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From TheJournal.ie Coronavirus reaches Europe as France confirms three cases Coronavirus

Coronavirus reaches Europe as France confirms three cases

The two confirmed cases, the first in Europe, were announced by the health minister Agnes Buzyn.

From TheJournal.ie Tear gas deployed by police as 15 arrested in new anti-Macron demonstration in Paris Gilets Jaunes
From TheJournal.ie Notre Dame 'not saved yet' and still in a 'state of peril' following devastating fire Paris

Notre Dame 'not saved yet' and still in a 'state of peril' following devastating fire

A blaze in April last year destroyed the roof and toppled the spire of the medieval cathedral.

From TheJournal.ie Police kill man who stabbed passer-by to death in Paris park Villejuif

Police kill man who stabbed passer-by to death in Paris park

At least two other people are reported to have been stabbed during the attack.

From TheJournal.ie 21 taken to hospital after suffering carbon monoxide poisoning during Christmas mass in France Oise

21 taken to hospital after suffering carbon monoxide poisoning during Christmas mass in France

The cause of the poisoning has not been determined but investigators were looking into a gas heater.

From TheJournal.ie Notre Dame unable to host Christmas services for first time since French Revolution Paris

Notre Dame unable to host Christmas services for first time since French Revolution

The Paris landmark was damaged by a fire this year and reconstruction is expected to take several years.

From TheJournal.ie Nine dead across Spain and Portugal following storms Elsa and Fabien Elsa

Nine dead across Spain and Portugal following storms Elsa and Fabien

Spain was the worst hit with seven deaths recorded.

From TheJournal.ie Latest Ian Bailey extradition case 'totally new ground' for Irish courts Extradition

Latest Ian Bailey extradition case 'totally new ground' for Irish courts

This is the third time the French authorities have sought his surrender to face charges in relation to the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.

From TheJournal.ie French government ready to 'compromise' as country enters day 14 of transport strike Pension Standoff

French government ready to 'compromise' as country enters day 14 of transport strike

The government is struggling to win over support for its points-based pension system.

From TheJournal.ie French police fire tear gas as hundreds of thousands protest pension reform plans Transport Stoppages

French police fire tear gas as hundreds of thousands protest pension reform plans

Commuters in Paris and other big cities have borne the brunt of transport stoppages so far but Christmas travel plans are now at risk.

From TheJournal.ie Danish-French actress Anna Karina has died aged 79 Paris

Danish-French actress Anna Karina has died aged 79

Karina died of cancer in a French hospital yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie France transport strike reaches tenth day as fears grow of Christmas travel chaos Pension Reform

France transport strike reaches tenth day as fears grow of Christmas travel chaos

Protesters want the government to back down on pension reforms.

From TheJournal.ie Truckers block roads as French strikes over pension plans cause travel chaos Nationwide Action

Truckers block roads as French strikes over pension plans cause travel chaos

Another nationwide strike is planned for Tuesday.

From TheJournal.ie France braced for second day of disruptions amid strikes over pension reforms Travel Chaos

France braced for second day of disruptions amid strikes over pension reforms

Irish passengers face flight disruptions as French workers continue industrial action.

From TheJournal.ie Eight migrants found on cargo ship in Waterford have been deported Waterford

Eight migrants found on cargo ship in Waterford have been deported

The males were in good health when they were discovered yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie France paralysed as hundreds of thousands take to the streets in protest over pensions overhaul plan Pensions

France paralysed as hundreds of thousands take to the streets in protest over pensions overhaul plan

The protest stem from French President Macron’s proposals to reform the pension and retirement structure.

From TheJournal.ie Multiple Aer Lingus and Ryanair flights from Ireland cancelled today due to major strike in France National Strike

Multiple Aer Lingus and Ryanair flights from Ireland cancelled today due to major strike in France

The strike action has been planned over President Emmanuel Macron’s planned pension reforms.

From TheJournal.ie Three rescue workers killed in helicopter crash in flood-hit south of France Mediterranean Storms

Three rescue workers killed in helicopter crash in flood-hit south of France

The helicopter lost radio and radar contact while on a rescue flight in the Var region last night.

From TheJournal.ie At least seven dead from heavy rain in France, Italy and Greece Extreme Weather

At least seven dead from heavy rain in France, Italy and Greece

People have been trapped in their cars and roads have been closed by the floods.

From TheJournal.ie School ordered to pay €3,500 over refusal to take TY student on school trip over severe nut allergy Payout

School ordered to pay €3,500 over refusal to take TY student on school trip over severe nut allergy

The school felt that the student needed supervision that could not be provided by the two staff members.

From TheJournal.ie 'Leaving Cert papers shouldn't be published in France': PAC probing Ireland's 'lazy' approach in awarding State contracts Fair Competition

'Leaving Cert papers shouldn't be published in France': PAC probing Ireland's 'lazy' approach in awarding State contracts

The PAC is to look at issues of non-compliance with procurement rules for all State bodies.

From TheJournal.ie Motorway section collapses in Italy following heavy rainfall Savona

Motorway section collapses in Italy following heavy rainfall

Two people in France were also killed after historic levels of rain fell in the south of the country.

From TheJournal.ie Three men jailed for murder and torture of three elderly people in France Courts

Three men jailed for murder and torture of three elderly people in France

The men were convicted of the maximum sentences allowed.

From TheJournal.ie Pregnant woman killed by dogs during hunt in French forest Villers-Cotterets

Pregnant woman killed by dogs during hunt in French forest

The body of the 29-year-old woman was found on Saturday.

From TheJournal.ie Teenage girl and truck driver killed after suspension bridge collapses in France Mirepoix-sur-Tarn

Teenage girl and truck driver killed after suspension bridge collapses in France

The 15-year-old was killed on the bridge at Mirepoix-sur-Tarn.

From TheJournal.ie Yellow vest protesters return to streets of Paris to mark one-year anniversary of movement Gilet Jaunes

Yellow vest protesters return to streets of Paris to mark one-year anniversary of movement

Police used tear gas and water cannons to disperse the protesters.

From The42 Late penalty secures win for France hours after clinching Euro 2020 spot Onwards

Late penalty secures win for France hours after clinching Euro 2020 spot

Olivier Giroud coverted the spot-kick that gave his side a 2-1 win over Moldova.

From TheJournal.ie A 'significant' amount of pure cocaine is washing up on France's west coast Atlantic Coast

A 'significant' amount of pure cocaine is washing up on France's west coast

On Friday two people discovered two packages on the beach at Arcachon, southwest of Bordeaux, containing 3 kg of cocaine.

From TheJournal.ie Over 30 injured after tourist bus crashes on French motorway Lille

Over 30 injured after tourist bus crashes on French motorway

There were 33 people on board, of whom 29 sustained light injuries and four were seriously wounded.

From TheJournal.ie Frenchman, 84, charged over mosque attack Mosque Attack

Frenchman, 84, charged over mosque attack

Claude Sinke is accused of shooting two men and setting fire to a mosque.

From TheJournal.ie Rare Cimabue painting discovered in French kitchen sells for €24 million at auction Highest Bidder

Rare Cimabue painting discovered in French kitchen sells for €24 million at auction

Bidding began at €3 million, with only three of the eight bidders present at the auction.

From The42 'I just lost control' - Vahaamahina announces international retirement after World Cup dismissal Lock Out

'I just lost control' - Vahaamahina announces international retirement after World Cup dismissal

The France lock was sent off in the 49th minute of their quarter-final defeat to Wales yesterday.

From The42 France coach Brunel disappointed by contentious Welsh try Feeling Bleu This post contains videos

France coach Brunel disappointed by contentious Welsh try

Ross Moriarty’s late score was awarded by the TMO as Wales advanced through to the semis.

From The42 As it happened: Wales v France, Rugby World Cup quarter-final Liveblog

As it happened: Wales v France, Rugby World Cup quarter-final

Ireland may be gone, but the World Cup carries on and we’re going minute-by-minute as Warren Gatland chases another semi-final.

From The42 Penaud and Dupont passed fit for France's quarter-final showdown with Wales L'Equipe

Penaud and Dupont passed fit for France's quarter-final showdown with Wales

Jacques Brunel has made just one change to the side which began in such impressive fashion against Argentina.

From The42 Giroud on target against Turkey but France forced to wait on Euro 2020 qualification spot Euro 2020

Giroud on target against Turkey but France forced to wait on Euro 2020 qualification spot

Olivier Giroud put France ahead at the Stade de France but Kaan Ayhan nodded in an equaliser.

From The42 France head coach Brunel defends decision to send Ramos home Doubting Thomas

France head coach Brunel defends decision to send Ramos home

Despite having his World Cup cut short by injury, the fullback played all 80 minutes for Toulouse yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie DNA test finds French man arrested at Glasgow airport is not fugitive suspected murderer France's Most Wanted

DNA test finds French man arrested at Glasgow airport is not fugitive suspected murderer

Xavier Dupont de Ligonnes was subject to an international arrest warrant for the 2011 killings in a mystery that has transfixed France.

From The42 Unbeaten France all but seal qualification as Giroud makes Iceland pay the penalty Euro Vision

Unbeaten France all but seal qualification as Giroud makes Iceland pay the penalty

The world champions inflicted a first home qualifier defeat in six years on Iceland.

From The42 England v France and New Zealand v Italy games called off at the World Cup Chaos

England v France and New Zealand v Italy games called off at the World Cup

Meanwhile, it’s still uncertain if Japan’s clash with Scotland in Pool A will go ahead.

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