Tag Archives: France

$56 Million Worth Of Cocaine Found At A French Coca-Cola Factory

$56 Million Worth Of Cocaine Found At A French Coca-Cola Factory

Uncovering a drug-smuggling operation with a French connection, workers at a Coca-Cola factory in southern France this week found a huge cache of cocaine worth approximately $56 million in a shipment of orange juice concentrate, according to news reports...

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Portugal Wins Major Upset Victory Over France

An ominous cloud hung over the 2016 soccer Euro Final between France and Portugal. Security was tight as Portuguese and French fans mingled before and after the match. Police with shields and batons were quick to break up minor scuffles between opposing team supporters and keep the crowds away from …

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French President Cancels Plan to Strip Terrorists of Nationality

French President Cancels Plan to Strip Terrorists of Nationality

President François Hollande announced on Wednesday that he will not proceed with a proposal to amend the constitution. The change would have allowed for stripping people who hold a dual citizenship with France that have been convicted of terrorism of their French nationality. Hollande proposed the idea three days after the terror …

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France: Man Who Was Left Brain Dead After Clinical Drug Trial Dies in Hospital

France: Man Who Was Left Brain Dead After Clinical Drug Trial Dies in Hospital

A man left brain-dead after an experimental drug trial in France has died, local media report. He was one of six people being treated in hospital in the city of Rennes. The hospital said the other five remained in a stable condition – four had “neurological problems” and the fifth …

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France: Clinical Drug Trial Leaves 6 Hospitalized, 1 of Them Brain Dead

France: Clinical Drug Trial Leaves 6 Hospitalized, 1 of Them Brain Dead

One man was brain dead and three others faced possible permanent brain damage after volunteering to take part in a trial for a painkiller and anxiety medication based on a natural brain compound similar to the active ingredient in marijuana, French authorities said Friday. The Paris prosecutor’s office opened an …

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France: Paris Teacher Lied About ISIS Stabbing, Prosecutors Say

France: Paris Teacher Lied About ISIS Stabbing, Prosecutors Say

PARIS — The French authorities said on Monday that a Paris teacher who claimed to have been stabbed with scissors and a box cutter at a preschool near Paris had fabricated the story. A police official in Aubervilliers confirmed that the teacher, who has not been identified, admitted to having …

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