A former police officer arrested in connection with the killing of a British engineer and his family is suspected of arms trafficking, French investigators said yesterday.
Thu, 20 Feb, 2014
Police in France have arrested a 48-year-old man in connection with the 2012 killings of a British-Iraqi family and a cyclist in the Alps, in their first breakthrough in the case.
Wed, 19 Feb, 2014
Post mortems are due to be carried out today on the three members of a British-Iraqi family - and another man - who were shot dead in the French Alps yesterday.
Fri, 07 Sep, 2012
French authorities said today that four people have been shot dead in a forest in the Alps.
Wed, 05 Sep, 2012
A climber trying to scale Mont Blanc may have accidentally caused a slab of ice to snap off high in the French Alps, sparking an avalanche which swept nine European climbers to their deaths, authorities said.
Thu, 12 Jul, 2012
A climber trying to scale Mont Blanc accidentally caused a slab of ice to snap off, sparking an avalanche high in the French Alps which swept nine European climbers to their deaths, authorities said.
The deputy head of France’s main telecoms company has quit amid mounting criticism of the firm’s failure to deal with a spate of employee suicides.
Mon, 05 Oct, 2009
A train slammed into a bus carrying schoolchildren at a railway crossing in the French Alps today, killing six children and injuring 30 people, regional officials said.
Mon, 02 Jun, 2008
At least five people have died after a train crashed into a school bus in France.
Four people have died after a private rescue helicopter crashed in the Haute-Savoie region of the French Alps.
Tue, 19 Feb, 2002
At least two people have been killed and another is missing after an avalanche hit the French Alps.
Tue, 20 Mar, 2001
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