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#France

# france - Friday 4 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie A teacher has been stabbed to death by a student’s mother in France Attack

A teacher has been stabbed to death by a student’s mother in France

The teacher was a mother of two small children, she taught in the school’s kindergarten.

# france - Thursday 3 July, 2014

From The Score France ‘fear nothing’ as Bleus pit their wits against Hugo Lloris’ fellow sweeper keeper Thinking Outside The Box

France ‘fear nothing’ as Bleus pit their wits against Hugo Lloris’ fellow sweeper keeper

The Spurs goalkeeper praised Manuel Neuer high-energy role in getting Germany into the quarter-finals.

From TheJournal.ie Sarkozy says France is trying to ‘humiliate and destroy’ him Non Coupable

Sarkozy says France is trying to ‘humiliate and destroy’ him

The former French President took to the airwaves to fight back.

# france - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

From The Score Ireland Women targeting first ever World Cup semi-final under Doyle Coygig

Ireland Women targeting first ever World Cup semi-final under Doyle

Head coach Philip Doyle joins TheScore.ie to discuss preparation, aims and the Black Ferns.

From TheJournal.ie Former French President charged with corruption Le Charge

Former French President charged with corruption

The charge looks set to end Sarkozy’s hopes of a political comeback.

# france - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Tuesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From The Score Coghlan captains 26-strong Ireland Women’s squad for World Cup Coygig

Coghlan captains 26-strong Ireland Women’s squad for World Cup

‘Women’s rugby is at an all-time high in Ireland,’ says head coach Philip Doyle.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s why France’s burqa ban ‘does not violate human rights’ Living Together

Here’s why France’s burqa ban ‘does not violate human rights’

The country’s aim of ‘living together’ justifies the law, said the ECtHR.

From TheJournal.ie Nicolas Sarkozy detained by police in corruption probe Questioning

Nicolas Sarkozy detained by police in corruption probe

The questioning of the former French president is an unprecedented move.

# france - Monday 30 June, 2014

From The Score United front important for French success, says Cabaye Les Bleus

United front important for French success, says Cabaye

The French take on Nigeria today with a place in the last-eight on the line.

# france - Thursday 26 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The good news: French strike is over. The bad news: Air passengers still face delays today Up In The Air

The good news: French strike is over. The bad news: Air passengers still face delays today

The strike was unexpectedly called off last night after marathon talks.

# france - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie French air traffic controllers end their strike after two days France

French air traffic controllers end their strike after two days

The strike was due to run until the weekend, but was cancelled after marathon talks between unions and the government.

From The Score Cabaye credits Deschamps for French revolution at World Cup Water Carrier

Cabaye credits Deschamps for French revolution at World Cup

Les Blues go into tonight’s Group E finale almost assured of top spot, and the current midfielder says it’s all down to his predecessor.

From TheJournal.ie France strike wreaks havoc on airline schedules as flights delayed for up to 5 hours Flight Delays

France strike wreaks havoc on airline schedules as flights delayed for up to 5 hours

Ryanair has cancelled about 240 flights today.

# france - Monday 23 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair cancels flights ahead of France’s air traffic control strike Strike

Ryanair cancels flights ahead of France’s air traffic control strike

Controllers are striking over planned cuts under the European Commission’s ‘Single Sky Europe’ programme.

# france - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

From The Score Saint-André changes two as France aim to avoid whitewash in Australia Litmus Test

Saint-André changes two as France aim to avoid whitewash in Australia

The former Gloucester coach is under increasing pressure as his side look for a strong performance.

# france - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

From The Score Waratahs giant Will Skelton set for Australia debut against France Mass

Waratahs giant Will Skelton set for Australia debut against France

The mammoth 22-year-old lock will add major bulk to the Wallabies’ pack for the third Test.

# france - Monday 16 June, 2014

Domino’s has four hours to pay ransom for customers’ passwords and favourite toppings

I’ll have pepperoni, mushrooms, and a side of hackers please.

# france - Sunday 15 June, 2014

From The Score Benzema’s brace sinks Honduras as France impress in their World Cup opener Allez Les Bleus

Benzema’s brace sinks Honduras as France impress in their World Cup opener

Goal-line technology used for the first time in the tournament as Central Americans play majority of the game with ten men.

From The Score Paul Pogba retaliates after Wilson Palacios kicks lumps out of him Shemozzle

Paul Pogba retaliates after Wilson Palacios kicks lumps out of him

The Honduran was later sent-off after conceding a penalty.

# france - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

From The Score Cystic fibrosis sufferer Nathan Charles set for Wallabies debut Inspirational

Cystic fibrosis sufferer Nathan Charles set for Wallabies debut

The 25-year-old hooker has been selected on Ewen McKenzie’s bench ahead of the clash with France.

# france - Saturday 7 June, 2014

From The Score 6 things we learned from today’s international rugby Talking Points

6 things we learned from today’s international rugby

It’s been a long day of rugby with Tests all over the southern hemisphere. Here are our initial thoughts on today’s big games.

From The Score France concede seven tries as the Wallabies rip it up in Brisbane Hammered

France concede seven tries as the Wallabies rip it up in Brisbane

Les Bleus gave an abject performance that again calls Philippe Saint-André’s reign into question.

# france - Friday 6 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Missing British pensioner turns up at D-Day events in France Once Was Lost

Missing British pensioner turns up at D-Day events in France

The 89-year-old went missing from his retirement home and was found enjoying an anniversary get-together with comrades in France.

From TheJournal.ie Obama and Putin exchanged “brief comments” while waiting for lunch today Awkward

Obama and Putin exchanged “brief comments” while waiting for lunch today

The ‘informal conversation’ was their first meeting since the start of the Ukraine crisis.

# france - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

From The Score Mercurial Frédéric Michalak returns at out-half for Les Bleus Freddy

Mercurial Frédéric Michalak returns at out-half for Les Bleus

Gaël Fickou and Wesley Fofana form a potentially brilliant centre pairing for Philippe Saint-André’s side.

# france - Monday 2 June, 2014

From The Score France prove too strong, too clinical for Ireland in JWC opener Wolfpuppies

France prove too strong, too clinical for Ireland in JWC opener

Cian Kelleher’s first-half try was not built upon and Ireland slipped to defeat in this opening World Cup campaign match.

# france - Sunday 1 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Suspected gunman held for Jewish museum shooting Murders

Suspected gunman held for Jewish museum shooting

Four people were killed in the attack at the Jewish Museum in Brussels last week.

# france - Friday 30 May, 2014

From The Score Two uncapped players named as Ireland prepare for IRB Junior World Cup kick-off Wolfpuppies

Two uncapped players named as Ireland prepare for IRB Junior World Cup kick-off

Wing Ciaran Gaffney and prop Craig Trenier will earn their first Under 20 caps against France on Monday.

# france - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

From The Score Saint-André names 30-man France squad for 2014/15 season Planning

Saint-André names 30-man France squad for 2014/15 season

The group, which includes François Trinh-Duc, will benefit from a less demanding club calendar.

# france - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

From The Score James Coughlan secures early release from Munster contract Stalwart

James Coughlan secures early release from Munster contract

The 33-year-old No. 8 will leave the province this summer, with Pau in France his presumed destination.

From The Score Biarritz confirm all-French coaching staff for new boss Eddie O’Sullivan Irish Abroad

Biarritz confirm all-French coaching staff for new boss Eddie O’Sullivan

Benoît August and Pierre Chadebech will aid the Irishman in setting his structures at the Pro D2 club.

# france - Monday 26 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Humiliated in the polls, Hollande calls for EU reform France

Humiliated in the polls, Hollande calls for EU reform

Stung by the rise of parties on the right, the French President said the EU had become “incomprehensible” to voters.

# france - Sunday 25 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie National Front takes one in four votes at top of French exit poll Euro Elections

National Front takes one in four votes at top of French exit poll

Leader Marine Le Pen celebrating surge of vote for her anti-immigration, anti-EU party.

# france - Saturday 24 May, 2014

From The Score As it happened: Toulon v Saracens, Heineken Cup Final Liveblog

As it happened: Toulon v Saracens, Heineken Cup Final

We went minute-by-minute to see who would etch their name into the record books as the last winner of the ERC organised Heineken Cup.

# france - Friday 23 May, 2014

From The Score ‘What I said wasn’t very nice perhaps’ – Materazzi conscience clear on famous Zidane incident MATRIX

‘What I said wasn’t very nice perhaps’ – Materazzi conscience clear on famous Zidane incident

It’s almost eight years since Zizou stuck the head in the trash-talking Italian.

From TheJournal.ie US says no one else is helping find abducted girls in Nigeria – despite help from Britain, France, Israel Boko Haram

US says no one else is helping find abducted girls in Nigeria – despite help from Britain, France, Israel

China has also offered its assistance, while the United Nations imposed sanctions on Boko Haram

# france - Monday 19 May, 2014

From The Score Sexton’s debut Top 14 season ends as Montpellier rue rule mix-up Denouement

Sexton’s debut Top 14 season ends as Montpellier rue rule mix-up

Racing were beaten in the semi-finals, with Toulon advancing to face Castres in a repeat of last season’s final.

# france - Saturday 17 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Abducted schoolgirls: Nigerian, French, UK and US officials meet for Paris summit Strategy Talks

Abducted schoolgirls: Nigerian, French, UK and US officials meet for Paris summit

French President Francois Hollande spoke by phone to Barack Obama last night, ahead of the meeting.