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Dublin: 18 °C Thursday 18 July, 2019

#France

# france - Thursday 11 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Vincent Lambert, man at centre of contentious right-to-die case in France, passes away Vincent Lambert

Vincent Lambert, man at centre of contentious right-to-die case in France, passes away

He died more than a decade after an accident that left him with severe brain damage.

# france - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

Sagan sprints to fifth stage victory but local hero Alaphilippe retains Tour de France lead

Ireland’s Dan Martin and Nicholas Roche were also in action this afternoon.

# france - Monday 8 July, 2019

'I was born ready' - Dream day for Wexford's O'Neill after World Cup gold and meeting Rapinoe On The Line This post contains videos

'I was born ready' - Dream day for Wexford's O'Neill after World Cup gold and meeting Rapinoe

Michelle O’Neill lined out as an assistant referee in yesterday’s World Cup final in Lyon.

# france - Sunday 7 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Macron in last-ditch attempt to save Iran nuclear deal Nuclear Threat

Macron in last-ditch attempt to save Iran nuclear deal

Tensions between Iran and members of the UN security council were heightened after the US pulled out of the Iran nuclear deal in 2018.

# france - Friday 5 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Michael Jackson fan clubs sue two alleged victims over HBO documentary in France Leaving Neverland

Michael Jackson fan clubs sue two alleged victims over HBO documentary in France

The legal action in the French city of Orleans targets Wade Robson (36) and James Safechuck (41).

# france - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

USA book World Cup final spot as 10-woman England denied by VAR and penalty miss Drama This post contains videos

USA book World Cup final spot as 10-woman England denied by VAR and penalty miss

Steph Houghton missed a late spot-kick as the defending world champions ran out 2-1 winners in Lyon.

From TheJournal.ie Climate change likely a major contributor to France's extreme heatwave Heatwave

Climate change likely a major contributor to France's extreme heatwave

Temperatures went above 45 degrees in France last week, with experts saying that climate change was a major contributor.

# france - Sunday 30 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie After record breaking temperatures, some cooler weather hits parts of Europe Mercury Falling

After record breaking temperatures, some cooler weather hits parts of Europe

But the reprieve was not universal, with Germany measuring a record high temperature for June.

# france - Saturday 29 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Spain hit by more wildfires as European heatwave continues Heatwave

Spain hit by more wildfires as European heatwave continues

The heat has already claimed several lives, including a 17-year-old harvest worker in Spain and a 72-year-old homeless man in Italy.

# france - Friday 28 June, 2019

As it happened: France v USA, World Cup quarter-final Liveblog This post contains a poll

As it happened: France v USA, World Cup quarter-final

France faced USA with a place in the final four up for grabs.

From TheJournal.ie France has just recorded its hottest EVER temperature at 44.3 degrees Europe Heatwave

France has just recorded its hottest EVER temperature at 44.3 degrees

Mainland Europe is in the grips of an unprecedented heatwave.

# france - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Defending champions Germany to face four-time winners Spain in Euro U21 final

It was a late, late show for Germany against Romania, while Spain saw off France in the last four.

From TheJournal.ie Imam hurt in shooting outside mosque in northwest France Shooting

Imam hurt in shooting outside mosque in northwest France

The incident occurred around 4pm (3pm Irish time).

# france - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

'We've been waiting our whole lives for a game like this' - US star Heath on France showdown

The USWNT are preparing for a World Cup quarter-final that may be one of the most anticipated women’s matches of all time.

# france - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

USA star hoping for 'total sh*tshow circus' in World Cup quarter-final

The reigning champions will take on tournament hosts France in a highly anticipated clash.

# france - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Platini denies wrongdoing as he's released in 2022 World Cup probe

‘A lot, a lot of noise for nothing,’ the former Uefa president’s lawyer said.

# france - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Bastareaud among high-profile names missing as France name World Cup training squad

Some experienced names won’t feature for Les Bleus in Japan.

# france - Saturday 15 June, 2019

France winger Huget's two tries helps Toulouse beat Clermont to claim Top 14 title

Toulouse claimed their 20th French title in their first Top 14 final appearance since 2012.

From TheJournal.ie Priests and worshippers in hard hats attend Notre Dame's first mass since fire Paris

Priests and worshippers in hard hats attend Notre Dame's first mass since fire

Only around 10% of money pledged for the cathedral’s reconstruction has been donated so far.

'They've nothing to fear in their international careers. They're equal to the best players in the world' Let The Kids Play This post contains videos

'They've nothing to fear in their international careers. They're equal to the best players in the world'

Ireland U21 manager Stephen Kenny hailed his players for their fourth place finish at the Toulon Tournament.

# france - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Marine Le Pen to go on trial in France for sharing Islamic State images on Twitter Marine Le Pen

Marine Le Pen to go on trial in France for sharing Islamic State images on Twitter

The charges carry a maximum sentence of three years in prison and a fine of €75,000.

# france - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Mbappe scores 100th career goal as France reclaim top spot with comprehensive win

The PSG forward helped his side to a 4-0 result in their Euro 2020 qualifier against Andorra.

Deschamps defends Mbappe after intense criticism

The PSG man was below his usual standard on Saturday, but he was no worse than his French team-mates, insists the World Cup-winning coach.

# france - Sunday 9 June, 2019

'I don't remember the last time we were so bad' - Pogba at a loss to explain shock French defeat

Turkey stunned the world champions in their Euro 2020 qualifier.

# france - Saturday 8 June, 2019

'I could not have dreamed of a better start': France savour World Cup win in front of 45,621 sell-out crowd

The hosts defeated South Korea 4-0 in front of a packed crowd at PSG’s Parc des Princes on Friday night.

# france - Friday 7 June, 2019

Superb goals and VAR in use - Hosts France open Women's World Cup in style Laying Down A Marker This post contains videos

Superb goals and VAR in use - Hosts France open Women's World Cup in style

Wendie Renard led the way as they beat South Korea 4-0 for the dream start.

# france - Thursday 6 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Fiat Chrysler blames French government after withdrawing bid to merge with Renault Merging Traffic

Fiat Chrysler blames French government after withdrawing bid to merge with Renault

The merger would have created the world’s third largest car manufacturer.

From TheJournal.ie Trump, Macron, May all to attend ceremonies in Normandy to mark 75 years since D-Day Ceremony

Trump, Macron, May all to attend ceremonies in Normandy to mark 75 years since D-Day

D-Day is seen by many as one of the great symbols of transatlantic cooperation.

# france - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

Here's everything you need to know about the 2019 Fifa Women's World Cup

The tournament begins at the Parc des Princes this Friday as hosts France take on South Korea.

# france - Monday 3 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie France begins its independent inquiry into Catholic Church sex abuse Witness Statements

France begins its independent inquiry into Catholic Church sex abuse

Thousands are expected to contact the hotline, while face-to-face interviews with victims will be held at a later date.

18-year-old Norwich striker scores twice as Ireland U21s make winning start at Toulon Tournament

Stephen Kenny’s young side secured an impressive 4-1 victory against China on Monday afternoon.

# france - Sunday 2 June, 2019

Griezmann scores as Mbappe picks up ankle knock in victory ahead of tough Euro qualifying trip

Thomas Lemar also scored in France’s 2-0 friendly win over Bolivia.

‘They weren't expecting a female referee. They said, 'Hello, Michael!’ I was like, no, my name's Michelle’

Michelle O’Neill became the first Irish woman to referee at a World Cup four years ago. This month in France she will officiate at her second finals.

# france - Saturday 1 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'In the eye of the hurricane': Ian Bailey speaks out on 25-year sentence from French court Cork

'In the eye of the hurricane': Ian Bailey speaks out on 25-year sentence from French court

He insisted that the person behind Du Plantier’s murder was still out there and pleaded for them to come forward.

# france - Friday 31 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Ian Bailey has been found guilty in a French court of the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier Paris

Ian Bailey has been found guilty in a French court of the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier

The verdict was handed down today after a short trial.

# france - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Ian Bailey trial in Paris hears he 'confessed' to killing of Sophie Toscan du Plantier France

Ian Bailey trial in Paris hears he 'confessed' to killing of Sophie Toscan du Plantier

Bailey is being tried in absentia in the French capital.

From TheJournal.ie France requests deployment of two gardaí to assist with Irish tourists during D-Day events Summer Deployment

France requests deployment of two gardaí to assist with Irish tourists during D-Day events

Garda assistance has been requested by France for the months of July and August.

# france - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie The EU's Game of Thrones: Merkel and Macron clash over who should replace Juncker European Commission

The EU's Game of Thrones: Merkel and Macron clash over who should replace Juncker

The German Chancellor prefers Manfred Weber, while Macron wants a centre-left pick, or one of two French candidates.

Osaka, Zverev survive Roland Garros horror shows to advance in Paris

Women’s top seed Osaka battled back from a set and a break down to reach the second round.

# france - Monday 27 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie French court to begin trying Ian Bailey 'in absentia' for murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier Courts

French court to begin trying Ian Bailey 'in absentia' for murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier

The French TV producer was killed in Co Cork in 1996.

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