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Dublin: 15 °C Wednesday 31 August, 2016

#France

# france - Friday 1 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Five injured as suspected gas explosion rocks Paris residential neighbourhood France

Five injured as suspected gas explosion rocks Paris residential neighbourhood

The explosion is believed to be related to a gas line rupturing.

# france - Thursday 31 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam to be extradited Belgium

Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam to be extradited

He was captured on 18 March in a massive police raid in Brussels.

From The42 SBW, Honey Badger and France star Vakatawa all chasing 7s comebacks in Hong Kong Road To Rio

SBW, Honey Badger and France star Vakatawa all chasing 7s comebacks in Hong Kong

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

From TheJournal.ie Flying with Ryanair tomorrow? Your flight might have been cancelled Air Traffic Strike

Flying with Ryanair tomorrow? Your flight might have been cancelled

Several flights from Dublin to other locations in Europe have been affected.

From TheJournal.ie French minister compares women in Muslim veils to ‘negroes who supported slavery’ Islamic Fashion

French minister compares women in Muslim veils to ‘negroes who supported slavery’

It was part of a debate about whether the fashion houses should cater to Muslim fashion.

# france - Monday 28 March, 2016

From The42 Snipers to be deployed to boost security at France v Russia Precaution

Snipers to be deployed to boost security at France v Russia

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

From TheJournal.ie French Prime Minister insists fans will be safe at Euro 2016 SAFE AS HOUSES

French Prime Minister insists fans will be safe at Euro 2016

Ireland begin their campaign on 13 June.

# france - Friday 25 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Good Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Good Friday

Here are the stories you need to know as you begin your day.

From TheJournal.ie Twelve killed in head-on collision between bus and truck in France Crash

Twelve killed in head-on collision between bus and truck in France

All of the victims are Portuguese and were travelling on the bus.

# france - Thursday 24 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested in ‘advanced stages’ of terror plot in France Paris

Man arrested in ‘advanced stages’ of terror plot in France

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

From The42 Euro 2016 games could be played behind closed doors due to terror threat Safety Fears

Euro 2016 games could be played behind closed doors due to terror threat

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

From TheJournal.ie The face of the newly identified Paris attacks suspect On The Run

The face of the newly identified Paris attacks suspect

Police in Belgium have named one of two men still wanted in connection with the terrorist attacks.

# france - Sunday 20 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair cancels dozens of flights due to French air traffic control strike Staying Grounded

Ryanair cancels dozens of flights due to French air traffic control strike

Other airlines including easyJet and British Airways are also affected.

From The42 Here’s The42′s Six Nations Team of the Championship Top XV

Here’s The42′s Six Nations Team of the Championship

Scotland and the champions dominate our selection.

From TheJournal.ie Paris attacker Salah Abdeslam spends first night in jail on charges of “terrorist murder” Behind Bars

Paris attacker Salah Abdeslam spends first night in jail on charges of “terrorist murder”

Abdeslam is expected to be extradited back to France in “no more than three months”.

# france - Saturday 19 March, 2016

From The42 Vunipola stars again as England claim first Grand Slam in 13 years Perfect Record This post contains videos

Vunipola stars again as England claim first Grand Slam in 13 years

Eddie Jones’ side recorded a 31-21 win in Paris to make it five wins from five in this year’s Six Nations.

From TheJournal.ie Paris attacker wanted to blow himself up at Stade de France but changed his mind Captive

Paris attacker wanted to blow himself up at Stade de France but changed his mind

Salah Abdeslam was arrested yesterday following a shootout in Molenbeek, Belgium.

# france - Thursday 17 March, 2016

From The42 Marler dropped from the starting XV as England make two changes for Grand Slam bid Left Out

Marler dropped from the starting XV as England make two changes for Grand Slam bid

Eddie Jones has also made a change at scrum-half.

From The42 France make two changes to side that’ll aim to deny England a Grand Slam Party Poopers

France make two changes to side that’ll aim to deny England a Grand Slam

Guy Noves has resisted the urge to make wholesale adjustments following the defeat to Scotland.

# france - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Woman (91) gets PhD after taking 30 years to finish thesis France

Woman (91) gets PhD after taking 30 years to finish thesis

Colette Bourlier was awarded the mark of “high distinction” for her thesis on immigrant workers.

From The42 French World Cup winner Petit fears terrorist attacks at Euro 2016 Security

French World Cup winner Petit fears terrorist attacks at Euro 2016

The ex-Arsenal midfielder has been speaking about living in Paris in the wake of last November’s events.

# france - Friday 11 March, 2016

From The42 Benzema available for Euro 2016 as legal restrictions over sextape case are lifted Play Ball

Benzema available for Euro 2016 as legal restrictions over sextape case are lifted

The French striker wasn’t allowed to come into contact with international team-mate Mathieu Valbuena.

# france - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie ‘The toilets were absolutely full of crucifixes’: Two elderly people arrested over theft of religious items France

‘The toilets were absolutely full of crucifixes’: Two elderly people arrested over theft of religious items

More than 3,000 religious objects were found in their homes.

# france - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie ‘Dentist of horror’ accused of horrifically injuring over 100 patients goes on trial Dentist Of Horror

‘Dentist of horror’ accused of horrifically injuring over 100 patients goes on trial

He allegedly left dozens of patients in a remote French village with broken jaws, recurrent abscesses and septicaemia.

# france - Friday 4 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Calais migrants sew lips shut in protest against destruction of camp Migrant Crisis

Calais migrants sew lips shut in protest against destruction of camp

Police moved into the camp again yesterday to demolish the make-shift homes the migrants have been living in.

# france - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

From The42 World Rugby chief tells Dublin meeting he’ll stand down to focus on Olympic goal New Ambition

World Rugby chief tells Dublin meeting he’ll stand down to focus on Olympic goal

Bernard Lapasset wants to spearhead a Paris bid for the 2024 Games.

# france - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Chaos breaks out as French police try and force refugees out of 'Jungle' camp Calais

Chaos breaks out as French police try and force refugees out of 'Jungle' camp

A number of people have been evicted from the southern section of the camp in France over the past two days.

# france - Monday 29 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Water cannon used as Jungle camp gets bulldozed Calais

Water cannon used as Jungle camp gets bulldozed

Makeshift shacks were destroyed during the bulldozing.

# france - Sunday 28 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Body found at an Airbnb rental in France Grisly

Body found at an Airbnb rental in France

It was found in the garden of a property that a group of friends were renting for a party.

From TheJournal.ie Another big name has thrown his support behind Donald Trump

Another big name has thrown his support behind Donald Trump

Jean-Marie Le Pen, the founder of the French National Front party, has gotten behind the candidate.

# france - Saturday 27 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie First sexually transmitted case of Zika virus in Europe recorded France

First sexually transmitted case of Zika virus in Europe recorded

French authorities announced the case earlier today.

# france - Friday 26 February, 2016

From The42 Comedy-of-errors North try settles dour win for Wales over awful France Roofless This post contains videos

Comedy-of-errors North try settles dour win for Wales over awful France

With the roof stuck open, neither side provided much for the crowd to warm to.

From The42 Australian back O’Connor rushed to hospital with mystery illness Health Scare

Australian back O’Connor rushed to hospital with mystery illness

Initial reports claimed the 25-year-old had suffered a heart attack but that has not been confirmed.

From The42 ‘You have to be careful we don’t sanitise it too much or the game might turn to touch rugby’ Warning

‘You have to be careful we don’t sanitise it too much or the game might turn to touch rugby’

Wales lock Alun Wyn Jones expresses his concerns.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds to be moved as France to begin bulldozing ‘The Jungle’ migrant camp Migrant Crisis

Hundreds to be moved as France to begin bulldozing ‘The Jungle’ migrant camp

Migrants have been offered new accommodation in containers.

# france - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

From The42 France hand debut to winger for vital Wales trip Mixing It Up

France hand debut to winger for vital Wales trip

Guy Noves has made five changes from the side that beat Ireland 10-9 in Paris last time out.

# france - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

From The42 3 changes for Wales as they look to continue unbeaten Six Nations run Team News

3 changes for Wales as they look to continue unbeaten Six Nations run

Alex Cuthbert, Bradley Davies and Dan Lydiate all come into the starting XV.

# france - Sunday 21 February, 2016

From The42 Sacre bleu! France player deemed ineligible only hours after being called up to Six Nations squad Careless

Sacre bleu! France player deemed ineligible only hours after being called up to Six Nations squad

David Smith played a sevens tournament for New Zealand in 2008 so cannot line out for Guy Noves’s side.

# france - Friday 19 February, 2016

From The42 Zidane: England had a mental block at major tournaments Zizou

Zidane: England had a mental block at major tournaments

The Real Madrid boss believes England had the talent to win a World Cup or European Championship.