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# france - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Air raids in Syria take out 33 jihadists in 72 hours Syria

Air raids in Syria take out 33 jihadists in 72 hours

Dozens of Islamic State fighters were also wounded in the raids on weapons depots, barracks and checkpoints.

From TheJournal.ie Two Air France flights to Paris diverted after ‘bomb scare’ Anonymous Threats This post contains videos

Two Air France flights to Paris diverted after ‘bomb scare’

The flights were en route from Los Angeles and Washington.

# france - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

From The42 Excellent strikes from Alli and Rooney give England friendly win over France Dele Boy

Excellent strikes from Alli and Rooney give England friendly win over France

Players and fans from England and France paid tribute to the victims of the Paris attacks before Dele Alli and Wayne Rooney got the goals.

From The42 We now know the 24 teams who will compete at Euro 2016 Euro 2016

We now know the 24 teams who will compete at Euro 2016

And here’s which pots they will be in for next month’s draw.

From TheJournal.ie The goodness on show in Wembley Stadium tonight will send shivers down your spine Minute's Silence This post contains videos

The goodness on show in Wembley Stadium tonight will send shivers down your spine

La Marseillaise and a minute’s silence were both beautiful.

From The42 Wembley singing La Marseillaise tonight was truly a beautiful moment Fraternité This post contains videos
From TheJournal.ie French police issue photo of suicide bomber as Europe remains on high alert High Alert

French police issue photo of suicide bomber as Europe remains on high alert

An international football match and a concert have both been cancelled in Hannover, Germany this evening.

From The42 ‘We were on the bus raring to go when the game was postponed’: Ulster fresh and fit ahead of Saracens visit Champions Cup

‘We were on the bus raring to go when the game was postponed’: Ulster fresh and fit ahead of Saracens visit

Ulster’s fullback tells us about the squad’s mood after their away clash with Oyonnax was postponed on Saturday morning.

From The42 ‘Obviously I want to stay on for the Euros’ – Keane to meet O’Neill and discuss Ireland future Dynamic Duo

‘Obviously I want to stay on for the Euros’ – Keane to meet O’Neill and discuss Ireland future

The Corkman is loving his time with the international set-up but still plans to return to club football in the future.

From TheJournal.ie Struggling to finance a trip to the Euros? There’s a loan for that… Give It A Lash

Struggling to finance a trip to the Euros? There’s a loan for that…

Ireland’s credit unions are not averse to financing the holiday of a lifetime.

From TheJournal.ie Nearly half of US states want to shut their doors to Syrian refugees Paris Attacks

Nearly half of US states want to shut their doors to Syrian refugees

Obama has criticised “shameful” calls to screen the refugees based on their religion.

From TheJournal.ie France has dropped 16 more bombs on the Islamic State group in Syria France

France has dropped 16 more bombs on the Islamic State group in Syria

Meanwhile, the hunt for Salah Abdeslam continues.

# france - Monday 16 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Who are Islamic State? Terror Army

Explainer: Who are Islamic State?

What are the roots of the militant group, and why are people talking about its ‘new phase’?

From TheJournal.ie What we know about the suspected mastermind of the Paris terror attacks Abdelhamid Abaaoud

What we know about the suspected mastermind of the Paris terror attacks

Once a happy-go-lucky student at a Belgian high school, Abdelhamid Abaaoud is the presumed ringleader of the attacks.

From TheJournal.ie How is our government responding to the Paris attacks? Security

How is our government responding to the Paris attacks?

The Taoiseach and several ministers have been speaking about what precautions Ireland is taking in recent days.

From TheJournal.ie Mother and daughter among victims of carnage at Bataclan concert 129 Victims

Mother and daughter among victims of carnage at Bataclan concert

More details of the 129 victims of the Friday terror attacks have been emerging today.

# france - Sunday 15 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie France has launched ‘massive’ airstrikes on Isis in Syria Raqqa

France has launched ‘massive’ airstrikes on Isis in Syria

Some 20 bombs are reported to have been dropped, and an ISIS command centre and training camp destroyed.

From TheJournal.ie What we know so far about the Paris attackers Paris Tragedy

What we know so far about the Paris attackers

Investigators believe three teams were behind the attacks.

From TheJournal.ie Paris attack survivor played dead for over an hour as gunmen opened fire Bataclan

Paris attack survivor played dead for over an hour as gunmen opened fire

Isobel Bowdery was at the Bataclan concert hall when gunmen opened fire on young people attending a rock concert.

From TheJournal.ie First Paris attack suspect named, family members arrested Paris Under Attack

First Paris attack suspect named, family members arrested

The man was identified as 29-year-old Omar Ismail Mostefai.

# france - Saturday 14 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: Paris on high alert after slaughter of 129 people by ‘three teams of terrorists’ Paris Under Attack

As it happened: Paris on high alert after slaughter of 129 people by ‘three teams of terrorists’

One Irish person was injured in the deadliest violence to strike France since World War II.

From TheJournal.ie Tears and tricolours as Irish and French stand together in solidarity Paris Under Attack

Tears and tricolours as Irish and French stand together in solidarity

Thousands marched in Dublin with vigils elsewhere to remember the dead.

From TheJournal.ie More than 80 people killed in attack at Paris concert venue Bataclan

More than 80 people killed in attack at Paris concert venue

Attackers detonated suicide vests as police closed in, killing themselves and setting off explosions.

From TheJournal.ie ‘They were just firing into the crowd…There was blood everywhere, corpses everywhere’ Paris Under Attack

‘They were just firing into the crowd…There was blood everywhere, corpses everywhere’

Witnesses describe the “bloodbath” at the Bataclan concert hall.

From TheJournal.ie Irish citizen being treated for injuries after Paris attacks Terror Attacks

Irish citizen being treated for injuries after Paris attacks

There is no indication of any other Irish casualties at this time.

From TheJournal.ie French train derails killing at least seven TGV

French train derails killing at least seven

There is no indication that it is linked to the attacks in Paris.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Under no circumstances do I condone the likes of Isis’ – Mick Wallace defends Paris attack tweet Paris Tragedy

‘Under no circumstances do I condone the likes of Isis’ – Mick Wallace defends Paris attack tweet

The Wexford TD’s comments about last night’s Paris attacks were heavily criticised on social media.

From TheJournal.ie ‘To kill so many people, so deliberately, in such a short time shows determination and training’ Analysis

‘To kill so many people, so deliberately, in such a short time shows determination and training’

This will not be the last such attack in France or elsewhere in the EU, writes columnist Tom Clonan.

From TheJournal.ie Timeline of terror: What happened in Paris last night Paris Under Attack

Timeline of terror: What happened in Paris last night

127 people died when at least 8 terrorists wreaked havoc on the city.

From TheJournal.ie The world shows solidarity with France with displays of colour Paris Under Attack

The world shows solidarity with France with displays of colour

World landmarks have been lit in red, white and blue as a tribute to the victims of last night’s deadly attacks.

From The42 French football chief admits Euro 2016 concerns after Paris attacks Paris

French football chief admits Euro 2016 concerns after Paris attacks

Safety at Euro 2016 is a growing concern after Paris attacks, admits FFF president Noel Le Graet.

From TheJournal.ie Irish people in Paris urged to stay indoors and “exercise extreme caution” Terror Attacks

Irish people in Paris urged to stay indoors and “exercise extreme caution”

The Department of Foreign Affairs has set up a helpline for anyone concerned about loved ones.

From TheJournal.ie French police hunt for accomplices of attackers who terrorised Paris Terror Attacks

French police hunt for accomplices of attackers who terrorised Paris

At least 120 people were killed and scores more wounded in last night’s attacks.

From TheJournal.ie ‘This time, it’s war’ – French media reacts to deadly Paris attacks Front Pages

‘This time, it’s war’ – French media reacts to deadly Paris attacks

French newspapers reacted with horror to last night’s attacks.

# france - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Comedian’s show ruled to be a ‘demonstration of anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial’ France

Comedian’s show ruled to be a ‘demonstration of anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial’

During his performance French comic Dieudonné M’Bala M’Bala brought a prominent Holocaust denier onto the stage.

From TheJournal.ie Irish World War II veteran awarded France’s highest military honour Legion D'honeur

Irish World War II veteran awarded France’s highest military honour

The 98 year old dedicated the award to all the Irish soldiers who fought in the war, saying they remain in his memory to this day.

# france - Thursday 5 November, 2015

From The42 Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema charged in team-mate sex tape case Charged

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema charged in team-mate sex tape case

The 27-year old was charged with with “complicity in an attempt to blackmail.

# france - Friday 30 October, 2015

From The42 ‘It’s better to switch off from it completely’ – World Cup now at the back of Iain Henderson’s mind The Big Strong Man

‘It’s better to switch off from it completely’ – World Cup now at the back of Iain Henderson’s mind

Henderson says he still hasn’t watched back the full game of Ireland’s World Cup exit.

# france - Saturday 24 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie It could take weeks to identity victims of horror French bus crash Bordeaux

It could take weeks to identity victims of horror French bus crash

Experts from a police victim identification unit set up a tented centre overnight.

# france - Friday 23 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Young child among 43 killed when bus carrying elderly day-trippers crashed with lorry France

Young child among 43 killed when bus carrying elderly day-trippers crashed with lorry

Many of the victims are thought to have died after a fire broke out on the bus.