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#France

# france - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Le Pen's personal assistant charged in 'fake jobs' scandal Elections

Le Pen's personal assistant charged in 'fake jobs' scandal

Meanwhile, Emmanuel Macron won the support of a key centrist.

From The42 Analysis: Ireland's scrum will get a huge test against monstrous French pack Scrumbags

Analysis: Ireland's scrum will get a huge test against monstrous French pack

The Irish forwards face their biggest challenge yet this weekend.

# france - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

From The42 The42 Rugby Show: Eddie O'Sullivan previews Ireland's game against France Les Bleus

The42 Rugby Show: Eddie O'Sullivan previews Ireland's game against France

Former Ireland head coach Eddie O’Sullivan joins Murray Kinsella to look at the key talking points ahead of Ireland’s first home game.

From TheJournal.ie Le Pen sparks controversy by refusing to wear veil in Lebanon Islamic Veil

Le Pen sparks controversy by refusing to wear veil in Lebanon

The National Front candidate promptly refused and made a brief statement to journalists before leaving.

From TheJournal.ie Another alleged case of rape with police baton increases tensions in Paris Suburbs

Another alleged case of rape with police baton increases tensions in Paris

A similar alleged involving a black youth worker has led to sometimes violent protests.

From The42 Bastareaud and Chouly ruled out of Six Nations clash with Ireland Sidelined

Bastareaud and Chouly ruled out of Six Nations clash with Ireland

The French pair will not travel to Dublin after sustaining injuries.

From The42 Captain's curse strikes again as stand-in U20s skipper likely to miss rest of Six Nations Injury News

Captain's curse strikes again as stand-in U20s skipper likely to miss rest of Six Nations

Connacht forward Cillian Gallagher could be out for six weeks with a shoulder injury.

# france - Monday 20 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Spiderman' art thief fined €104 million over one of the biggest art heists in recent years Musee D'Art Moderne

'Spiderman' art thief fined €104 million over one of the biggest art heists in recent years

The fine corresponds to the estimated value of the artworks, which are still missing.

From The42 Conor Murray and Johnny Sexton to take full part in Ireland training tomorrow Only A Day Away

Conor Murray and Johnny Sexton to take full part in Ireland training tomorrow

Rob Kearney is scheduled to take part in contact training today and is also expected to train fully tomorrow.

# france - Sunday 19 February, 2017

From The42 France recall Racing 92 duo for Ireland clash French Legion

France recall Racing 92 duo for Ireland clash

Brice Dulin and Henry Chavancy have been named in a 31-man squad for the visit to Dublin.

From The42 Van der Flier, Carbery and Dillane not included in Ireland squad to face France The Green Party

Van der Flier, Carbery and Dillane not included in Ireland squad to face France

Joe Schmidt has named his squad for Saturday’s game.

# france - Saturday 18 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie A tiny French restaurant was awarded a Michelin star by mistake and was 'swamped' Word Of Mouth

A tiny French restaurant was awarded a Michelin star by mistake and was 'swamped'

It took nearly a week to for the error to be corrected.

# france - Thursday 16 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Eleven nights of rioting over alleged police rape of young man in Paris France

Eleven nights of rioting over alleged police rape of young man in Paris

Hundreds gathered to demand justice for a 22-year-old black man who says he was raped with an officer’s baton.

# france - Sunday 12 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Everything you need to know about the French presidential election Va Va Vote This post contains videos

Explainer: Everything you need to know about the French presidential election

The world is watching for the next Brexit or Trump, but will it happen?

From The42 France edge past battling Scotland in Paris Les Bleus

France edge past battling Scotland in Paris

Guy Noves’ side bounced back from last weekend’s defeat to England with a 22-16 win.

From TheJournal.ie Violence at French protest over alleged police truncheon rape POLICE RAPE

Violence at French protest over alleged police truncheon rape

Theo, a 22-year-old black youth worker, required surgery after his arrest on 2 February.

# france - Saturday 11 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Cheating Frenchman sues Uber for unmasking his mistress Ride Sharing

Cheating Frenchman sues Uber for unmasking his mistress

The couple has since divorced.

# france - Friday 10 February, 2017

From The42 Goujon dips in as France and Scotland make blindside changes On Your 6

Goujon dips in as France and Scotland make blindside changes

Stuart Hogg will win his 50th cap at Stade de France.

# france - Thursday 9 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie The Eiffel Tower is to get a glass security wall in response to France's terror threat Build That Wall

The Eiffel Tower is to get a glass security wall in response to France's terror threat

The wall, which will cover two sides of the tower, is to be made from bulletproof glass.

Quiz: How well do you remember Ireland's Croke Park defeat to France 10 years ago?

Cast your mind back to 11 February, 2007, the day Croke Park’s doors were opened to rugby.

From TheJournal.ie Explosion at French nuclear plant causes injuries but no 'radiation risk' Flamanville

Explosion at French nuclear plant causes injuries but no 'radiation risk'

Several people were injured but there was no radiation leak at the plant in Flamanville.

# france - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds riot in Paris protest after black man allegedly raped with policeman's baton Aulnay-sous-bois

Hundreds riot in Paris protest after black man allegedly raped with policeman's baton

One officer has been charged with rape, while three others have been charged with assault.

From TheJournal.ie Nicolas Sarkozy to face trial over 'fraudulent' election financing Merde

Nicolas Sarkozy to face trial over 'fraudulent' election financing

The former French president has described the controversy as a “farce”.

# france - Sunday 5 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Ian Bailey indicted in France for murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier Schull

Ian Bailey indicted in France for murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier

Bailey’s solicitor said gardaí delivered papers to his client on behalf of the French authorities.

# france - Saturday 4 February, 2017

From The42 Te'o time! Ben's first England try enough to steal a nervy win over France Up And Running This post contains videos

Te'o time! Ben's first England try enough to steal a nervy win over France

Holders made to sweat as France push them all the way at Twickenham.

# france - Friday 3 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Investigators believe Louvre attacker is an Egyptian tourist Terrorist In Nature

Investigators believe Louvre attacker is an Egyptian tourist

The Louvre will reopen tomorrow after the ‘serious public’ attack on French soldiers – involving two 40-centimetre machetes.

# france - Thursday 2 February, 2017

From The42 Analysis: We look at just how much the scrum has changed since professionalism Class Of 95

Analysis: We look at just how much the scrum has changed since professionalism

For better or for worse, a lot has changed since 1995

From TheJournal.ie Allegations that his wife earned €830,000 in a "fake job" could end a man's bid for France's presidency Fake Jobs
From The42 Daly starts as injury-hit England make changes for France Team News

Daly starts as injury-hit England make changes for France

Eddie Jones has made five changes to the side, with Joe Marler starting just four weeks after breaking his leg.

# france - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Marine Le Pen refuses to pay back €300,000 in EU funds France

Marine Le Pen refuses to pay back €300,000 in EU funds

Meanwhile, her challenger in the presidential election also faces an investigation.

# france - Monday 30 January, 2017

From The42 England prop set to play in Six Nations opener just four weeks after fracturing leg Break A Leg

England prop set to play in Six Nations opener just four weeks after fracturing leg

Joe Marler’s availability for Saturday’s clash against France is a timely boost for head coach Eddie Jones.

From TheJournal.ie Brussels bombing suspect Abrini charged over Paris attacks MAN IN THE HAT

Brussels bombing suspect Abrini charged over Paris attacks

Belgian investigators said the Brussels airport and metro bombers were part of the same Brussels-based cell behind the Paris attacks.

From TheJournal.ie 'Spiderman' burglar goes on trial in Paris for €100 million art heist Artful Dodger

'Spiderman' burglar goes on trial in Paris for €100 million art heist

Vjeran Tomic was known for daring, acrobatic heists.

# france - Friday 27 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Corn diet turning French hamsters into deranged cannibals which eat their young Cannibal Hamsters

Corn diet turning French hamsters into deranged cannibals which eat their young

The animals are lacking vitamins which researchers believe is the reason for their altered behaviour.

# france - Sunday 22 January, 2017

From The42 Racing centre Chavancy fills Fofana void in France squad Happy Henry

Racing centre Chavancy fills Fofana void in France squad

After scoring in Thomond Park, the centre got a call from Guy Noves.

# france - Saturday 21 January, 2017

From The42 Massive blow for France as star centre is ruled out of Six Nations with ruptured Achilles Ouch

Massive blow for France as star centre is ruled out of Six Nations with ruptured Achilles

Wesley Fofana sustained the injury in Clermont’s victory against Exeter.

# france - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

From The42 Yann David named in France's Six Nations squad 8 years after his last cap In From The Cold

Yann David named in France's Six Nations squad 8 years after his last cap

The Toulouse back most recently played for his country in a Test against New Zealand in 2009.

# france - Friday 13 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Man charged with planning Kim Kardashian robbery Jewel Theft

Man charged with planning Kim Kardashian robbery

A total of 10 people have now been charged.

# france - Thursday 12 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie One of the UK's most-wanted suspected paedophiles has been arrested after a car crash in France Child Abuse Images

One of the UK's most-wanted suspected paedophiles has been arrested after a car crash in France

Stephen Carruthers had been on-the-run for almost three years.