crimes in France - updates

Rappler's latest stories on crimes in France


Anti-Asian assaults a 'neglected' problem in France

Dec 21, 2019 - 3:02 PM

Because France bans statistics on ethnicity, there is no official data on assaults against Asian French, but campaigners say they have begun to see a pattern

RACIST VIOLENCE. Asian French violence is reportedly on the rise according to activists. File photo by Philippe Lopez/AFP

French teen school shooter tackled by 'hero' teacher

Mar 16, 2017 - 8:25 PM

5th UPDATE Investigators say the boy is obsessed with guns and had relationship problems and the incident is not apparently terror related

CORDONED OFF. People stand outside a police security cordon as police coordinate operation near the Tocqueville high school in the southern French town of Grasse, on March 16, 2017 following a shooting that left two people injured. Valery Hache/AFP

Gold bars worth $2.1M stolen from Paris-Zurich flight

Sep 27, 2013 - 7:08 PM

The bars were stolen from the plane just before it left Paris s Charles de Gaulle airport on September 19; theft was discovered the following day in Zurich

DISAPPEARING ACT. Gold bars worth $2.1 million were stolen in an Air France flight from Paris to Zurich. In this file photo, passengers board an Air France plane in Berlin, Germany. EPA Soeren Stache

Mixed feelings for Batman fans at Paris premiere

Jul 23, 2012 - 6:03 AM

Worry brought about by the Colorado shooting reaches Paris

IMAGE FROM THE MOVIE's Facebook page