# france - Today’s News
Forwards coach calls for major improvement tonight after opening defeat to Wales.
# france - Yesterday’s News
Late selection calls and a focus on recovery have made it a difficult week for the reigning champs.
The Leinster loosehead will pack down against the heaviest man to appear at last year’s World Cup. You think he’s fazed?
‘I probably felt the way front-rowers feel every day, but as a soft out-half I just didn’t hide it as well.’
The out-half has struggled with a shoulder injury this week, but has been declared good to go.
Fergus McFadden is on Ireland’s bench as Joe Schmidt makes three changes for the trip to Paris.
It’s the second fatal bus crash in two days in France.
One observer said it was most likely the “worst ever” crossing from France and it was “lucky the ship was not lost”.
The Leinster prop won his fourth Ireland cap against Wales.
Paula Fitzpatrick knows what to expect this weekend having played with Toulouse for the past three months.
# france - Wednesday 10 February, 2016
The Leinster winger, who came on as a substitute against Wales, believes France are vulnerable out wide.
# france - Tuesday 9 February, 2016
It’s one of a tough set of measures proposed by President Francois Hollande.
The ‘building blocks’ are in place and Ireland will reach for the gears this weekend.
# france - Thursday 4 February, 2016
Guy Novès hands out four debuts for France’s Six Nations opener.
# france - Wednesday 3 February, 2016
The Modern Express cargo ship had been described as being like a “moving mountain” by a member of the salvage team.
The group argued that the extreme unsimulated sex in Antichrist made it unfit to be seen by minors.
# france - Sunday 31 January, 2016
In her memoir, Victoire Macon Dauxerre recounts the pressures of such high-stakes dieting.
# france - Saturday 30 January, 2016
An entire society has sprung up on the outskirts of the French town, with the refugees living there making the most of the little that they have.
# france - Thursday 28 January, 2016
A female partner was arrested with him at the popular tourist attraction.
# france - Wednesday 27 January, 2016
Surrogacy – even if altruistic – has been banned in France since 1994.
She didn’t agree with government plans to strip French-born terrorists of their citizenship.
# france - Tuesday 26 January, 2016
Passengers have been asked to check their flight status before going to the airport.
# france - Sunday 24 January, 2016
There’s no Pro12 team involved.
# france - Wednesday 20 January, 2016
The death is being investigated by a prosecutor in Toulouse.
# france - Monday 18 January, 2016
They were among a group of 50 soldiers taking part in a skiing exercise.
# france - Sunday 17 January, 2016
Three others face irreversible brain damage after taking part in the drugs trial.
# france - Friday 15 January, 2016
Media reports said the drug was a cannabis-based painkiller, but this was denied by the health ministry.
# france - Monday 11 January, 2016
An investigation has been launched to identity the person behind the online threat.
# france - Saturday 9 January, 2016
Heroism has been an uncomfortable experience for Lassana Bathily, an undocumented migrant who protected a group of French Jews during the 2014 terrorist attack on a Paris grocery store.
# france - Thursday 7 January, 2016
# france - Monday 4 January, 2016
The France boss hasn’t ruled out recalling the Toulon centre.
“The assassin is still out there.”
# france - Tuesday 29 December, 2015
Six packages belonging to the French police were stolen on 22 December.
Rory Kockott, Sebastien Tillous-Borde and Noa Nakaitaci have also been left out of the 30-man panel.
# france - Monday 28 December, 2015
Diesel is getting the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross.
# france - Sunday 27 December, 2015
He died after jumping off the 2,525 metre-high summit of Le Brevent.
# france - Thursday 24 December, 2015
Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo has sought to reassure visitors and put a brave face on the economic damage.
# france - Wednesday 23 December, 2015
The court heard that the woman’s husband had travelled to France to access bail money and was arrested in connection with the case.