Heists prompt Cannes security boost

Police in the French Riviera step up patrols following theft of more than $130m worth of jewellery.

    Police in the French Riviera are stepping up their patrols after a series of recent heists in which more than $130m worth of jewellery was stolen. Extra officers have been sent from the nearby city of Nice. Al Jazeeras Jacky Rowland reports from Cannes.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    What obstacles do young women in technology have to overcome to achieve their dreams? Play this retro game to find out.

    Heron Gate mass eviction: 'We never expected this in Canada'

    Hundreds face mass eviction in Canada's capital

    About 150 homes in one of Ottawa's most diverse and affordable communities are expected to be torn down in coming months

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    In 1959, a year before Nigeria's independence, a 23-year-old student helped colour the country's identity.