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# france - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

From The Score Wales drop Mike Phillips as France make just one change Starting XVs

Wales drop Mike Phillips as France make just one change

George North starts in the centre for the Welsh, as Saint-André make three switches to the French bench selection.

# france - Monday 17 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Safety breaches not to blame for Schumacher ski crash — investigators France

Safety breaches not to blame for Schumacher ski crash — investigators

The crash that left the Formula One legend in a coma was not due to faulty material or safety breaches by the ski resort, French prosecutors have said.

# france - Thursday 13 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: For the first time, a woman is to be the mayor of Paris Women In Politics

Column: For the first time, a woman is to be the mayor of Paris

The campaign race for Paris city hall has the city abuzz as – for the first time in the 2,000 year history of the capital – a female will be mayor, writes Natalie Tennyson.

# france - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

From The Score Sexton: ‘All those headlines could have said that I’d be here forever’ Allez Racing

Sexton: ‘All those headlines could have said that I’d be here forever’

The Racing Métro out-half has had to cope with off the pitch demands as the Parisian club has struggled for form.

# france - Monday 10 February, 2014

From The Score Saint-Andre disappointed with French indiscipline Six Nations

Saint-Andre disappointed with French indiscipline

The French were 20-point winners in Paris on Sunday afternoon.

# france - Friday 7 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The Taoiseach, Tánaiste and four ministers will make a visit to Paris today Ball So Hard

The Taoiseach, Tánaiste and four ministers will make a visit to Paris today

They will be meeting with experts from the OECD on what the Taoiseach’s department has described as “working visit”.

# france - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Criminal investigation launched into photo of Hollande’s alleged lover Zut Alors

Criminal investigation launched into photo of Hollande’s alleged lover

Closer magazine published a photograph of Julie Gayet driving her car, which is considered a private place under French law.

From The Score Nora Stapleton column: We haven’t spoken about another Grand Slam Column

Nora Stapleton column: We haven’t spoken about another Grand Slam

The Ireland out-half takes us behind the scenes to explain their preparation for the clash with Wales.

# france - Monday 3 February, 2014

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

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Man in court for throwing four-month-old kitten into the air France This post contains images

Man in court for throwing four-month-old kitten into the air

The kitten, Oscar, suffered a broken foot and a stomach injury during the incident, which was filmed and uploaded to Facebook.

From The Score Top 5 Six Nations plays of the week Big Plays

Top 5 Six Nations plays of the week

These incidents didn’t always make a big impact on the game, but they did look kinda cool.

From The Score 6 talking points from the opening weekend of the Six Nations Review

6 talking points from the opening weekend of the Six Nations

Ireland lead the way after the first round of action, while Scotland prop up the table.

# france - Saturday 1 February, 2014

From The Score VIDEO: Gaël Fickou’s thrilling try steals victory for Les Bleus Winner

VIDEO: Gaël Fickou’s thrilling try steals victory for Les Bleus

Toulouse’s rising star left an indelible mark on the Six Nations classic at the Stade de France.

From The Score France break English hearts in Six Nations classic in Paris Le Crunch

France break English hearts in Six Nations classic in Paris

Philippe Saint-Andre’s side enjoyed a brilliant start and finished the game in a similar manner.

# france - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

From The Score England drop Chris Ashton for 6 Nations opener against France 6 Nations

England drop Chris Ashton for 6 Nations opener against France

The Sarries man will be swan diving at home this weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Flying this week? Two days of air traffic control strikes are due Up In The Air

Flying this week? Two days of air traffic control strikes are due

Some disruption at a number of European airports could be on the way for airline passengers.

From The Score Pressure on France’s Saint-André ahead of ‘Le Crunch’ in Paris Allez Les Bleus

Pressure on France’s Saint-André ahead of ‘Le Crunch’ in Paris

France host England on Saturday, but they’ve got some out-half worries ahead of the game.

From The Score Warburton held in reserve as Gatland gives 10 jersey to Priestland Curtain Raiser

Warburton held in reserve as Gatland gives 10 jersey to Priestland

There is no place in the squad for Dan Biggar.

# france - Monday 27 January, 2014

From The Score Lancaster prepared to trust in uncapped trio 6 Nations

Lancaster prepared to trust in uncapped trio

Back-line injuries may force the England coach to hand debuts to Jack Nowell, Anthony Watson and Luther Burrell.

# france - Saturday 25 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Hollande: “I have ended my partnership with Valerie Trierweiler” Au Revoir

Hollande: “I have ended my partnership with Valerie Trierweiler”

The French President has confirmed he’s parting ways with the country’s de-facto first lady, following revelations about his affair.

# france - Friday 24 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Once-in-a-century flood could devastate Paris Oh Merde

Once-in-a-century flood could devastate Paris

French capital warned today of possibility of repeat of 1910 deluge from Seine.

# france - Thursday 23 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie French family wins right to keep a stray fox Let The Fox Stay

French family wins right to keep a stray fox

It is unknown what the fox says about the situation.

From The Score All you need to know about France ahead of the Six Nations Les Blues

All you need to know about France ahead of the Six Nations

We’ve taken a look at how Les Bleus are shaping up for this year’s tournament.

# france - Sunday 19 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Hollande’s partner leaves hospital after affair scandal France

Hollande’s partner leaves hospital after affair scandal

Valerie Trierweiler was admitted to hospital earlier this month following the revelation that her partner had been having an affair.

# france - Thursday 16 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie French actress sues Closer magazine over reported affair with Hollande Privacy

French actress sues Closer magazine over reported affair with Hollande

Julie Gayet is seeking €50,000 in damages for the report. If she wins, Closer will have to publish the legal verdict on its cover page.

# france - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Drunk’ man arrested for trying to extinguish Arc de Triomphe flame Paris

‘Drunk’ man arrested for trying to extinguish Arc de Triomphe flame

The man parked his car near the monument and rushed towards the flame with a fire extinguisher in hand.

From TheJournal.ie French media criticised for ‘undeniable deference’ to Francois Hollande over affair claims A Very French Affair

French media criticised for ‘undeniable deference’ to Francois Hollande over affair claims

Britain’s rowdy media was gleefully awaiting an inquisition over his reported affair with actress Julie Gayet as he arrived to deliver a press conference at the Elysee Palace in Paris.

# france - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Hollande to face media for first time since start of affair controversy Scandal

Hollande to face media for first time since start of affair controversy

The French president’s private life was thrust into the spotlight last week by media allegations he was having an affair with actress Julie Gayet.

# france - Friday 10 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie French magazine alleges Francois Hollande affair with actress France

French magazine alleges Francois Hollande affair with actress

Hollande has reacted furiously to the allegation but did not deny it.

# france - Thursday 9 January, 2014

From The Score Heineken Cup frustration part of the learning curve for Ronan O’Gara Interview

Heineken Cup frustration part of the learning curve for Ronan O’Gara

The former Munster and Ireland out-half tells TheScore.ie that the Parisian club can still salvage their season.

From The Score Castres missing key men for Heineken Cup clash with Leinster Personnel

Castres missing key men for Heineken Cup clash with Leinster

Scrum-half Rory Kockott and No. 8 Antonie Claassen are set to miss the game at the Stade Pierre Antoine.

# france - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

From The Score Schumacher’s skis not the cause of his accident, say investigators Latest

Schumacher’s skis not the cause of his accident, say investigators

A video removed from the German’s helmet has been studied.

From The Score VIDEO: Julien Bonnaire played half a match with a fractured arm Tough

VIDEO: Julien Bonnaire played half a match with a fractured arm

The Clermont icon suffered the injury in the first half of the clash with Toulouse, but finished the game.

# france - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Workers in France free their tyre factory bosses after holding them captive Bossnapped

Workers in France free their tyre factory bosses after holding them captive

Workers battling the closure of a Goodyear tyre plant had held to executives captive for almost 30 hours before occupying the factory.

# france - Monday 6 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Workers at Goodyear tyre factory in France take bosses captive Industrial Relations

Workers at Goodyear tyre factory in France take bosses captive

The workers are fighting against the planned closure of the factory with the potential loss of hundreds of jobs.

From The Score Toulon scalp the latest highlight in Prendergast’s growing career Interview

Toulon scalp the latest highlight in Prendergast’s growing career

The former Munster scrum-half has helped Grenoble rise up the Top 14 table in his role as skills coach.

# france - Sunday 5 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Paris Mayor calls for ban on controversial comedian accused of anti-Semitism France

Paris Mayor calls for ban on controversial comedian accused of anti-Semitism

Dieudonne’s says his “quenelle” gesture represents his anti-establishment views but people have been photographed making it at synagogues and Holocaust memorials.

From TheJournal.ie This man creates massive works of ‘snow art’ using just his feet Big Foot

This man creates massive works of ‘snow art’ using just his feet

Simon Beck is a map maker who uses a snow storm to make art.

# france - Saturday 4 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie France recalls contaminated baby IV nutrient bags after three deaths Investigation

France recalls contaminated baby IV nutrient bags after three deaths

The parents of the newborns have filed criminal complaints.

From The Score Jonny Sexton’s younger brother forging his future in France Interview

Jonny Sexton’s younger brother forging his future in France

Jonny’s sibling, Jerry, is half a season into his first contract with Auch in the Pro D2.