News stops: Cash machines robbed using forks
HERE is a quick round up of news headlines from France.
€1 million swiped from ATMs using bent forks
French police are looking for a gang of thieves after it was revealed that €1 million in cash has been stolen from ATMs across France using a novel technique.
France to end downturn in police numbers in wake of riot
Interior Minister Manuel Valls said plans to axe 3,000 posts next year in the gendarmerie and the national police would be scrapped and that the two forces would benefit from the creation of 500 posts per year from 2013 onwards.
France to consider letting Roma work to end row over camps
France will consider giving migrants from Romania and Bulgaria the right to work, the Interior Minister said Thursday in a move triggered by tensions over the treatment of an estimated 15,000 ethnic Roma living in illegal camps.
Hollande to meet Merkel and Greece's Samaras
French President Francois Hollande will discuss the eurozone crisis and the conflict in Syria next week in a meetings with his German and Greek counterparts.
France makes first arrests following Amiens riot
French police have arrested five people in connection with riots in Amiens that devastated part of the northern city.