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#France

# france - Today’s News

Scotland team to play France shows four changes from Ireland defeat

Stuart Hogg, Huw Jones, Finn Russell and Ryan Wilson all miss out this weekend through injury.

From TheJournal.ie World's biggest Nutella factory temporarily shut down over 'quality issue' Oh Nuts

World's biggest Nutella factory temporarily shut down over 'quality issue'

The factory produces 600,000 pots of Nutella a day.

# france - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie Former soldier charged with 8 year-old's murder linked with another 40 cold cases in France Nordahl Lelandais

Former soldier charged with 8 year-old's murder linked with another 40 cold cases in France

Police first arrested Nordahl Lelandais over two murders last year.

# france - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

Dropping Parra and Lopez nothing to do with their criticism of coaching, insists Brunel

The French head coach described the move as ‘a sporting choice’.

Experienced Clermont duo Parra and Lopez left out in the cold for Scotland clash

The half-backs were replaced during their side’s defeat to England in the second round of the Six Nations.

# france - Sunday 17 February, 2019

Jose Mourinho on scouting mission in France

The Portuguese coach was sacked by Manchester United in December

# france - Thursday 14 February, 2019

Conor Murray needs to offload Ireland's kicking responsibility to focus on returning to form

This week on The42 Rugby Weekly, Andy and Murray look at Ireland’s kicking habits, and how they are “over-relying” on the scrum-half.

# france - Monday 11 February, 2019

'We're playing the greatest Welsh side ever. We're going to have to be at our absolute best'

England may be top of the Six Nations table after two bonus-point wins, but Eddie Jones is wary of a Wales team that has won 11 straight.

# france - Sunday 10 February, 2019

'We definitely played some good rugby at times': Hat-trick hero May delighted as England hammer France

A hat-trick from Jonny May helped England to a second bonus-point victory in the Six Nations at Twickenham.

May's hat-trick helps hammer France as England move one step closer to Grand Slam

Eddie Jones’ men were 44-8 winners this afternoon, with wing May scoring three of his side’s six tries at Twickenham.

# france - Saturday 9 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Yellow Vest protester's hand 'blown off' during violent clashes in Paris Grenade

Yellow Vest protester's hand 'blown off' during violent clashes in Paris

Witnesses said the injured man was photographing the protest.

# france - Friday 8 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Italy's deputy prime minister defends meeting with France's yellow vests Luigi Di Maio

Italy's deputy prime minister defends meeting with France's yellow vests

In a letter to French daily Le Monde, Di Maio accused French governments on both the left and right of pursuing “ultraliberal” policies.

France make raft of changes for Six Nations test against England

Mathieu Bastareaud returns for a daunting trip to Twickenham.

# france - Thursday 7 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie France recalls ambassador to Italy after minister meets 'yellow vest' protestors Yellow Vest

France recalls ambassador to Italy after minister meets 'yellow vest' protestors

This move lays bare the tensions between the two historic allies.

# france - Saturday 2 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Thousands march in Paris 'yellow vest' protest to rally against alleged police violence March For The Injured

Thousands march in Paris 'yellow vest' protest to rally against alleged police violence

A police estimate put the turn-out at 10,500 in Paris.

# france - Friday 1 February, 2019

France squander 16-point half-time lead to suffer Six Nations defeat to Wales

The Welsh emerged victorious after an extraordinary second-half this evening at Stade de France.

# france - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

Ntamack poised for France debut as Bastareaud fails to make bench for Six Nations opener

The 19-year-old is the youngest player in any of this year’s squads as he prepares to face Wales.

# france - Monday 28 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Over €325,000 raised for private search to find missing footballer Emiliano Sala Crowdfunding This post contains videos

Over €325,000 raised for private search to find missing footballer Emiliano Sala

The official search for Sala and pilot David Ibbotson was called off last week.

# france - Sunday 27 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Banksy tribute to Paris terror attack victims stolen from Bataclan Stolen

Banksy tribute to Paris terror attack victims stolen from Bataclan

The work along with other similarly-themed paintings popped up in Paris last June.

# france - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Halfpenny, Davies and Williams set to miss Wales' Six Nations opener with France

Leigh Halfpenny has been all but ruled out of Wales’ first two games in this year’s Six Nations as he recovers from a concussion.

# france - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Chris Brown released without charge following Paris rape allegation Paris

Chris Brown released without charge following Paris rape allegation

Brown was detained on potential charges of aggravated rape in the French capital yesterday.

# france - Sunday 20 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Two people dead and 22 injured following major fire at French ski resort Courchevel

Two people dead and 22 injured following major fire at French ski resort

The cause of the fire at the ski resort of Courchevel was not immediately known.

# france - Saturday 19 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie French yellow vests hit back at Macron's debate attempts with 10th weekend of protests YELLOW VESTS

French yellow vests hit back at Macron's debate attempts with 10th weekend of protests

In Paris, several thousand people marched peacefully through the Left Bank in freezing temperatures.

From TheJournal.ie 'Wine is not comparable to other alcohols': French minister causes stir with bold alcohol claim

'Wine is not comparable to other alcohols': French minister causes stir with bold alcohol claim

Guillaume blamed binge drinking among young people largely on spirits.

# france - Thursday 17 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Three people injured in large explosion and fire at University of Lyon France

Three people injured in large explosion and fire at University of Lyon

The explosion hit days after a blast apparently caused by a gas leak hit a Paris bakery.

# france - Sunday 13 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Fourth person confirmed dead in Paris bakery explosion after body found in rubble Gas Leak

Fourth person confirmed dead in Paris bakery explosion after body found in rubble

Two firefighters and a Spanish tourist were also killed in the explosion yesterday.

# france - Saturday 12 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'Macron out': Tens of thousands of 'yellow vest' protesters march in France Riot Police

'Macron out': Tens of thousands of 'yellow vest' protesters march in France

Officials have vowed zero tolerance for the violence that has marred the weekly protests since they began two months ago.

From TheJournal.ie Third person confirmed dead following powerful explosion at Paris bakery Gas Leak This post contains videos

Third person confirmed dead following powerful explosion at Paris bakery

Around 200 firefighters were mobilised to battle a fire at the bakery before the explosion happened.

# france - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

Toulouse's Ntamack one of five new faces in French training squad for Six Nations

The teenage centre is in line to emulate his father Émile.

Bayern Munich confirm capture of World Cup star Pavard on five-year deal Remember That Goal This post contains videos

Bayern Munich confirm capture of World Cup star Pavard on five-year deal

The France defender will join from Stuttgart in July.

# france - Saturday 5 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie France's 'yellow vest' protesters return to the streets Gilet Jaunes

France's 'yellow vest' protesters return to the streets

Around a thousand protesters gathered on the Champs-Elysees in central Paris.

# france - Monday 31 December, 2018

'I would never prostitute my ideals and dreams' - Buffon says PSG move wasn't about money

The goalkeeper was expected to end his career at Juventus.

# france - Sunday 30 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie French Resistance hero who saved hundreds of Jewish children during WW2 dies aged 108 Georges Loinger

French Resistance hero who saved hundreds of Jewish children during WW2 dies aged 108

Georges Loinger was himself imprisoned during the war but escaped.

# france - Saturday 29 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie French prosecutors probe whether Macron’s ex-bodyguard used passports illegally Alexandre Benalla

French prosecutors probe whether Macron’s ex-bodyguard used passports illegally

The investigation will examine the “abuse of trust” over Benalla’s failure to return two passports after he was no longer in office.

# france - Thursday 27 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie More than 50% of people think we should introduce France's winter eviction ban Winter Truce

More than 50% of people think we should introduce France's winter eviction ban

The ‘trêve hivernale’ has been a part of French law since 1956.

# france - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 12 year-old child survives being buried in snow following avalanche in French Alps La Plagne

12 year-old child survives being buried in snow following avalanche in French Alps

The boy was swept away after skiing with his parents in southeast France.

# france - Monday 24 December, 2018

France World Cup star denies signing for Bayern Munich

The German club are said to want Benjamin Pavard at the end of the season, but the defender says he has not agreed a move.

Poll: Pick your favourite Six Nations try from these 10 Vote Early Vote Often This post contains a poll

Poll: Pick your favourite Six Nations try from these 10

There were plenty of exciting scores during this year’s championship.

# france - Sunday 23 December, 2018

'I never wanted to leave Spurs. I knew that I could have success here'

Moussa Sissoko has become a key player for Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham side this season.

# france - Saturday 22 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Driver killed after car crashes at 'yellow vest' roadblock in southern France Perpignan

Driver killed after car crashes at 'yellow vest' roadblock in southern France

There have now been ten deaths related to the protests since they began.

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