# france - Yesterday’s News
France’s top court has said the ban is illegal.
One of the biggest draws from the 130 tanks being auctioned off by the Normandy Tank Museum is a US M4 Cadillac tank made in 1942 – which is listed at between €80,000 and €140,000.
France’s top court has said the ban is “clearly illegal”.
# france - Friday 26 August, 2016
The decision may set a precedent for around 30 French towns which have banned the garment.
Aheda Zanetti hit out at French officials over the recent ban on the swimwear.
# france - Thursday 25 August, 2016
The ruling, due tomorrow afternoon, is likely to set a precedent for around 30 French towns which have banned the burkini, mostly in the southeast.
# france - Wednesday 24 August, 2016
The woman removed the garment but it’s unclear whether it was actually the Islamic swimsuit.
# france - Tuesday 23 August, 2016
France is the world’s top tourist destination and the sector accounts for around 9% of its GDP.
The Human Rights League (LDH) is appealing a decision by a lower court in the Riviera city of Nice which upheld a ban.
“Women are standing together on this. It doesn’t matter what race or religion.”
# france - Monday 22 August, 2016
The French politician broke the news on his official Twitter account today.
# france - Saturday 20 August, 2016
France has wrestled with the conundrum of where to bury the terrorists.
# france - Friday 19 August, 2016
The wording of the ban refers specifically to last month’s Bastille Day truck attack.
# france - Tuesday 16 August, 2016
Flamel Technologies said that it was previously paying an effective tax rate of 48%.
# france - Monday 15 August, 2016
French citizens are on edge after a number of recent terror attacks.
Jacqueline Sauvage received a pardon from French President Francois Hollande.
# france - Saturday 13 August, 2016
The mayor of Villeneuve-Loubet said he made the decision to bar the covered swimsuit, worn by some Muslim women, for sanitary reasons.
# france - Wednesday 10 August, 2016
It’s been a busy week of action already in UCD.
Jacques Hamel (85) was killed last month as he celebrated mass.
The high-speed rail service travels from London to France daily.
# france - Sunday 7 August, 2016
“We are afraid but we can’t stop living. The wariness is always there.”
# france - Saturday 6 August, 2016
The victims were primarily between the ages of 18-25.
# france - Thursday 4 August, 2016
Sophie Toscan du Plantier was murdered in Cork in 1996.
# france - Wednesday 3 August, 2016
The Danish Islamic Burial Fund says they will bury him if his family request it.
# france - Tuesday 2 August, 2016
Thefts from Chinese tourists in Paris are increasing.
Despite the rain, thousands have gathered outside Rouen’s cathedral to show their respects.
# france - Monday 1 August, 2016
There are some 2,500 mosques and prayer halls in France, about 120 of which are considered to be preaching radical Salafism.
The Department of Foreign Affairs says it is aware of the case and is ready to give assistance.
# france - Sunday 31 July, 2016
The charge comes as Muslims and Catholics gathered in the cathedral in nearby Rouen to mourn the priest.
Air France cabin crew are on strike until Tuesday.
“we do not have the habit of driving on the left”
# france - Saturday 30 July, 2016
Kermiche was awaiting trial on terror charges and had been fitted with an electronic tag.
# france - Friday 29 July, 2016
Manuel Valls also told Le Monde newspaper he is “open” to a temporary ban on the foreign financing of mosques.
# france - Thursday 28 July, 2016
The government is under increased pressure to stop the violence.
Their decision comes as the French prosecutors identified the second man involved in the killing of a priest in Normandy.
# france - Wednesday 27 July, 2016
The young men hold hands as they swear “obedience” to IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
Churches have been asked to review security measures, as the Home Office releases millions in funding for places of worship.
Adel Kermiche, 19, was one of two attackers who stormed a church and killed an 86-year-old priest.
# france - Tuesday 26 July, 2016
The so-called Islamic State group said today’s attack was carried out by its ‘soldiers’.
A second hostage is “between life and death” according to officials.