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#France

# france - Saturday 10 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach to attend massive ‘unity’ rally planned for Paris Terror Attacks

Taoiseach to attend massive ‘unity’ rally planned for Paris

Around 250 people — including the Tánaiste and the Justice Minister — attended a commemoration event for the victims of the France terror attacks this morning.

# france - Friday 9 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Friday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

A shocking day in France, mother-and-baby home inquiry, and bad weather had everyone talking today.

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: Charlie Hebdo suspects dead and four hostages killed in Jewish store Standoff

As it happened: Charlie Hebdo suspects dead and four hostages killed in Jewish store

The shocking events in France, as they unfolded today.

# france - Thursday 8 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Charlie Hebdo will publish 1,000,000 copies of its magazine next week Response

Charlie Hebdo will publish 1,000,000 copies of its magazine next week

The publication will be supported by other French media outlets.

From TheJournal.ie Sadness and defiance: How front pages covered the Charlie Hebdo massacre Don't Stop The Presses

Sadness and defiance: How front pages covered the Charlie Hebdo massacre

French newspapers are united in a show of defiance after the terror attacks.

# france - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

15 powerful responses from cartoonists to the Charlie Hebdo attack

Twelve people were killed in a shooting at the offices of the French magazine this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Charlie Hebdo’s history of lampooning Islamic extremism (and religion as a whole) Paris Killings
From TheJournal.ie European court to decide whether quadriplegic man should be allowed die Vincent Lambert

European court to decide whether quadriplegic man should be allowed die

The case that has torn his family apart and sparked a fierce euthanasia debate in France.

# france - Monday 29 December, 2014

From The42 Schmidt’s Ireland wrap up Six Nations in Paris – My 2014 sporting moment Sweet Success

Schmidt’s Ireland wrap up Six Nations in Paris – My 2014 sporting moment

Murray Kinsella was at Stade de France as Brian O’Driscoll was given a fitting international finale.

From The42 ‘I’m a zombie’ – Bastareaud and Toulon knocked off peak of Top 14

‘I’m a zombie’ – Bastareaud and Toulon knocked off peak of Top 14

Meanwhile, reports suggest Jake White has been parachuted in to save ailing Montpellier.

From TheJournal.ie Irish skiers stranded in French Alps airport arrive home Home Sweet Home

Irish skiers stranded in French Alps airport arrive home

The Irish holidaymakers spent more than 30 hours in Chambery Airport.

# france - Sunday 28 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irish skiers ‘threatened by police’ as airport ordeal enters second day France

Irish skiers ‘threatened by police’ as airport ordeal enters second day

Holidaymakers say they were also intimidated by airport staff, and told they would have to leave the facility for an emergency shelter.

# france - Friday 26 December, 2014

From Business ETC UK has leapfrogged France as the 5th biggest economy because of drugs and prostitution Put On The Red Light

UK has leapfrogged France as the 5th biggest economy because of drugs and prostitution

And China will become the world’s biggest economic powerhouse within a decade, according to the CEBR.

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams and Francois Hollande both got puppies for Christmas Alsatian Once Again

Gerry Adams and Francois Hollande both got puppies for Christmas

But how will this play in the polls?

# france - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Urban legends and black masses: The eerie secrets of the Paris Catacombs Bring Up The Bodies

Urban legends and black masses: The eerie secrets of the Paris Catacombs

The long tunnels are filled with the bones of around six million Parisians.

# france - Monday 22 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Man stabs himself after ploughing van into busy Christmas market France

Man stabs himself after ploughing van into busy Christmas market

At least ten people have been injured, two seriously.

From TheJournal.ie Driver shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ runs down 11 pedestrians France This post contains videos

Driver shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ runs down 11 pedestrians

Two of the people injured in the car attack in the city of Dijon were in a serious condition.

# france - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie A L’Oreal executive really hates the smelly chip shop below his Alpine retreat Le Pong

A L’Oreal executive really hates the smelly chip shop below his Alpine retreat

The smell is an “abnormal disturbance to the neighbourhood”, apparently.

From The42 Thierry Henry quits football to join Sky Sports in multi-million pound deal The New Neviller?

Thierry Henry quits football to join Sky Sports in multi-million pound deal

Neviller will be looking for a pay rise soon.

# france - Thursday 11 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie One killed after French military jet crashes into home for disabled Tragedy

One killed after French military jet crashes into home for disabled

Five other residents at the care home were injured in the incident with one in serious condition.

# france - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irish D-Day veteran awarded France’s highest military honour Ww2

Irish D-Day veteran awarded France’s highest military honour

Patrick Gillen, aged 89, dedicated his medal to all of his comrades that did not survive the Second World War.

# france - Sunday 30 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Nicolas Sarkozy is back in the driving seat of his old political party Presidential Race

Nicolas Sarkozy is back in the driving seat of his old political party

It places him firmly on the starting blocks in his race back to the presidential palace

# france - Friday 28 November, 2014

From The42 Missed out on tickets for Ireland’s Six Nations games? A limited number go on sale next week Tickets There

Missed out on tickets for Ireland’s Six Nations games? A limited number go on sale next week

Ireland will play France and England at the Aviva next year.

# france - Thursday 27 November, 2014

French man invents pill to make your farts smell of chocolate

Or roses, whichever you prefer.

# france - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie France really isn’t keen on handing over a warship to Russia Not Just Yet

France really isn’t keen on handing over a warship to Russia

It has delayed the delivery until ‘further notice’.

From The42 How did Ireland’s World Cup opponents get on this November? Les Bleus

How did Ireland’s World Cup opponents get on this November?

France were up and down, Italy picked up one win, while the Romanians and Canadians struggled.

# france - Monday 24 November, 2014

From Business ETC Turns out Ireland was telling the truth about company taxes. Unlike nearly everyone else… Pot Kettle Black

# france - Sunday 23 November, 2014

From The42 Four drop goals help Argentina to upset Saint-André’s France in Paris Los Pumas

Four drop goals help Argentina to upset Saint-André’s France in Paris

Ireland’s World Cup opponents were tactically out-thought in the French capital.

# france - Friday 21 November, 2014

From The42 ‘I don’t know where it came from’ – POC quashes French move rumour Fabricated

‘I don’t know where it came from’ – POC quashes French move rumour

The Ireland captain laughed off speculation of a transfer to join James Coughlan and Simon Mannix at Pau.

# france - Thursday 20 November, 2014

From The42 No love for Teddy as winger dropped by France for missing training session Dropped

No love for Teddy as winger dropped by France for missing training session

The Racing Metro winger has been replaced by Maxime Medard for Saturday’s game against Argentina.

# france - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Love/Hate to be dubbed into French and German

It’s scored a European Netflix deal

# france - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

From The42 Get on the couch… these are the top international friendlies going on around Europe tonight Glamour Ties

Get on the couch… these are the top international friendlies going on around Europe tonight

If Ireland v USA isn’t as awesome as we hope, there’s plenty more.

From TheJournal.ie Gallic row brewing over 180m tall pyramid for Paris skyline Sky's The Limit

Gallic row brewing over 180m tall pyramid for Paris skyline

That’s about 1.5 time the height of the Spire of Dublin.

# france - Sunday 16 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 70 coffins “washed away” as floods and landslides hit Europe Non-stop Rain

70 coffins “washed away” as floods and landslides hit Europe

At least four people have been killed after landslides triggered by torrential rain slammed into buildings on either side of the Swiss-Italian border.

# france - Saturday 15 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Catch up as you wake up.

# france - Friday 14 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Search steps up for tiger on the loose near Disneyland Paris Tiger's Tale

Search steps up for tiger on the loose near Disneyland Paris

Police guarded the entrance to schools as children arrived this morning.

# france - Thursday 13 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie A bedroom frozen in time – the interiors of a life 100 years ago The View From There

A bedroom frozen in time – the interiors of a life 100 years ago

The room in a French village has remained as it was at the time of the World War I soldier’s death almost a century ago.

From The42 Saint-André names unchanged France XV for clash with Cheika’s Wallabies Shock

Saint-André names unchanged France XV for clash with Cheika’s Wallabies

Australia will warm up for their clash with Ireland at the Stade de France.

# france - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

From The42 Johnny Sexton among nominees for IRB World Player of the Year Perfect 10

Johnny Sexton among nominees for IRB World Player of the Year

He’s up against two All Blacks and two South Africans.

# france - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: 96 years ago today, peace broke out Armistice Day

In pictures: 96 years ago today, peace broke out

Today marks Armistice Day.