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Dublin: 8 °C Monday 22 January, 2018

#France

# france - Saturday 20 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Pope' of French cuisine Paul Bocuse dies aged 91 Top Of The Game

'Pope' of French cuisine Paul Bocuse dies aged 91

Bocuse was France’s only chef to keep the Michelin food bible’s coveted three-star rating through more than four decades.

From TheJournal.ie UK could get a special trade deal with the EU after Brexit - Macron says Trade Deal

UK could get a special trade deal with the EU after Brexit - Macron says

He warned that it could only happen if it accept the single market preconditions.

# france - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Fergus McFadden and 20-year-old Jordan Larmour included in Ireland squad for Six Nations

There are also deserved recalls for Sean Cronin and Rory Scannell as Joe Schmidt plots the opening rounds of the Six Nations.

# france - Monday 15 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Actor Catherine Deneuve apologises to sexual assault victims after letter attacking 'witch hunt' Metoo

Actor Catherine Deneuve apologises to sexual assault victims after letter attacking 'witch hunt'

The French star had signed an open letter earlier in the week denouncing the #MeToo movement.

# france - Saturday 13 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Macron wants the French baguette to become a Unesco-listed symbol French President

Macron wants the French baguette to become a Unesco-listed symbol

Irish uilleann piping was granted the same status last year.

# france - Thursday 11 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Tech giant Samsung sued in France over alleged child labour in its Chinese factories Child Labour

Tech giant Samsung sued in France over alleged child labour in its Chinese factories

“We are asking the justice system to sanction the unacceptable gap between Samsung’s ethical commitments and the reality in its factories.”

From TheJournal.ie French police recover some of the jewels stolen in last night's Ritz heist Paris

French police recover some of the jewels stolen in last night's Ritz heist

Three suspects have been detained, while two others are still on the run.

# france - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Actor Catherine Deneuve under fire for signing open letter denouncing #MeToo movement Open Letter

Actor Catherine Deneuve under fire for signing open letter denouncing #MeToo movement

The letter said that the movement was leading a witch-hunt against men.

From TheJournal.ie Men armed with hatchets steal jewels worth millions from Paris Ritz Armed Robbery

Men armed with hatchets steal jewels worth millions from Paris Ritz

Three suspects have been detained, while two others are on the run.

# france - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie French police search monastery for man suspected of killing wife and four children On The Run

French police search monastery for man suspected of killing wife and four children

Xavier Dupont de Ligonnes has been on the run since 2011.

From TheJournal.ie 13,000 tourists trapped in Swiss ski resort after heavy snowfall The Alps

13,000 tourists trapped in Swiss ski resort after heavy snowfall

The avalanche risk in Zermatt is at its highest level.

# france - Saturday 6 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'His life is in danger': Urgent appeal in France after man kidnaps very ill baby son from hospital Toulouse

'His life is in danger': Urgent appeal in France after man kidnaps very ill baby son from hospital

The hospital’s director told reporters that the father needs to take the boy “to the nearest emergency department urgently”.

# france - Thursday 4 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie French Alps on maximum avalanche alert as Storm Eleanor rips through Europe French Alps

French Alps on maximum avalanche alert as Storm Eleanor rips through Europe

In other extreme weather, three hundred goats were killed in the wildfire at Chiatra-Canale di Verde.

# france - Saturday 30 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Safety barrier was down before French train hit school bus, killing six children Millas

Safety barrier was down before French train hit school bus, killing six children

A new report from France’s rail operator said that the safety measures at the crossing were working.

# france - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie French prosecutors probe salmonella contamination of powdered baby milk Lactalis

French prosecutors probe salmonella contamination of powdered baby milk

The investigation will focus on possible charges of causing involuntary injuries and endangering the lives of others.

# france - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

A year and a half after fearing for her life, former Wimbledon champion announces comeback

France’s Marion Bartoli originally retired immediately after winning the 2013 title.

One year after being a virtual unknown, the French teenager who has taken European football by storm

Kylian Mbappe celebrates his 19th birthday today.

# france - Thursday 14 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Four children dead after school bus and train collide in France Millas

Four children dead after school bus and train collide in France

The incident happened this afternoon, close to the city of Perpignan.

# france - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Man charged in Paris over jihadist murder of French police couple France

Man charged in Paris over jihadist murder of French police couple

Mohamed Lamine Aberouz has been linked to the Islamic State extremist who claimed the June 2016 attack.

# france - Monday 11 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie French skincare brand Yves Rocher will shutter its Cork plant next year Closure

French skincare brand Yves Rocher will shutter its Cork plant next year

Some 60 people are set to lose their jobs.

# france - Sunday 10 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie At 100 years old, this French woman drinks, dances, and has run the same bar for half a century Going Strong

At 100 years old, this French woman drinks, dances, and has run the same bar for half a century

Marie-Louise Wirth wouldn’t dream of giving up her bar in northern France.

# france - Friday 1 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Fake Paris attacks victim jailed for six months Jailed

Fake Paris attacks victim jailed for six months

He was 30km away from the attack in the Bataclan when it happened.

World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off

The Iberian derby between Spain and Portugal is the pick of the World Cup 2018 group stage draw, with Germany starting against Mexico.

Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia

Vladimir Putin addressed the audience before Gary Lineker hosted the draw in Moscow.

# france - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

France coach Deschamps to sue Cantona for defamation

The former Man United forward accused Deschamps of racial discrimination in his selection process for the national team.

# france - Monday 27 November, 2017

Ireland up to third in the world following November clean sweep

Ireland’s opening Six Nations opponent, France, have slipped to ninth.

'It was a bit glum' after Argentina, but pack leaders will make Ireland a force in Six Nations

Experiments will be put on hold when Ireland regroup for an assault on the Six Nations.

# france - Sunday 26 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Move by French company to cancel wind farm on site of Australian war dead welcomed as 'very touching' Bullecourt

Move by French company to cancel wind farm on site of Australian war dead welcomed as 'very touching'

10,000 Australians were killed or wounded at Bullecourt in northern France in 1917, towards the end of World War I.

From TheJournal.ie French teacher to go on trial for sex with 14-year-old pupil Consent

French teacher to go on trial for sex with 14-year-old pupil

In France, sex between an adult and a minor is not rape unless there is proof of force.

# france - Saturday 25 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Our entire society is sick with sexism' - Macron promises laws to fight violence against women Me Too

'Our entire society is sick with sexism' - Macron promises laws to fight violence against women

The French President also also wants to introduce an age of consent in France.

# france - Sunday 19 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie French police officer kills three before taking his own life Paris

French police officer kills three before taking his own life

He also shot one victim’s sister in the leg and killed the family dog.

# france - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

South African Rugby chief questions 'opaque' World Cup decision process

South Africa were favourites to stage the World Cup in six years’ time, but the tournament will return to France.

# france - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Stoppage time equaliser extends Germany's unbeaten run to 21 games

Germany extended their unbeaten run to 21 games as Lars Stindl rescued a 2-2 draw against France on Tuesday.

# france - Monday 13 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'She will be greatly missed': Family pays tribute as body of missing Irish woman is found in France Annonay

'She will be greatly missed': Family pays tribute as body of missing Irish woman is found in France

Eimear Noonan, 21, died after falling while out running.

# france - Sunday 12 November, 2017

Hansen: Sonny Bill didn't know the rules

The All Blacks star was unaware of the rule that led to his yellow card against France, All Blacks coach Steve Hansen said.

# france - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Crotty scores New Zealand's 2,000th try as unconvincing All Blacks defeat France in Paris

Steve Hansen’s side were not entirely convincing despite a big win at the Stade de France.

From TheJournal.ie Irish woman missing in France since Wednesday Eimear Noonan

Irish woman missing in France since Wednesday

The teacher from Clare was last seen shopping in the town of Annonay.

# france - Thursday 9 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie French woman fakes her own kidnapping to hide affair from boyfriend Extreme Measures

French woman fakes her own kidnapping to hide affair from boyfriend

25-year-old Sandy Gaillard came up with the ruse last July.

# france - Monday 6 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Funfair operators block Paris roads over plans to end 'tacky' Champs Elysées Christmas market F-Unfair

Funfair operators block Paris roads over plans to end 'tacky' Champs Elysées Christmas market

Paris City Hall confirmed that the market would be blocked this year due to “the mediocre quality of the shows and products sold”.

From TheJournal.ie Charlie Hebdo receives death threats over cartoon about Islamic scholar who faces rape allegations Charlie Hebdo

Charlie Hebdo receives death threats over cartoon about Islamic scholar who faces rape allegations

Ramadan, 55, has furiously denied the accusations as a “campaign of lies launched by my adversaries”.

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