by Staff Writers
Nanterre, France (AFP) Aug 29, 2012
Two robbers who held up a post office in the Parisian suburbs Wednesday were caught 40 minutes later thanks to a GPS-enabled phone they snatched from one of the employees.
The two men had made off with 11,000 euros but they paid the price for being greedy as police quickly located the high-tech phone and the culprits.
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Fourth Galileo satellite reaches French Guiana launch site
Paris, France (ESA) Aug 24, 2012
The next two Galileo satellites are now in place at Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana, being prepared for their shared launch this autumn. The fourth Galileo satellite flight model arrived at Cayenne Airport in French Guiana on Friday 17 August, flown from the Thales Alenia Space facility in Rome aboard an Ilyushin aircraft. Cocooned inside a protective air-conditioned container, the sat ... read more
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