# france - Saturday 28 May, 2016
Freak weather has seen lightning strikes in both countries over the course of this afternoon.
# france - Friday 27 May, 2016
French workers are objecting to new labour laws.
# france - Thursday 26 May, 2016
Strikes by French air traffic controllers are grounding planes across Europe this morning.
# france - Wednesday 25 May, 2016
A total of eight gardaí will be based in Lille and Bordeaux.
# france - Tuesday 24 May, 2016
The protesters blocked an oil refinery in Marseilles over labour disputes.
# france - Sunday 22 May, 2016
Leaked flight data has painted a picture of the chaotic final moments of the doomed EgyptAir flight.
The incident happened earlier this week and has been branded “anti-cop hatred”.
# france - Saturday 21 May, 2016
Reports today suggest the front of the plane had smoke in it before the crash.
After his death, his mother was told: “Your son has died a martyr with his brothers on 13 November.”
# france - Friday 20 May, 2016
The country’s aviation minister has said a “terrorist attack” was a more likely cause than technical failure.
Abdeslam was tracked down and arrested on March 18 in the Brussels neighbourhood of Molenbeek.
The woman, who lives in France, recieved a reduced sentence because she suffered a temporary loss of judgment.
# france - Tuesday 17 May, 2016
Tobacco giant Philip Morris had taken the action over plain-packaging.
Workers in the country are holding strikes in protest against controversial reforms of labour laws.
# france - Thursday 5 May, 2016
Belgian police had tried to check a car at a parking area known to be used by people smugglers when it took off across the border.
# france - Monday 2 May, 2016
The 20-year-old midfielder has been in fine form in Holland this season.
# france - Wednesday 27 April, 2016
The French national is believed to be the last surviving member of a terror squad that hit Paris in November.
# france - Tuesday 26 April, 2016
“It was an indescribable, unspeakable scene.”
Roselyne Bachelot, former French sports minister, said the tennis player faked an injury in 2012 to hide a positive drug test.
# france - Thursday 21 April, 2016
Schools had allowed pupils to smoke inside school premises to lower their risk of being attacked.
# france - Wednesday 20 April, 2016
Which poses a greater threat – Islamic State or tobacco?
# france - Wednesday 13 April, 2016
Manager Didier Deschamps and and FFF President Noel Le met to discuss whether they would take the Real Madrid striker to this summer’s tournament.
# france - Saturday 9 April, 2016
It is not yet possible to confirm whether Mohamed Abrini is the so-called ‘man in the hat’ seen at Brussels airport.
# france - Friday 8 April, 2016
A labour tribunal found that it was acceptable because the industry employs many gay people.
# france - Monday 4 April, 2016
Bernard Lapasset believes the Six Nations needs to open up to other competitors in the future.
# france - Saturday 2 April, 2016
Albert Reynolds to the rescue.
Martin O’Neill will confirm his final squad on 28 May, and some difficult decisions lie ahead.
# france - Friday 1 April, 2016
The explosion is believed to be related to a gas line rupturing.
# france - Thursday 31 March, 2016
He was captured on 18 March in a massive police raid in Brussels.
The 15-a-side stars of France, Australia and New Zealand are at very different points in their quest for a room in the Olympic village.
# france - Wednesday 30 March, 2016
Several flights from Dublin to other locations in Europe have been affected.
It was part of a debate about whether the fashion houses should cater to Muslim fashion.
# france - Monday 28 March, 2016
Extra security measures will be taken for the French team’s first game back at Stade de France since November’s terrorist attacks.
# france - Sunday 27 March, 2016
Ireland begin their campaign on 13 June.
# france - Friday 25 March, 2016
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All of the victims are Portuguese and were travelling on the bus.
# france - Thursday 24 March, 2016
The French interior minister said there were no links “at this stage” between the plan and the attacks in Paris or Brussels.
# france - Tuesday 22 March, 2016
UEFA vice-president Giancarlo Abete has suggested that matches could be played without spectators following this morning’s attacks in Brussels.
# france - Monday 21 March, 2016
Police in Belgium have named one of two men still wanted in connection with the terrorist attacks.
# france - Sunday 20 March, 2016
Other airlines including easyJet and British Airways are also affected.