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Bertrand Cantat Plotting Musical Comeback

Controversial French singer Bertrand Cantat is planning to relaunch his music career by releasing a solo album later this year (13).The Noir Desir frontman was jailed in 2004 for killing his girlfriend, Marie Trintignant, during...

Controversial Bertrand Cantat Cut From Canadian Show

Controversial French singer Bertrand Cantat has been dropped from a theatre production in Canada following outrage from campaign groups.The Noir Desir frontman was jailed in 2004 for "murder committed with indirect intent" after attacking his...

Theatre Chiefs Defend Bertrand Cantat Casting

Theatre bosses in Canada have defended their decision to cast controversial French singer Bertrand Cantat in a new play following criticism from campaign groups.The Noir Desir frontman was jailed in 2004 for "murder committed with...

Cantat Questioned Over Ex-wife's Death

French singer BERTRAND CANTAT has been questioned by authorities after his ex-wife was found dead at her home.The Noir Desir frontman, who was jailed for killing his girlfriend in 2003 but released on parole in...

French Rocker Cantat Released Early From Prison

LATEST: French rock star BERTRAND CANTAT has been released from prison after serving half of an eight-year sentence for killing his actress girlfriend. The Noir Desir singer was convicted of beating Marie Trintignant to death...

Cantat Set For Early Release

France's biggest rock star BERTRAND CANTAT is to be released from jail after serving half of his eight-year sentence for manslaughter. The Noir Desir singer was convicted of the manslaughter of French actress Marie Trintignant...

Cantat Resumes Sentence In French Prison

LATEST: French rocker BERTRAND CANTAT has arrived back in France to complete his jail sentence for killing actress girlfriend MARIE TRINTIGNANT. The 41-year-old NOIR DESIR singer was sentenced to eight years in a Lithuanian...

Cantat Moved To French Jail

French rock star BERTRAND CANTAT will return to France to complete his jail sentence for killing lover MARIE TRINTIGNANT. The 41-year-old NOIR DESIR singer was sentenced to eight years in prison in May (04)...

Cantat Could Be Jailed In France

LATEST: French singer BERTRAND CANTAT may be allowed to serve the remainder of his murder sentence in his homeland, after he was jailed for beating his actress girlfriend MARIE TRINTIGNANT to death in Lithuania....

Cantat Asks To Be Jailed In France

French singer BERTRAND CANTAT has launched a desperate appeal to serve the remainder of his murder sentence in his homeland, after he was jailed for beating his actress girlfriend MARIE TRINTIGNANT to death in Lithuania....

Cantat To Appeal Against Murder Conviction

Jailed French singer BETRAND CANTAT will appeal his eight-year prison sentence for murdering his actress girlfriend MARIE TRINTIGNANT. Cantat was jailed in March (04) after a court in Vilnius, Lithuania ruled the NOIR DESIR...

Trintignant's Family Appeals Homicide Sentence

The relatives of late actress MARIE TRINTIGNANT will appeal against the eight year prison sentence handed to her rocker boyfriend BERTRAND CANTAT for her murder. Mother-of-four Trintignant, a member of one of France's most...

French Rock Star Gets Eight Years

French rock star BERTRAND CANTAT has been jailed for eight years for killing his actress girlfriend MARIE TRINTIGNANT. A Lithuanian court convicted Cantat, lead singer of NOIR DESIR, of fatally beating the star to...

Rocker Cantat An 'Assassin Without Regrets'

LATEST: French rocker BERTRAND CANTAT has been dubbed "an assassin whose regrets I cannot for one moment believe" - by the mother of actress MARIE TRINTIGNANT, who he is accused of murdering. Cantat is...

Wife Defends Singer Over 'Murder'

BETRAND CANTAT's estranged wife has defended the French rock star against charges he murdered actress MARIE TRINTIGNANT. Cantat, 40, is standing trial in Vilnius, Lithuania accused of fatally injuring Trintignant during a violent row...

Court Hears Of Cantat's Fight With Trintignant

French rock star BERTRAND CANTAT today (16MAR04) admitted in a Lithuanian court he fought with his actress girlfriend MARIE TRINTIGNANT - but he denied murdering her. The 40-year-old stands accused of beating Trintignant to...

Cantat Murder Trial Begins Tomorrow

French singer BERTRAND CANTAT is due to appear in a Lithuanian court tomorrow (17MAR04), accused of murdering his movie star girlfriend MARIE TRINTIGNANT. The 39-year-old frontman of France's best-selling rock band, NOIR DESIR, allegedly...

Trintignant Lover Wins Slur Case

Rocker BERTRAND CANTAT has won a case against the mother of his late lover MARIE TRINTIGNANT - she can no longer label him a "murderer" without declaring his presumed innocence as well. Cantat's lawyers...

French Rock Star Held In Manslaughter Case

French rocker BERTRAND CANTAT will stay in a Lithuanian jail until 31 December (03) on murder charges, following a new court ruling today (07OCT03). NOIR DESIR frontman Cantat has been held in Lithuania since...

Cantat Threats Following House Fire

French rock star BERTRAND CANTAT and his family are being protected by armed police as he awaits trial for the alleged murder of his girlfriend, actress MARIE TRINTIGNANT. Cantat's home in Moustey, south-west France,...

Trintignant Death: Lover Questioned By Judge

The rock singer who's been linked to the death of French actress MARIE TRINTIGNANT is to be questioned by a judge today (21AUG03). BERTRAND CANTAT was arrested after Trintignant was admitted to hospital in...

Marie Trintignant's Lover Charged With Her Murder

LATEST: Rocker BERTRAND CANTAT has been charged with the murder of his French actress lover MARIE TRINTIGNANT. Cantat has been held by Lithuanian police since 27 July (03), when the JANIS ET JOHN star...

Marie Trintignant Buried After Star-studded Tribute

An array of French stars turned out to pay tribute to French actress MARIE TRINTIGNANT at her funeral today (06AUG03). Trintignant - who died last week (ends01AUG03) aged 41, after sustaining severe head injuries...

Suspect Learned Of Trintignant's Death Days Later

LATEST: The rocker accused of fatally beating MARIE TRINTIGNANT didn't learn of the actress' death until Monday (04AUG03) - three days after she succumbed to her injuries. BERTRAND CANTAT, who is imprisoned in Lithuania,...

Trintignant Died Of Repeated Blows

LATEST: An autopsy on tragic French actress MARIE TRINTIGNANT has ruled she died of repeated blows to the head. The 41-year-old died on Friday (01AUG03) five days after falling into a coma after an...

Marie Trintignant Dies From Head Injuries

LATEST: French actress MARIE TRINTIGNANT (corr) has died from massive head injuries after an alleged beating by her boyfiend. Trintignant's lawyer GEORGES KIEJMAN (corr) says the 41-year-old passed away at the HARTMANN CLINIC...

Trintignant Has 'Last Chance' Brain Surgery

LATEST: Comatose French actress MARIE TRINTIGNANT has undergone a "last chance" brain operation in an effort to save her life - after her family begged doctors to try everything. Trintignant remains in a deep...

French Actress In A Coma After Beating

French actress MARIE TRINTIGNANT is hospitalised in a coma after allegedly being beaten at her Lithuania hotel on Sunday (27JUL03). Police have identified her boyfriend, French rock singer BERTRAND CANTAT, as a suspect....

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