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#France

# france - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish readers WILL NOT be able to buy Charlie Hebdo in Eason’s this week Not Available

Irish readers WILL NOT be able to buy Charlie Hebdo in Eason’s this week

People in Ireland looking for the magazine will have to order it or look to smaller outlets.

From TheJournal.ie Al Qaeda in Yemen claims responsibility for Charlie Hebdo attack Je Suis Charlie

Al Qaeda in Yemen claims responsibility for Charlie Hebdo attack

One of the terror group’s leaders said it was an act of vengeance.

# france - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Profile: These are the four Jewish men killed in the Paris kosher supermarket attack Charlie Hebdo
From TheJournal.ie Someone is trying to trademark ‘Je Suis Charlie’ Charlie Hebdo

Someone is trying to trademark ‘Je Suis Charlie’

The slogan has been used to show solidarity with those killed at the Charlie Hebdo offices last week.

From TheJournal.ie Man with links to France terror attacks arrested in Bulgaria French Citizen

Man with links to France terror attacks arrested in Bulgaria

The French citizen was in contact a number of times with Cherif Kouachi, according to prosecutors.

# france - Monday 12 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie France sees more than 50 anti-Muslim incidents after Charlie Hebdo shootings High Alert

France sees more than 50 anti-Muslim incidents after Charlie Hebdo shootings

Meanwhile, Germany’s anti-Islamic was set to march today.

From TheJournal.ie New Charlie Hebdo will feature caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed Act Of Defiance

New Charlie Hebdo will feature caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed

The magazine’s front page will be released this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the referendum on blasphemy be fast-tracked? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the referendum on blasphemy be fast-tracked?

People are talking about Ireland’s blasphemy laws in the wake of the French terror attacks. Do you think the vote should be brought forward?

# france - Sunday 11 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Ink should flow, not blood’: Up to 1.6 million people attend ‘unity’ rally in Paris Je Suis Charlie

‘Ink should flow, not blood’: Up to 1.6 million people attend ‘unity’ rally in Paris

“Today, Paris is the capital of the world,” French President Francois Hollande told the emotional crowd that gathered in the city centre today.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: The world rallies in support of French terror victims Je Suis Charlie

Photos: The world rallies in support of French terror victims

Large crowds gathered in a number of Irish cities to pay tribute to victims of the terror attacks.

From TheJournal.ie Supermarket gunman linked with attack on same day as Charlie Hebdo massacre Terror Attacks

Supermarket gunman linked with attack on same day as Charlie Hebdo massacre

A jogger was seriously wounded in the attack, which happened in a Paris suburb on Wednesday.

From TheJournal.ie Man resembling Paris gunman claims to be IS member in posthumous video Terror Attacks

Man resembling Paris gunman claims to be IS member in posthumous video

It follows a week of terror attacks in France that have claimed 17 victims. Three attackers also died.

From TheJournal.ie Arson attack at German newspaper that reprinted Mohammed cartoons Charlie Hebdo

Arson attack at German newspaper that reprinted Mohammed cartoons

The Hamburger Morgenpost had splashed three Charlie Hebdo cartoons on its front page after the massacre in Paris.

From TheJournal.ie Want to head to a French ‘unity’ event today? Here’s what’s happening near you Je Suis Charlie

Want to head to a French ‘unity’ event today? Here’s what’s happening near you

The French Embassy has received thousands of messages of support in the wake of this week’s terror attacks.

# france - Saturday 10 January, 2015

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

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

French terror attacks, power outages and Lucinda Creighton’s abortion views had everyone talking.

From TheJournal.ie Boumeddiene may have been in Turkey at time of French terror attacks At Large

Boumeddiene may have been in Turkey at time of French terror attacks

It is believed the woman is now in Syria.

From TheJournal.ie Seek muscular male with quality rump? Irish bulls could soon be online dating Looking For Love

Seek muscular male with quality rump? Irish bulls could soon be online dating

Unfortunately love will remain virtual, with no long walks or passionate moments in a field.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Should I tell them there was somebody else there?’: French hostage tells of life-or-death dilemma Terror Attacks

‘Should I tell them there was somebody else there?’: French hostage tells of life-or-death dilemma

The French print factory owner taken hostage yesterday knew there was somebody else in the building as he left.

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