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Dublin: 13 °C Saturday 26 May, 2018

#France

# france - Thursday 24 May, 2018

First senior call-ups for League of Ireland pair as O'Neill confirms squad for upcoming friendlies

Martin O’Neill has announced his final squad as Ireland prepare to France and the United States next week.

# france - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

'He's made a huge mistake!' - Deschamps criticises PSG star for France snub

Adrien Rabiot has refused to take his place among France’s standbys for the World Cup and could yet be left out of further squads

# france - Monday 21 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Three arrests after man beaten to death in southern France by teen gang Pau

Three arrests after man beaten to death in southern France by teen gang

The victim, who had a history of violent crime and drug dealing, was repeatedly kicked and punched by a group of up to 12 teenagers.

# france - Friday 18 May, 2018

'We used a little trickery' - '98 World Cup fixed to ensure France-Brazil final, admits Platini

The disgraced ex-Uefa boss says the group allocations for seeded teams were done to ensure a ‘dream’ meeting at Stade de France.

# france - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Fans suspected of monkey chants during France game 'should be punished' - Russia World Cup chief

Paul Pogba and Ousmane Dembele were reportedly subjected to racist abuse during a friendly against Russia earlier this year.

# france - Sunday 13 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Paris knife attacker was on terror watchlist Rampage

Paris knife attacker was on terror watchlist

The man’s parents have been taken into custody following last night’s attack.

# france - Saturday 12 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Police shoot attacker dead after one person killed and four injured in Paris stabbing France

Police shoot attacker dead after one person killed and four injured in Paris stabbing

The attack took place near the city’s main opera house.

# france - Thursday 10 May, 2018

France international Spedding signs for Castres amid Top14 court battle

The fullback is arguing that his adopted nation’s JIFF rules reduce his chance of employment.

# france - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Woman who called emergency services in France mocked by operator and died hours afterwards Strasbourg

Woman who called emergency services in France mocked by operator and died hours afterwards

An autopsy revealed that the woman had suffered multiple organ failure.

# france - Saturday 5 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Thousands throng streets of Paris in protest against President Emmanuel Macron Fed Up

Thousands throng streets of Paris in protest against President Emmanuel Macron

The French president has been in power for a year, but not everyone is happy with his sweeping social reforms.

# france - Friday 4 May, 2018

Arsenal's French defender Koscielny ruled out of World Cup

France will be without Laurent Koscielny at the World Cup after the defender suffered an Achilles injury while playing for Arsenal.

# france - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Koscielny expected to miss the World Cup after being stretchered off in tears in Madrid

The loss of the defender would be a big blow for France.

# france - Monday 30 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie A French art museum has just discovered half of its collection are fakes C'est Terrible

A French art museum has just discovered half of its collection are fakes

Out of the 140 artworks in the collection, 82 were fake.

# france - Thursday 26 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie French ambassador to EU walks out of meeting in protest at use of English language Au Revoir

French ambassador to EU walks out of meeting in protest at use of English language

Philippe Leglise-Costa left the talks on Wednesday to show his dissatisfaction with the “linguistic regime”.

# france - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie France's Emmanuel Macron attacks US nationalism in Congress speech State Visit

France's Emmanuel Macron attacks US nationalism in Congress speech

Macron told a joint meeting of Congress, “the American and French people have had a rendezvous with freedom”.

# france - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Trump slams Iran nuclear deal as 'insane' and 'ridiculous' during Macron White House meeting Iran

Trump slams Iran nuclear deal as 'insane' and 'ridiculous' during Macron White House meeting

Trump hosted French president Emmanuel Macron in the Oval Office for the first time today.

# france - Monday 23 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Belgian man jailed for 17 years for importing £7 million of cocaine into UK on helicopter Jailed

Belgian man jailed for 17 years for importing £7 million of cocaine into UK on helicopter

It was estimated that Frederic Fagnoul was importing an estimated 50kg of cocaine on each flight from France.

From TheJournal.ie Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam sentenced to 20 years in prison in Belgium Salah Abdeslam

Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam sentenced to 20 years in prison in Belgium

Abdeslam was convicted of terrorism-related attempted murder over the shootout in which four police officers were wounded.

# france - Sunday 22 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie One of France's busiest tourist sites evacuated after threat Mont Saint-Michel

One of France's busiest tourist sites evacuated after threat

A man was reported after making threatening comments about security forces.

# france - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

The man who broke Irish hearts at Croke Park confirms imminent retirement from rugby END IN SIGHT This post contains videos

The man who broke Irish hearts at Croke Park confirms imminent retirement from rugby

Vincent Clerc, winner of 67 international caps for France, has announced he will retire at the end of the season.

From TheJournal.ie Ian Bailey appeals French decision to charge him over murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier Cold Case

Ian Bailey appeals French decision to charge him over murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier

Bailey has denied any involvement in the killing of the French film producer in 1996.

From TheJournal.ie France's Macron warns MEPs of growing sense of authoritarianism in Europe European Parliament

France's Macron warns MEPs of growing sense of authoritarianism in Europe

Macron addressed the European Parliament for the first time this morning.

# france - Monday 16 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Tánaiste would have 'much preferred' if the UN was taking action against alleged Syrian chemical attack Syrian Civil War

Tánaiste would have 'much preferred' if the UN was taking action against alleged Syrian chemical attack

World leaders are dealing with the fallout of airstrikes ordered following an alleged chemical attack.

# france - Sunday 15 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Putin says further Syria strikes from Western powers would spark 'chaos' Damascus

Putin says further Syria strikes from Western powers would spark 'chaos'

Meanwhile, a Russian resolution calling for condemnation of the US, British, and French missile strikes on Syria has failed at the UN Security Council.

# france - Saturday 14 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Trump hails 'mission accomplished' after US, France and UK launch airstrikes against Syria Attack This post contains videos

Trump hails 'mission accomplished' after US, France and UK launch airstrikes against Syria

In address to the American nation, President Trump announced that the US and its allies had launched precision attacks against the Syrian regime led by Bashar al-Assad.

# france - Friday 13 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Trump speaks with Theresa May over the phone but holds off on a final decision on strikes against Syria Syrian Civil War

Trump speaks with Theresa May over the phone but holds off on a final decision on strikes against Syria

The Syrian regime is accused of using chemical weapons in an attack on Saturday.

# france - Thursday 12 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Macron 'has proof' Syria was behind gas attack, mulls over military action Chemical Attack

Macron 'has proof' Syria was behind gas attack, mulls over military action

The French president said any French action would target Syria’s chemical weapons abilities.

# france - Monday 9 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Russia and Syria blame Israel for airstrike on Syrian military airport Attack

Russia and Syria blame Israel for airstrike on Syrian military airport

Washington has denied responsibility for the strike on Syria’s central Tayfur air base.

# france - Saturday 31 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Pippa Middleton's father-in-law under investigation over allegations of rape of minor France

Pippa Middleton's father-in-law under investigation over allegations of rape of minor

The family have called the allegation “untrue and scandalous”.

# france - Friday 30 March, 2018

Mourinho has 'no problem' picking Luke Shaw despite recent criticism of defender

The left-back has had a rocky relationship with his coach, but the Manchester United manager says he is still willing to play the defender

# france - Thursday 29 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie French vegan convicted for saying 'justice' had been done after butcher killed in terror attack Suspended Sentence

French vegan convicted for saying 'justice' had been done after butcher killed in terror attack

The woman has been given a suspended sentence.

From TheJournal.ie Hunt underway for man who tried to ram car into soldiers jogging near barracks in France Grenoble

Hunt underway for man who tried to ram car into soldiers jogging near barracks in France

Prosecutors said it was not being treated as a terrorist attack for the moment.

# france - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'French spirit of resistance' hailed as hero policeman laid to rest Arnaud Beltrame

'French spirit of resistance' hailed as hero policeman laid to rest

Hundreds attended the ceremony for Arnaud Beltrame today.

# france - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie French waiter fired for rudeness says it is 'discrimination against my culture' Discrimination

French waiter fired for rudeness says it is 'discrimination against my culture'

Guillaume Rey, who worked at a Vancouver restaurant, filed a complaint with British Columbia’s Human Rights Tribunal.

# france - Monday 26 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie French officials believe fatal stabbing of 85-year-old woman was anti-Semitic attack Paris

French officials believe fatal stabbing of 85-year-old woman was anti-Semitic attack

The woman was stabbed a number of times before her apartment was set on fire.

From TheJournal.ie Far-left French politician arrested over tweet appearing to celebrate heroic policeman's death Hostage Situation

Far-left French politician arrested over tweet appearing to celebrate heroic policeman's death

The policeman offered himself in exchange for a woman being used as a human shield.

# france - Sunday 25 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'We want this to stop': Mourners pack Trebes church to pay tribute to victims of terror attack France

'We want this to stop': Mourners pack Trebes church to pay tribute to victims of terror attack

The bishop of Carcassonne and Narbonne celebrated the mass to honour the four killed and three wounded.

# france - Saturday 24 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'He gave his life for another': Policeman killed in supermarket siege was decorated for his bravery in Iraq Arnaud Beltrame

'He gave his life for another': Policeman killed in supermarket siege was decorated for his bravery in Iraq

Lieutenant-Colonel Arnaud Beltrame offered himself as a hostage. He died this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Policeman who swapped himself for hostage in supermarket siege dies of injuries France

Policeman who swapped himself for hostage in supermarket siege dies of injuries

Lieutenant-Colonel Arnaud Beltrame died early this morning. Emmanuel Macron has paid tribute to his bravery.

# france - Friday 23 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Policeman critical after swapping himself for hostage as three die in France terrorist attack Trebes

Policeman critical after swapping himself for hostage as three die in France terrorist attack

The attacker had pledged allegiance to Islamic State.

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