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# france - Sunday 24 January, 2021

Blow for France ahead of Six Nations as Vakatawa suffers knee injury
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# Key Man

Blow for France ahead of Six Nations as Vakatawa suffers knee injury

Sun 1:44 PM 3,453 Views 0 Comments

The elusive centre was forced off during Racing 92′s defeat to Bordeaux yesterday.

No deaths in Europe directly linked to Covid vaccine, experts say
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No deaths in Europe directly linked to Covid vaccine, experts say

Sun 11:46 AM 27,750 Views 34 Comments

Health agencies say the vast majority of post-vaccination fatalities were among people who were elderly and already vulnerable.

# france - Friday 22 January, 2021

'His greatest dream': Icelandic man recovering well from double arm transplant
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'His greatest dream': Icelandic man recovering well from double arm transplant

Fri 9:14 PM 25,053 Views 21 Comments

No serious complications have been detected nine days after the operation, doctors said.

# france - Monday 18 January, 2021

A French woman who was ruled dead in 2017 is fighting to be declared alive
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A French woman who was ruled dead in 2017 is fighting to be declared alive

Jan 18th 2021, 10:09 PM 67,335 Views 29 Comments

Jeanne Pouchain’s status has prevented her and her husband from using their joint bank account.

# france - Friday 15 January, 2021

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France introduces nationwide 6pm curfew to tackle Covid-19

Jan 15th 2021, 8:03 AM 31,725 Views 61 Comments

Prime Minister Jean Castex also revealed new controls for those arriving from outside the EU

# france - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Racing wing Taofifenua among three uncapped players in French Six Nations squad
# Holding Pattern
# Holding Pattern

Racing wing Taofifenua among three uncapped players in French Six Nations squad

Jan 12th 2021, 9:16 AM 4,100 Views 2 Comments

Though uncertainty swirls around French participation, the tournament remains scheduled for next month.

# france - Monday 11 January, 2021

EPCR confirms suspension of Champions Cup and Challenge Cup
# Directive
# Directive

EPCR confirms suspension of Champions Cup and Challenge Cup

Jan 11th 2021, 5:45 PM 23,261 Views 23 Comments

A directive from the French government meant Top 14 clubs couldn’t play this month.

# france - Friday 8 January, 2021

Champions Cup under threat as EPCR wait on French government decision
# Concerns
# Concerns

Champions Cup under threat as EPCR wait on French government decision

Updated Jan 8th 2021, 3:00 PM 16,735 Views 7 Comments

The Top 14 clubs could be forced to withdraw from two rounds of games this month.

# france - Saturday 26 December, 2020

French investigators to question former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn in Lebanon
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# Carlos Ghosn

French investigators to question former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn in Lebanon

Dec 26th 2020, 4:53 PM 14,724 Views 3 Comments

The 66-year-old is facing a series of charges in Japan and France.

France and Spain confirm cases of new coronavirus strain
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France and Spain confirm cases of new coronavirus strain

Updated Dec 26th 2020, 1:45 PM 32,144 Views 36 Comments

The patient in France’s first case arrived in the country from London on 19 December.

# france - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

Man arrested as stranded lorry drivers clash with police in England
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Man arrested as stranded lorry drivers clash with police in England

Dec 23rd 2020, 2:58 PM 33,568 Views 39 Comments

The British Retail Consortium has warned of possible food shortages until the backlog of more than 5,000 lorries is cleared.

Three police officers shot dead in France while responding to domestic abuse case
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# Puy-de-dome

Three police officers shot dead in France while responding to domestic abuse case

Updated Dec 23rd 2020, 8:38 AM 52,174 Views 24 Comments

The suspect has since been found dead.

# france - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

France to ease Covid travel ban from UK - but negative test result needed to travel
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France to ease Covid travel ban from UK - but negative test result needed to travel

Updated Dec 22nd 2020, 7:41 PM 25,254 Views 23 Comments

The UK government’s chief scientific adviser said cases of the variant strain are appearing “everywhere”.

# france - Monday 21 December, 2020

Stena Line fast tracks direct ferry service from Ireland to France amid UK travel ban
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Stena Line fast tracks direct ferry service from Ireland to France amid UK travel ban

Updated Dec 21st 2020, 1:40 PM 45,438 Views 46 Comments

Hauliers are being told not to leave Ireland unless they have a confirmed booking to travel directly to continental Europe.

Eamon Ryan says Ireland will work with UK 'on what comes next' after 48-hour suspension of transport
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# New Strain

Eamon Ryan says Ireland will work with UK 'on what comes next' after 48-hour suspension of transport

Updated Dec 21st 2020, 9:10 AM 34,887 Views 50 Comments

The Green Party leader also said increased restrictions will come into effect in Ireland “sooner than was originally planned”.

# france - Sunday 20 December, 2020

France blocks lorry freight from UK as part of travel ban
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France blocks lorry freight from UK as part of travel ban

Dec 20th 2020, 10:01 PM 79,446 Views 86 Comments

“Brexit stockpiling is one thing, the Christmas rush is another thing, but the absolute hammer blow now is to close the borders for 48 hours,” the Road Haulage Association said tonight.

# france - Saturday 19 December, 2020

French president Emmanuel Macron 'stable' after Covid-19 infection
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French president Emmanuel Macron 'stable' after Covid-19 infection

Dec 19th 2020, 2:40 PM 20,239 Views 9 Comments

Macron is working in self-isolation from an official residence outside Paris.

# france - Friday 18 December, 2020

Emmanuel Macron at presidential retreat in Versailles with fever
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Emmanuel Macron at presidential retreat in Versailles with fever

Updated Dec 18th 2020, 8:28 PM 36,890 Views 16 Comments

The French president is also suffering from a cough and fatigue after his positive test for coronavirus.

# france - Thursday 17 December, 2020

French president Emmanuel Macron tests positive for Covid-19
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French president Emmanuel Macron tests positive for Covid-19

Dec 17th 2020, 10:05 AM 13,894 Views 21 Comments

Macron will now self-isolate for seven days.

# france - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

30-year jail terms for suspected accomplices of terrorists in 2015 Charlie Hebdo attacks
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30-year jail terms for suspected accomplices of terrorists in 2015 Charlie Hebdo attacks

Updated Dec 16th 2020, 5:34 PM 8,769 Views 15 Comments

Terrorists killed 17 people during the attacks on the offices of a magazine and a Jewish supermarket.

Covid-19: Curfews, lockdowns and travel limits in place across Europe amid fears of Christmas surge
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Covid-19: Curfews, lockdowns and travel limits in place across Europe amid fears of Christmas surge

Dec 16th 2020, 2:34 PM 19,342 Views 6 Comments

Tougher measures are being implemented across the continent.

# france - Monday 14 December, 2020

Another quarter-final exit? Ireland's World Cup draw isn't straightforward
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# RWC2023

Another quarter-final exit? Ireland's World Cup draw isn't straightforward

Dec 14th 2020, 4:53 PM 11,864 Views 19 Comments

New Zealand or hosts France look likely to be waiting in the quarter-finals.

Two Russian men jailed over Euro 2016 attack that left England fan disabled
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Two Russian men jailed over Euro 2016 attack that left England fan disabled

Dec 14th 2020, 3:30 PM 17,973 Views 10 Comments

They had been held in prison in France since March 2018.

# france - Thursday 10 December, 2020

French court to deliver verdict in ex-president Sarkozy's corruption trial next March
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French court to deliver verdict in ex-president Sarkozy's corruption trial next March

Dec 10th 2020, 10:38 PM 5,904 Views 0 Comments

The trial wrapped up this evening after the last of the defence was concluded.

France slaps fines of €100 million on Google and €35 million on Amazon over advertising cookies
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France slaps fines of €100 million on Google and €35 million on Amazon over advertising cookies

Dec 10th 2020, 8:35 AM 15,116 Views 25 Comments

The data watchdog said users were “either insufficiently informed or never informed” of cookies being placed on their computers.

# france - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

Prosecutors in Sarkozy corruption trial want ex-French President to get four-year jail term
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# In The Dock

Prosecutors in Sarkozy corruption trial want ex-French President to get four-year jail term

Dec 8th 2020, 7:28 PM 8,327 Views 4 Comments

“What did I do to deserve this?” asked Sarkozy in court yesterday.

# france - Sunday 6 December, 2020

Farrell's sudden-death penalty sees England past remarkable French effort
# Drama
# Drama

Farrell's sudden-death penalty sees England past remarkable French effort

Dec 6th 2020, 4:13 PM 16,690 Views 21 Comments

There was sensational drama at Twickenham in the Autumn Nations Cup final.

# france - Saturday 5 December, 2020

France charges suspect in deadly 1982 Paris attack
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# Terror Crimes

France charges suspect in deadly 1982 Paris attack

Dec 5th 2020, 4:28 PM 17,992 Views 11 Comments

The suspect was charged with murder and attempted murder by a Paris magistrate specialising in terror crimes.

Mako Vunipola misses England’s Autumn Nations Cup final clash with France
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# Achilles Heel

Mako Vunipola misses England’s Autumn Nations Cup final clash with France

Dec 5th 2020, 2:43 PM 4,310 Views 0 Comments

The Saracens prop has barely trained this week due to a sore achilles and Ellis Genge takes his place at Twickenham.

# france - Thursday 3 December, 2020

‘Good chance’ of Brexit trade deal in coming days, Coveney says
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‘Good chance’ of Brexit trade deal in coming days, Coveney says

Updated Dec 3rd 2020, 1:39 PM 18,080 Views 23 Comments

Simon Coveney met European leaders in Paris today.

# france - Monday 30 November, 2020

Four French police officers charged after beating of black music producer
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Four French police officers charged after beating of black music producer

Nov 30th 2020, 8:28 AM 20,221 Views 0 Comments

Michel Zecler was repeatedly beaten by three officers for several minutes.

# france - Sunday 29 November, 2020

Four French police officers appear in court after being filmed appearing to beat black music producer
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Four French police officers appear in court after being filmed appearing to beat black music producer

Nov 29th 2020, 1:25 PM 27,411 Views 18 Comments

The four officers are under investigation for ‘violence with a racist motive’.

UK and France sign agreement to curb number of migrants crossing English Channel in boats
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UK and France sign agreement to curb number of migrants crossing English Channel in boats

Nov 29th 2020, 7:19 AM 8,648 Views 0 Comments

The deal will see more police deployed in the route.

# france - Saturday 28 November, 2020

UK and France sign agreement to prevent migrant crossings in English Channel
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UK and France sign agreement to prevent migrant crossings in English Channel

Nov 28th 2020, 5:50 PM 18,156 Views 14 Comments

The number of French police officers patrolling a 150km stretch of coastline is to be doubled.

Protests over new security law planned across France
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Protests over new security law planned across France

Nov 28th 2020, 3:40 PM 17,260 Views 15 Comments

Dozens of rallies are taking place against a controversial Bill which would restrict sharing images of police.

# france - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

Macron outlines France’s baby steps out of lockdown
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Macron outlines France’s baby steps out of lockdown

Nov 24th 2020, 10:00 PM 24,643 Views 3 Comments

France’s infection rate per 100,000 people is now less than a third of what it was at the start of November.

Former France wing Christophe Dominici has died at the age of 48
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# RIP

Former France wing Christophe Dominici has died at the age of 48

Nov 24th 2020, 3:55 PM 104,894 Views 18 Comments

The wing/fullback scored 25 tries for his country in 67 caps.

# france - Monday 23 November, 2020

Corruption trial suspended for former French president Nicolas Sarkozy
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Corruption trial suspended for former French president Nicolas Sarkozy

Updated Nov 23rd 2020, 4:24 PM 29,297 Views 15 Comments

The trial will resume on Thursday.

# france - Sunday 22 November, 2020

Virimi Vakatawa's try helps France to victory away in Scotland

Virimi Vakatawa's try helps France to victory away in Scotland

Nov 22nd 2020, 5:28 PM 10,350 Views 11 Comments

Stuart Hogg and co. made some costly errors in the closing stages.

# france - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

France awarded 28-0 win following cancelled match against Fiji
# Decision
# Decision

France awarded 28-0 win following cancelled match against Fiji

Nov 17th 2020, 12:59 PM 7,574 Views 3 Comments

The Autumn Nations Cup fixture had been called off after five Fijians tested positive for Covid-19.

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