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France shuts down halal store because it does not sell pork or wine

France shuts down halal store because it does not sell pork or wine

The store stocked exclusively halal products.

Dec 05, 2017, 17:25 PM IST

IMF board reaffirms confidence in Christine Lagarde after negligence verdict

The International Monetary Fund said on Monday its executive board reaffirmed its full confidence in Managing Director Christine Lagarde despite her conviction by a French court on a negligence charge.

Dec 20, 2016, 04:45 AM IST
French court suspends burkini ban after challenge

French court suspends burkini ban after challenge

In a judgement expected to set a precedent, the State Council ruled that local authorities could only restrict individual liberties if there was a "proven risk" to public order.

Aug 26, 2016, 19:16 PM IST

French court sentences 'dentist of horror' to 8 years in jail

A French court on Tuesday sentenced a Dutch dentist to eight years in jail for deliberately mangling his patients` mouths in a case which saw him dubbed "the dentist of horror".

Apr 26, 2016, 16:25 PM IST

French court sentences `dentist of horror` to 8 years in jail

A French court on Tuesday sentenced a Dutchman dubbed "the dentist of horror" to eight years in jail for causing severe injuries to his patients` mouths.

Apr 26, 2016, 15:39 PM IST
Facebook's policy on nudity - All you need to know!

Facebook's policy on nudity - All you need to know!

Facebook's policy allows "photographs of paintings, sculptures, and other art that depicts nude figures.

Feb 16, 2016, 14:29 PM IST

French court confirms ban on UberPOP ride-sharing service

France's highest court Tuesday confirmed a ban on controversial ride-sharing service UberPOP, dismissing a constitutional appeal by the US company.

Sep 23, 2015, 00:32 AM IST

Europe court upholds decision to allow vegetative man to die

Europe's rights court upheld today the decision of a French court to allow a man in a vegetative state to be taken off life support, in a ruling that could become a benchmark on the continent.

Jun 06, 2015, 07:00 AM IST

French court rejects Uber's challenge to legal restrictions

France's highest court has rejected ride-sharing company Uber's bid to have much of a recent law banning its services declared unconstitutional.

May 22, 2015, 21:19 PM IST

French court OKs media access to Sarkozy's campaign files

France's highest administrative court is allowing journalists to see files regarding former President Nicolas Sarkozy's winning presidential campaign in 2007, which is suspected of having received illegal funding from Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's regime.

Mar 28, 2015, 01:05 AM IST

`Racist` cupcakes banned from French shop window

A French court has banned the display of cupcakes topped with the naked figures of a man and woman wrought in dark chocolate in a pastry shop near Nice after a watchdog described them as "racist".

Mar 27, 2015, 10:29 AM IST

Verdict in Strauss-Kahn case set for June 12: French court

Dominique Strauss-Kahn will learn his fate on June 12, a French court said on Friday as the former IMF chief`s trial for aggravated pimping wrapped up.

Feb 20, 2015, 22:46 PM IST

DSK lashes out at court for focus on sexual preferences

Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn on Wednesday lashed out at the focus on his sexual behaviour in a French court where he is charged with pimping, saying he was not on trial for "deviant" acts.

Feb 11, 2015, 19:58 PM IST

French court hears DSK took prostitute to visit IMF office

 Dominique Strauss-Kahn took a prostitute to visit his office at the International Monetary Fund in Washington, a French court heard Wednesday, as a trial into pimping exposed lurid details of his sex life. 

Feb 11, 2015, 16:35 PM IST

France`s `rogue trader` Kerviel to learn fate

A French court will decide Thursday whether Jerome Kerviel, the "rogue trader" who lost one of Europe`s biggest banks nearly five billion euros with wildly risky bets, can be freed from jail.

Sep 04, 2014, 07:13 AM IST

Top French court authorises ending life of quadriplegic

A top French court gave the green light Tuesday to ending life support for a patient in a vegetative state, in a closely watched ruling that went against his parents` wishes that he be kept alive.

Jun 24, 2014, 20:05 PM IST

Fresh setback for Sarkozy as French court rejects diary plea

A French court threw out a plea by Nicolas Sarkozy against the seizure of his diaries by judges probing a corruption case.

Mar 11, 2014, 22:27 PM IST

Family battle over euthanasia for quadriplegic in French court

France`s highest civil court Thursday began hearing the case of a battle between family members over ending the life of a 38-year-old quadriplegic in a vegetative state.

Feb 14, 2014, 02:48 AM IST

France convicts Roma families of forcing children to rob

A French court on Friday convicted 26 members of three Croatian Roma families of forcing children to carry out more than 100 robberies in European countries.

Oct 12, 2013, 00:50 AM IST

ID checks on minorities are legal: French court

A French court has ruled that police acted lawfully when conducting identity checks on 13 people who say they were targeted for their skin colour or ethnic origins.

Oct 02, 2013, 22:03 PM IST