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# 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.

# france - Thursday 15 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Family of woman murdered in Cork believe French trial will still take place Justice

Family of woman murdered in Cork believe French trial will still take place

Sophie Toscan du Plantier’s family have been critical of garda handling of the murder 17 years ago and a French judge is currently assessing evidence.

# france - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

From The Score Sylvain Distin, quite brilliantly, ‘retires’ from international football on Twitter Lolz

Sylvain Distin, quite brilliantly, ‘retires’ from international football on Twitter

Everton centre-back has never been capped by his country despite consistently impressing in the Premier League

# france - Saturday 10 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Putin threatened with “consequences” if election fails to go ahead Ukraine Crisis

Putin threatened with “consequences” if election fails to go ahead

France and Germany are warning Russia it may face further sanctions if Ukraine’s presidential election fails to go ahead as planned at the end of the month.

# france - Friday 9 May, 2014

A cat ran into a door on a French cookery show and it was amazing

And they kept it in the show. They kept it in!

# france - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie France has a plan to save the endangered Great Hamster of Alsace Great

France has a plan to save the endangered Great Hamster of Alsace

The hamster has been protected legally since 1993 but their numbers have dropped to as low as 161 in 2007.

# france - Saturday 3 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie France suspends live pig imports from North America and Japan over deadly virus Fears

France suspends live pig imports from North America and Japan over deadly virus

Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea has killed millions of pigs in the US, driving up pork prices.

# france - Friday 2 May, 2014

From The Score Top 14 title is more important to Racing Métro than Heineken Cup admits O’Gara Priorities

Top 14 title is more important to Racing Métro than Heineken Cup admits O’Gara

The former Munster out-half has readjusted his priorities after less than a season in France.

# france - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

From The Score ‘You’ve got to weigh up all your options’ – Kearney commited to Leinster Contract

‘You’ve got to weigh up all your options’ – Kearney commited to Leinster

The Ireland wing considered other avenues before signing a two-year deal with his native province.

# france - Saturday 19 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie French hostage freed from Syria says he is “very happy to be free” Freed

French hostage freed from Syria says he is “very happy to be free”

Didier Francois was one of four Frenchmen kidnapped in Syria ten months ago.

# france - Friday 18 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Finally… Someone’s given a European bear a camera and sent it to the woods to make a documentary Ingmar Bear-man

# france - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Bob Dylan has escaped a jail term in France, after hate speech charges were thrown out Street Legal

Bob Dylan has escaped a jail term in France, after hate speech charges were thrown out

The legendary singer was charged with incitement to hatred over comments made to Rolling Stone in a 2012 interview.

# france - Monday 14 April, 2014

From The Score Round up: Irish players in France Exiles

Round up: Irish players in France

Seven Irishmen were involved in the Top 14 and Pro D2 over the weekend, while the Espoirs ready themselves for the play-offs.

# france - Friday 11 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie French lawyer convicted of murdering missing heiress after 36 years Behind Bars

French lawyer convicted of murdering missing heiress after 36 years

The 76-year-old was sentenced to 20 years in his third trial for the killing of his then-mistress. Her body has never been found.

From The Score Ireland U19s announce talented squad to face France over two games The Future

Ireland U19s announce talented squad to face France over two games

Head coach Colin McEntee has an exciting group to call upon for the fixtures in Dublin this month.

From The Score Ex-France scrum-half Dimitri Yachvili to retire at the end of the season Class

Ex-France scrum-half Dimitri Yachvili to retire at the end of the season

The elegant Biarritz playmaker will hang up his boots at the conclusion of the current Top 14 campaign.