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#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.

# france - Monday 10 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Serious mistake': Le Pen under fire after saying French state did not round up Jews during WW2 Revisionist

'Serious mistake': Le Pen under fire after saying French state did not round up Jews during WW2

Francois Hollande and Jacques Chirac have apologised for the role that French police played in the past.

# france - Thursday 6 April, 2017

From The42 Pres captain O'Sullivan called up to Ireland U19 squad for France tour Potential

Pres captain O'Sullivan called up to Ireland U19 squad for France tour

Kieran Campbell has named a 26-man squad for the two-Test visit to France.

From TheJournal.ie Getting a hip or breast implant? Irish patients to get a card that traces the implant All The Info

Getting a hip or breast implant? Irish patients to get a card that traces the implant

The EU measure aims to improve medical safety following on from the scare over faulty breast implants from France in 2012.

# france - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Are you really going to scrap the euro?' Le Pen clashes with rivals in first presidential debate LOCKING HORNS

'Are you really going to scrap the euro?' Le Pen clashes with rivals in first presidential debate

The chaotic debate featured 11 presidential hopefuls.

# france - Sunday 2 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie This 40-storey skyscraper has trees climbing all the way to the top Trees

This 40-storey skyscraper has trees climbing all the way to the top

It will be the first skyscraper in the French city, with construction due to start next week and finish in 2022.

From TheJournal.ie Six more teenagers from 'The Jungle' migrant camp arrive in Ireland Welcome

Six more teenagers from 'The Jungle' migrant camp arrive in Ireland

This brings to 25 the number of children separated from their loved ones by the migrant crisis who have been accepted into Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie 18 people hurt in accidental explosion at French carnival Blast

18 people hurt in accidental explosion at French carnival

Three of the injured were children.

# france - Thursday 30 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie This 44-year-old French artist wants to become a 'human hen' by getting eggs to hatch Un Oeuf Already

This 44-year-old French artist wants to become a 'human hen' by getting eggs to hatch

The same artist recently spent a week entombed inside a rock.

# france - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

From The42 France lock fined €30k for 'cheats' outburst and criticism of Wayne Barnes Costly

France lock fined €30k for 'cheats' outburst and criticism of Wayne Barnes

Yoann Maestri voiced his disgust with the officials after his team’s Six Nations victory against Wales.

# france - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Asian community in uproar in Paris after police shoot dead Chinese man in home Violent Clashes

Asian community in uproar in Paris after police shoot dead Chinese man in home

Police arrested 35 demonstrators at a protest against the shooting yesterday in Paris.

# france - Friday 24 March, 2017

From The42 France lock Maestri faces hearing over criticism of referee Wayne Barnes Trouble

France lock Maestri faces hearing over criticism of referee Wayne Barnes

The fall-out from last weekend’s controversial clash in Paris continues.

# france - Sunday 19 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Father of Paris airport attacker blames alcohol and not terrorism for his son's actions Orly Airport

Father of Paris airport attacker blames alcohol and not terrorism for his son's actions

Ben Belgacem had a string of criminal convictions.

From The42 Six Nations investigating France's late HIA replacement against Wales HIAgate

Six Nations investigating France's late HIA replacement against Wales

There was also an allegation of a bite on Wales wing George North.

# france - Friday 17 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Prince William makes first official visit to Paris since his mother's death there 20 years ago Diana

Prince William makes first official visit to Paris since his mother's death there 20 years ago

Diana Spencer died in a car crash in Paris 20 years ago.