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Afenifere warns Police not to cover up Oko Oloyun murder

The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, on Friday, warned the Nigeria Police not to cover up the murder of renowned alternative therapist, Alhaji Fatai Yusuf, populary known as Okooloyun.