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# france - Sunday 21 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie France to honour prisoners forced to work on Hitler's secret weapon in WWII Hitler

France to honour prisoners forced to work on Hitler's secret weapon in WWII

Thousands of slaves were forced to work on Hitler’s secret weapon: the V2 rockets.

# france - Thursday 18 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Marine Le Pen is going nowhere and is eyeing another election Take 2

Marine Le Pen is going nowhere and is eyeing another election

Her National Front party is aiming to be France’s main opposition party.

# france - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

From The42 In-demand Mbappe fires Monaco to first French title in 17 years Champions

In-demand Mbappe fires Monaco to first French title in 17 years

Valere Germain added a second goal with the final kick of the match.

# france - Monday 15 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Édouard Philippe: France's little-known new prime minister Bienvenue

Édouard Philippe: France's little-known new prime minister

One anonymous insider described Philippe as “intelligent, lively and at times a bit crazy”.

# france - Sunday 14 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Emmanuel Macron has been sworn in as French president En Marche

Emmanuel Macron has been sworn in as French president

‘The world and Europe need France now more than ever and they need a strong France with a sense of its own destiny.’

# france - Saturday 13 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie The 4 big challenges Emmanuel Macron will face as president New Kid On The Bloc

The 4 big challenges Emmanuel Macron will face as president

After defeating the far-right, the fight is just beginning for France’s youngest leader since Napoleon Bonaparte.

# france - Thursday 11 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Macron promises 'revolution' as he unveils gender equal list of political outsiders Young Pretenders

Macron promises 'revolution' as he unveils gender equal list of political outsiders

“We aim to build a majority for change,” the president-elect said.

From TheJournal.ie Row with Netflix prompts Cannes film festival to ban streaming-only movies Netflix Original

Row with Netflix prompts Cannes film festival to ban streaming-only movies

The Cannes Film Festival said they “asked in vain” for the films to be released in French cinemas, but Netflix refused.

# france - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Remains found in France confirmed to be Seamus Ruddy The Disappeared

Remains found in France confirmed to be Seamus Ruddy

The Newry-born teacher was abducted from Paris in 1985.

# france - Monday 8 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie The beginning of the end, or the end of the beginning - What's next for Marine Le Pen? Et Maintenant

The beginning of the end, or the end of the beginning - What's next for Marine Le Pen?

Down but not out, Le Pen is hoping to use this election as a building block for the National Front party.

From TheJournal.ie From Donald Trump to Michael D Higgins, there are lots of congrats for Emmanuel Macron today Landslide

From Donald Trump to Michael D Higgins, there are lots of congrats for Emmanuel Macron today

Macron handsomely won the French presidency ahead of Marine Le Pen.

# france - Sunday 7 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Tonight, France won': Macron defeats Le Pen to become the new French president Victoire

'Tonight, France won': Macron defeats Le Pen to become the new French president

World leaders, including Taoiseach Enda Kenny, have hailed the result.

From TheJournal.ie Tense France picks new president in landmark vote Vote Time

Tense France picks new president in landmark vote

The run-off vote pits the pro-Europe, pro-business Macron against anti-immigration and anti-EU Le Pen.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Who do you think will win in the French presidential election? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you think will win in the French presidential election?

Whoever wins today’s vote it is set to cause profound change for France.

# france - Saturday 6 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Human remains found in French search for Disappeared Seamus Ruddy The Disappeared

Human remains found in French search for Disappeared Seamus Ruddy

ICLVR crews have been searching the area since earlier this week.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think photoshopped pictures should be labelled? Ideals This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think photoshopped pictures should be labelled?

From October, photoshopped pictures will also have to be labelled in France.

From TheJournal.ie Heightened security at An Post depots after attempted bombing of Dublin financial firm Prepared

Heightened security at An Post depots after attempted bombing of Dublin financial firm

A letterbomb addressed to a Dublin firm was stopped in a French postal depot before it could be delivered.

# france - Thursday 4 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'En Marche! Vive La France' - Barack Obama has weighed in on the French election Yes We Macron This post contains videos

'En Marche! Vive La France' - Barack Obama has weighed in on the French election

Obama says he won’t be getting involved in “many elections”.

# france - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Marine Le Pen plagiarised one of her rivals in a campaign speech last night Encore Une Fois

Marine Le Pen plagiarised one of her rivals in a campaign speech last night

Le Pen’s supporters brushed off claims she copied parts of a speech given two weeks ago by Francois Fillon verbatim.

From TheJournal.ie British royals want €1.5 million over topless pictures of Duchess of Cambridge Paparazzi

British royals want €1.5 million over topless pictures of Duchess of Cambridge

The royal couple are not expected to attend the trial in Paris, which started today.

# france - Monday 1 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'If Le Pen wins, you'll be buying bread with francs this time next year' Over To Eu

'If Le Pen wins, you'll be buying bread with francs this time next year'

The deputy head of the Front National party made the claim on radio today.

# france - Saturday 29 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie If Marine Le Pen wins election, her prime minister will be a far-right eurosceptic Two Of A Kind

# france - Friday 28 April, 2017

From The42 France great Dusautoir to say final goodbye to rugby at Kingspan Stadium Baabaas

France great Dusautoir to say final goodbye to rugby at Kingspan Stadium

The Tolouse star will line out for the Barbarians.

From TheJournal.ie Trouble for Le Pen as her replacement steps aside amid allegations of Holocaust denial Baggage

Trouble for Le Pen as her replacement steps aside amid allegations of Holocaust denial

Marine Le Pen temporarily resigned as leader of the Front National.

# france - Thursday 27 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Two policemen shot by suspected radical Islamist on French Indian Ocean island Reunion

Two policemen shot by suspected radical Islamist on French Indian Ocean island

The overseas territory of Reunion is in the Indian Ocean.

# france - Monday 24 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Marine Le Pen steps down as leader of her party National Front

Marine Le Pen steps down as leader of her party

The far-right candidate is taking on Emmanuel Macron in the French presidential election.

From TheJournal.ie France had a presidential election yesterday...now what happens? Le Explainer

France had a presidential election yesterday...now what happens?

And why does it matter?

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Who would get your vote in the French presidential election? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who would get your vote in the French presidential election?

France will go to the polls on 7 May.

# france - Sunday 23 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie "It is time to liberate the French people" - Le Pen is through to the final round in the presidential election Fate Of The Union

"It is time to liberate the French people" - Le Pen is through to the final round in the presidential election

Pro-EU candidate Emmanuel Macron has topped the poll, followed by Marine Le Pen, in one of the most closely-fought presidential battles France has seen.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you worried about the future of the EU? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you worried about the future of the EU?

The Irish government has repeatedly said it is committed to the European Union.

# france - Saturday 22 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Casting a vote in the French election in Ireland? Here's what you need to know Thousands Of Voters

Casting a vote in the French election in Ireland? Here's what you need to know

Over 8,000 French citizens are entitled to cast their ballots here.

From TheJournal.ie Too tight to call: Here's what to know as France votes for a new president Explainer

Too tight to call: Here's what to know as France votes for a new president

The topsy-turvy election means the result is next to impossible to predict.

# france - Friday 21 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Champs Elysees shooter: Unstable criminal who 'hated the police and France' Karim Cheurfi

Champs Elysees shooter: Unstable criminal who 'hated the police and France'

He was the subject of an investigation by French anti-terror police.

From TheJournal.ie Suspect wanted in wake of Paris shooting hands himself in to Belgian police Terror Attack

Suspect wanted in wake of Paris shooting hands himself in to Belgian police

The so-called Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack, which has occurred just days before a crucial French presidential election.

# france - Thursday 20 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Police officer and suspected attacker shot dead in Paris gun battle Terror Attack

Police officer and suspected attacker shot dead in Paris gun battle

A major security operation is ongoing at the Champs Elysees tonight.

# france - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

From The42 France and Toulouse legend Dusatoir calls time on decorated rugby career One Of The Greats

France and Toulouse legend Dusatoir calls time on decorated rugby career

The former World Player of the Year will hang up his boots at the end of this season.

# france - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Guns, an IS flag and 3kg of explosives found as French police foil terror plot Marseille

Guns, an IS flag and 3kg of explosives found as French police foil terror plot

Two men were arrested just days before the first round of France’s presidential election.

From TheJournal.ie Le Pen promises to suspend all immigration if elected Stroke Of Le Pen

Le Pen promises to suspend all immigration if elected

“I will protect you. My first measure as president will be to reinstate France’s borders.”

# france - Monday 17 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Latest poll has Le Pen and Macron head-to-head in French presidential race France

Latest poll has Le Pen and Macron head-to-head in French presidential race

The two frontrunners are staging rival rallies today in Paris.

# france - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Massive arson attack guts French migrant camp Grande-Synthe

Massive arson attack guts French migrant camp

The population of the Grande-Synthe camp has swelled since the destruction last October of the squalid Jungle camp near Calais.

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