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#France

# france - Thursday 11 February, 2016

From The42 No Bastareaud coming down the tracks, but Sexton fit and ready for France and Danty Playmaker

No Bastareaud coming down the tracks, but Sexton fit and ready for France and Danty

‘I probably felt the way front-rowers feel every day, but as a soft out-half I just didn’t hide it as well.’

From The42 Tight turnaround for Sexton and more talking points from Schmidt’s side to face France Opinion

Tight turnaround for Sexton and more talking points from Schmidt’s side to face France

The out-half has struggled with a shoulder injury this week, but has been declared good to go.

From The42 Sean O’Brien and the Kearneys start for Ireland, as Zebo misses out on France trip Patched Up

Sean O’Brien and the Kearneys start for Ireland, as Zebo misses out on France trip

Fergus McFadden is on Ireland’s bench as Joe Schmidt makes three changes for the trip to Paris.

From TheJournal.ie Six children dead as bus crashes into truck Rochefort

Six children dead as bus crashes into truck

It’s the second fatal bus crash in two days in France.

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: Irish ferry badly damaged after sailing into Storm Imogen Epsilon This post contains images

PHOTOS: Irish ferry badly damaged after sailing into Storm Imogen

One observer said it was most likely the “worst ever” crossing from France and it was “lucky the ship was not lost”.

From The42 Furlong ‘more determined to keep getting to that level’ after first taste of the Six Nations

Furlong ‘more determined to keep getting to that level’ after first taste of the Six Nations

The Leinster prop won his fourth Ireland cap against Wales.

From The42 Irish women plotting inside job in French rugby heartland Familiar Territory

Irish women plotting inside job in French rugby heartland

Paula Fitzpatrick knows what to expect this weekend having played with Toulouse for the past three months.

# france - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

From The42 Kearney reveals Ireland looking to target ‘soft’ France defence Wide Open

Kearney reveals Ireland looking to target ‘soft’ France defence

The Leinster winger, who came on as a substitute against Wales, believes France are vulnerable out wide.

# france - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Controversial proposal to strip convicted terrorists of French nationality passed Constitution

Controversial proposal to strip convicted terrorists of French nationality passed

It’s one of a tough set of measures proposed by President Francois Hollande.

From The42 Ireland ready to spring towards Paris after bruising ‘neutral’ start Black And Bleu

Ireland ready to spring towards Paris after bruising ‘neutral’ start

The ‘building blocks’ are in place and Ireland will reach for the gears this weekend.

# france - Thursday 4 February, 2016

From The42 Vakatawa and Danty among four debutants in exciting France XV for Italy Les Bleus

Vakatawa and Danty among four debutants in exciting France XV for Italy

Guy Novès hands out four debuts for France’s Six Nations opener.

# france - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie An enormous ship has been towed to Spain after it listed almost completely to one side Moving Mountain

An enormous ship has been towed to Spain after it listed almost completely to one side

The Modern Express cargo ship had been described as being like a “moving mountain” by a member of the salvage team.

From TheJournal.ie Catholic group targets Tarantino after France bans Antichrist movie Lars Von Trier

Catholic group targets Tarantino after France bans Antichrist movie

The group argued that the extreme unsimulated sex in Antichrist made it unfit to be seen by minors.

# france - Sunday 31 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Three apples and Diet Coke: the food diary of a top model Never Skinny Enough

Three apples and Diet Coke: the food diary of a top model

In her memoir, Victoire Macon Dauxerre recounts the pressures of such high-stakes dieting.

# france - Saturday 30 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: Inside the surreal world of the migrant ‘Jungle’ at Calais Welcome To The Jungle

Pictures: Inside the surreal world of the migrant ‘Jungle’ at Calais

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

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested in Disneyland Paris carrying two guns and a copy of the Koran Paris

Man arrested in Disneyland Paris carrying two guns and a copy of the Koran

A female partner was arrested with him at the popular tourist attraction.

# france - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Woman accused of taking money from gay couples then selling the children France

Woman accused of taking money from gay couples then selling the children

Surrogacy – even if altruistic – has been banned in France since 1994.

From TheJournal.ie The French justice minister has quit after a huge row about terrorism Loss Of Nationality

The French justice minister has quit after a huge row about terrorism

She didn’t agree with government plans to strip French-born terrorists of their citizenship.

# france - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Flying to France? Check your flight hasn’t been cancelled over strike Cancelled

Flying to France? Check your flight hasn’t been cancelled over strike

Passengers have been asked to check their flight status before going to the airport.

# france - Sunday 24 January, 2016

From The42 Here is the complete quarter-final line-up for the Champions Cup Knockout

Here is the complete quarter-final line-up for the Champions Cup

There’s no Pro12 team involved.

# france - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Three-year-old girl dies after allegedly choking on Kinder Surprise toy France

Three-year-old girl dies after allegedly choking on Kinder Surprise toy

The death is being investigated by a prosecutor in Toulouse.

# france - Monday 18 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Five members of the French Foreign Legion killed in Alps avalanche Soldiers Killed

Five members of the French Foreign Legion killed in Alps avalanche

They were among a group of 50 soldiers taking part in a skiing exercise.

# france - Sunday 17 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Man dies after being left ‘brain-dead’ in French drug trial Rennes

Man dies after being left ‘brain-dead’ in French drug trial

Three others face irreversible brain damage after taking part in the drugs trial.

# france - Friday 15 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie French drug trial: 90 people involved in tests that left one person brain-dead France

French drug trial: 90 people involved in tests that left one person brain-dead

Media reports said the drug was a cannabis-based painkiller, but this was denied by the health ministry.

# france - Monday 11 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie French school evacuated over ‘serious’ terrorist threat Internet Threat

French school evacuated over ‘serious’ terrorist threat

An investigation has been launched to identity the person behind the online threat.

# france - Saturday 9 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The Muslim shelf-stacker who saved Jews from Paris siege Accidental Hero

The Muslim shelf-stacker who saved Jews from Paris siege

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

From TheJournal.ie French football hooligans plan to trash rival’s wedding, ruin wrong nuptials by mistake Oops

# france - Monday 4 January, 2016

From The42 ‘We aim to play a different form of rugby’ – Noves explains Bastareaud omission Plus ça Change

‘We aim to play a different form of rugby’ – Noves explains Bastareaud omission

The France boss hasn’t ruled out recalling the Toulon centre.

From TheJournal.ie Charlie Hebdo anniversary cover features God with a gun Je Suis Charlie

Charlie Hebdo anniversary cover features God with a gun

“The assassin is still out there.”

# france - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Thieves return packages they stole by mistake to police, but keep Louis Vuitton loot Crime

Thieves return packages they stole by mistake to police, but keep Louis Vuitton loot

Six packages belonging to the French police were stolen on 22 December.

From The42 No place for Bastareaud as Guy Novés names first squad as France head coach Sortie

No place for Bastareaud as Guy Novés names first squad as France head coach

Rory Kockott, Sebastien Tillous-Borde and Noa Nakaitaci have also been left out of the 30-man panel.

# france - Monday 28 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Police dog killed during French terror raid to be awarded bravery medal Dickin Medal

Police dog killed during French terror raid to be awarded bravery medal

Diesel is getting the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross.

# france - Sunday 27 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Soldier (39) killed while attempting Alps wingsuit jump French Alps

Soldier (39) killed while attempting Alps wingsuit jump

He died after jumping off the 2,525 metre-high summit of Le Brevent.

# france - Thursday 24 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Security bolstered on a subdued Christmas Eve in Paris 13 November

Security bolstered on a subdued Christmas Eve in Paris

Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo has sought to reassure visitors and put a brave face on the economic damage.

# france - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie French woman who came to Ireland ‘to protect’ autistic son granted bail Courts

French woman who came to Ireland ‘to protect’ autistic son granted bail

The court heard that the woman’s husband had travelled to France to access bail money and was arrested in connection with the case.

From TheJournal.ie Frenchman who decapitated boss takes his own life in jail France

Frenchman who decapitated boss takes his own life in jail

Yassin Salhi, who was 35, carried out the grisly attack on his boss in June.

# france - Sunday 20 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Fake bomb’ causes Paris-bound Air France jet to make emergency landing Terror Alert

‘Fake bomb’ causes Paris-bound Air France jet to make emergency landing

The flight from Mauritius was forced to land in Kenya.

# france - Friday 18 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie French models now have to provide medical proof that they are not too thin Crackdown

French models now have to provide medical proof that they are not too thin

New legislation requires models to obtain a medical certificate stating that they have a healthy BMI.