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From The42 PSG fall to shock defeat at Rennes with 16-year-old playing starring role Slip Up This post contains videos

PSG fall to shock defeat at Rennes with 16-year-old playing starring role

Angolan-born Eduardo Camavinga pulled the strings for Rennes.

From TheJournal.ie French waiter shot dead for being 'too slow with sandwich' On The Run

French waiter shot dead for being 'too slow with sandwich'

The shooter is believed to still be on the run.

From The42 Neymar transfer talks 'more advanced' but PSG yet to agree sale amid Madrid and Barca links Update

Neymar transfer talks 'more advanced' but PSG yet to agree sale amid Madrid and Barca links

The Brazil international continues to be linked with a return to Spain, but a club official claims no deal has been put in place yet.

From TheJournal.ie Heatwave: Temperature records shattered in Europe as Paris hits 42.6 degrees Record Breaking

Heatwave: Temperature records shattered in Europe as Paris hits 42.6 degrees

Meanwhile, Germany again hit a national record of 41.5 degrees in Lingen, western Germany.

From TheJournal.ie Vincent Lambert, man at centre of contentious right-to-die case in France, passes away Vincent Lambert

Vincent Lambert, man at centre of contentious right-to-die case in France, passes away

He died more than a decade after an accident that left him with severe brain damage.

From The42 Sagan sprints to fifth stage victory but local hero Alaphilippe retains Tour de France lead Colmar Climb

Sagan sprints to fifth stage victory but local hero Alaphilippe retains Tour de France lead

Ireland’s Dan Martin and Nicholas Roche were also in action this afternoon.

From The42 'I was born ready' - Dream day for Wexford's O'Neill after World Cup gold and meeting Rapinoe On The Line This post contains videos

'I was born ready' - Dream day for Wexford's O'Neill after World Cup gold and meeting Rapinoe

Michelle O’Neill lined out as an assistant referee in yesterday’s World Cup final in Lyon.

From TheJournal.ie Macron in last-ditch attempt to save Iran nuclear deal Nuclear Threat

Macron in last-ditch attempt to save Iran nuclear deal

Tensions between Iran and members of the UN security council were heightened after the US pulled out of the Iran nuclear deal in 2018.

From TheJournal.ie Michael Jackson fan clubs sue two alleged victims over HBO documentary in France Leaving Neverland

Michael Jackson fan clubs sue two alleged victims over HBO documentary in France

The legal action in the French city of Orleans targets Wade Robson (36) and James Safechuck (41).

From The42 USA book World Cup final spot as 10-woman England denied by VAR and penalty miss Drama This post contains videos

USA book World Cup final spot as 10-woman England denied by VAR and penalty miss

Steph Houghton missed a late spot-kick as the defending world champions ran out 2-1 winners in Lyon.

From TheJournal.ie Climate change likely a major contributor to France's extreme heatwave Heatwave

Climate change likely a major contributor to France's extreme heatwave

Temperatures went above 45 degrees in France last week, with experts saying that climate change was a major contributor.

From TheJournal.ie After record breaking temperatures, some cooler weather hits parts of Europe Mercury Falling

After record breaking temperatures, some cooler weather hits parts of Europe

But the reprieve was not universal, with Germany measuring a record high temperature for June.

From TheJournal.ie Spain hit by more wildfires as European heatwave continues Heatwave

Spain hit by more wildfires as European heatwave continues

The heat has already claimed several lives, including a 17-year-old harvest worker in Spain and a 72-year-old homeless man in Italy.

From The42 As it happened: France v USA, World Cup quarter-final Liveblog This post contains a poll

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

France faced USA with a place in the final four up for grabs.

From TheJournal.ie France has just recorded its hottest EVER temperature at 44.3 degrees Europe Heatwave

France has just recorded its hottest EVER temperature at 44.3 degrees

Mainland Europe is in the grips of an unprecedented heatwave.

From The42 Defending champions Germany to face four-time winners Spain in Euro U21 final Young Guns

Defending champions Germany to face four-time winners Spain in Euro U21 final

It was a late, late show for Germany against Romania, while Spain saw off France in the last four.

From TheJournal.ie Imam hurt in shooting outside mosque in northwest France Shooting

Imam hurt in shooting outside mosque in northwest France

The incident occurred around 4pm (3pm Irish time).

From The42 'We've been waiting our whole lives for a game like this' - US star Heath on France showdown Heavyweights

'We've been waiting our whole lives for a game like this' - US star Heath on France showdown

The USWNT are preparing for a World Cup quarter-final that may be one of the most anticipated women’s matches of all time.

From The42 USA star hoping for 'total sh*tshow circus' in World Cup quarter-final Ready To Rock

USA star hoping for 'total sh*tshow circus' in World Cup quarter-final

The reigning champions will take on tournament hosts France in a highly anticipated clash.

From The42 Platini denies wrongdoing as he's released in 2022 World Cup probe France

Platini denies wrongdoing as he's released in 2022 World Cup probe

‘A lot, a lot of noise for nothing,’ the former Uefa president’s lawyer said.

From The42 Bastareaud among high-profile names missing as France name World Cup training squad All Change

Bastareaud among high-profile names missing as France name World Cup training squad

Some experienced names won’t feature for Les Bleus in Japan.

From The42 France winger Huget's two tries helps Toulouse beat Clermont to claim Top 14 title Champions

France winger Huget's two tries helps Toulouse beat Clermont to claim Top 14 title

Toulouse claimed their 20th French title in their first Top 14 final appearance since 2012.

From TheJournal.ie Priests and worshippers in hard hats attend Notre Dame's first mass since fire Paris

Priests and worshippers in hard hats attend Notre Dame's first mass since fire

Only around 10% of money pledged for the cathedral’s reconstruction has been donated so far.

From The42 'They've nothing to fear in their international careers. They're equal to the best players in the world' Let The Kids Play This post contains videos

'They've nothing to fear in their international careers. They're equal to the best players in the world'

Ireland U21 manager Stephen Kenny hailed his players for their fourth place finish at the Toulon Tournament.

From TheJournal.ie Marine Le Pen to go on trial in France for sharing Islamic State images on Twitter Marine Le Pen

Marine Le Pen to go on trial in France for sharing Islamic State images on Twitter

The charges carry a maximum sentence of three years in prison and a fine of €75,000.

From The42 Mbappe scores 100th career goal as France reclaim top spot with comprehensive win Century

Mbappe scores 100th career goal as France reclaim top spot with comprehensive win

The PSG forward helped his side to a 4-0 result in their Euro 2020 qualifier against Andorra.

From The42 Deschamps defends Mbappe after intense criticism Out Of Sorts

Deschamps defends Mbappe after intense criticism

The PSG man was below his usual standard on Saturday, but he was no worse than his French team-mates, insists the World Cup-winning coach.

From The42 'I don't remember the last time we were so bad' - Pogba at a loss to explain shock French defeat Je Ne Sais Pas

'I don't remember the last time we were so bad' - Pogba at a loss to explain shock French defeat

Turkey stunned the world champions in their Euro 2020 qualifier.

From The42 'I could not have dreamed of a better start': France savour World Cup win in front of 45,621 sell-out crowd We Have Liftoff

'I could not have dreamed of a better start': France savour World Cup win in front of 45,621 sell-out crowd

The hosts defeated South Korea 4-0 in front of a packed crowd at PSG’s Parc des Princes on Friday night.

From The42 Superb goals and VAR in use - Hosts France open Women's World Cup in style Laying Down A Marker This post contains videos

Superb goals and VAR in use - Hosts France open Women's World Cup in style

Wendie Renard led the way as they beat South Korea 4-0 for the dream start.

From TheJournal.ie Fiat Chrysler blames French government after withdrawing bid to merge with Renault Merging Traffic

Fiat Chrysler blames French government after withdrawing bid to merge with Renault

The merger would have created the world’s third largest car manufacturer.

From TheJournal.ie Trump, Macron, May all to attend ceremonies in Normandy to mark 75 years since D-Day Ceremony

Trump, Macron, May all to attend ceremonies in Normandy to mark 75 years since D-Day

D-Day is seen by many as one of the great symbols of transatlantic cooperation.

From The42 Here's everything you need to know about the 2019 Fifa Women's World Cup Explainer

Here's everything you need to know about the 2019 Fifa Women's World Cup

The tournament begins at the Parc des Princes this Friday as hosts France take on South Korea.

From TheJournal.ie France begins its independent inquiry into Catholic Church sex abuse Witness Statements

France begins its independent inquiry into Catholic Church sex abuse

Thousands are expected to contact the hotline, while face-to-face interviews with victims will be held at a later date.

From The42 18-year-old Norwich striker scores twice as Ireland U21s make winning start at Toulon Tournament Let The Kids Play

18-year-old Norwich striker scores twice as Ireland U21s make winning start at Toulon Tournament

Stephen Kenny’s young side secured an impressive 4-1 victory against China on Monday afternoon.

From The42 Griezmann scores as Mbappe picks up ankle knock in victory ahead of tough Euro qualifying trip Prep Work

Griezmann scores as Mbappe picks up ankle knock in victory ahead of tough Euro qualifying trip

Thomas Lemar also scored in France’s 2-0 friendly win over Bolivia.

From The42 ‘They weren't expecting a female referee. They said, 'Hello, Michael!’ I was like, no, my name's Michelle’ World Cup Countdown

‘They weren't expecting a female referee. They said, 'Hello, Michael!’ I was like, no, my name's Michelle’

Michelle O’Neill became the first Irish woman to referee at a World Cup four years ago. This month in France she will officiate at her second finals.

From TheJournal.ie 'In the eye of the hurricane': Ian Bailey speaks out on 25-year sentence from French court Cork

'In the eye of the hurricane': Ian Bailey speaks out on 25-year sentence from French court

He insisted that the person behind Du Plantier’s murder was still out there and pleaded for them to come forward.

From TheJournal.ie Ian Bailey has been found guilty in a French court of the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier Paris

Ian Bailey has been found guilty in a French court of the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier

The verdict was handed down today after a short trial.

From TheJournal.ie Ian Bailey trial in Paris hears he 'confessed' to killing of Sophie Toscan du Plantier France

Ian Bailey trial in Paris hears he 'confessed' to killing of Sophie Toscan du Plantier

Bailey is being tried in absentia in the French capital.