Jacqueline Sauvage was convicted and jailed for murdering her husband, who had subjected her to violent abuse for decades. She has now been granted early release following a pardon from French president François Hollande.
A 69-year-old woman has returned home after being freed four years into her 10-year murder sentence. Jacqueline Sauvage, who murdered her abusive husband, was granted clemency by French President Francois Hollande.
French President Francois Hollande has granted a limited pardon to a woman serving a 10-year jail sentence for killing her violently abusive husband. Hundreds of thousands had signed a petition demanding her release.
President Francois Hollande has become the first French leader to attend the memorial service at Chemin des Dames in 100 years. The 1917 WWI battle was one of the deadliest and most disastrous in French history.
Two hostage-takers said to be loyal to "Islamic State" have murdered a priest by slitting his throat inside a church in France before they were shot dead by police. Prosecutors say one suspect had an electronic tag.
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