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#France

# france - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Pregnant woman killed by dogs during hunt in French forest Villers-Cotterets

Pregnant woman killed by dogs during hunt in French forest

The body of the 29-year-old woman was found on Saturday.

# france - Monday 18 November, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Teenage girl and truck driver killed after suspension bridge collapses in France Mirepoix-sur-Tarn

Teenage girl and truck driver killed after suspension bridge collapses in France

The 15-year-old was killed on the bridge at Mirepoix-sur-Tarn.

# france - Saturday 16 November, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Yellow vest protesters return to streets of Paris to mark one-year anniversary of movement Gilet Jaunes

Yellow vest protesters return to streets of Paris to mark one-year anniversary of movement

Police used tear gas and water cannons to disperse the protesters.

# france - Thursday 14 November, 2019

Late penalty secures win for France hours after clinching Euro 2020 spot

Olivier Giroud coverted the spot-kick that gave his side a 2-1 win over Moldova.

# france - Monday 11 November, 2019

From TheJournal.ie A 'significant' amount of pure cocaine is washing up on France's west coast Atlantic Coast

A 'significant' amount of pure cocaine is washing up on France's west coast

On Friday two people discovered two packages on the beach at Arcachon, southwest of Bordeaux, containing 3 kg of cocaine.

# france - Sunday 3 November, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Over 30 injured after tourist bus crashes on French motorway Lille

Over 30 injured after tourist bus crashes on French motorway

There were 33 people on board, of whom 29 sustained light injuries and four were seriously wounded.

# france - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Frenchman, 84, charged over mosque attack Mosque Attack

Frenchman, 84, charged over mosque attack

Claude Sinke is accused of shooting two men and setting fire to a mosque.

# france - Monday 28 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Rare Cimabue painting discovered in French kitchen sells for €24 million at auction Highest Bidder

Rare Cimabue painting discovered in French kitchen sells for €24 million at auction

Bidding began at €3 million, with only three of the eight bidders present at the auction.

# france - Monday 21 October, 2019

'I just lost control' - Vahaamahina announces international retirement after World Cup dismissal

The France lock was sent off in the 49th minute of their quarter-final defeat to Wales yesterday.

# france - Sunday 20 October, 2019

France coach Brunel disappointed by contentious Welsh try Feeling Bleu This post contains videos

France coach Brunel disappointed by contentious Welsh try

Ross Moriarty’s late score was awarded by the TMO as Wales advanced through to the semis.

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

Ireland may be gone, but the World Cup carries on and we’re going minute-by-minute as Warren Gatland chases another semi-final.

# france - Friday 18 October, 2019

Penaud and Dupont passed fit for France's quarter-final showdown with Wales

Jacques Brunel has made just one change to the side which began in such impressive fashion against Argentina.

# france - Monday 14 October, 2019

Giroud on target against Turkey but France forced to wait on Euro 2020 qualification spot

Olivier Giroud put France ahead at the Stade de France but Kaan Ayhan nodded in an equaliser.

# france - Sunday 13 October, 2019

France head coach Brunel defends decision to send Ramos home

Despite having his World Cup cut short by injury, the fullback played all 80 minutes for Toulouse yesterday.

# france - Saturday 12 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie DNA test finds French man arrested at Glasgow airport is not fugitive suspected murderer France's Most Wanted

DNA test finds French man arrested at Glasgow airport is not fugitive suspected murderer

Xavier Dupont de Ligonnes was subject to an international arrest warrant for the 2011 killings in a mystery that has transfixed France.

# france - Friday 11 October, 2019

Unbeaten France all but seal qualification as Giroud makes Iceland pay the penalty

The world champions inflicted a first home qualifier defeat in six years on Iceland.

# france - Thursday 10 October, 2019

England v France and New Zealand v Italy games called off at the World Cup

Meanwhile, it’s still uncertain if Japan’s clash with Scotland in Pool A will go ahead.

# france - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

World Rugby call media briefing amidst fears of cancelled World Cup games

The super typhoon is currently forecast to hit Yokohama and the Tokyo area on Saturday.

# france - Monday 7 October, 2019

Bayern stand firm amid refusal to release France defender for international duty

Lucas Hernandez has been forced to sit out the Bundesliga club’s last two fixtures due to an injury.

'He won't be back in 2019': Lloris out for the rest of the year after horror injury, says Deschamps

France manager Didier Deschamps confirmed Lloris would be sidelined for the next few months.

# france - Friday 4 October, 2019

'Maybe he can play Giroud' - Deschamps responds to Lampard's Kante plea

The Chelsea boss urged the France manager not to select the 28-year-old.

# france - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie EU will provide €530 million in funding towards Irish-French power line Celtic Interconnector

EU will provide €530 million in funding towards Irish-French power line

The project will link Ireland’s electricity network to France via an underwater connection and is expected to be completed by 2026

Lopez' left foot ensures France burn off US challenge Pool C This post contains videos

Lopez' left foot ensures France burn off US challenge

AJ MacGinty kicked the Eagles to within a score with 15 minutes to go, but Les Bleus had too much firepower.

# france - Sunday 29 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Mourners begin bidding final farewell to late French president Jacques Chirac Jacques Chirac

Mourners begin bidding final farewell to late French president Jacques Chirac

Chirac’s coffin was today placed in the Saint-Louis-des-Invalides cathedral in Paris.

# france - Thursday 26 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'A great friend of Ireland': Jacques Chirac, former French president, dies aged 86 RIP

'A great friend of Ireland': Jacques Chirac, former French president, dies aged 86

He died this morning surrounded by his family.

From TheJournal.ie Huge fire breaks out at chemical plant in northern France Blaze

Huge fire breaks out at chemical plant in northern France

The fire broke out in the early hours of this morning.

# france - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie French toymakers sign pact to rid games and toys of gender stereotypes Stereotypes

French toymakers sign pact to rid games and toys of gender stereotypes

The charter also envisages that manufacturers will adapt the way their products are advertised.

# france - Monday 23 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie UK, France and Germany blame Iran for Saudi oil attacks European Leaders

UK, France and Germany blame Iran for Saudi oil attacks

In a joint statement, the countries called on Tehran to choose dialogue over further “provocation”.

# france - Saturday 21 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Dozens of yellow vest protesters arrested in Paris France

Dozens of yellow vest protesters arrested in Paris

More than 7,000 police officers were deployed to quell any violence.

As it happened : France v Argentina, Rugby World Cup

Pool C opens with a mouth-watering clash in Tokyo and we’re going minute-by-minute.

# france - Thursday 19 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie French drug watchdog halts illegal Parkinson's, Alzheimer's trial ANSM

French drug watchdog halts illegal Parkinson's, Alzheimer's trial

The agency urged participants to stop using the patches immediately and to seek medical attention.

# france - Monday 16 September, 2019

Hotly-contested Pool C promises fireworks

No pool has quite as much World Cup pedigree as this one with three sides who traditionally expect to reach the semis.

# france - Friday 13 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Jean-Marie Le Pen charged over EU funding scandal Charged

Jean-Marie Le Pen charged over EU funding scandal

Le Pen’s estranged daughter Marine, who now heads the renamed National Rally, has already been charged in the case.

# france - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Griezmann misses another penalty as below-par France triumph against Andorra

The World champions made hard work of beating a side ranked 133 places below them on Tuesday.

# france - Sunday 8 September, 2019

French president Macron apologises to Albania over anthem blunder

Kick-off was delayed after the national anthem of Andorra was played before the game against France.

# france - Friday 6 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Irishman pleads guilty to smuggling 60 guns into UK in car Dover

Irishman pleads guilty to smuggling 60 guns into UK in car

Robert Keogh was stopped last month by border force officers at the Port of Dover en route from Calais.

# france - Monday 2 September, 2019

Picamoles named in France World Cup squad as Lyon and La Rochelle pair dropped

Felix Lambey and Dany Priso have been left out of the 31-man selection travelling to Japan.

# france - Thursday 29 August, 2019

€62 million Man City defender's stint as most expensive uncapped player of all time looks set to end

Didier Deschamps has frequently overlooked back-to-back Premier League winner Aymeric Laporte until now.

# france - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Exeter Chiefs forward Skinner ruled out of Scotland's World Cup campaign

Sam Skinner won’t be travelling to Japan after sustaining a hamstring injury in Saturday’s win against France.

# france - Monday 26 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Macron attacks Bolsonaro after sexist Facebook post about his wife Extraordinarily Rude

Macron attacks Bolsonaro after sexist Facebook post about his wife

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was responding to a Facebook post which sought to compare both leaders’ wives.

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