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#France

# france - Sunday 9 February, 2020

No Neymar but PSG aided by own goal for the ages in win over Lyon

A 4-2 win for Paris Saint-Germain, helped by Fernando Marcal’s truly stunning second-half own goal.

France hold off Italy comeback to top Six Nations table

Les Bleus have gone two from two in front of their own fans.

# france - Friday 7 February, 2020

20-year-old centre gets first start as France make one change for Italy clash

Montpellier man Arthur Vincent replaces the injured Virimi Vakatawa.

# france - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

Bravo les Bleus! But it's too early to know if France are genuinely back

Similarly, we can’t write off England’s Six Nations hopes just yet.

# france - Sunday 2 February, 2020

Brilliant les Bleus light up Paris with Six Nations win over Eddie Jones' England

The French raced into a 17-0 half-time lead at Stade de France.

# france - Saturday 1 February, 2020

From TheJournal.ie 'It’s child abuse': FGM lawyer who helped prosecute over 100 people in France welcomes first-ever Irish prosecution Female Genital Mutilation

'It’s child abuse': FGM lawyer who helped prosecute over 100 people in France welcomes first-ever Irish prosecution

In an exclusive interview with TheJournal.ie, Linda Weil-Curiel praises the sentences handed down at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court earlier this week.

# france - Thursday 30 January, 2020

France name two debutants and a frightening backline for England clash

Anthony Bouthier and Mohamed Haouas will win their first caps in Paris on Sunday.

# france - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Coronavirus latest: Japan, EU, US and South Korea to evacuate citizens from Wuhan Wuhan

Coronavirus latest: Japan, EU, US and South Korea to evacuate citizens from Wuhan

All cases had involved people who had been in or near Wuhan, but Japan and Germany have now reported human-to-human cases.

# france - Friday 24 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Coronavirus reaches Europe as France confirms three cases Coronavirus

Coronavirus reaches Europe as France confirms three cases

The two confirmed cases, the first in Europe, were announced by the health minister Agnes Buzyn.

# france - Saturday 18 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Tear gas deployed by police as 15 arrested in new anti-Macron demonstration in Paris Gilets Jaunes

# france - Sunday 5 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Notre Dame 'not saved yet' and still in a 'state of peril' following devastating fire Paris

Notre Dame 'not saved yet' and still in a 'state of peril' following devastating fire

A blaze in April last year destroyed the roof and toppled the spire of the medieval cathedral.

# france - Friday 3 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Police kill man who stabbed passer-by to death in Paris park Villejuif

Police kill man who stabbed passer-by to death in Paris park

At least two other people are reported to have been stabbed during the attack.

# france - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 21 taken to hospital after suffering carbon monoxide poisoning during Christmas mass in France Oise

21 taken to hospital after suffering carbon monoxide poisoning during Christmas mass in France

The cause of the poisoning has not been determined but investigators were looking into a gas heater.

# france - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Notre Dame unable to host Christmas services for first time since French Revolution Paris

Notre Dame unable to host Christmas services for first time since French Revolution

The Paris landmark was damaged by a fire this year and reconstruction is expected to take several years.

# france - Sunday 22 December, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Nine dead across Spain and Portugal following storms Elsa and Fabien Elsa

Nine dead across Spain and Portugal following storms Elsa and Fabien

Spain was the worst hit with seven deaths recorded.

# france - Saturday 21 December, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Latest Ian Bailey extradition case 'totally new ground' for Irish courts Extradition

Latest Ian Bailey extradition case 'totally new ground' for Irish courts

This is the third time the French authorities have sought his surrender to face charges in relation to the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.

# france - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

From TheJournal.ie French government ready to 'compromise' as country enters day 14 of transport strike Pension Standoff

French government ready to 'compromise' as country enters day 14 of transport strike

The government is struggling to win over support for its points-based pension system.

# france - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

From TheJournal.ie French police fire tear gas as hundreds of thousands protest pension reform plans Transport Stoppages

French police fire tear gas as hundreds of thousands protest pension reform plans

Commuters in Paris and other big cities have borne the brunt of transport stoppages so far but Christmas travel plans are now at risk.

# france - Sunday 15 December, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Danish-French actress Anna Karina has died aged 79 Paris

Danish-French actress Anna Karina has died aged 79

Karina died of cancer in a French hospital yesterday.

# france - Saturday 14 December, 2019

From TheJournal.ie France transport strike reaches tenth day as fears grow of Christmas travel chaos Pension Reform

France transport strike reaches tenth day as fears grow of Christmas travel chaos

Protesters want the government to back down on pension reforms.

# france - Saturday 7 December, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Truckers block roads as French strikes over pension plans cause travel chaos Nationwide Action

Truckers block roads as French strikes over pension plans cause travel chaos

Another nationwide strike is planned for Tuesday.

# france - Friday 6 December, 2019

From TheJournal.ie France braced for second day of disruptions amid strikes over pension reforms Travel Chaos

France braced for second day of disruptions amid strikes over pension reforms

Irish passengers face flight disruptions as French workers continue industrial action.

# france - Thursday 5 December, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Eight migrants found on cargo ship in Waterford have been deported Waterford

Eight migrants found on cargo ship in Waterford have been deported

The males were in good health when they were discovered yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie France paralysed as hundreds of thousands take to the streets in protest over pensions overhaul plan Pensions

France paralysed as hundreds of thousands take to the streets in protest over pensions overhaul plan

The protest stem from French President Macron’s proposals to reform the pension and retirement structure.

From TheJournal.ie Multiple Aer Lingus and Ryanair flights from Ireland cancelled today due to major strike in France National Strike

Multiple Aer Lingus and Ryanair flights from Ireland cancelled today due to major strike in France

The strike action has been planned over President Emmanuel Macron’s planned pension reforms.

# france - Monday 2 December, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Three rescue workers killed in helicopter crash in flood-hit south of France Mediterranean Storms

Three rescue workers killed in helicopter crash in flood-hit south of France

The helicopter lost radio and radar contact while on a rescue flight in the Var region last night.

# france - Monday 25 November, 2019

From TheJournal.ie At least seven dead from heavy rain in France, Italy and Greece Extreme Weather

At least seven dead from heavy rain in France, Italy and Greece

People have been trapped in their cars and roads have been closed by the floods.

From TheJournal.ie School ordered to pay €3,500 over refusal to take TY student on school trip over severe nut allergy Payout

School ordered to pay €3,500 over refusal to take TY student on school trip over severe nut allergy

The school felt that the student needed supervision that could not be provided by the two staff members.

From TheJournal.ie 'Leaving Cert papers shouldn't be published in France': PAC probing Ireland's 'lazy' approach in awarding State contracts Fair Competition

'Leaving Cert papers shouldn't be published in France': PAC probing Ireland's 'lazy' approach in awarding State contracts

The PAC is to look at issues of non-compliance with procurement rules for all State bodies.

# france - Sunday 24 November, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Motorway section collapses in Italy following heavy rainfall Savona

Motorway section collapses in Italy following heavy rainfall

Two people in France were also killed after historic levels of rain fell in the south of the country.

# france - Friday 22 November, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Three men jailed for murder and torture of three elderly people in France Courts

Three men jailed for murder and torture of three elderly people in France

The men were convicted of the maximum sentences allowed.

# 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.

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